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Darwin Explorer

Darwin Tourist Office, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ranked #29 of 78 Activities in Darwin
Type: Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Emerald, Victoria, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Brilliant!!! A MUST do when in Darwin. A "Hop on - Hop off" bus tour, double decker bus , that stops at 10 most popular attractions/sights in and around Darwin. Operated by 4 awesome guys, you can be assured of a terrific time. Tickets are either 24hr or 48hr ones, so if you miss something, you can always jump aboard... More

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Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I really enjoyed this tour., I thought it would be very uncomfortable on an non airconditioned bus. I was happy to see the upper deck was covered and cool and breezy. The recorded information was both interesting and entertaining. The location of the tourist stops were good, but the drivers were exceptional! Friendly, and very helpful. I was very impressed... More

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Perth, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The commentary was good - pretty comprehensive and the route gave a good look at quite a bit of Darwin. It is a good view from the top of the bus. We have used the hop on, hop off bus in many cities and usually it is a great way to see a new place. Unfortunately, this one left us... More

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Berlin, Germany
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125 reviews 125 reviews
97 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This tour is just fantastic you can either go on the 60min tour that runs at certain times or you go on the 90min tour which adds in the east point reserve and the military museum, you can get a ticket for 24 or 48 hours. and can hop off at any of the stops and get back on with... More

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Smithfield, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

As we only had a day and a half in Darwin enroute to Thailand we arranged tickets for the red double decker bus. So glad we did - a great way to see the sights hopping on and off. Museums were great and our bus drivers were extremely helpful. Commentary was also good. Would thoroughly recommend this tour as a... More

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North Queensland
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The bus is red! It's an open air double decker but with shade fitted over the top for a hot sunny day in Darwin. Great value and a perfect way to see the sights in town. Hop and off for 24 or 48 hours.

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Grafton nsw
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Travelling around on the double decker bus gave us a little taste of what was in the local area of Darwin and a bit of history. The bus driver was friendly and was able to answer a few questions that were asked.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I arrived in Darwin on my own & found it very easy to hop onto the bus and get an overall picture of this beautiful city and its attractions. The bus driver was very friendly and there was a great commentary.

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Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
68 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

The Double Decker Tour bus in Darwin looks exactly like ones in London, and its a great experience. Great way to get around and Darwin and see the sights, and you can hop off and on whenever you like. Good commentary and a great day.

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Brisbane, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We took the 12.30 tour as we wanted to go to East Point War Museum. This was a great tour and a great way to get around Darwin. Took us to many places we would not have known about. Really loved it. The owner operator was really great and very informative and helpful with his knowledge. We loved it.

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