Transport and Accommodation Arafura Games 2019
An accredited shuttle bus of Arafura Games 2019 will provide a pick up and drop off service from Darwin Central Business District to sport competition venues.
We encourage athletes and team officials to either stay within walking distance of their competition venue or within the CBD in order to access the accredited shuttle bus service.
There will be no bookable transport system.
Darwin Convention Centre / Darwin Waterfront Sports Arafura Games 2019
Badminton, Boxing, 3×3 Pro Hustle, Muaythai, Sepak Takraw and Weightlifting are all taking place at the Darwin Convention Centre and Beach Volleyball and Dragon Boating will take place at the Darwin Waterfront in the Darwin CBD.
We encourage athletes and teams to book accommodation within the CBD and where possible within what you consider acceptable walking distance.
Marrara Sports Complex Arafura Games 2019
Athletics, Basketball, Football, Hockey, Netball, Table Tennis, Tennis and Indoor Volleyball are all taking place at competition venues within the Complex which is approximately a 15 minute drive from CBD.
In order to access the accredited shuttle bus service to these competition venues you will need to get to the Darwin CBD.
If you wish to stay in the wider Darwin Region you will need to organise your private transport to utilise the public transport network to get to the Darwin CBD or competition venue.
The public network is free of charge with your accreditation however it may not drop off / pick up directly near the competition venue.
Swimming and Sailing Arafura Games 2019
The Swimming competition will take place in the suburb of Parap and Sailing will take place in neighbouring suburb Fannie Bay.
An accredited shuttle bus service will take athletes and team officials from CBD to these competition venues however accommodation options are available within walking distance.
We encourage athletes and team officials to stay in these suburbs within walking distance to their competition or within the Darwin CBD to access the accredited shuttle.
To view Darwin accommodation please visit on the Tourism Top End and where it is says ‘location’ please click Darwin CBD or Darwin Region.
We recommend you use Google Maps to view walking and driving distances from your sport venue to preferred accommodation.
Addresses and maps of the venues are available on the sports specific pages of the Arafura Games website.
If you have any accommodation question we are more than happy to help.
Please email us at [email protected] or call us on +61 8 8999 5237.
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