Australia’s Frontline WWII Bombing of Darwin Half Day Tour

Darwin, Northern Territory

Discover the bombing of Darwin during WWII on this historic half day tour that includes a scenic cruise and entry to the Defence of Darwin Museum.

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Journey back in time to discover the importance of Darwin’s military history during this half-day tour with a scenic cruise on the harbour, entry to the Defence of Darwin Museum and a visit to the Charles Darwin National Park. This half-day Darwin tour commences in the morning with a pick up from Darwin city hotels.

Embark on a one hour cruise to gain a perspective of Darwin’s maritime sites and the Bombing of Darwin from the sea as you visit sites such as the Fort Hill Wharf, oil tanks and wrecks of the SS Neptuna and USS Pear where 88 souls perished on that fateful day. Next, head to Charles Darwin National Park to see the bunkers and WWII relics and visit the museum and military precincts.

This tour is ideal for those interested in Darwin’s military history and significant landmarks.


  • Half day experience
  • Return transfers from your CBD accommodation
  • Local and knowledgeable guides
  • Travel in an air-conditioned bus
  • Visit to Charles Darwin National Park
  • Entry to the Defence of Darwin Museum
  • One hour Bombing of Darwin cruise
  • Drinking water and sunscreen


  • Meals


  • Hear stories of Darwin’s front line activity
  • Head to Charles Darwin National Park to see bunkers and other WWII relics
  • Visit the acclaimed Defence of Darwin museum, East Point Military precinct and the Myilly Point Heritage precinct
  • Enjoy a one hour Bombing of Darwin cruise on Darwin Harbour


  • Pick-up from CBD hotels between 7.45am – 8am and return between 12.15pm – 12.30pm

Departure Location

  • Please advise your preferred pick up location at the time of booking

What To Bring

  • Please wear flat shoes or sandals
  • Sunscreen and drinking water are supplied

Additional Information

  • Minimal walking involved. The visit to the Darwin Military Museum is self guided, so you can walk as much or as little as possible there

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking 
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience 
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction 
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control 
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher 
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements 


Darwin, Northern Territory

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