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Darwin Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour

  • Darwin Hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • Visit Waterfront Precinct, Darwin Military Museum, Cullen Bay Marina, Doctors Gully and Crocosaurus Cove
  • Get on and off at 10 convenient stops around Darwin
Darwin Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
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24 Hour TicketMost Popular
Darwin hop-on hop-off tour. Valid for 24 hours from the first time of use.
48 Hour Ticket
Darwin hop-on hop-off tour. Valid for 48 hours from first time of use.
24 Hour Family Pass Ticket
Unlimited use on Darwin's Hop-on Hop-off Tour for 24 hours from time of first use. 1 x Family Pass, valid for 2 adults and up to 2 children.To book please enter 1 adult only and all child names
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Go sightseeing in Darwin with a hop-on hop-off pass that is valid for 24 or 48 hours. Cruise to top spots including Crocosaurus Cove, the waterfront precinct and Fort Hill Wharf. Enjoy unobstructed views from the open-top double-decker bus and informative onboard commentary. Simply hop on board to travel from sight to sight, and explore in depth on your own by hopping off at any of 10 convenient stops. It takes up to 90 minutes to complete the full loop around Darwin if you remain on the bus.
What to Expect
Set your own pace when exploring Darwin by using your hop-on hop-off bus pass to take in the city and choose where you want to disembark. Choose a pass that is good for 24 or 48 hours, according to your schedule. It's a great way to get to know the city, especially if you are short on time.

The extended 90-minute tour departs every 45 minutes and includes East Point Reserve and an additional stop at the the Military Museum. The 60-minute morning tour departs every 30 minutes, stopping at 10 convenient locations around Darwin.

Discover Darwin's main attractions including Crocosaurus Cove, Doctors Gully, Cullen Bay Marina, Darwin Military Museum and the Waterfront Precinct. You can hop on and off as many times as you like to explore on your own. When you want to continue, simply board the next bus.
Reviews (101)
1 - 5 of 18 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago
Hop On Jop Off Tour

Used the bus to visit a number of attractions on the outskirts of the city. Good commentary and staff really helpful. As we visited at the start of the wet season the frequency wasn't too great (only one bus) but otherwise I would recommend it.

Thank Andy1pom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Excellent history and sites tour

I bought the 24hour excursion ticket which allowed me back on for a couple of hours the next day. That meant I got to revisit some things I didn't have time for the previous day. The commentary was excellent - it covered the history, the...More

2  Thank Rosaleigh2908
Matt O, Manager at Big Bus Darwin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your excellent review Rosaleigh, there is a lot to see and do around Darwin, if time permits, we recommend purchasing the 2 day ticket, then you can take your time and visit all the great sites and attractions. Kind regards

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Very good way to see Darwin

The drivers were very helpful with the best advice to get the most out of the day. So first we did most of the trip around Darwin before we stopped at Flying Doctor along with the Bombing of Darwin Interactive display. Then lunch at Cullens...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 18 September 2018
A great way to see Darwin

We were on a cruise so didn't have much time to spend in Darwin. The hop on hop off bus was the easiest way to see the city in such a short time.

Thank Lynne H
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile
Takes the strain in the year!

Buses are regular (about every 50 min) and tickets last for 24 hours after first purchase. The driver was really friendly and helpful and the commentary gave a really useful insight into Darwin. Upstairs is half shaded and half in the sun. In the morning...More

Thank Judy F
Matt O, Manager at Big Bus Darwin, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thanks for your review Judy F, we currently have a Bus every 35min in morning and 45min in afternoon. The Mindil Markets are still on, so we offer a free 5pm drop of to ticket holders. Kind regards,

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14 September 2018|
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Response from Linda G | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do with limited timetable.