Rural Area

Darwin rural area dates back to 1869 when George Goyder, after surveying parts of Darwin moved on to discover Southport, Virginia, Freds Pass and Adelaide River.

The rural area has continued to grow and now contains over 25 suburbs with the possibility of endless development.

With a history just a rich as Darwin itself why would you not want to see what this beautiful area has to offer you.


Public and private schools are scattered throughout the rural area.  Head over to to find your nearest education options.

Furthermore, tertiary education is available in the region at Charles Darwin University.  This facility has a campus in Casuarina and Palmerston.


Outdoor activities are endless in the rural area.  Howard Springs Reserve, Berry Springs Reserve, Territory Wildlife Park & Litchfield National Park just to name a few.  To find more local gems in the area head to