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Darwin Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Darwin is wonderfully isolated from the rest of Australian development making it the prime starting point for a range of air tours. Escape the city in a hurry to explore the magnificent Kakadu National Park, see the vast desert meet the sea or go in search of crocs in the wetlands. With an air tour you’re truly in a position to appreciate the wonder of Australia’s beautiful landscapes.

Darwin World War II Historical Tour with Harbour Cruise

Darwin World War II Historical Tour with Harbour Cruise

More InfoSee how the Second World War was experienced in Australia on a WWII historical tour of Darwin. This poignant tour highlights the memorials and sites of the war, explains the bombing of Darwin, and visits Darwin’s historic bases, museums and military precincts. You’ll also cruise the harbor to see the site of a wartime shipwreck and the modern-day navy base.

 

Tiwi Islands Cultural Experience from Darwin Including Flights

Tiwi Islands Cultural Experience from Darwin Including Flights

More InfoFly from Darwin to spend the day with the traditional Tiwi people of Bathurst Island, one of the Tiwi Islands, a group of islands off the coast of the Northern Territory. You’ll see the famous Tiwi art and burial poles, witness a traditional smoking ceremony and drink billy tea with the locals. Take this rare opportunity to interact with a modern-day Aboriginal community, and gain unique insights into the complex cultural rituals of Australia’s Tiwi Islands. Lunch and flights are included!

 

Adelaide River Jumping Crocodile Cruise with Roundtrip Helicopter from Darwin

Adelaide River Jumping Crocodile Cruise with Roundtrip Helicopter from Darwin

More InfoMake the most of your trip to Darwin with a scenic flight and a cruise with the spectacular Jumping Crocodile Cruise! You will enjoy a 20-minute scenic flight out to the Adelaide River where you will join the spectacular Jumping Crocodile Cruise. Your 60-minute cruise you will teach you all about the Australian saltwater crocodiles while seeing them in their natural habitat. After your cruise jump back on the helicopter for your return flight to Darwin.

 

Darwin History and Wartime Experience Tour

Darwin History and Wartime Experience Tour

More InfoLooking to see Darwin differently? Explore Darwin and its rich wartime history with a guided tour from the back of a WW2 truck!  On this 90-minute experience, you'll pass many of the city's most important historical sites, including Government House, the East Point gun battery and military precinct, the 1934 QANTAS hangar, Stokes Hill oil storage tanks and tunnels, Fort Hill Wharf, and Darwin Harbor. Your guide will tell you about the history of Darwin from the early explorers to the WW2 bombing of the city by the Japanese, and will recount the Cyclone Tracy in 1974 and more. An optional stop can be made at the East Point Military Museum (entry fee not included). Choose from four departure times when you book. Tour vehicle can carry a maximum of 18 people per tour.

 

The Darwin History and Wartime Experience - Half day tour

The Darwin History and Wartime Experience - Half day tour

More InfoDo Darwin Differently! Enjoy Darwin from the back of a genuine WW2 truck.
Enjoy Darwin in a small group from your comfortable seat in this magnificently refurbished vehicle.
This tour features informative expert commentary from your tour guide as you explore the city of Darwin. You'll learn about how Darwin was founded and developed, discover bullet holes in war damaged buildings, learn about Cyclone Tracy at the Museum and Art gallery of the Northern Territory and visit the QANTAS hangar to explore its history, bomb damage and vintage collection. You'll then head to the Aviation Heritage Centre where you'll learn about the air races of the 1920's and 30's; the air war fought in the skies overhead as well as marvel at Japanese and American WW2 aircraft wreckage, a B52 bomber, F111 fighter, Spitfire replica, helicopters and much, much more!
This tour is for small groups - a booking of 10 more people is required for tour to proceed (maximum 18 passengers).

 

Darwin Walking Tour: World War II Reflections

Darwin Walking Tour: World War II Reflections

More InfoThursday. 19 February, 1942. World War II reaches mainland Australia and the northern city of Darwin is bombed. This tour departs on a Thursday only, in memory of that fateful day in 1942.

 

5-Day 4WD Camping Adventure Including Kakadu, Katherine Gorge and Litchfield National Parks

5-Day 4WD Camping Adventure Including Kakadu, Katherine Gorge and Litchfield National Parks

More InfoExperience the ultimate Top End Adventure. Swim in the clear rock holes and waterfalls of Litchfield National Park, explore Kakadu National Park by small group 4WD, get up close and personal with a crocodile on a Yellow Waters Cruise and hike your way through the rugged terrain to Twin and Jim Jim Falls*. Travel to Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge) where you can paddle, cruise or walk the gorge and take part in an indigenous cultural experience that makes the Top End so unique. Spend your nights in private campsites, cooking over the campfire and marvelling at the clear Southern skies where stars are plenty and stories flow free. This small-group tour is limited to 17 people, ensuring a personalized experience with your guide, and operates seasonally from June to October.

 

Tiwi Island Day Tour from Darwin

Tiwi Island Day Tour from Darwin

More InfoVisit a traditional Aboriginal community on the Tiwi Islands, off the coast of Darwin. Accompanied by an indigenous guide, you'll visit a Tiwi museum, as well as learn about local history and Tiwi rituals. Share a traditional morning tea with Tiwi Islanders before taking an art workshop taught by Aboriginal artists. Tourism is limited on the island, making this a rare chance to visit this Aboriginal community that holds on tightly to its traditions.

 

Royal Flying Doctor Service Tourist Facility: Two Iconic Territory Stories

Royal Flying Doctor Service Tourist Facility: Two Iconic Territory Stories

More InfoTwo Iconic Territory Stories in One Iconic Location
One started Territory operations in 1939, the other, occurred in 1942 as an act of aggression unparalleled on Australian soil. Both forged the resolve and resilience of the people who live in Australia's Northern Territory.

The first iconic story is the Royal Flying Doctor Service, affectionately known throughout Australia as the RFDS. Founded by the Reverend John Flynn, it began its aero medical operations in the Northern Territory in 1939.

The second iconic story featured is the Bombing of Darwin on 19th February 1942. The bombing of the harbour brought destruction to the city of Darwin, and many of the experiences and stories of what happened that day.

This facility sits on the iconic location of Stokes Hill Wharf which was bombed during the raid on 19th February 1942.

 

The Original Pathfinder Jumping Crocodile Shuttle Bus

The Original Pathfinder Jumping Crocodile Shuttle Bus

More InfoGet up close in complete safety to see these spectacular reptiles in their natural habitat on the Adelaide River during a 1 hour tour on the Pathfinder vessels.

 

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