Parap is an inner suburb of the city of Darwin, located approximately 3.7kms from Darwin city centre.
Parap is well known for its streets being named after early Australian aviators and explorers including; Ross Smith Avenue, Hudson Fysh Avenue, Leichhardt Crescent and Gregory Street.
There many businesses located in the Parap Village shopping centre such as Parap Fine Foods, Prickles Mexican restaurant, Happy Garden Chinese restaurant and so on. The Parap Village offers one of Darwin’s longest running markets, and is considered by many as the ideal place to meet or to have breakfast or light meals. The multi-cultural market place is well known for its diverse food styles, arts and crafts and its busy but relaxed atmosphere. Parap Markets encourage local arts and craftspeople. Situated in the Parap Village Shopping Precinct off Parap Road, the market operates every Saturday of the year between 8am-2pm.
Parap Tavern is also a popular attraction amongst locals and tourists. Located on Parap Road, Parap Tavern offers the Raging Bull Bar and Grill restaurant and entertainment such as live music and trivia nights.
Real estate in Parap is a predominantly residential and this Suburb is usually associated with it’s sister, bayside Suburb of Fannie Bay, and the adjacent inner suburbs of Ludmilla and Stuart Park.
Parap is conveniently located off the Stuart Highway and includes Parap Primary School, Parap Childcare Centre and Parap Public Swimming Pool. Minutes drive to East Point Reserve, Mindal Beach, Darwin Botanical Gardens, Darwin Skycity Casino, Darwin Sailing Club and much more.
Suburbs around Parap include Fannie Bay, Ludmilla, Bayview, The Gardens, Stuart Park and Woolner.