8.8 out of 10

Karama

Ranked 5th best suburb in Darwin
-12.3954095121945 130.912849629306
Great for
  • Schools
  • Internet Access
  • Neighbourly Spirit
  • Public Transport
  • Resale or Rental Value
Not great for
  • Eating Out
  • Nightlife
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Who lives here?
  • Families with kids
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Retirees
  • Students

Reviews

3/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"One suburb for the astute investor..."

Karama is located in the outer Northern Suburbs of Darwin between Vanderline Drive, Mueller Rd & McMillans Rd. The median house price for Karama is $520,000.00 as at June 2013. Although just a short drive to Casuarina Shopping Centre, a wide range of services are available in the area with the Karama Shopping Centre being the main business hub. Services within Karama include Woolworths, 24hr Caltex Petrol Station, Karama Tavern, pharmacy, library, medical centre, take away food, newsagency, post office, hair dresser, optometrist, driving school, the usual trades including roofing, plumbing, electrical, concrete and building contractors. Schools include Karama Primary School, Manunda Terrace Primary School, Holy Care Catholic Primary School, O'Loughlin Catholic College and day care services are also available. Religious organisations / places of worship include Sisters of St Mercy, Marist Brothers, Holy Family Church, Philadelphia Indonesian Uniting Church. Karama has several park reserves including Dickinson, Heyball & Whittle Parks and is close to Leanyer Recreation Water Park. Delia Lawrie (MLA) is Labour Member for Karama with offices located in the Karama Shopping Centre.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Students
5/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
2yrs+

"Up and coming suburb"

We love living in Karama. There is plenty of potential for growth with large blocks.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
4/5 rating details
  • Neighbourly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 2/5
  • Gym & Fitness 2/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 2/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"Growing Suburb"

Karama has approximately 1635 properties. Of that there is approximately 1343 Houses and 293 Units.

There are 13 parks spread through out and there are 2 primary Schools and 1 high school.

There is one local shopping centre which includes a Coles, a Hair Salon, a Tavern and a post office.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees