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The Darwin History and Wartime Experience

Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
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Join this iconic Darwin tour and discover the city's fascinating history while travelling in a genuine WW2 period army vehicle. Sit back in style and relive wartime Darwin complete with 1940's music and speeches from important figures of the time. Cruise past historic landmarks, wartime relics and visible evidence of the bombing of Darwin by the Japanese and gain fascinating insights into Darwin's pre-war, wartime and post war periods. Tours take approximately an 1 hour 20 minutes. Half day ( 4hr) tours also available Monday and Wednesday afternoons. All tours start and finish outside Tourism Top End (Tourist Information Centre). Some tours include the option to 'hop on/hop off' at the Darwin Military Museum/Defence of Darwin Experience at East Point (entry fees apply).
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Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This gives you so much information and a feeling of place. Gives you ideas of what you want to explore more. Really informative. Even though the start of 9 was late, no worries. I did not care at the time and am happy with the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on this tour. So much information on the tour. David our host did a great job. We highly recommend...A must do

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David L, Owner at The Darwin History and Wartime Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Bruce - glad you enjoyed the tour. Hope the rest of your stay is very enjoyable kind regards David

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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Great tour in a very unique, well maintained and well set up military vehicle. Most Australians would have no idea about how the way came to Australia. Very knowledgeable operator. Everything that was explained was informative and interesting. Thoroughly recommend this tour to anyone.

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David L, Owner at The Darwin History and Wartime Experience, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2018

thank you Jon for your kind review. Have a great remainder of your stay in Darwin

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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

One of the best tours we’ve been on. We learnt so much about the city and it’s history. Very informative and fun ride in the old truck. Thankyou.

Thank Diane R
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David L, Owner at The Darwin History and Wartime Experience, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Thank you Diane good to hear you enjoyed it. Have a great stay in Darwin! cheers David

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tour times are 10am, 11:30am and 1pm with a 2:30pm tour also if we get 4 or more people. The first two morning tours include the option to be dropped off at the military museum and be picked up by a later tour
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