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The Darwin History and Wartime Experience

#34 of 148 Tours in Darwin
Darwin, Australia
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About The Darwin History and Wartime Experience
Join this iconic Darwin tour and discover the city's fascinating history while travelling in a genuine WW2 period army vehicle. Sit back in style and relive wartime Darwin complete with 1940's music and speeches from important figures of the time. Cruise past historic landmarks, wartime relics and visible evidence of the bombing of Darwin by the Japanese and gain fascinating insights into Darwin's pre-war, wartime and post war periods. Tours take approximately an 1 hour 20 minutes. Half day ( 4hr) tours also available Monday and Wednesday afternoons. All tours start and finish outside Tourism Top End (Tourist Information Centre). Some tours include the option to 'hop on/hop off' at the Darwin Military Museum/Defence of Darwin Experience at East Point (entry fees apply).
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Ilona B wrote a review Apr 2022
Melbourne, Australia42 contributions74 helpful votes
Fantastic tour! We loved all the interesting facts and riding a round in the truck added an extra unique factor to the tour. It was quite hot but the openness of the truck meant we didn’t feel it so much. Affordable for a family and really a great way to start our time in Darwin!
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Date of experience: April 2022
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Alan S wrote a review Sept 2021
Burleigh Heads, Australia350 contributions85 helpful votes
This is a day not to forget your mind will be filled with interesting facts on how close we actually where to being taken over by the Japanese and how brave our trops were defending the north
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Response from DavidL15383, Owner at The Darwin History and Wartime Experience
Responded 27 Oct 2021
Glad that you enjoyed it Alan cheers
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Tony C wrote a review Aug 2021
Mornington, Australia14 contributions18 helpful votes
We had a great time and David is a wealth of information on Darwin just traveling thru Darwin in the old army truck is a great experience
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Response from DavidL15383, Owner at The Darwin History and Wartime Experience
Responded 9 Aug 2021
Hi Tony - glad to hear you enjoyed it. cheers David
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Helen S wrote a review July 2021
Bundaberg, Australia45 contributions4 helpful votes
A great way to explore Darwin and to learn about the history. Our guide was very knowledgeable and passionate about sharing the wartime history of Darwin. Dave was able to answer questions and offer an I side’s view of the life and culture of this interesting city.
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Response from DavidL15383, Owner at The Darwin History and Wartime Experience
Responded 11 July 2021
Thank you for your review - hope you enjoy the rest of your time here - its a great little city cheers
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Bianca D wrote a review July 2021
Broome, Australia48 contributions32 helpful votes
Excellent tour, great vehicle, great price, great enthusiasm and presentation of info. I'm a local and I'm really happy I did the tour to learn more about the wartime history. Short and sharp too so it wasn't tiring at all.
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Response from DavidL15383, Owner at The Darwin History and Wartime Experience
Responded 8 July 2021
Thank you Bianca - glad to hear you enjoyed it. Spread the word :0) cheers David
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