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Smith Street, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I bought the 24hour excursion ticket which allowed me back on for a couple of hours the next day. That meant I got to revisit some things I didn't have time for the previous day. The commentary was excellent - it covered the history, the...More

Thank Rosaleigh2908
Matt O, Manager at Big Bus Darwin, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your excellent review Rosaleigh, there is a lot to see and do around Darwin, if time permits, we recommend purchasing the 2 day ticket, then you can take your time and visit all the great sites and attractions. Kind regards

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly and accommodating drivers. Good number of stops that cover pretty much anywhere you might want to go in Darwin and surrounds including East Point which is tricky without a car. Good clear and interesting commentary along the route. Good value too as ticket...More

Thank Jasmine101Surrey
Matt O, Manager at Big Bus Darwin, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our business Jasmine. Kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The audio narration of the whole journey is funny and humorous. Good sight seeing trip, We rode on the longer afternoon route, and the views were magnificent. Remember to ask the driver when you get off when the next bus will come.

Thank imgod2
Matt O, Manager at Big Bus Darwin, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your review imgod2 and the helpful tip, glad you enjoyed our service. Kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Buses are regular (about every 50 min) and tickets last for 24 hours after first purchase. The driver was really friendly and helpful and the commentary gave a really useful insight into Darwin. Upstairs is half shaded and half in the sun. In the morning...More

Thank Judy F
Matt O, Manager at Big Bus Darwin, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your review Judy F, we currently have a Bus every 35min in morning and 45min in afternoon. The Mindil Markets are still on, so we offer a free 5pm drop of to ticket holders. Kind regards,

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our day doing the hop on hop off bus tour on the big red bus. Drivers were very helpful and friendly and let us know times for pick up etc and also great places to check out. Price is very reasonable and well worth...More

Thank Christine R
Matt O, Manager at Big Bus Darwin, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your kind review Christine R, We pride ourselves on giving exceptional service to our passengers. Kind regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked online to do this tour. We couldn’t print tickets so on boarding bus had to email ticket confirmation to somewhere. We were then given printed tickets by driver. We boarded the bus at the Mindil Beach/Casino stop. My advice is to board bus at...More

Thank cromartylass
Matt O, Manager at Big Bus Darwin, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your informative review cromartylass, We are glad you enjoyed your visit. Kind regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'll be honest, I wasn't expecting expecting much from Darwin. What a mistake! It's a terrific place and this bus tour amplifies that many times over. I have been on a number of hop on, hop off buses across the world but the commentary on...More

Thank Belton
Matt O, Manager at Big Bus Darwin, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Belton, Thank you for a very special review, our commentary has been written from many years of learning and speaking about Darwin’s rich history. Having very good commentary, has been a key to our modest and continual success. Kind regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent the day on this tour and enjoyed the great commentary we learnt a lot and saw most of Darwin and used the bus at 5 pm to take us to the Sunday mindil markets

Thank stephanie T
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We bought our tickets in the afternoon which enabled us to have two half days of travel around Darwin with the drop offs and pick ups suiting our transport requirements for dinners and lunch as well as the tourist attractions.. The drivers are friendly and...More

Thank 287PurpleTulip123
Reviewed 9 August 2018

A great way to see the attractions of Darwin, we started off at the Aquascene Fish Feeding,well worth the visit especially if you have children with you. Then The Museum and Art Gallery, certainly worth a visit, followed by the World War 11 harbour experience....More

Thank Moira P
Matt O, Manager at Big Bus Darwin, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Moira, Thanks for your review, our value for money is second to none, our 2 day tickets are very popular, especially for visitors that want to take their time and see many attractions. Kind regards,

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sally2d2018
20 August 2018|
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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.
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tessa02
12 May 2018|
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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
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tessa02
12 May 2018|
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Response from Matt O | Property representative |
Hi Tessa, That’s correct, the ticket is valid both the morning and afternoon trips.
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