Bombing of Darwin 80th Anniversary Tour
- Duration: 6 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Darwin, NT
- Product code: BOD22
The Bombing of Darwin 80th Anniversary Tour packages togethers Darwin's most iconic WW2 experiences. The tour is self guided, where you go at your own pace on any day between 17 - 21 February 2022 to visit:The Bombing of Darwin Cruise, a 1 hour experience on Darwin Harbour where you will go back in time to 19 February 1942.
Tickets are non-refundable. Time and date for the Bombing of Darwin Cruise must be nominated at time of booking. The Museums are self guided any day and time between 17 - 21 February 2022.
About the Bombing of Darwin Cruise:
Board your vessel at Stokes Hill Wharf, one of Darwin’s iconic locations that was centre stage during the Bombing of Darwin. This hour long Bombing of Darwin cruise takes you on a journey along Darwin’s seascape as you hear the stories and take in Darwin’s WWll history sites. You’ll also be treated to real time commentary by local guides about Darwin Harbour and Darwin’s importance as Australia’s frontline port.
The cruise covers the historic Stokes Hill and Fort Hill wharf areas, the Pearling Luggers, the wreck sites of the SS Neptuna and USS Peary, the old flying boat base at Doctors Gully, HMAS Coonawarra and the Emery Point gun emplacement before arriving at Cullen Bay at noon. Your Sea Darwin vessel is equipped with state of the art digital technology to allow you to view the remnants of the wreck of the USS Peary on the sea floor.
You choose when and how you explore the museums at your own pace.
Note: Transport to attractions not included.