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Cruises from Darwin: 2017-2018 cruising season

Discover the wonders of Australia and Asia with tours from Darwin.

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Darwin is Australia’s top spot for cruises around the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns and Broome. You can discover the beauty and breathtaking views of this stunning country over a 10 to 16-night cruise.

Typically the cruise season ends in April, but we’ve included some extra options until September 2018.

Where do cruises sail to from Darwin?

Cruises from Darwin sail to Broome, Cairns, Ambon (Indonesia) and Honiara (Solomon Islands).

Which cruise lines sail from Darwin?

  • North Star Cruises Australia
  • Coral Expeditions
  • Ponant
  • Silversea
  • APT
  • Aurora Expeditions

Top cruises from Darwin to Broome

Top cruises from Darwin to Asia

Where do cruises depart from in Darwin?

All cruise ships depart from Port Darwin at the Fort Hill Wharf, with some lines offering a shuttle bus from the city centre. Otherwise, it’s a 15-minute walk from the city centre (Darwin train station) to the port.

How to get to the port from Darwin Airport

A taxi ride from Darwin International Airport to the cruise port takes 15 minutes and costs between $25-30 depending on traffic. If you prefer public transport, catch the 271 bus bound for Rothdale to Darwin Exchange. From there it’s a 15-minute walk to the cruise port.

Airport shuttles are available through Darwin City Airport Shuttle Service and can take you to the port upon request. Prices start at $18 each way.

Image: Darwin Port

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