5 star rating: Highly Recommended 22 Reviews

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  • Location: Darwin, Australia
  • Duration:  4 hours (approx.)

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2015

Sorry, I thought I had already done this.
It was fabulous my husband and I really enjoyed it

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2015

A very good tour for both sightseeing and a history lesson of the area. It's also a great way to be able to get to see the WWII museum if you don't have a vehicle as there is no public transport that gets you close by. Both the bus driver and the boat captain were very knowledgeable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2014

I really enjoyed this tour. I learned a lot about Darwin's wartime experience through the guides and museum. The tour is well organised and just the right length, the Harbour cruise is enjoyable and informative and the museum is impressive and thought provoking.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

We enjoyed the whole day, from the bunker in the bush (and its informative display boards), to the cruise around the bay and out to the USS Peary with a great commentary and ANZAC bikkies (!), to the fantastic new MIlitary Museum at East Point. An American man on our tour remarked that it was the best war museum he has seen. The Bombing of Darwin sequence is unforgettable. Thank you so much.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

We would highly recommend doing this half day tour for anyone interested in WW11 and Darwin's history . Rob was our bus tour guide he had a great sense of humour and was quite entertaining. He told us some very interesting facts and stories whilst we were driving around to see the historical sights and Wartime Museum. We transferred onto Jim's boat and as a tour guide he was very knowledgeable and proud of the history of Darwin and the stories were very informative and great to hear and see the sights from the water, Ross was also steering the boat and we had a few laughs at his expense ! All good fun, a great half day tour !

Kenneth H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2014

It was a choppy day so we couldn't make it all the way to the memorial, well we could have but the guides said we'd all be soaking wet; so a vote went against it. What can I say the tour guides were fantastic, locals certainly can make the trip most informative and also by adding amusing anecdotes they make the whole trip feel like a friends get together. By the end of it all passengers were interacting with each other a truly good experience. My only regret is not having the time to go on the "Fish and Chip" special sunset tour but the next day speaking with those that did they stated it was enjoyable and not at all formal again more like a friends get together. Maybe next time :)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2014

Excellent tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2014

Coach was clean and comfortable. Driver/ guide has extensive experience in Darwin and was clear about the history. Interesting sites and certainly enough time to see everything properly. Boat cruise was interesting and also well researched. Half a day was a good amount of time for the tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2014

Very informed about the bombing of Darwin in 1942. Jim?? Our tour guide really knew what he was talking about as well as guide on harbour/boat cruise. We had a great day!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
May 2014

Very informative tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2014

Very good informative trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2013

Enjoyed the bus and boat trip, learned heaps and seen a lot . I highly recommend it to anyone.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2013

Great. Jim was wonderful. Most informative. Well worth it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2013

Definitely recommend this tour, the guides were knowledgeable and made the tour very interesting.

4 star rating: Recommended
February 2015

Loved the Bus driver, the boat was good, you just needed to be a but relaxed about the overall organisation. Still if you are prepared to take Darwin as a whole lifestyle experience,then the trip was really good fun.

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