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Darwin Heritage Walk

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide under the John McDouall Stuart monument in Raintree Park. They will be wearing a bright orange shirt for easy identification.

    Your guide will cheerfully share their passion for the town they call home and will tell of the history of the World War II bombings and Cyclone Tracy. Discover many of the remaining buildings such as the Old Court House and Police Station, Browns Mart and the Old Palmerston Town Hall ruins, all of which have been painstakingly reconstructed. View Government House, Parliament House and the Northern Territory Supreme Court on our journey through the streets of this modern tropical city.

    There’s many hidden treasures to see on foot and plenty of opportunities to capture photographs of the indigenous sculptures, architecture, historic buildings, wildflowers and wildlife.

    Remember to bring the following:

    Camera, sunscreen, hat and drinking water. Good enclosed non-slip walking shoes are recommended. 

    We walk on pathways, gardens and cross a number of streets. Commentary is usually given in a shady location for everyone's comfort.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Raintree Park, under the John McDouall Stuart Statue
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Tour concludes on the corner of Knuckey Street and The Esplanade, Darwin
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    • Spoken commentary
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Bring camera, sunscreen, hat and drinking water
    • Good enclosed non-slip walking shoes are recommended.
    • A minimum of 2 people per tour is required for the tour to operate
    • Wheelchair accessible for active wheelchair users
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

    This was an enjoyable walk around many of the city's historic buildings. Although we had been to some of them before, Betty the guide had stories and information which gave us a much better picture of what life was like in earlier times. We were...More

    Thank Jenni B
    Reviewed 13 August 2018

    Although about my 15th time to Darwin, because this time travelling with my adult daughter I saw it through her eyes and her interests, it was her first visit. The two hour walk was interesting because it gave the history of the many buildings I...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank Frankie B
    Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

    Informative, enjoyable walk through Darwin with Brian who's knowledge is second to none. Also a great insight into cyclone Tracy by someone who lived through it. Really made Darwin come alive for us.

    Thank Dale S
    Reviewed 24 July 2018

    We had a good experience with Brian and John taking us through the heart of Darwin and giving us both a current perspective on Darwin and a personal perspective on the history. Having locals who have such strong connections and can answer questions, provide advice...More

    Date of experience: July 2018
    Thank ellipsis000
    Reviewed 6 June 2018

    Dealing with this company was a delight. I rang to book a tour and I received a prompt call in return and booking was easy via phone. Instructions given were clear and helpful as to the location of meeting "John' our guide for the morning....More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    Thank aussiemagnolia
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    Providing you get off the ship at 0800 SHARP you can make it, BUT you will HAVE TO KNOW exactly where you are going to make it, BUT if you let the tour guide/company know you may be a little late I am sure you will find they... More
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