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Great Northern Darwin Cup Carnival

The Territory's biggest social and sporting event sees over 40,000 racegoers in attendance each year for all the colour, fashion and excitement of thoroughbred racing in the Top End, culminating in the Great Northern Darwin Cup on Monday August 5, 2024.

Gear up for a week of exhilarating horse racing and indulgent relaxation at Novotel & Mercure Darwin Airport Resort during the 2024 Great Northern Darwin Cup Carnival. As the city comes alive with the thrill of the races, immerse yourself in the ultimate blend of luxury and leisure at our premier resort.

Here's why your stay with us will be an unforgettable highlight of the carnival:

Luxurious Poolside Retreat

Picture yourself lounging in style beside our sexy pool, surrounded by lush tropical greenery. Dive into tranquility as you soak up the sun's rays and sip on refreshing cocktails served with a smile. Our resort's pool area is the epitome of sophistication, offering the perfect setting to unwind and indulge in pure relaxation.

Aquatic Fun for Kids

Bring the whole family along for a memorable getaway! While you enjoy your poolside oasis, the little ones can make a splash in our dedicated aquatic kids pool area. With safe and exciting water features, they'll have a blast under the supervision of our friendly staff, allowing you to enjoy your time worry-free.

Culinary Delights

Treat your taste buds to a culinary journey at our two restaurants and café. From gourmet dishes bursting with flavor to casual bites perfect for poolside snacking, we offer a diverse array of dining options to satisfy every craving. Indulge in the finest cuisine prepared with passion and expertise, ensuring each meal is a delightful experience.

Exclusive Cabana Experience

Elevate your poolside retreat with our luxurious cabanas, offering privacy and comfort in a stylish setting. Whether you're seeking shade from the sun or a secluded spot to unwind with friends, our cabanas provide the perfect sanctuary for relaxation and indulgence.

Just 15 minutes' drive from the CBD

Our resort offers convenience without compromising on luxury, ensuring you're never far from the heart of the action during the Great Northern Darwin Cup Carnival!

Join us for a day of pure bliss as you indulge in a relaxing cocktail by the pool, surrounded by the vibrant energy of the Great Northern Darwin Cup Carnival. With our resort's unparalleled amenities and attentive service, every moment promises to be a celebration of luxury and leisure.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to elevate your carnival experience to new heights. Book your stay at Novotel & Mercure Darwin Airport Resort and immerse yourself in a world of unparalleled luxury and relaxation. Visit our website to reserve your spot in paradise today!