Christmas Closures

Please note the following offices and facilities managed by the Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture are closed over the Christmas and New Year period.

OfficeClosure
Arts NT officeClosed on Wednesday 25 December, reopening on Thursday 2 January 2020.
Harbour View Plaza office (previously Frogs Hollow)Closed on Wednesday 25 December, reopening on Thursday 2 January 2020.
Heritage officeClosed on Wednesday 25 December, reopening on Thursday 2 January 2020.
Hidden Valley Raceway officeClosed on Wednesday 25 December, reopening on Monday 6 January 2020.
Parks and Wildlife Permits officeClosed on Wednesday 25 December, reopening on Thursday 2 January 2020.
Screen Territory officeClosed on Wednesday 25 December, reopening on Thursday 2 January 2020.
Sport and Recreation officeClosed on Wednesday 25 December, reopening on Thursday 2 January 2020.
Tourism NT officeClosed on Wednesday 25 December, reopening on Thursday 2 January 2020.
FacilitiesClosure
Alice Springs Desert ParkClosed Wednesday 25 December.

General admission - open 7 days, 7:30am tp 6pm. Closed Wednesday 25 December.
Nocturnal Tour - operates Monday to Friday, 7:30pm to 9pm. Operating all public holidays, except Wenesday 25 December.
Administration - Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm. Closed Wednesday 25 December, reopening Thursday 2 January 2020.
Arafura StadiumNTIS office - closed on Wednesday 25 December, reopening on Thursday 2 January 2020.
Araluen Cultural PrecinctClosed on Monday 23 December, reopening on Monday 6 January 2020.
George Brown Darwin Botanic GardensGardens - open 7 days, 7am to 7pm
Orientation Centre - open 7 days, 8am to 4pm, Closed public holidays
Plant Display House - open 7 days, 8:30am to 3:30pm. Closed public holidays 
Administration - Closed on Wednesday 25 December, reopening on Thursday 2 January 2020.
Leanyer Recreation Park

Closed on Wednesday 25 December.

Open every other day of the school holidays. Hours of operation:
Park - 9am to 8pm
Wet play area - 10am to 6pm
Water slides - 11am to 6pm

For bookings, please email surf@lifesavingnt.com.au

Lyons CottageCheck the Lyons Cottage website for full details.
Megafauna CentreClosed on Monday 23 December, reopening on Monday 6 January 2020.
Museum of Central AustraliaClosed on Monday 23 December, reopening on Monday 6 January 2020.
Northern Territory Archives ServiceClosed on Monday 23 December, reopening on Thursday 2 January 2020.
Northern Territory LibraryClosed on Wednesday 25 December, reopening on Thursday 2 January 2020.
Palmerston Water Park

Closed Wednesday 25 December.

Open every other day of the school holidays. Hours of operation:
Park - 9am to 8pm 
Wet play area - 10am to 6pm
Water slides - 11am to 6pm

For bookings, please email surf@lifesavingnt.com.au

Parks and Reserves across the TerritoryYou can check which Parks and Reserves are open here:
Darwin region
Katherine region
Tennant Creek region
Alice Springs region
Territory Wildlife ParkClosed on Wednesday 25 December.

Open 7 days, from 9am to 5pm
TIO StadiumClosed on Wednesday 25 December, reopening on Thursday 2 January 2020.
Wave Lagoon (Darwin Waterfront)Closed on Wednesday 25 December.

Open every other day of the school holidays, from 10am to 6pm

Last updated: 22 November 2019

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