Darwin Harbour cruises
Discover Darwin from a different perspective with these harbour cruises.
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Looking to view the sites of Darwin in a way you haven't seen them before? Harbour cruises offer a unique experience of exploring Darwin by sea.
With a variety of cruises to choose from, Darwin's scenery will be on display with sunset views while you enjoy the sea breeze and take in the live commentary from experienced local guides.
Best for price: 45-minute Darwin Harbour Sightseeing Cruise with SeaLink from Get Your Guide
Highlights: 45-minute cruise around Darwin Harbour with live commentary from the open sundeck. A bottle of water is provided with additional food and drinks available for purchase on board
- Cost: $37.50
- Duration: 45-minutes
- Available on:Monday to Friday between April and September
Best for views and experience length: Charles Darwin Sunset Cruise with Darwin Harbour Cruises from Experience Oz
Highlights: Informative, entertaining commentary, sunset views and a fully licensed bar. There’s shaded seating and food and drink available on board
- Cost: $62
- Duration: 2.5 hours
- Available on:Daily from mid-February to mid-December
Best for historical information: Bombing of Darwin WWII Harbour Cruise with Sea Darwin from Viator
Highlights: Accompanied by local guide, commentary with stories and information about Darwin’s wartime history. Cruise by bombing sites, see the remains of raids and visit wartime installations. The Bombing of Darwin cruise and admission to the RDFS Bombing of Darwin virtual reality attraction can be combined for a discounted price
- Cost: $35
- Duration: 1 hour
- Available on:Daily (except Monday and Thursday) from April to September and Wednesday and Saturday from October to March
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Darwin Harbour cruises compared
|Cruise name||Location||Available on||Duration||Suitable for (ages)||Inclusions||Price||Where to book|
|45 Minute Darwin Harbour Sightseeing Cruise||Cullen Bay Ferry Terminal||Monday to Friday (April to September)||45 minutes||All ages||$37.50||GetYourGuide|
|Charles Darwin Sunset Cruise||Stokes Hill Wharf||Daily from mid-February to mid-December||2.5 hours||All ages||$62||Experience Oz|
|Bombing of Darwin Cruise||Stokes Hill Wharf||Daily (except Monday and Thursday) from April to September and Wednesday and Saturday from October to March||1 hour||All ages||$35||Viator|
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Whether you're looking to relax and take in Darwin's scenery, learn about the city's history or appreciate the picturesque sunset views, Darwin's harbour cruises are sure to impress.
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