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Mother’s Day in Darwin: Dining options and things to do

Being a mum is a full-time job that doesn't ever really end even when the kids have flown the nest.

Mother's Day is the perfect opportunity to give back to mum and let her know how much you appreciate everything she does.

You'll find lots of suggestions on things to do in this list. Also, check out our ideas guide for more inspiration.


Our top picks for Mother's Day breakfast in Darwin

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and you wouldn't want to start mum's special day off on the wrong foot.

Here are some breakfast spots in Darwin that we recommend.

Vegetarian Friendly Breakfast in Yogi's Way

Vegetarian Friendly Breakfast in Yogi's Way from Tripadvisor

  • Inclusions: Breakfast
  • Location: 9 Westralia St Shop 2, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820 Australia
  • Cost: $9 - $25
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Contemporary Breakfast in PepperBerry Restaurant

Contemporary Breakfast in PepperBerry Restaurant from Tripadvisor

  • Inclusions: Breakfast
  • Location: 32 Mitchell St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800 Australia
  • Cost: $9 - $120
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Our top picks for Mother's Day lunch in Darwin

Swap out the sit-down restaurant lunch for something truly exciting – it's Mother's Day, make it special.

Wetland Wildlife Cruise with Lunch

Wetland Wildlife Cruise with Lunch from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: 2.5-hour cruise, lunch on board
  • Location: Corroboree Billabong, Marrakai
  • Cost: $110 per person
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Our top picks for Mother's Day dinner in Darwin

A night out might just be the best way to show mum how much you appreciate everything she does for you and the rest of the family. Here are some options that mum is sure to love.

Waterfront Seafood Dining Experience with Wine - For 2

Waterfront Seafood Dining Experience with Wine - For 2 from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: 2-hour experience, seafood Tower, and dessert for two people at Wharf One Food & Wine.
  • Location: Darwin's waterfront, NT
  • Cost: $200 per person
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Pee Wee's at the Point

Pee Wee's at the Point from Tripadvisor

  • Inclusions: Dinner, after-hours, drinks
  • Location: Alec Fong Lim Drive, East Point Reserve, Darwin, Northern Territory 0820 Australia
  • Cost: $19 - $55
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Our top picks for meal and snack kits you can get delivered to Darwin for Mother's Day

Perfect Pizza Oven At Home Kit

Perfect Pizza Oven At Home Kit from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: Pizza Oven Kit in a gift box, bottle of red wine and pizza slice cutter
  • Location: Your home
  • Cost: $269
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Homemade Pasta Kit

Homemade Pasta Kit from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: Homemade pasta-making kit presented in a gift box with satin tissue and ribbons, pasta-making machine, Molini pizza fine Italian flour, a bottle of Riparosso Illuminati, Don Antonio pasta sauce, a personal gift message and delivery.
  • Location: This kit can be delivered to any address in Australia.
  • Cost: $149
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Homemade Spanish Paella Kit

Homemade Spanish Paella Kit from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: Paella kit presented as a gift with satin tissue and ribbons, paella pan, Spanish paella rice, paella spices, a bottle of Tocado Macabeo white wine, a bottle of Tocado Grenache red wine, a spatula, a personalised message and delivery.
  • Location: This kit can be delivered to any address in Australia.
  • Cost: $139
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Gourmet Gift Hamper

Gourmet Gift Hamper from Edible Blooms

  • Inclusions: Dancing Monkey honeycomb and rocky road, Rowe & Hunt smoked almonds and cinnamon almonds, The Treat Co. coconut apricot balls and choc coated raspberries, Charlie's – cheese bites, Lindt milk chocolate balls, golden flower card with a Belgian milk chocolate, signature Edible Blooms Hamper delivery box and packaging including a free gift card.
  • Location: Your home.
  • Price: $90
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Our top picks for Mother's Day high tea in Darwin

We currently don't have top picks for high tea in Darwin.

If you have dietary requirements, including a gluten-free or vegan diet, be sure to contact the restaurant and cafe in advance.

Things to do on Mother's Day in Darwin

Looking for more inspiration? Check out our Mother's Day ideas guide.

Sunset Jet Ski Tour

Sunset Jet Ski Tour from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: 90-minute sunset guided jet ski tour, life jacket, tea, coffee, sunscreen
  • Location: Dock, 2 Stokes Hill Road, Darwin City
  • Cost: $269 each
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Kakadu Day Tour with Scenic Flights and Cruise

Kakadu Day Tour with Scenic Flights and Cruise from Adrenaline

  • Inclusions: Full day Kakadu National Park tour, 90-minute scenic flight, 90-minute cruise, lunch
  • Location: Darwin International Airport, 12 Slade Ct Eaton
  • Cost: $899 per person
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Crocodile Feeding and Reptile Tour at Crocosaurus Cove

Crocodile Feeding and Reptile Tour at Crocosaurus Cove from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: Entry to Crocosaurus Cove, express entry to the Fishing for Crocs platform, chance to feed saltwater crocodiles
  • Location: 58 Mitchell St, Darwin City
  • Cost: $94 per person
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Wetland Wildlife Cruise

Wetland Wildlife Cruise from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: 1.5-hour cruise, lunch on board
  • Location: 18 Harry Chan Ave, Darwin City
  • Cost: $75 per person
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Darwin Aviation Attractions Combo Ticket

Darwin Aviation Attractions Combo Ticket from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: Entry into the RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility and Darwin Aviation Museum
  • Location: 45 Stokes Hill Road, Darwin City
  • Cost: $42 per person
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Overnight Stay in Katherine

Overnight Stay in Katherine from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: 1-night stay in an executive room, full breakfast for 2 people and Wi-Fi
  • Location: Corner of Giles Street and Cameron Street, Katherine
  • Cost: $258 for 2 people
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Top End Glamping Tour

Top End Glamping Tour from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: 1-night stay in a luxurious tent, 10-minute scenic helicopter ride, crocodile encounter and feeding, airboat rainforest cruise, croc-safe swimming cage, Billabong boat cruise, cheese board and food, barbeque dinner and cooked breakfast.
  • Location: Peninsula Way region, departs Darwin City
  • Cost: $895 per person
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Darwin Harbour Sightseeing Cruise

Darwin Harbour Sightseeing Cruise from RedBalloon

  • Inclusions: 45-minute scenic cruise, live commentary
  • Location: 4/68 Marina Blvd, Larrakeyah
  • Cost: $49 per person
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