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Darwin Harbour Cruises

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Address: Shop 7, Port Arcade | Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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Darwin Harbour Cruises have two luxuriously restored vessels, the “Charles...

Darwin Harbour Cruises have two luxuriously restored vessels, the “Charles Darwin” and the “Tumlaren”. We offer a wide range of harbour cruises to suit all budgets and tastes. The “Charles Darwin” is a 25-metre tri-level Catamaran, she has been lovingly restored and now offers a range of harbour cruises and all the facilities of a floating restaurant. The delicious meals are prepared on board by the top quality staff and only the freshest Australian Seafood and local products are used. The “Tumlaren” is a 20-metre schooner that has also been restored to immaculate condition. The “Tastes of the Territory” Sunset Cruise includes complimentary sparkling wine at Sunset and delicious light Territorian style tasting platters. Our experienced crew share interesting and informative commentary on the sites and rich history of Darwin Harbour, Cyclone Tracey and WWII. Both vessels are available for private charter.

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Darwin Harbour Cruises

Although this was a gift voucher and not during peak time we were disappointed in the overall cruise, advertised as a three course meal, entrée and main were together as a... read more

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Darwin, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although this was a gift voucher and not during peak time we were disappointed in the overall cruise, advertised as a three course meal, entrée and main were together as a smorgasboard meal. No table table service as such with food, which other cruises provide. Dessert was also a smorgasboard of three types of cake, a bit of fruit and... More 

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Morpeth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A fabulous evening on the harbour, with great food and company. Even though we didn't have the best weather, the little bit of the sunset over the harbour was lovely- it would be wonderful on a clear night. Those baked Mediterranean vegetables were a highlight- well done to the chef.

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Julie, Thanks for joining us aboard the 'Charles Darwin' for the Sunset Dinner Cruise and thanks for taking the time to write a lovely review. The Chef takes great pride in her work and will be thrilled to hear your comments. Have a great week and we look forward to seeing you again next time you are in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a day before we flew out. Was lucky with the weather perfect night. Food beautiful and plentiful The steak was to die for. Perfectly cooked and plenty of food to go up for 2nd and 3rd. Dessert was not too my liking but only because I am not a dessert person. If there was a negative it was... More 

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this review

Good Morning XenaWarriorqueen, Thanks for joining us on a dinner cruise and special thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review. I will pass your compliments to our hardworking crew who love to hear kind words. Thanks again and we look forward to seeing you on the boat next time you are in Darwin. Kind regards, Rachel... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I went on the Charles Darwin Sunset Cruise a couple of nights ago. From the description of the foods we would receive to what we received, was quite different! We were told that there was the seafood buffet and that there would be a choice of steak, chicken, fish, cooked to your liking. No, not at all.... More 

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Denise, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I am sorry you did not enjoy the cruise. We do not advertise that we cook steak or fish to you liking but that we have a selection that you are more than welcome to go back for seconds and even thirds which many of our guests often... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What an enjoyable night. Crew were friendly and helpful. The food was great and the sunset magnificent. Would recommend the night to anyone wishing to attend.

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Peter, I am so glad you enjoyed the Sunset Dinner Cruise aboard the Charles Darwin. We are blessed with the BEST sunsets especially at this time of year. Please join us again next time you are in Darwin. Warm Regards, Rachel More 

Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sorry but this dinner cruise needs to be improved for the price charged. $192 for 2 people. No hotel pickup was provided and getting a taxis after the cruise was a nightmare, We have been a dinner cruises in Sydney & Paris and although they were a bit more pricey the difference is a world apart. Drinks are NOT included... More 

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this review

Good Morning Carla, Thanks for joining us on our Sunset Dinner Cruise and for taking the time to write a review. I am sorry that you were not impressed with the value of the tickets. at $96 each for Sunset Cruise and full dinner. The 'Charles Darwin' is a beautifully presented 25-metre vessel with a full compliment of 7 crew.... More 

Darwin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cruise was amazing, the staff were nice and friendly and the food was delicious and plentiful, all you can eat buffet with beef, seafood, chicken veg and salad with a free champagne on arrival

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this review

Good Morning Bryan, Thanks for joining us recently on our Sunset Dinner Cruise and thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review! The crew love their jobs and we love looking after guests with yummy food and cold drinks! Have a great weekend, and we will see you again next time. Cheers, Rachel More 

Wanaka, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

For us it was a relaxing and enjoyable way to spend our first evening in the NT. The departure point on the wharf could be more clearly signposted. We expected the service and food to have been better for the price. It took a long time for the food to come out and as we were one of the last... More 

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thanks for writing a review but I think you have the wrong cruise company! We do not have BYO nor platter service. I would love to see you on our cruises - no chilly bins with us! Kind regards, Rachel More 

Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We did a bus tour of Darwin which was wonderful, but when we got to the harbour cruise part we were unable to board, due to the huge tides. The foot ramp onto the boat was at least 45degrees down, we are elderly and this was extremely dangerous. No one even offered us a helping hand. I'm sure the cruise... More 

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this review

Good Morning Lyn, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I am so sorry you did not board the cruise, we certainly take the safety of our clients very seriously especially as many of our guests are senior travellers. If you could please let me know the date you were due to travel and I can investigate further.... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Just had a cruise on the "Charles Darwin" ship for a work show. Food was great. Grain fed beef, big pieces of Atlantic Salmon, Chicken, Prawns, Oysters,Salads....then came desert.(very nice) Very well looked after by Paul and Jay who provided great service and made sure all ran smoothly. For under $100 I enjoyed a top class meal, a couple of... More 

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you thank you thank you!! More 

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