Australia's Frontline: WW2 Half Day Tour
- Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Darwin, NT
- Product code: WW2
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 amateur 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.Tour Inclusions:
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 Bombing of Darwin 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.
Why not do the Bombing of Darwin Double! Combine your half day tour with a visit to Darwin's premier virtual reality Bombing of Darwin experience located within the RFDS Tourist Facility. Book your discounted tickets for this combined adventure by adding the Bombing of Darwin Double extras with your booking.