RMA24 experiences

Get the most out of your time in the NT.

RMA24 experiences give family, partners or friends and take in unique activities Darwin has to offer. 

These experiences run outside of the conference academic program and are designed give family and guests an itinerary of experiences unique to the NT.

RMA24 experience tickets can be booked during your conference registration.


Gin Experience

Gin blending experience

Cost: $150pp 18+ event - Registrations essential

Date: Wednesday 23 October or Friday 25 October

Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Inclusions: Drink on arrival, masterclass, 500ml take home bottle.

Charlie’s of Darwin is the first legal Gin distillery in Darwin CBD, located on the 2nd floor of the old Woolworths building, situated inside Charlie's restaurant and with a beautiful outdoor bar overlooking Raintree park .The distillery is focused on using NT botanicals to highlight the unique tastes of the Territory.

Treat yourself to a unique experience of fun tasting, creating & blending your own Gin recipe. Led by our master distiller or distiller assistant, our masterclass teaches you about the history of gin, the different types of gin and their unique characteristics. You’ll get hands-on experience creating and blending your own four gin recipes using Darwin Distilling Co unique botanicals. Once you have mastered the perfect recipe we then blend your creation into a 500ml bottle to take home with you.

Classes include a welcome drink on arrival, gin masterclass, bar snacks and a 500ml bottle of your own blend gin.


Litchfield Park Family Tour

Cost: $195pp - Registrations essential

Date: Thursday 24 October

Time: 7:00am - 5:30pm

Embark on an unforgettable journey to Litchfield National Park, departing Darwin city at 7:00am aboard a comfortable bus with your knowledgeable driver and guide. Along the scenic Stuart Highway, our first stop is at Banyan Tree Roadhouse for a leg-stretch before entering the park. Prepare for an adventure as we explore the unique ecosystem of Magnetic Termite Mounds. Then, immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Florence Falls and Buley Rockhole, where you can swim in pristine waters and enjoy morning tea.
At Wangi Falls, an iconic spot, indulge in a freshly prepared lunch spread while taking in the breathtaking surroundings. Afterward, guests have the opportunity for one last swim before we head to Berry Springs Tavern for a thrilling crocodile feeding with Rowdy and "Soft Croc". Finally, we return to Darwin by 5:00/5:30pm, ensuring a flexible and memorable day for all.

Paspaley boutique heritage showcase

Cost: Free - Registrations Essential

Date: Friday 25 October

Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm

Paspaley pearls are naturally beautiful. Created by nature in Australia’s pristine northern oceans, these exceptional gems are hand collected from the ocean floor, and used to create the most stunning and unique designs. 

During this experience you will visit the Paspaley Boutique to explore the traditional method by which all fine pearls are sorted, graded, and the qualities that make Paspaley pearls the rarest and most valuable in the world.


Darwin Harbour Sunset Cruise

Cost: Adult $165pp Child $95pp - Registrations essential

Date: Saturday 26 October

Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Inclusions: Dinner and glass of champagne 

Experience the thrill of the open sea as we glide through the crystal waters of Darwin Harbour on an electrifying 3-hour tropical sunset cruise. Leave the noise behind as we hoist the sails of Sundancer, a luxurious 50ft catamaran designed for unrivalled comfort and safety in tropical waters. Let the wind carry you into the twilight hours as you soak up the breathtaking scenery and revel in the serenity of the open ocean.

Barra Fishing Experience

Cost: $155pp - Registrations essenital

Date: Sunday 27 October

Time: 8:00am - 11:00am

Inclusions: Water, fishing equipment, and tackle.

Barramundi Adventures Darwin (B.A.D) offers an exciting land-based barramundi-fishing experience nestled at the southern tip of Darwin Harbour in Berry Springs. Perfect for families and beginners, it provides a safe and family-friendly environment for introducing children to the joys of fishing. Even seasoned anglers find solace here when weather conditions limit offshore expeditions. Test your skills against the iconic Barramundi or opt for the Barra golf game for a different kind of challenge. Whether you're casting your line for the first time or seeking a new adventure, Barramundi Adventures Darwin promises unforgettable moments and the thrill of reeling in your first catch amidst the stunning scenery of Australia's Northern Territory.

ACRRM and RDAA acknowledge the Larrakia people as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which RMA24 will be held. We pay respect to their Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise these lands have always been a place of teaching and learning.