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Experience Darwin Triple Crown Supercars 2024 | Metro Hotels

Your Ultimate Guide to Enjoying Darwin Triple Crown 2024


If you’re a motorsport enthusiast, the Darwin Triple Crown Supercars 2024 is an event you simply cannot miss. Set against the stunning backdrop of Australia’s Northern Territory, this annual event combines high-speed racing, cultural experiences, and natural beauty. Whether you’re a seasoned attendee or a first-timer, this guide will ensure you make the most of your visit.



Held at the Hidden Valley Raceway, approximately 10km from Darwin city centre, the event draws fans from all corners of the globe. Known for its challenging circuit, the race pushes drivers and their vehicles to the limits, providing spectators with a thrilling experience.


Event Highlights and Schedule

The 2024 Darwin Triple Crown is scheduled for 14-16 June 2024.


Nitro Up North returns with a thrilling Top Fuel showdown between Phil Lamattina and Kyle Putland, reaching speeds over 500km/h. Experience the raw power of Sportsman Heavy Hitters, Nitro Max Outlaw Funny Cars, and the prestigious Repco Supercars Championship, featuring the fastest names in motorsports.


Enjoy the Porsche Carrera Cup, showcasing top Pro and Pro-Am drivers in identical Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars, and the Touring Car Masters, with classic pre-1981 muscle cars. The Tyrepower V8 SuperUtes Series brings epic showdowns between iconic brands, while the Combined Sedans category offers a large grid and diverse racing action.


Don’t miss the chance to experience Nitro Up North at the 2024 Darwin Triple Crown. Get your 3-Day Hot Pass for Friday and Saturday evening drag racing and access to the Pit Paddock on the final day, where you can witness the behind-the-scenes action as drivers and teams prepare for the Supercars race. Purchase Pit Paddock access separately if you hold a Saturday GA ticket, while 3-Day Hot Pass and 2-Day premium passes include this exclusive experience automatically. Secure your tickets now for an unforgettable motorsport event at Hidden Valley!


Booking Tips

To ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience, book your stay early. Metro Advance Apartments & Hotel Darwin offer Studio, One Bedroom and Two Bedroom Apartment accommodation in the city centre. Secure your Darwin serviced apartments now so you don’t miss out!


To take advantage of our Darwin hotel deals and packages. Book directly through the Metro Hotels website to unlock the best rates and exclusive perks.


To secure your tickets to the Darwin Triple Crown, we highly recommend purchasing the 3-Day Hot Pass.


Accommodation Options

Metro Advance Apartments & Hotel Darwin

Offering spacious and fully-equipped apartments, Metro Advance Apartments & Hotel combines the comforts of home with the convenience of a central location. You’ll be within walking distance to Darwin’s vibrant waterfront, shopping districts, a variety of dining options as well as located right next to a big supermarket.


Enjoy amenities such as a refreshing shaded outdoor swimming pool, secure undercover car parking, gym and complimentary WiFi. Whether you’re visiting for the Nitro Up North event or exploring the local attractions, Metro provides the perfect base for a comfortable and convenient stay.


There’s a number of accommodation deals the hotel offer. Check it out.


Getting There and Accessibility

Travelling to Darwin from Interstate: If you are travelling to Darwin from interstate, most major domestic airlines fly into Darwin from capitol cities several times a week. For easy accessibility, it’s recommended to arrange a rental car to get around Darwin and to Hidden Valley. Being a Metro Hotels guest, you are entitled to a 15% discount on car rentals with Europcar. Find our more here. Alternatively, if you’re planning to stay in the city, it is easy to get around by taxis, shuttle buses and rideshare services.


Public Transport: Metro Advance Apartments is easily accessible by public transport. During the Darwin Triple Crown, there is a dedicated free bus service from various pick-up points in Darwin to the venue. Your ticket includes access to this FREE public transport on any urban bus route. Key routes include Casuarina, Palmerston, Stuart Park, Parap, City Flyer, Ludmilla, Rural and Hidden Valley Holiday Park. For direct bus enquiries, please call 0438 895 621.


Parking: There is plenty of free public car parking at Hidden Valley, however it’s best to allow plenty of time to reach your event depending on what entertainment you are interested in.


Tips for First Time Visitors

  1. It’s an event where you can pack your own picnic! However, please note you can only bring in a bottle of sealed water only or bring an empty bottle and fill it up at one of the refill stations. There are plenty of catering options available at the venue, however if you’re bringing a family, it might be more economical to bring in your own food/snacks.
  2. Fold up chairs are highly recommended. There’s limited seating and Hidden Valley is a natural amphitheatre with plenty of natural and temporary shade throughout the venue
  3. As this is a loud event, we recommend you kit out your children and babies with some ear protection!
  4. Please note the following items cannot be brought into the venue:
      • Alcohol
      • Glass
      • Illegal substances
      • Fireworks or flares
      • Laser pointers
      • Shade structures
      • Projectile items (balls, frisbees, rackets or similar)
      • Bicycles, skateboards and scooters
      • Animals (service dogs are allowed)
      • Noise makers (drums, whistles, air horns)


Nearby Dining and Entertainment

Here’s the top 4 recommendations:


Pee Wee’s at the Point:

Situated on the East Point Reserve, Pee Wee’s offers stunning views of Fannie Bay and a menu featuring fresh, locally-sourced seafood and modern Australian cuisine. It’s perfect for a romantic dinner or special occasion.


Nearby Entertainment: Darwin Ski Club – Enjoy live music and a relaxed atmosphere right by the water.


Hanuman Restaurant:

This popular spot blends Thai, India, and Nonya flavours, creating a diverse and vibrant menu. Signature dishes like Hanuman oysters and Thai-style crispy barramundi are a must-try, making it a favourite among locals and visitors alike.


Nearby Entertainment: Deckchair Cinema – An outdoor cinema experience featuring a variety of films in a unique, open-air setting.


The Jetty Restaurant:

Offering a casual dining experience on Stokes Hill Wharf, The Jetty Restaurant provides picturesque views and a variety of seafood dishes, including a popular seafood platter. It’s a great spot for a relaxed meal by the water. The buffet is a must-try!


Nearby Entertainment: Darwin Waterfront Precinct – enjoy various activities like swimming, paddleboarding, and live entertainment events.


Moorish Cafe:

Experience Mediterranean flavours where tapas-style dining features dishes inspired by Spanish, North African, and Middle Eastern cuisines. Its vibrant atmosphere and flavourful dishes make it a unique dining experience in Darwin.


Nearby Entertainment: Monsoons Darwin – a lively bar and nightclub offering music, dancing and themed nights, perfect for an evening out.


Other Attractions You’ll Enjoy

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Staying in Darwin offers a unique blend of natural beauty, vibrant culture, and rich history, making it a perfect destination not just for the Darwin Supercars but for all types of travellers. Don’t miss out on the chance to experience the top attractions and activities in the area. For an unforgettable visit, check out the top 16 things to do in Darwin.


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