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Darwin History and Wartime Experience Tour

Darwin History and Wartime Experience Tour

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Darwin City, Australia
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icon1 hour 20 minutes  (approx.)
iconOffered in: English
Safety measures
icon1 hour 20 minutes  (approx.)
iconOffered in: English

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Safety measures
icon1 hour 20 minutes  (approx.)
iconOffered in: English

Overview

Enjoy a history tour from a unique angle: the seat of a World War II truck. The vehicle sets the scene for many of the places you’ll drive past and the stories your guide will tell you. See important wartime sites and get the chance to visit a military museum (extra cost). An ideal tour for history buffs and travelers curious to learn more about Darwin.
  • Experience a unique tour in a period vehicle
  • Learn about Darwin’s history on this informative, fully narrated tour
  • Tour Darwin with ease, and see many important sites in a short time
  • Optional visit to the East Point Military Museum
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Local taxes
Professional driver/guide
Live commentary on board
Entrance fee to Military Museum: Children (5 - 15) $10; Adults $20; Seniors $15: Children<5 - free
Food and drinks
Tourism Top End Visitor Information Centre , 6 Bennett St, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia

Corner Smith and Bennett streets outside the Visitor Information Centre (Tourist Information) I have a desk under a marquis on the lawn outside.

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise at time of booking if you intend to hop off at the museum so arrangements can be made to pick you up on the subsequent bus.
  • Wheelchair accessible - if assistance is required, passenger must provide their own carer--clients must be able to manage a flight of 5 steps in order to be seated.
  • Tours Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • A seniors card or proof of age may be required in order to obtain the concessional ticket price.
  • A small amount of walking is involved. Those disembarking at the museum can wander around the shaded outdoor grounds of the "old" museum if desired.
  • Alcohol and cigarettes are prohibited on board the vehicle
  • Personal food and drinks are allowed on board
  • Child booster seats will fit in the vehicle, however, customers must provide their own booster seats.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Must be able to ascend and descend 5 steps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
  • OPERATED BY The Darwin History and Wartime Experience
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Darwin History and Wartime Experience Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Darwin History and Wartime Experience Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Darwin History and Wartime Experience Tour?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Darwin History and Wartime Experience Tour.

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  • "We highly recommend that you stop at the war museum, which can be included for$20." See review

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This is a great tour if...
Lynda_S
, Aug 2021
This is a great tour if history is your thing informative fun & interesting. We stopped at the War Museum which was well worth the visit. We would highly recomend ghis tour.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Thank you Lynda for your kind review cheers
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Anthony
, Aug 2021
Excellent knowledge of the host, great to learn about Darwin’s past. Interesting ride in an old army truck converted to carry guests.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2021
Thank you Anthony - glad to hear you enjoyed the tour cheers
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Great history tour
Jamie_R
, Jul 2021
Love it was a great way to see Darwin our tour guide was very knowledgeable and made us feel very welcome and the stop at the war museum was a must to the tour so much to see.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Glad you enjoyed - spread the word! cheers David
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A must do in Darwin
Douglas_G
, Jul 2021
The guide has an excellent knowledge of the subject. We highly recommend that you stop at the war museum, which can be included for$20.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Hi Douglas - I agree a stop at the museum is well worth the extra time involved (taking the tour to 3 hours) cheers
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Great tour
Iveta_K
, Aug 2019
Very professional, well organized and informative tour through Darwin. Definitely recommend to everyone.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2019
Hi thank you for you kind comments. Have a great remainder of your stay in our terrific little city!
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