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DARWIN TOURS

Here is a fabulous selection of our top Darwin Tours. 

FOODIE TOURS & BOAT CRUISES IN DARWIN

Check out some of our best Darwin Tours that we have on offer. 

Darwin is the capital city of the Northern TerritoryAustralia. In 2019, it was estimated to have a population of 147,255, and more residents than the rest of the sparsely populated Northern Territory. It is the smallest, wettest, and most northerly of the Australian capital cities and serves as the Top End's regional centre.

Darwin's proximity to Southeast Asia makes it a link between Australia and countries such as Indonesia and East Timor. The Stuart Highway begins in Darwin, extends southerly across central Australia through Tennant Creek and Alice Springs, concluding in Port Augusta, South Australia. The city is built upon a low bluff overlooking the harbour. Its suburbs begin at Lee Point in the north and stretch to Berrimah in the east. Past Berrimah, the Stuart Highway goes on to Darwin's satellite city Palmerston and its suburbs.

The Darwin region, like much of the Top End, experiences a tropical climate with a wet and dry season. A period known locally as "the build up" leading up to Darwin's wet season sees temperature and humidity increase. Darwin's wet season typically arrives in late November to early December and brings with it heavy monsoonal downpours, spectacular lightning displays, and increased cyclone activity.  During the dry season, the city has clear skies and mild sea breezes from the harbour.

HISTORY OF DARWIN

The greater Darwin area is the ancestral home of the Larrakia people. On 9 September 1839, HMS Beagle sailed into Darwin harbour during its survey of the area. John Clements Wickham named the region "Port Darwin" in honour of their former shipmate Charles Darwin, who had sailed with them on the ship's previous voyage, which ended in October 1836. The settlement there became the town of Palmerston in 1869, but it was renamed Darwin in 1911. The city has been almost entirely rebuilt four times, following devastation caused by the 1897 cyclone, the 1937 cyclone, Japanese air raids during World War II, and Cyclone Tracy in 1974. 

Today, BlueSun Travel is proud to bring the Darwin love to all travellers with some unique tours on both land and water. 

For more information on our Darwin Tours details, call 1300 799 758.

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HARBOUR CRUISE
Darwin

FROM $39 - $69 pp

2.5 hours

DEPARTS STOKES HILL WHARF
Amazing Top Deck roof top sunset bar

DARWIN HARBOUR
On the "Charles Darwin" boat

FROM $110 pp

2.5 hours

DEPARTS STOKES HILL
Fabulous choice of food and drinks.

INLAND WATERWAYS 
Mandurah

FROM $129 pp

3 hours

RELAXED GUIDED WALK & FOOD STOPS
Darwin restaurants, cultural & historic landmarks

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