We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Big Bus Darwin

172 reviews
#31 of 117 Tours in Darwin
About Big Bus Darwin
Hop on Hop Tour bus service around Inner Darwin, run daily. (Except Xmas day) First departure is 9am from Stop 1,Tourist Info Centre, last departure 3pm, finish at 4.30pm, Tickets can be purchased at the ticket stand before boarding bus or at any of our other bus stops around Darwin.
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Certificate of Excellence
Contact
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Travellers talk about
Tours and Tickets by Big Bus Darwin
Reviews (172)
Filter reviews
169 results
Traveller rating
103
47
12
2
5
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
103
47
12
2
5
Show reviews that mention
All reviews hop on hop military museum day ticket double decker bus your bearings longer route big red bus cruise ship driving past bus trip great introduction learnt heaps points of interest informative commentary art gallery stokes hill wharf parap markets
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 169 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely good value for money, during the wet season goes hourly from 9am until 12 noon than the 90 minute tour starts with the last one at 3pm.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pat F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Darwin for the first time .. this is a good way to see it and get your bearings... the commentary is funny and the drivers are very nice...

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Deejayz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bus offers a great way to see the main sights in Darwin without having to rent a car. I was able to see Cullen Bay, the Museum, Parap Market, etc with running commentary and ample time to hop off and explore before the next...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Musqat
Reviewed 14 December 2018

We had taken this bus tour before, several years ago, and were pleased to find that it was still operating. The drivers were knowledgeable and friendly, and it is an excellent way to get a quick overview of the city, especially if your time here...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank johnhJ5121TW
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Used this service mainly to visit the Military Museum and the RFDS. Eccellent means of learning your way around. Never had to wait to long for the next bus.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Davo3591
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

I waited diagonally opposite Crocassurus in Mitchell St for 75mins. No bus. What happened please? Sharon AdelaideMore

Thank sharon1943
Matt O, Public Relations Manager at Big Bus Darwin, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Sharon, Due to the arrival of a large Cruiseship, we started our service earlier and finished later (8.30am-6pm) then what is displayed on our current brochure and website, we had extra buses on during the day and we were operating a 90 min loop with...More

Reviewed 22 November 2018

Damo (driver extraordinaire) provided even more local knowledge aside from the commentary. He was invaluable advising me which stop was closest to my Hotel, that my ticket was valid for 24 hours enabling me to a couple of sites I had missed earlier, and suggesting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank Edward S
Matt O, Public Relations Manager at Big Bus Darwin, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Hi Edward, Thanks a lot for your review, our drivers are very important to the success of the business, we are glad you enjoyed our service. Kind regards

Reviewed 19 November 2018

It was nice to discover Darwin by the"BIGBUS". You can buy ticket available for one or two days and discover panoramics views. you can get off the bus at any time to visit Darwin landmarks and attractions

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank DanielMarie-France
Matt O, Public Relations Manager at Big Bus Darwin, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Merci DanielMarie, We appreciate you taking the time to give us a excellent review, when taking a city tour, the best views can only be seen on a Double Decker Bus. Kind regards.

Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

This was a great tour with such friendly staff that made the tour so much fun I found the information so fascinating and learnt so much about Darwin

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Brett H
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Great way to see Darwin. Good value. Covered quite a big area. The bus drivers very courteous and helpful. Will definitely go on the tour when next in Darwin

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank rita7912016
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
sally2d2018
20 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from BruceBuderim | Reviewed this property |
Just get a map of the bus route and park near any on the bus stops. There are pleanty of op[tions to board.
0
Votes
tessa02
12 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from retireeVancouver | Reviewed this property |
We did exactly that. We took the HOHO bus to the art gallery in the morning - got off here and got on again at 12:30ish when the HOHO bus makes its first run to the war museum in the afternoon. Ask the driver when he picks... More
0
Votes
tessa02
12 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Matt O | Property representative |
Hi Tessa, That’s correct, the ticket is valid both the morning and afternoon trips.
1
Vote