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Guided Half-Day City Tour of Darwin

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Take a 4-hour guided tour around Darwin and explore its fascinating sights which include the Botanic Gardens, the Darwin Aviation Museum, and the Northern Territory Museum & Gallery.

Highlights

  • Embark on a guided tour of Darwin and learn about the rich history and culture of the city.

  • Watch rare amateur footage of the first air raid in Darwin and marvel at a B-52 Bomber at the Darwin Aviation Museum.

  • See the largest permanent collection of Aboriginal artwork in Australia at the Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.

  • Find out how Darwin's Botanic Gardens survived the ravages of WWII and innumerable cyclones.

  • Fun fact: The city was named in 1839 when the HMS Beagle sailed into the harbor and the ship's captain named the port after Charles Darwin, the British Naturalist.

Inclusions

  • Experienced driver/guide

  • Air-conditioned coach travel

  • Admission to Darwin Aviation Museum

  • Admission to the Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Exclusions

  • Meal inclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)

  • Personal expenses

  • Audio guides

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Immerse yourself in Darwin's rich history on this half-day city sights tour with exhaustive commentary by a local guide. The city is famous for its art galleries, museums, multicultural food, and waterside attractions. Your local guide will point out notable landmarks and regale you with historical tales.

Darwin Aviation Museum

One of Australia's top aviation museums, the Darwin Aviation Museum features a B-52 Bomber on a permanent loan from the US Air Force, which serves as the museum's centerpiece. Watch original footage of Darwin's first air raid from Japanese archives. Admire the 19 aircraft on display, ranging from a Royal Australian Wessex helicopter to jet fighters like the Mirage and Sabre.

Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

The artwork displayed at Darwin City's galleries is just as diverse as the artists who design them. It hosts research programs and has renowned scientific, artistic, and cultural collections. Along with a diverse selection of visiting exhibitions, witness Australia's largest collection of Aboriginal art.

Darwin Botanical Gardens

Explore the beautiful ancient forests, mangrove wetlands, coastal dunes, and open grasslands at the Darwin Botanical Gardens. Discover how the gardens endured multiple cyclones and the consequences of World War II. The garden has lots of fertile land for plantation as it extends inward from the sea to a plateau. It is also one of the few botanic gardens with naturally occurring coastal and estuarine plants. With more than 400 species to observe, you won't run out of walking paths and scenic areas to explore!

Timings

  • Sun, Wed, and Fri: 8:30am
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID during the pick-up.

Hotel Transfers

  • This ticket includes hotel pick-up and drop-offs.

  • In the next step of booking, please select the name and address of your hotel.

  • On the day of your tour, please report at your hotel lobby 15 min prior to your scheduled departure.

  • If your hotel does not have a lobby, please wait at the entrance of the hotel.

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