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Darwin Explorer

#29 of 92 Tours in Darwin
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Address: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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US$31.34*
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Darwin Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
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Darwin Shore Excursion: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

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Lovely morning touring darwin with my little guy! Remembered just how beautiful our town is and how lucky we are to live here. Great route and super friendly driver.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Doolin, Ireland
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Doolin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely morning touring darwin with my little guy! Remembered just how beautiful our town is and how lucky we are to live here. Great route and super friendly driver.

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Bromont, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Temperature was around 32-33oC. Too hot to walk. So we stayed on the bus. It takes 90 minutes to make the grand tour. Darwin is a beautiful city: parks, a lot of vegetation, vast ecological areas, etc... But really too hot to descent. Nice tour and good driver.

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Matt O, Public Relations Manager at Darwin Explorer, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it can get abit harm up here in the tropics during the wet season, thankfully we have canopy cover over the tops of our buses. Cheers More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Great service provided by this Company. I took my granddaughter who is in a wheelchair and could not fault their caring service. Like to mention Matthew. Thanks for making it a great day.

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Matt O, Owner at Darwin Explorer, responded to this review

Hi Nola, It was a pleasure meeting you, thanks a lot for your kind review. Cheers Matt More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Arriving via cruise ship, we had limited time in Darwin. The Explorer bus was the perfect alternative to taking an excursion offered on the ship. It's a hop on hop off bus which means that we purchase a pass for the day and can get on or off at any stop on the route as many times as we want.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We were on the Solstice when we docked in Darwin on Nov 6.We could see the hop on hop off red bus from the ship so went and joined the queue. The bus could not have been more than a third filled when the driver announced we would have to wait for the next bus which would be along in... More 

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Matt O, Owner at Darwin Explorer, responded to this review

Hi Christine S, In response to your review, It's unfortunate that you found my driver to be rude, but I would just like to point out the following, my drivers are highly trained and are experienced when it comes to cruiseship arrivals, what you are unaware of, is that we already have quite a few people paid and waiting at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

A great way to see the city and locations you want to get off to see. We decided to do the whole circuit first for the experience and decide the stops we would explore on the 2nd run, which in fact was a great idea, as the Darwin art gallery and the Darwin military museum were both exceptional and were... More 

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Kaitaia. NZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We used the Darwin Explorer for 2 days to get around and see the area. They go to most of the attractions, are reasonably priced, and great to sit up stairs on the double decker bus! The drivers are extremley helpful and knowlegeable.

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We used the bus extensively. Enabled my husband to have a good look around without having to be responsible for the driving. The drivers were great, suggested places to get off and even to have lunch. We thought it was a super way to see the city from the top deck. Great way to get to the markets if you... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is a great way to get your bearings of the city. The sights that the bus stops at are really good (but of course it is up to you if you get off). It is very good value too....cheaper than catching a taxi to all of the hot areas. The only issue I had with the tour was if... More 

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Matt O, General Manager at Darwin Explorer, responded to this review

Hi Chelleperth, Thanks for your kind remarks and feedback, council have been made aware of the tree pruning that is required and will be undertaking these works very soon. Kind regards. Darwin Explorer More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The Darwin Explorer suited our holiday needs very well and the staff were helpful and knowledgeable. Thank you from the Tassie "girls"

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