Darwin Walking Tour: World War II Reflections provided by Walk Darwin

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Darwin Walking Tour: World War II Reflections

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  • You'll start at
    John McDouall Stuart
    Cnr The Mall &, Knuckey St, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
    Look for the guide wearing a bright orange shirt and standing near the John McDouall Stuart monument in Raintree Park.
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  • Pass by
  • 1
    The Vic Hotel
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 2
    Brown's Mart Theatre
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 3
    Administrator of the Northern Territory
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 4
    Parliament House
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 5
    Darwin Cenotaph
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 6
    Lyons Cottage
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Lyons Cottage
    74 Esplanade, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
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Important Information
Departure Point
John McDouall Stuart, Cnr The Mall &, Knuckey St, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
120–150 minutes
Return Details
Lyons Cottage, 74 Esplanade, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
  • Local guide
  • Spoken commentary
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not 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
  • 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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CyclerUSAFA wrote a review Mar 2020
17 contributions1 helpful vote
On a hot march afternoon, John met us promptly and gave us an interesting, varied, and knowledgeable walk through the dark days that engulfed WWII Darwin. We trekked past surviving buildings of the Feb. 1942 Japanese air raid that marked the start of repeated attacks against
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Date of experience: March 2020
Christine A wrote a review Sep 2019
12 contributions1 helpful vote
We found this tour very interesting, whilst we have been to Darwin before we certainly were not aware of the many hidden gems and information imparted by our very knowledgeable guide
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from WalkDarwin-N, Owner at Darwin Walking Tour: World War II Reflections
Responded 5 Oct 2019
Thank you for this feedback, it is always wonderful to hear that we have been able to share some of Darwin's unexpected gems.
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Pelion71 wrote a review Oct 2018
Melbourne, Australia4 contributions1 helpful vote
Sure the pools and the markets and the food are all great but Darwin has something else to offer - a totally fascinating history. And in the hands of John, our walking tour guide, Darwin's history comes to life over two extremely enjoyable hours, full of great stories as we stop
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Date of experience: October 2018
Response from WalkDarwin, Owner at Darwin Walking Tour: World War II Reflections
Responded 28 Oct 2018
Thank you for the review. We are very happy that you and your son enjoyed the walk with us. Darwin is such an interesting place.
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By: Walk Darwin
Martin T
Well worth doing
Fantastic way to start the day. John was a fantastic tour guide and was able to highlight so many things we would
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Great walking tour
A really informative walk through Darwin city centre. Out host (John) was very knowledgeable and was able to answer
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Walk Darwin, Botanic Gardens
Fantastic tour. As a local I enjoyed learning so much more about our beautiful gardens. I highly recommend to Darwi
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Walk Darwin - Darwin Heritage, Botanic Gardens & WWII Beyond Tours
I visited Darwin at end of dry season (& midst 2nd wave of COVID-19) & was chuffed to have the guides all to myself
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Fantastic tour
The walk Darwin tour was exceptional. I learnt so many things about Darwin's history and got a real sense of the ch
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Pamela Z
A great way to experience Darwin City
Nothing better than a local showing you around town. Very relaxed easy paced walking tour. Great for finding you be
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Andrew F
Walking Around Darwin
We came across these paintings/graffiti art by accident. It would be worth the time to download the app or do the t
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John is a fun and knowledgeable guide. It is such a special experience to see Darwin through a locals eyes. Thanks
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Marian S
This was s very enjoyable and informative tour. Because of the heat, we started early in the morning, which was a g
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Great introduction to the story of Darwin.
In an entertaining couple of hours John walked us around Darwin and gave us a good historical background of Darwin
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Darwin heritage walk
Excellent walk. Very pleasant guide John! Well researched, interesting and the time flew by. Highly recommendable.
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Joanne M
Fun & Informative
Just spent an enjoyable 2 hours with John While he showed us a small sample of what Darwin has to offer. Started i
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Really informative & lots of secrets revealed
This is an excellent introduction to Darwin, even for someone who's lived here for nearly a year. We didn't walk v
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The highlight of our Darwin visit
We just finished the Heritage Walking Tour of Darwin and were absolutely delighted with our guide, Brian, and the r
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John F
A Must For History Buffs!
If you're interested in history, this is a great introduction to Darwin. Our guide, John, is the subject matter exp
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  • Duration: 120–150 minutes
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