Australia's Frontline - The Bombing of Darwin 1 Hour Cruise
The cruise departs Dock 1, Stokes Hill Wharf at 11.00am and covers the historic Stokes Hill and Fort Hill wharf areas.
Sunken wreck site of USS Peary
See the Pearling Luggers, wreck sites of the SS Neptuna and USS Peary, and the old flying boat base at Doctors Gully.
Half Day Tour
Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun (Apr-Oct)
Thu, Sat (Nov-Mar)
11.00am from Dock 1, Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin
Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts.
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- Experienced Driver Guide
- Comprehensive commentary
- Cruise around Darwin Harbour
What to bring
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
- Water bottle to hold 1 litre
- Jacket in the cooler months
Cruise is wheelchair accessible, however guest must have a travelling partner to assist. Wheelchair must also be collapsible.
Australia's Frontline Bombing of Darwin 1 Hour Cruise (OOWC)
Free hotel pick-ups
Hotel pick-ups are available free of charge if you do not wish to meet at the main departure point. Hotel pick up times vary so please use the tool below to find your hotel and pick up time. Hotel pick-ups must be requested with your booking.
Pickup times listed below are valid for departures between 1st April 2016 – 31st March 2017. If your travel date is outside this period, please enquire at time of booking for hotel pick-up details. Please reconfirm day prior to departure as times may vary due to weather conditions.
Please use the tool below to find the nearest pickup location from your hotel and advise your chosen pickup with your booking. Alternatively, please ask at time of booking.
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