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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 City Highlights - 2 Hour Private Tour

Darwin City Highlights - 2 Hour Private Tour

More InfoPlease note price is PER GROUP not per person, for up to 6 guests. A private small-group tour of real Darwin, no strangers. A great way to kick off your visit to Darwin and discover experiences to dig deeper into during the rest of your stay. Follow our suggested itinerary, or choose your own.Suitable for families and groups travelling together - maximum 6 participants. Exclusive private tour with a local long-term resident as your guide. Special interests and languages other than English can be accommodated, pickup from your location on request.

 

Darwin City Highlights - 4 Hour Private Tour

Darwin City Highlights - 4 Hour Private Tour

More InfoPlease note price is PER GROUP not per person, for up to 6 guests. A private small group tour with insights from a long-term local. Real Darwin, no strangers. A great way to kick off your visit to Darwin and discover experiences to dig deeper into during the rest of your stay. Follow our suggested itinerary, or choose your own. Suitable for families and groups travelling together - maximum 6 participants. Special interests and languages other than English can be accommodated, pickup from your location on request.

 

Litchfield National Park and Jumping Crocodile Cruise

Litchfield National Park and Jumping Crocodile Cruise

More InfoLitchfield Escapes is Territory owned and operated. Experienced local tour guides. Wildlife and Jumping Croc cruise which is a private boat cruise for our passengers only. Our tour departs at 6am so we are the only ones on the river at this time of the morning. Full commentary on Darwin and Litchfield Park. Also visiting Wangi, Florence and Buley Rock holes. Enjoy a swim in each of these beautiful natural fed spring water falls. Visit Magnetic and cathedral termite mounds. Snacks and a healthy lunch included. Dietary requirements are catered for. Plenty of water provided. On this tour you are guaranteed to see the very best of Litchfield Park and your private croc cruise.

A memorable day you will never forget.

 

Kakadu Full-Day Tour from Darwin Including Ubirr, Guluyambi, and Arnhem Land

Kakadu Full-Day Tour from Darwin Including Ubirr, Guluyambi, and Arnhem Land

More InfoExperience the World Heritage Kakadu National Park on this interactive day tour from Darwin. On this small group Kakadu day tour, your Offroad Dreaming Guide will interpret for you, the Ancient Artworks at the Ubirr Rock Art Sites, spend time with the Artworks at ground level, or climb to the top to view the 360' lookout over the Wetlands from the Nadab lookout, join the Guluyambi Cultural Cruise on the East Alligator River, to hear about the history and culture of the people and the land and take up their invitation for a step into Arnhem Land, where there will be a small cultural demonstration. Your professional guide will take you through the day, sharing with you knowledge and stories as you go.

 

Kakadu Full-Day Tour from Darwin with Lunch

Kakadu Full-Day Tour from Darwin with Lunch

More InfoExperience the World Heritage Kakadu National Park on this interactive day tour from Darwin. On this small group Kakadu day tour, your Offroad Dreaming Guide will interpret for you, the Ancient Artworks at the Ubirr Rock Art Sites, spend time with the Artworks at ground level, or climb to the top to view the 360' lookout over the Wetlands from the Nadab lookout, join the Guluyambi Cultural Cruise on the East Alligator River, to hear about the history and culture of the people and the land and take up their invitation for a step into Arnhem Land, where there will be a small cultural demonstration. Your professional guide will take you through the day, sharing with you knowledge and stories as you go.

 

Darwin City tour - Darwin City and Lifestyle tour

Darwin City tour - Darwin City and Lifestyle tour

More InfoAuthentic local explanations and discussions
Completely flexible itinerary and schedule
Quality snack options
Door to door pick up and drop off
Maximum of ONLY 10 guests

All guests are required to agree to ethical adventures - COVID-19 Health & Hygiene procedures prior to beginning the experience.

 

Bombing of Darwin WWII Heritage Tours

Bombing of Darwin WWII Heritage Tours

More InfoPersonalised entertaining and interactive commentary. Hop on and off the bus for great photo opportunities.Original photos. Cold drinking water.

 

Private WW2 Bombing of Darwin Tour

Private WW2 Bombing of Darwin Tour

More InfoTake a private military history tour in comfort during your time in the Top End. Our accredited local guides all have a passion for Darwin's history, heritage and culture, and they love sharing their knowledge and showcasing their town. Equipped with modern, comfortable air-conditioned vehicles, our guides are able to take you on a journey around Darwin describing the events of that fateful day in 1942 when Darwin was bombed, as well as the broader war history of the town. This private war history tour can be tailored specifically around the interests of guests. Price includes entrance fees to the Darwin Military Museum and the Defense of Darwin Experience, and Charles Darwin National Park.

 

Darwin City Sightseeing Tour with Optional Sunset Cruise

Darwin City Sightseeing Tour with Optional Sunset Cruise

More InfoView the sights of Darwin on a guided city tour seeing the sights and attractions of the city. You also have the option to end the day with a sunset fish and chip dinner cruise.

 

5-Day Inspiring Ancient Kakadu: 4WD Journey from Darwin

5-Day Inspiring Ancient Kakadu: 4WD Journey from Darwin

More InfoThis rich and immersive journey will take you off the beaten track in an intimate small group setting. You’ll travel in luxury 4WD vehicles and stay in boutique retreats, lodges and resorts with gourmet cuisine to match. This journey offers the perfect balance of freedom from the stress of holiday planning, and just enough flexibility to shape your journey with a choice of optional experiences. Your expert Travel Director and Driver Guide will take care of everything so you can sit back and be inspired by the journey.

 

Darwin Self-Guided Audio Tour

Darwin Self-Guided Audio Tour

More InfoDownload a vibrantly-narrated mp3 audio guide combined with a map detailing the area of your tour. This photogenic audio guided tour of Darwin will take you on a beautiful walk through this coastal community where you will see sights such as the gorgeous Darwin Skywalk Lookout and Mason Gallery.

 

Darwin Heritage Walk

Darwin Heritage Walk

More InfoExplore the city with a local on this 2-hour walk and enjoy a local’s perspective whilst getting a sense of how the city of Darwin has developed to blend the past with today’s modern multicultural vibe. There are many hidden treasures to discover along the way.

 

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. Join your knowledgeable local guide who will take you back to that WWII era on a 2-hour walk through the historic quarter of the city.

 

Walk the Darwin Botanic Gardens

Walk the Darwin Botanic Gardens

More InfoExploring George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens with a local guide who knows its significance to Darwin, its history and where to find its notable plants along with the flowers and birdlife, provides a totally different experience than if you walk these picturesque gardens on your own.

 

World War II Beyond Darwin

World War II Beyond Darwin

More InfoHidden in the north of Australia is a network of World War II highlighting a military past. Many WWII relics remain today, ‘down-the-track’ and on this full-day tour, you'll be transported inland to visit a few of these sites.

The highlight of your day is a guided tour of the No. 4 Repair and Salvage Unit (4RSU) which sits on private land adjacent to Pell Airstrip. Refreshments will be served, 1940s style as you browse some of the interesting artifacts that have been discovered on the farm.

Time for reflection at Adelaide River War Cemetery before enjoying a hearty lunch at Adelaide River Inn.

Further exploration of the Coomalie district is not complete without a visit to the Batchelor Museum housing displays that honour the men who were stationed at the Civil Aerodrome which became an important base for Allied Air operations during the war.

The final stop before returning to Darwin is Strauss Airstrip where the airplane revetments are clearly visible 78 years on.

 

4-Day Top End Explorer: Kakadu, Litchfield, and Arnhem Land Gems

4-Day Top End Explorer: Kakadu, Litchfield, and Arnhem Land Gems

More InfoThe ultimate Top End Adventure awaits for those seeking an Indigenous experience. Explore Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks by small group 4 x 4, get up close and personal to a crocodile on a boat cruise, visit the jewels of Kakadu, Twin & Jim Jim Falls* and spend a day in remote Arnhem Land where you will see Ancient Rock art with an Indigenous guide and spend your nights in private campsites, cooking over the campfire where possible and marvelling at the clear Southern skies where stars are plenty.

 

5-Day Tour of Australia's Top End from Darwin

5-Day Tour of Australia's Top End from Darwin

More InfoThis ultimate 5-day Australian 'Top End' adventure is a must-do for those seeking an indigenous experience. Explore Kakadu National Park by 4x4, swim in the clear rock holes and waterfalls of Litchfield National Park, and see a crocodile on a Yellow Waters cruise. Spend a day in remote Arnhem Land where you will see ancient rock art with an indigenous guide, and see towering escarpments and billabongs full of wildlife. 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' of Australia so unique. Spend your nights in private campsites, cooking over the campfire, and marveling at the clear southern skies where stars are plenty and the stories flow free.

 

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 By Design Day Tour

Tiwi By Design Day Tour

More InfoVisit a traditional Aboriginal community on the Tiwi Islands, off the coast of Darwin. Accompanied by a local Tiwi guide, you'll learn about local history and Tiwi rituals by visiting all the places of interest. 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.

 

Explore Darwin City Sights Including Key Attractions

Explore Darwin City Sights Including Key Attractions

More InfoThe Darwin City Explorer tour is a popular tour to major attractions and things to do in around Darwin. This tour allows for the exploration of attractions in Darwin and is perfect for a first time visitor’s or families. Experienced tour guides will showcase Darwin's sights and attractions. You will be provided full commentary and you can enjoy the colourful sights of Darwin. Attractions visited include WWII Oil Storage Tunnels, Aviation Heritage Centre, Darwin Military Museum, and Museum and Art Gallery of the NT.

 

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