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You'll start at
John McDouall Stuart
Cnr The Mall &, Knuckey St, Darwin City NT 0800, AustraliaLook for your guide in a bright orange shirt, under the statue of John McDouall Stuart, in the small park on Knuckey Street which the locals call Raintree Park. It is at the intersection with Smith Street Mall.
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  • Pass by Darwin
  • 1
    Star Village
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 2
    Brown's Mart Theatre
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    The Old Town Hall
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Office of the Administrator of the Northern Territory
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 5
    Parliament House
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 6
    Bicentennial Park
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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You'll end at
Lyons Cottage
74 Esplanade, Darwin City NT 0800, AustraliaTour ends at the intersection of The Esplanade and Knuckey Street, opposite Lyons Cottage.
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Important Information
Departure Point
John McDouall Stuart, Cnr The Mall &, Knuckey St, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
Duration
120–150 minutes
Return Details
Lyons Cottage, 74 Esplanade, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Spoken commentary
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Bring camera, sunscreen, hat and drinking water
  • Good enclosed non-slip walking shoes are recommended.
  • A minimum of 2 people per tour is required for the tour to operate
  • Wheelchair accessible for active wheelchair users
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Julian W wrote a review Oct 2019
Perth, Australia3 contributions
John is a fun and knowledgeable guide. It is such a special experience to see Darwin through a locals eyes. Thanks John. Highly recommend!
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Response from WalkDarwin-N, Owner at Darwin Heritage Walk
Responded 30 Oct 2019
Wonderful! It has made my day reading that you enjoyed your time with John. Thank you so much for taking a moment to highly recommend Walk Darwin.
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Marian S wrote a review Oct 2019
Melbourne2 contributions
This was s very enjoyable and informative tour. Because of the heat, we started early in the morning, which was a good thing to do. Guide was knowledgeable and shared interesting and humorous anecdotes. Well paced. Plenty of opportunities for questions and dialogue. Probably the
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from WalkDarwin-N, Owner at Darwin Heritage Walk
Responded 30 Oct 2019
Thank you for this amazing review, Marian S! Exploring with a local certainly has its advantages. The team at Walk Darwin work hard to meet the expectations of our guests, and we’re happy to hear we hit the mark for you. Thanks again for sharing your experience.
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Rolf W wrote a review Sep 2019
Brisbane, Australia145 contributions54 helpful votes
In an entertaining couple of hours John walked us around Darwin and gave us a good historical background of Darwin from John McDougall Stuart initial discovery, through the second world war bombing to today. We usually do this kind of walk when we travel overseas to get a
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Date of experience: September 2019
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minakadina wrote a review Sep 2019
Sydney, Australia2 contributions
Excellent walk. Very pleasant guide John! Well researched, interesting and the time flew by. Highly recommendable.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Joanne M wrote a review Sep 2019
Sydney, Australia19 contributions1 helpful vote
Just spent an enjoyable 2 hours with John While he showed us a small sample of what Darwin has to offer. Started in the cool of the day finished around 10.30 so still plenty of time left in the day. John was fun and informative without being boring. He showed us a great
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Key Details
  • Duration: 120–150 minutes
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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