Nightlife: range of bars and cafes, including Irish-themed pubs; cinema complex and performing arts centre; casino at MGM Grand hotel. Restaurants: Diners have a few good restaurants in the city centre and Wharf Precinct; otherwise, most hotels have their own eateries. A good place to sample barramundi, a type of fish. Excursions: Local excursions include trips to Kakadu National Park and smaller Litchfield National Park, both with crocodiles, waterfalls and wonderful birdlife; Kakadu also has Aboriginal rock art. Fishing charters. Flights to Bathurst and Melville Islands. Arnhem Land Aboriginal Reserve (permits needed to enter).