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Big Bus Tours


Explore Darwin from the seat of a double decker bus and visit famous landmarks and locations with its hop-on/hop-off service for an entire day!


Starts: Darwin NT, Australia
Ends: Darwin NT, Australia

Route Descriptions

Offering a relaxed outdoor lifestyle much of Darwin’s social activities take place out of doors – at festivals, attractions and open-air markets, in parks, reserves, by the beach or on Darwin Harbour. Rich in indigenous culture, Darwin also boasts having some of the best collections of Aboriginal art in Australia. Learn about Darwin’s war-time involvement in WWII with a visit to the Military Museum or get up close and personal with a saltwater crocodile!

Darwin tour

  • Departs from and finish at Stop 1 – Tourist Information Centre, corner Smith St and Bennett St. First tour starts at 9:00am.
  • *Frequency and finishing times vary according to season.
  • *Suitcases (Including carry-on luggage) are not allowed on the bus due to space constraints and passengers safety. Third party luggage storage facilities are available close to major stops.

Key Timings Darwin Tour (15 April 2017 – 16 September 2017)

  • Duration: 70 minutes (from stop 1 at 9:00am)
  • Duration: 90 minutes (from stop 1 at 12:30pm)
  • Operates: all year except Christmas Day
  • Frequency: from 9am to 11:55am every 35min. From 12:30pm to 4:15pm every 45min)
  • First Bus for 70min tour: 9:00am
  • First Bus for 90min tour: 12:30pm
  • Last Bus: 4:15pm terminating at 5:45pm.

Key Timings Darwin Tour (17 September 2017 – 14 April 2018)

  • Duration: 60 minutes (from stop 1 at 9:00am)
  • Duration: 90 minutes (from stop 1 at 12:00pm)
  • Operates: all year except Christmas Day
  • Frequency: from 9am to 11am every 60min. From 12pm to 4:30pm every 90min)
  • First Bus for 60min tour: 9:00am
  • First Bus for 90min tour: 12:00pm
  • Last Bus: 3:00pm terminating at 4:30pm

Route Details Including Bus Stops

  • Tourist Information Centre
  • Crocosaurus Cove
  • Doctor’s Gully, Aquascene Fish Feeding
  • Cullen Bay Jetty
  • Cullen Bay Apartments, Myilly Point Heritage Precinct
  • Casino, Mindil Markets, Botanical Gardens
  • Museum and Art Gallery of Northern Territory
  • Military Museum – Defence of Darwin Experience (90-minute tour only)
  • Parap, Parap Markets (Markets held on Saturdays only)
  • Stokes Hill Wharf
  • Waterfront Precinct
  • Fort Hill Wharf (Cruise Ship Terminal)


Terms & Conditions

In addition to WTC’s terms and conditions; Big Bus Tours Cancellation Policy: Cancellations within 28 days of the start date incur a 100% fee.


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