4 hoursStart time
Duration: 4 hours
You Darwin accommodations.
Please advise your hotel details at the time of booking so that we can arrange hotel pick up.
You Darwin accommodations.
The Darwin Afternoon Sightseeing tour is the best way to visit the major attractions of Darwin. Admire the sites with a local guide, who will share the history and anecdotes about the places visited. Some of the major highlights of the tour are the Botanic Gardens, East Point Military Precinct, Stokes Hill Wharf amongst others.
This half day tour makes sure that you have a fulfilling trip of the city.
Depart from your Darwin hotel in a coach which will take you to 69 Mitchell Street from where you will begin your Darwin Afternoon Sightseeing tour. You will be accompanied by an expert guide who will fill in with details about the places visited.
Your first stop will be George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, where you will see an array of plants from the northern Australian region. Established in 1886, the garden was constructed to study the economic importance of regional flora. The garden in its long history has survived severe cyclones, wildfires and the World War II. During your visit to the gardens, you will also visit the Chinese Temple, which was re-built after it was completely demolished by Cyclone Tracy in 1974.
During the course of the tour, you will also visit the East Point Military Precinct, one of the most popular recreation areas in Darwin, the Stokes Hill Wharf area which is a popular waterfront venue and the Mooring Basin, a shelter for fishing fleets.
Your last stop will be the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, which is a storehouse of aboriginal art, visual arts, history and natural sciences. Learn about Darwin’s natural and maritime history and indigenous Australian and Southeast Asian traditions. There is also an impressive display of Cyclone Tracy which hit the Darwin in 1974 and destroyed many of the city’s heritage buildings.
Your tour concludes at 6:00pm, at which time hotel drop offs will commence.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
There should be minimum 6 passengers for guaranteed departure. Should this number not be met for your chosen date you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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