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Darwin, the Top End in the Northern Territory of Australia, the final frontier on the map (sorry for the quote, but I could not resist). If you are traveling within Australia you will know the way to get to this famous area but if you are traveling from another continent there are plenty of airlines that will get you there easy and cheap. Once you find a good flight don’t forget to choose carefully your travel insurance which is a must; I suggest you to go for good2go (excellent service). Let’s go back to Darwin now, the city of the Top End. Perhaps exaggerated, but there is no doubt that there is still nature to lord it with the Outback (Azalai Explorations reminds us that for an Aussie Outback is all that is not a city), which extends just outside the city, thousands and thousands of miles and sometimes, even if you have visited the Litchfild Park or Kakadu Park, it is necessary to compromise with their desires and the available time and go to Mitchell Street to admire the great Saltwater Croccodilles.
Then a visit to Crocosaurus Cove Darwin is proved to be a stopgap, compared to the experience of seeing the crocs in their natural environment, such as in the Adelaide River. It is rather than an opportunity to get to know them and to see them more closely, maybe a swim in their own pool will be exciting or taking advantage of the Cage Death (a protective cage quite safe, despite the name).
There are crocodiles everywhere, the staff of the Crocosaurus knows and calls them by name, as you do with your dog or cat, that just as you do with your friends back home, treat them with affection, but again it is never enough. Crocodiles can be easily seen in their tanks, where they perform in small shows, jumping to grab the food, which is lowered by the small fishing rods, swimming close to swimmers (two at a time), who dive with them protected by a glass and steel cage, which (if you are lucky) you can hold it in your hand to feel the effect it does (and to take a good photo).
Furthermore, there are many fish tanks, large and small (there is also the great Barramundi), a beautiful reptile and the surprise of a very interesting show with snakes, where you will be explained which are their secrets and you will be able to see how they feed them (be quiet though, because they eat guinea pigs which are not alive). I must say that it will be a real surprise, it is worth attending.
Crocosaurus is easy to find as it is located right in the Mitchell Street and in Darwin everyone knows the place. For the visit calculate around 2 hours, putting in even the show of snakes (ask at the ticket office for times). Every day they are open from 9 am to 6 pm and it costs 30 AUS dollars for the entry. There is a hotel bar to drink and a gift shop at the exit for a gift to loved ones at home.