Australia’s Frontline: WWII Bombing of Darwin tour is a half day experience (0800 to 12.30) that takes in significant war history sites. This complete package includes both land based sights around Darwin city, and sea sites on Darwin Harbour. Using local historians as your guides and real time commentary, you will hear the stories of the Darwin’s front line activity, starting with the WWII history and the Bombing of Darwin and tracing developments up to the modern day. The package includes CBD hotel pickups, the land based excursion and then the 1 hour Australia’s Frontline Bombing of Darwin cruise.
On this WWII Bombing of Darwin tour you will hear the complete story of as you visit Darwin’s most famous historical sites by air-conditioned vehicle. Visit the sites that were hit by the Japanese air raids. Head out to Charles Darwin National Park to see bunkers and other WWII relics before visiting the acclaimed Defence of Darwin museum as well as the East Point Military precinct. The WWII Bombing of Darwin tour is complete with the one hour Australia’s Frontline cruise on Darwin Harbour which covers the historic Stokes Hill and Fort Hill wharf areas. the Pearling Luggers, wreck sites of the SS Neptuna and USS Peary, the old flying boat base at Doctors Gully and HMAS Coonawarra before arriving at Cullen Bay where you will see the gun emplacements from the water.
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Operates: Most days April to October; Wednesday and Saturday and on demand November to March.
Duration: 4.5 hours
What to Bring: Flat shoes or sandals, camera
We Supply: Sunscreen, insect repellent, drinking water
Departure: Half Day Tour CBD pick up from 0800 .
Price: Half Day Tour: $119 adults. $109 concession $99 child
Inclusions: Defence of Darwin museum admission, real time accurate commentary by local guides; the 1 hour Australia’s Frontline Bombing of Darwin cruise, CBD pick up and drop off, travel in air conditioned vehicles.