Christmas Closures

Please note the following offices and facilities managed by the Department of Tourism and Culture are closed over the Christmas and New Year period.

OfficesClosures
Arts NT Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018 - Reopening Wednesday 2 January 2019.
Heritage Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018 - Reopening Wednesday 2 January 2019.
Hidden Valley Raceway Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018 - Reopening Monday 7 January 2019.
Northern Territory Archives Service Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018 - Reopening Wednesday 2 January 2019.
Parks and Wildlife Permits

Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018 - Reopening Wednesday 2 January 2019.

Screen Territory  Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018 - Reopening Wednesday 2 January 2019.
Sport and Recreation Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018 - Reopening Wednesday 2 January 2019.
Tourism NT Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018 - Reopening Wednesday 2 January 2019.
Places to visitClosures
Alice Springs Desert Park Closed Christmas Day.

Hours of operation:
Park - 7.30am to 6pm, daily.
Nocturnal Tour - 7.30pm to 9pm, Monday to Friday.
Administration - 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. Closed public holidays.
Arafura Stadium NTIS: Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018 - Reopening Wednesday 2 January 2019.
Athletics: Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018 - Reopening Wednesday 2 January 2019.
Araluen Cultural Precinct Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018 - Reopening Monday 7 January 2019.
Browns Mart Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018 - Reopening Monday 7 January 2019.
Defence of Darwin Experience

Closed public holidays

Fannie Bay Goal Closed 25 and 26 December 2018.
Hours of operation: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10am to 3pm
George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens

Closed public holidays

Hours of operation:
Gardens 7am to 7pm
Orientation Centre 8am to 4pm
Plant display house 8:30am to 3:30pm daily

Eva's Cafe - Please check their Facebook page for full details

Harbour View Plaza (previously Frogs Hollow)Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018 - Reopening Wednesday 2 January 2019.
Larrakia Park - Darwin Football Stadium Football Federation NT: Closed on Saturday 15 December 2018 - Reopening Monday 7 January 2019
Leanyer Recreation Park Closed Christmas Day.

Hours of operation:
Park - 9am to 8pm, daily
Wet Play area - 10am to 6pm, daily
Water Slides - 11am to 6pm, daily
Live Darwin Hub Closed Friday 21 December 2018 - Reopening Monday 14 January 2019

Hours of operation:
10am to 2pm, Monday to Friday
Lyons Cottage Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018 - Reopening Tuesday 22 January 2019.
Please check the website for full details.
Marrara Indoor Stadium Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018 - Reopening Wednesday 2 January 2019.
Marrara Multi-purpose Hall Darwin Gymnastics: Closed Wednesday 19 December 2018 - Reopening Monday 21 January 2019.
Judo: Closed Wednesday 19 December 2018 - Reopening Monday 21 January 2019. 
Table Tennis: Closed Wednesday 19 December 2018 - Reopening Monday 21 January 2019.
Marrara Netball Netball NT: Closed Wednesday 20 December 2017 to Sunday 7 January 2018. Reopening Monday 8 January 2018
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Please check the website for full details.
Museum of Central Australia

Museum of Central Australia

Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018 - Reopening Wednesday 2 January 2019.

Megafauna Centre

Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018 - Reopening Wednesday 2 January 2019

Northern Territory Library Parliament House: Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018   Reopening Wednesday 2 January 2019
Palmerston Water Park Closed Christmas Day.

Hours of operation:
Park - 9am to 8pm, daily
Wet Play area - 10am to 6pm, daily
Water Slides - 11am to 6pm, daily
Parks and Reserves across the Territory Please check which Parks and Reserves are open here:
Alice Springs region
Darwin region
Katherine region
Tennant Creek region
Territory Wildlife Park Closed Christmas Day.

Hours of operation:
9am to 5pm, daily
TIO Stadium Marrara AFL NT: Closed on Saturday 22 December 2018 - Reopening Monday 7 January 2019
Wave Lagoon (Waterfront)

Closed Christmas Day.

Hours of operation:
10am to 6pm, daily

Last updated: 07 December 2018