There are a number of different accommodation options recommended below for conference delegates. The AOC2019 will be occurring during the peak tourist season in Darwin so it is recommended that you book early.  


There will be more details added as they become available so make sure you check this page before booking accommodation for the conference.


Please note: All costs are listed in Australian Dollars.


Hotel Recommendations, special rates and on-site accomodation:


Darwin City Hotel:


We have also secured special room rates at Darwin City Hotel also in the Darwin CBD. The following rates are available to all delegates who book directly with Darwin City Hotel and mention the 2019 Australian Ornithological Conference to secure the discounted rates.  For more details about Darwin City Hotel and their facilities follow this link.


Queen Room* - $180 p/night


King Room* - $190 p/night


Deluxe Twin Room* - $200 p/night


One Bedroom Apartment* - $220 p/night


Two Bedroom Apartment* - $280 p/night


*Rates include breakfast


Club Tropical Resort Darwin:


We have secured preferred room rates at Club Tropical Resort Darwin located in the Northern suburbs of Darwin, 200 metres from stunning Lee Point Beach, renowned for birdwatching, just 7 minutes from Darwin Airport and 12 minutes from the conference venue at CDU – and plenty of parking right outside your accommodation, Club Tropical Resort Darwin is perfect for business or leisure.


The following rates are available to all delegates who book directly with Club Tropical Resort Darwin, quoting the promotional code AOC2019 to secure discounted rates.


For more details about Club Tropical Resort Darwin and their facilities follow this link.


Resort Queen - $125 p/night


Resort Twin - $125 p/night


1-bedroom Apartment - $190 p/night


2-bedroom Apartment - $250 p/night


Poolside Villa - $200 p/night


Mantra Pandanus:


Mantra Pandanus have a variety of rooms available including studios and apartments in a great location at a great price. If you would like more details about Mantra Pandanus or to make a booking follow this link.

Low cost onsite and student accommodation


Budget accommodation is available for students and non-students conveniently located at the conference venue Charles Darwin University Casuarina campus through International House Darwin (IHD).


Student accomodation - $48 p/night

Single standard rooms with shared kitchens, bathrooms and washrooms

Please book student accomodation using this link

Non-student accomodation - $132 p/night

Guest Apartment accommodation (comfortable fully equipped studio apartments as used by CDU staff)​

Please book using the form below.




Student accommodation at IHD also comes with free access to bicycles during your stay. Take a look at the cycle paths around campus, or enjoy a ride through the nearby Casuarina Coastal Reserve and Nightcliff foreshore. The campus bike path map is here and the link to Darwin bike path map here, which also includes birding locations such as East Point and Casuarina Coastal Reserve.

For more detailed booking information for IHD, please follow this link

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