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Darwin Harbour Cruises

Shop 7, Port Arcade | Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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US$36.70*
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Darwin Harbour Sunset Cruise with Optional Buffet Dinner
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US$116.25*
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Combo Darwin Attraction Pass
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Darwin Harbour Cruises have two luxuriously restored vessels, the “Charles Darwin” and the “Tumlaren”. We offer a wide range of harbour cruises to suit all budgets and tastes. The “Charles Darwin” is a 25-metre tri-level Catamaran, she has been lovingly restored and now offers a range of harbour cruises and all the facilities of a floating restaurant. The delicious meals are prepared on board by the top quality staff and only the freshest Australian Seafood and local products are used. The “Tumlaren” is a 20-metre schooner that has also been restored to immaculate condition. The “Tastes of the Territory” Sunset Cruise includes complimentary sparkling wine at Sunset and delicious light Territorian style tasting platters. Our experienced crew share interesting and informative commentary on the sites and rich history of Darwin Harbour, Cyclone Tracey and WWII. Both vessels are available for private charter.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“dinner cruise” (32 reviews)
“top deck” (27 reviews)
“prawns” (30 reviews)
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Shop 7, Port Arcade | Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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"dinner cruise"
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"top deck"
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"prawns"
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"lovely cruise"
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"buffet meal"
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"seafood"
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"antipasto platter"
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"lovely evening"
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"beautiful sunset"
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"interesting commentary"
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"highly recommend this cruise"
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"great food"
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"points of interest"
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"salad"
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"plenty of food"
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"spend an evening"
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"watching the sunset"
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Reviewed yesterday

I took my girlfriend that was visiting us from Adelaide, it was a very informative, entertaining and relaxing evening, a definite to do on a visit to Darwin.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Darwin is such a beautiful city and what better way to see it but on the harbour at night. The sunset was spectacular and did not fail to amaze. As darkness took over the lights on the harbour became to CenterPoint of the trip just...More

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good Morning Sue, We are so glad you enjoyed your cruise aboard the 'Charles Darwin', the Sun Deck is pretty spectacular! Thanks also for taking the time to write a lovely review on Trip Advisor, we really appreciate it. I will pass you kind words...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

left and was back on time, food was good, champagne on arrival, very friendly staff. Boat not crowded. Lovely atmosphere

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A cruise on Darwin Harbour at sunset is an essential element of a trip to Darwin. The sunset goes on forever. Just when you think you can’t be more amazed by the colours they change again. We sat outside in the balmy air and were...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great cruise that is suitable for everyone. The crew were friendly and the food was great. All topped off with a beautiful sunset.More

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning, Thanks for joining us aboard the Charles Darwin Sunset Cruise and I am glad you enjoyed yourself. We are pretty lucky to have the worlds BEST Sunsets! Cannot wait for you to join us again. And a big thanks for taking the time...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we boarded to the end of the night we had a great night.Staff went above to make every one feel great.We will defently be comeing back.The meal was great and the night was very enjoyable.Seeing Darwin from the water at night was...More

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Afternoon, We are thrilled you had such a great time on the cruise and then wrote such a wonderful review - thank you! I will pass on your great feedback to our incredible crew. We would love to have you back next time you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dinner cruise on the Charles Darwin is a great way to enjoy one of Darwin's spectacular sunsets. The buffet selection was very good - based on quality dishes rather than a huge variety - and access was easy.. Overall good value ... and the...More

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Afternoon Murray M, Thanks for joining us aboard the Charles Darwin Dinner Cruise, we are so glad you enjoyed the cruise! We are very lucky to have the BEST Sunsets in Australia (in our opinion!). Thanks also for taking the time to write a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it was exciting, the service was excellent, friendly staffs. Value for money trip. would like to do it again.

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Andy Dahal, I am so glad you enjoyed the Sunset cruise! I will certainly pass on your ind words to our hardworking and friendly crew. We look forward to seeing you next time you visit Darwin. Regards, Rachel

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Darwin Harbiyr Cruises’ Made Our Reunion More Special And Memorable! Rachel, Janice and the team made sure our experience is worthwhile from reservations to the actual day - hassle-free and yeah enjoyable! Such a perfect day with the beautiful Sunset, sumptuous buffet and awesome time...More

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Response from CBSteve | Reviewed this property |
The bigger boat (The C Darwin) has 3 decks with the top deck the best as it's open air witha shade for sun (and light showers) Just give them a call and ask your qiestions, they seemed the most professional operators of the... More
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My wife and I were in Darwin end of October and decided to do the harbour cruise dinner. The cruise was relaxed and the guide very interesting and informative. The food was good with quite a selection. Drinks were extra but... More
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