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Darwin Heritage Walk

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide under the John McDouall Stuart monument in Raintree Park. They will be wearing a bright orange shirt for easy identification.

    Your guide will cheerfully share their passion for the town they call home and will tell of the history of the World War II bombings and Cyclone Tracy. Discover many of the remaining buildings such as the Old Court House and Police Station, Browns Mart and the Old Palmerston Town Hall ruins, all of which have been painstakingly reconstructed. View Government House, Parliament House and the Northern Territory Supreme Court on our journey through the streets of this modern tropical city.

    There’s many hidden treasures to see on foot and plenty of opportunities to capture photographs of the indigenous sculptures, architecture, historic buildings, wildflowers and wildlife.

    Remember to bring the following:

    Camera, sunscreen, hat and drinking water. Good enclosed non-slip walking shoes are recommended. 

    We walk on pathways, gardens and cross a number of streets. Commentary is usually given in a shady location for everyone's comfort.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Raintree Park, under the John McDouall Stuart Statue
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Tour concludes on the corner of Knuckey Street and The Esplanade, Darwin
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    • Spoken commentary
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • 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
    • Wheelchair accessible for active wheelchair users
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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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 John. Highly recommend!
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    Response from WalkDarwin-N, Owner at Darwin Heritage Walk
    Responded 29 Oct 2019
    Wonderful! It has made my day reading that you enjoyed your time with John. Thank you so much for taking a moment to highly recommend Walk Darwin.
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    This was s very enjoyable and informative tour. Because of the heat, we started early in the morning, which was a good thing to do. Guide was knowledgeable and shared interesting and humorous anecdotes. Well paced. Plenty of opportunities for questions and dialogue. Probably the
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    Response from WalkDarwin-N, Owner at Darwin Heritage Walk
    Responded 29 Oct 2019
    Thank you for this amazing review, Marian S! Exploring with a local certainly has its advantages. The team at Walk Darwin work hard to meet the expectations of our guests, and we’re happy to hear we hit the mark for you. Thanks again for sharing your experience.
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    In an entertaining couple of hours John walked us around Darwin and gave us a good historical background of Darwin from John McDougall Stuart initial discovery, through the second world war bombing to today. We usually do this kind of walk when we travel overseas to get a
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    Excellent walk. Very pleasant guide John! Well researched, interesting and the time flew by. Highly recommendable.
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    Just spent an enjoyable 2 hours with John While he showed us a small sample of what Darwin has to offer. Started in the cool of the day finished around 10.30 so still plenty of time left in the day. John was fun and informative without being boring. He showed us a great
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