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Staycation at Mantra on the Esplanade

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  • 2 nights One Bedroom Apartment City View for 2 Adults
  • Whipray Encounter at Crocosaurus Cove for 2 Adults
  • Admission to Crocosaurus Cove for 2 Adults
  • 12 Months Membership to Crocosaurus Cove for 2 Adults


  • Whipray Encounter at Crocosaurus Cove
  • Admission to Crocosaurus Cove
  • 12 Months Membership to Crocosaurus Cove

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New Years Celebration at Mantra on the Esplanade

Feel like taking a break in the city. 
Why not stay at the Mantra on the Esplanade? Laze around the pool or take a walk through the streets to view the great street art stop off at one of the many cafes nestled in the laneways.
Take in the sunset down at the Waterfront Precinct or along the Darwin Esplanade.  Book yourself in for dinner somewhere and have a night on the town.




Your Staycation

A spacious self-contained apartment with separate bedroom, lounge/living area, large bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities and private balcony.


Mantra on the Esplanade

88 The Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory, 0800, Australia

The award-winning Mantra on the Esplanade is known as Darwin's favourite hotel. Centrally located in the city overlooking Darwin's harbour and city skyline. We offer quality accommodation to suit different travellers needs - corporate & leisure, that is presented through our warm and friendly service. Situated on The Esplanade, it overlooks Darwin Harbour to the Arafura Sea and the City Skyline, and still within the Darwin central business district. This beautiful four and a half star self-rated hotel offers one, two and three-bedroom suites in addition to hotel rooms, outdoor swimming pool and spa. All apartments have large private balconies.


Save on our "NT Voucher" special Whipray encounter! This price includes 12 MONTHS unlimited entry to Crocosaurus Cove (with the presentation of a valid NT license) and our Whipray Encounter (including a photo!). Experience the magnificent Freshwater Whiprays in our brand new Whipray Encounter available as part of our 3:30 pm afternoon Aquarium show. Enjoy being guided by our experienced handlers as you hand feed one of our friendly 2-meter-wide Whiprays. Get up close to these inquisitive creatures who are also very keen to get to know you! A maximum of 4 guests per tour ensures this experience is both unique and personal. The minimum age for this encounter is 10 years old, and all children must be booked in alongside an adult. This encounter includes full-day admission to Crocosaurus Cove. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your booking time.


Crocosaurus Cove

58 Mitchell St, Darwin NT 0800

Enter the interactive world of Crocosaurus Cove. We have the largest display of Australian reptiles in the world, a two story fresh water aquarium, a turtle sanctuary, Aboriginal Culture displays as well as a comprehensive displays of crocodilians from other parts of the world. With reptile shows daily, there is plenty of hands on and educational activities to enjoy.

Terms & conditions

**Please note that all vouchers/credits are only valid until the date of departure
Full payment of the entire booking will apply where any dates of stay are cancelled a property change made or date amendments made within 14 days of arrival.
Cancellations High Season & Special Events - Full payment of the entire booking will apply where any dates of stay are cancelled a property change made or date amendments made within 30 days of arrival.

Whipray Encounter Terms & Conditions:
- Encounter begins at 3.30 pm daily.
- Min 2 pax and max 4 pax for the session.
- Min age is 10 years. All children must be booked in alongside an adult.
- Encounter must be booked 1 hour prior to the session.
- Participants must arrive 15 minutes prior to the confirmed time.
- All participants must follow the instructions of the Crocosaurus Cove staff members at all times. Entry to the aquarium is at the participants' own risk.
- Please note that a part of the encounter may include offering food to the Whiprays and touching them. You have the choice to handle the fish food.
- Throughout the year feeding response may be affected due to the Whiprays natural behaviours.
- It is recommended to wear footwear that can be easily removed and avoid wearing long trousers. Loose items may need to be removed and stored during the encounter.
- There is a good chance you may get splashed!

Cancellations after booking confirmation for non Territory Voucher bookings will attract a 12.5% administration fee.
TERRITORY VOUCHER PROMOTION: The Territory voucher is not refundable, transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash.
AMENDMENTS: An amendment fee of $25.00 will be charged per itinerary change.
CANCELLATIONS: Cancellation of bookings made using the Territory Tourism Voucher will incur a 10% administration fee calculated on the total booking cost. Operator cancellation fees are in addition to Tourism Top End's cancellation fee.
INSURANCE: Customers may wish to consider purchasing appropriate travel insurance to cover cancellation and amendment fees.
CREDIT CARD FEES: Credit card fees are not refundable.
REFUNDS: If you are entitled to a refund, it will be processed as quickly as possible. This is generally within 14 days, however, in some circumstances, it may take longer.

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