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Discover Darwin and Northern Territory in 2019

Top things to do in Darwin and Northern Territory


Darwin is the ideal gateway to Australia as it can be reached in a little over 18 hours from the UK, and a little over 4 hours from Singapore. You’ll discover a vibrant, tropical capital city with a rich and fascinating history and a year round balmy climate. Furthermore, it’s on the doorstep of some of Australia’s most pristine National Parks and stunning landscapes. From here, head south to the Territory’s Red Centre where the quintessential outback town of Alice Springs and the icons of Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) are waiting to be explored, before heading on to the rest of Australia and all it has to offer.

Fly via Singapore with Australia’s most frequent visitor


Singapore Airlines has been connecting the United Kingdom with Australia via Singapore for more than 45 years. Today, we operate more weekly flights to Australia than any other international airline. Connect in Singapore onto non-stop flight to eight destinations in Australia including: Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. Moreover, our partnership with Virgin Australia offers seamless connectivity to more than 45 destinations within Australia. Getting there has never been quicker, easier or more enjoyable.

Getting to Australia


Start your journey with 5* Skytrax rated Singapore Airlines from London or Manchester. Alternatively, connect seamlessly onto a Singapore Airlines flight from over eight regional airports across the UK including; Aberdeen, Belfast City, Birmingham, the Isle of Man, Norwich and Southampton.


Opt to fly on one of our iconic A380 superjumbos and choose between Economy, Premium Economy, Business or Suites. Or experience our new A350 product on the five weekly direct flights from Manchester. Whichever route you choose our world renowned cabin crew will be on hand to take care of you every step of the way. 


Start your Australian holiday from the moment you board – sit back and relax with Australian wines carefully selected by Michael Hill-Smith, Australia's first Master of Wine alongside food inspired by Australian Celebrity Chef Matt Moran. 

Changi Airport Experience


Not only is flying via Singapore one of the fastest routes to Australia you’ll also be transiting through the ‘World’s Best Airport’; Singapore's world renowned Changi Airport. Sample some of the airports quirkiest attractions; including a butterfly garden, swimming pool, sunflower garden, cinema and over 250 retail outlets. You’ll also be entitled to a $S20 Changi Dollar Voucher to spend in the airport. 


If your transit is 5.5 hours or more, add a free Heritage Tour to your itinerary. And if it’s 6 hours or more, you can enjoy the City Sights Tour. Each tour is 2.5 hours long, and jointly organised by Singapore Airlines, Singapore Tourism Board and Changi Airport.

Singapore Stopover


Make the journey part of the adventure by taking in the sights and sounds of multicultural Singapore. Opt for our discounted Singapore Stopover Holiday programme and you can pick from a range of stylish hotels with return airport transfers, enjoy admission to over 30 of Singapore’s favourite tourist attractions and unlimited rides on the Singapore Airlines Hop-on bus. Prices start from £30 pp. per night.


Whilst you are in Singapore ensure that you keep hold of your boarding pass. Exclusive discounts on car rentals, restaurants, boutiques, shopping malls and other tourist attractions are all yours with our Boarding Pass Privileges programme. 

Virgin Australia

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Take advantage of our partnership with Virgin Australia and seamlessly connect onto more than 40 destinations within Australia. Your luggage will be through checked the whole way through from the UK to Australia and you’ll enjoy a seamless transit in Australia. Moreover, you’ll earn frequent flyer miles on your Virgin Australia flights. Travel in Suites, First or Business Class and take advantage of priority check-in and Virgin Australia lounges where available.

Connect via Adelaide to:

Canberra, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney.

Connect via Brisbane to:

Adelaide, Bundaberg, Cairns, Canberra, Cloncurry, Darwin, Emerald, Gladstone, Hamilton Island, Hobart, Mackay, Melbourne, Moranbah, Mount Isa, Newcastle, Perth, Port Macquarie, Proserpine, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville.

Connect via Melbourne to:

Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Darwin, Gold Coast, Hamilton Island, Hobart, Kalgoorlie, Launceston, Maroochydore, Mildura, Perth, Sydney.

Connect via Perth to:

Adelaide, Brisbane, Broome, Christmas Island, Geraldton, Karratha, Kununurra, Melbourne, Newman, Paraburdoo, Port Hedland, Sydney.

Connect via Sydney to:

Albury, Ayers Rock, Ballina, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Coffs Harbour, Darwin, Gold Coast, Hamilton Island, Hervey Bay, Hobart, Kalgoorlie, Launceston, Mackay, Maroochydore, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Port Macquarie, Tamworth, Townsville.

Virgin Australia Visit Australia AirPass

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The Visit Australia AirPass enables you to add up to ten domestic flights within Australia on Virgin Australia at discounted rates. The Virgin Australia AirPass cannot be booked online. To find our more contact your local travel agent or ring the Singapore Airlines Reservation Centre on 0844 800 2380 or 0208 9616993.



*Terms and conditions: the above fares are per person and include the price of the air ticket in Economy, Premium Economy or Business, as well as associated taxes and surcharges, correct as of 05 April 2019. Travel periods may vary. All fares are subject to seat availability and currency fluctuations. Departures on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday incur a £30 surcharge. Other terms and conditions apply. Note that timings advertised are subject to change.

Images courtesy of Tourism Australia and Changi Airport.