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Address: Darwin Tourist Office, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Phone Number: 0416140903
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Darwin Shore Excursion: Darwin Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

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All Aboard!!!!

We love doing hop-on hop off bus tours, it gives you an idea of where everything is and what is worth stopping and having a look at. The Explorer didn't disappoint. The whole... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We love doing hop-on hop off bus tours, it gives you an idea of where everything is and what is worth stopping and having a look at. The Explorer didn't disappoint. The whole tour only took an hour, so you could go all the way around and then think about where you'd like to get off on the next tour... More 

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South Fremantle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Staff were very friendly and helpful, gave good advice for us to maximise our ticket....really happy with the price and overall service. Tour worked well for Darwin city and surrounding locations.

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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is a quick way to see the highlights of Darwin in a day. It may be superficial but if your time is limited you can certainly cover the basics, as well as pick out a few attractions to come and see another day. The commentary is informative and our driver was able to fill in a couple of gaps... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

A good way to get a 'feel' for the layout of Darwin, as well as pick up some key information. Commentary is enthusiastic and on a hot day it is lovely riding up top. Travels to main tourist spots and is quite scenic at times. A tad expensive but what is not expensive in Darwin? Would recommend.

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South Perth
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Firstly, the fact that you have to front with a printed voucher is painful for a visitor to Darwin. Luckily, Chillis Backpackers did it for us and we were only delayed an hour... It is a little pricey for what you get, tour around CBD only, which you could do by foot and taxi. But the drivers are nice .... More 

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Matt O, Owner at Darwin Explorer, responded to this review

Thanks AussieBoo for using our service, understandably, it is abit frustrating to have to front up with a voucher when purchasing tickets online, however, it clearly states this on the website and we don't get paid if there is no voucher presented, there is also the option of just purchasing a ticket of the driver when boarding the bus. I... More 

Perth, Australia
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

It takes 1 1/2 hours for the one-way only route and costs $35 for 24 hours. There are 10 stops, 5 of which are walking distance from the city centre, one is the markets for Saturday mornings only, another is the fish feeding which is only at high-tide, and one is the Darwin Military Experience which goes out in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

If time are limited, it's a easy way to travel around and hop and off when you wanted. Went on it twice and the information given was good.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Had a wonderful experience and the commentary was very insightful and clear Really worth the money and would thoroughly enjoyable

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Wellington
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This bus tour is a great way to get a feel for Darwin and its history. We went on the 90 minute round trip. You get a good run down on local history, and it is very interesting.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The Darwin Explorer is a hop-on/hop-off bus service which cruises around Darwin City. There are a limited number of stops and it only operates for a limited period of time during the day. Pros - has an enclosed downstairs section and an open upstairs section - has taped commentary informing you about the stops and sights between stops - arrives... More 

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