Tour ID: 10061918

Everyone knows about the "hop on & hop off bus", We are so happy to have one in Darwin. We have up to 12 stops so you won't miss a thing!

  • Hop on and off as many times as you wish
  • Enjoy a 360 degree view of the city from the open top double decker
  • Entertaining and informative commentary

The Darwin Explorer offers a 24 or 48 hour Hop On - Hop Off ticket which allows you to plan your own itinerary and visit the landmarks and attractions of Darwin at your own pace. An entertaining and informative commentary is offered on all of the open-top double-decker sightseeing buses.

Major stops include: Crocosaurus Cove, Cullen Bay Jetty, Mindil Markets and Casino, Military Museum, Parap and the Waterfront Precinct. Full details of the stops are:

  • Tourist Information Centre - Cnr Smith St and Bennett St (southern side of The Mall)
  • Crocosaurus Cove - (Look for the bay with yellow striped lines) Mitchell St near corner of Peel St
  • Doctor’s Gully, Aquascene Fish Feeding - (Look for the bay with yellow striped lines) Mitchell St near corner of Daly St
  • Cullen Bay Jetty - Marina Boulevard
  • Cullen Bay Apartments - Myilly Point Heritage Precinct
  • Marina Boulevard - Stop by request only
  • Casino, Mindil Markets, Botanical Gardens - Gilruth Ave (near Tennis Courts) Complimentary drop off to the Markets for ticket holders
  • Museum and Art Gallery of Northern Territory - Conacher St
  • Military Museum - Defence of Darwin Experience - (90 minute tour only) Alec Fong Lim Drive
  • Parap, Parap Markets (Markets held on Saturdays only) - 46 Ross Smith Ave near cnr of Freer St (Stop by request only)
  • Stokes Hill Wharf - RFDS / Military Museum, Sunset Harbour Cruises
  • Waterfront Precinct - Kitchener Drive (below overpass)
  • Fort Hill Wharf (Cruise Ship Terminal) - Kitchener Drive
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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

  • Available for purchase/hire:

  • Duration:

    A complete circuit takes between 60 and 90 minutes not allowing for any stops which you wish to take.

  • Departure:

    No Specific Times Daily

  • Return:

    No specific times, last stop is at 4.30pm.

  • Departure points:


  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    The first 60 minute tour starts at the Tourist Information Centre (cnr Smith & Bennett Sts) at 9am. The afternoon 90 minute tours run from 12.30pm.
    From Mid-April to Mid-September the tour operates every 35 minutes until 11.55am, and then every 45 minutes to 4.15pm.
    From Mid-September to Mid-April the tour operates every 60 minutes until 11.00am, and then every 90 minutes to 3.00pm.
    Please remember you can hop on at any of the stops along the route, you do not need to get on at the Tourist Information Centre.

  • What to bring:

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Child ages are 5 to 15 years. Children under 5 years travel free of charge. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

  • Additional Information:

    You must carry a PRINTED copy of your Travel Voucher. Simply hand the voucher you receive from Tourstogo when you book to the driver at your first stop.

    Your ticket is valid from the time it is first presented to the driver - choose from either a 24 hour or 48 hour ticket.

    A full list of stops will be provided to you after booking has been made.

    Pensioners price applies to passengers 60+ years of age. Proof of age may be required.

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