Classified as a northern suburb, Rapid Creek is situated 11km from Darwin CBD. Rapid Creek is confined between the Rapid Creek in the east, Nightcliff Road in the west, Timor Sea in the north and Trower Road in the south. Before World War II, Rapid Creek was the destination for daily picnics, bush walks and a spot to enjoy nature. Following the war, bush tracks were developed into Bagot road and McMillans Road. You will find that Majority of the streets in Rapid Creek are named after police officers.
Living in Rapid Creek
Predominantly a residential area, Rapid Creek is the sister suburb of Nightcliff and adjacent to Coconut Grove and Millner. This allows residents of Rapid Creek to enjoy not only what this area offers, but also what its neighbouring suburbs offer. There are a range of close by amenities including Jape Homemaker Village, Op Shops, restaurants and cafes and the Nightcliff Foreshore. With Essington High School located in the area, Rapid Creek is a great suburb for families and children.
Things to See and Do in Rapid Creek
Rapid Creek is home to the oldest market in Darwin – The Sunday Rapid Creek Markets. You can find a range of stalls selling fresh vegetables, fruit, spices and other produce. If you’re after a quick bite Rapid Creek Markets is the perfect place to devour in Asian delicacies such as laksa’s, rice paper rolls and paw paw salad. You can also get fresh fruit juices and smoothies and even exotic pot plants to decorate your home.
Take full advantage of the Nightcliff Markets on Saturday and then step out of your door into the Rapid Creek Markets on Sunday.
Rapid Creek Real Estate
Rapid Creek holds numerous family friendly homes and is the perfect suburb for young families who are looking to move into their first home. For those who enjoy being in the middle of Darwin CBD and Casuarina Square, Rapid Creek also holds various 2 bedroom and 1 bedroom units making this an ideal suburb for first home buyers.
Looking at settling in Rapid Creek? Our experienced sales agents can provide you with properties available to buy in Rapid Creek and surrounds while our Property Managers can show you through all current rentals. O’Donoghues First National are Darwin realty specialists equipped with the knowledge to guide you through your real estate journey. Contact the friendly team at O’Donoghues First National Darwin for all your Rapid Creek real estate needs.