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Darwin Shore Excursion: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

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See the sights at your own pace when your cruise ship docks in Darwin, with your choice of a 24-hour or 48-hour hop-on hop-off pass. Conveniently departing from the cruise ship terminal at Fort Hill Wharf, your hop-on hop-off tour stops at 11 locations around Darwin, including Crocosaurus Cove, the waterfront precinct and Military Museum. Enjoy panoramic views from the open-top double-decker bus, and listen to an entertaining on-board commentary and design your own shore excursion itinerary.

About This Deal

When your cruise ships docks in Darwin, join your hop-on hop-off tour at Fort Hill Wharf Cruise Ship Terminal (stop 10), conveniently located outside the cruise ship terminal. Hop on or off at the sights of your choice and spend as long as you like exploring Darwin’s many attractions, or stay on board to enjoy full 60-minute and 90-minute city tours.

The 60-minute morning tour departs every 30 minutes. The extended 90-minute afternoon tour departs every 45 minutes, and includes East Point Reserve and an additional stop at the Military Museum.

You can hop on and off as many times as you like to explore Darwin's main attractions including Crocosaurus Cove, Doctor's Gully, Cullen Bay Marina, Darwin Military Museum and the Waterfront Precinct.

This excursion is located within a 5-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in Darwin. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants aged 0 to 4 years travel free of charge
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Customers are advised to download the Big Bus app to find out more about our new health and safety measures and for real-time bus tracking information. Alternatively please visit the Big Bus website.
  • 24-hour pass
  • Pre recorded commentary on board

  • Food and drinks
  • Not covered by Viator’s worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship

Departure Point
Tourism Top End Visitor Information Centre, 6 Bennett St, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered
Tour starts at Stop 1 - Tourist Info Centre on Bennett Street
Guest can board at any stop at any time.
70-minute tour: 9am – 12.00pm, every 35 minutes
90-minute tour: 12.30pm last bus departs at 3pm, every 45 minutes.


  • Fort Hill Wharf, Harbour, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
  • Tourism Top End Visitor Information Centre, 6 Bennett St, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
  • Aquascene Fish Feeding Sanctuary, 28 Doctors Gully Rd, Larrakeyah NT 0820, Australia
  • Crocosaurus Cove, 58 Mitchell St, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
  • Cullen Bay Resorts, 26/32 Marina Blvd, Darwin City NT 0820, Australia
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, 19 Conacher St, The Gardens NT 0820, Australia
  • Darwin Military Museum, 5434 Alec Fong Lim Dr, East Point NT 0820, Australia
  • Parap Village Markets, 3/3 Vickers St, Parap NT 0804, Australia
  • RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, 45 Stokes Hill Rd, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
  • Darwin Waterfront Precinct, 19B Kitchener Dr, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia

Departure Time
4/1/2021 - 8/21/2023
Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

2 days

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
A paper voucher is required for this attraction/activity. You must print and bring your printed voucher with you on the day of the activity, as required by our local provider.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Big Bus Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

A paper voucher is required to redeem this service. Please bring your printed voucher with you to this activity.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.