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Ultimate WWII Tour and Attractions Pass

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Inclusions

  • Sea Darwin Bombing of Darwin Cruise
  • Royal Flying Doctors Service Darwin Tourist Facility Entry
  • Darwin Military Museum Entry
  • Darwin Aviation Museum Entry
  • WWII Oil Storage Tunnels Entry

Highlights

  • Bombing of Darwin Cruise
  • Royal Flying Doctors Service
  • Darwin Military Museum
  • Darwin Aviation Museum
  • WWII Oil Storage Tunnels

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Ultimate WWII Tour and Attractions Pass

We will remember them!
Darwin is full of history - and some forget that the action was brought right to our front doorstep. For the 80th Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin, take a walk in our soldiers shoes and visit some of our iconic locations and museums showcasing a tragic time in Australian History. This Ultimate Attraction Pass gives you access to 4 of the Top End's educational facilities plus a spot on the only Bombing of Darwin Cruise with Sea Darwin.

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Take to the Sea

BOMBING OF DARWIN CRUISE:
The cruise departs Stokes Hill Wharf at 11am and covers the historic Stokes Hill and Fort Hill wharf areas, the Pearling Luggers, the wreck sites of the SS Neptuna and USS Peary, the old flying boat base at Doctors Gully, HMAS Coonawarra and the Emery Point gun emplacement before arriving at Cullen Bay at noon. Your Sea Darwin vessel is equipped with state of the art digital technology to allow you to view the remnants of the wreck of the USS Peary on the seafloor. At the culmination of this Bombing of Darwin cruise, you can choose to disembark at Cullen Bay or stay aboard for a fast boat journey back to Stokes Hill Wharf arriving back around 12.15pm.

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Sea Darwin

Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800 Australia

Sea Darwin is a multi-award-winning cruise company offering a range of experiences on Darwin Harbour and the surrounding saltwater country. Cruises are conducted on a state of the art fast boat, that is equipped with sonar, hydrophone and digital display. The boat is fully licensed and loads over the bow for beach access enabling tours to remote locations.
Whether your interest is the environment, the history, the culture or you just want to get out on the water, Sea Darwin has an experience that will suit your time and budget.

Land based history experiences

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Royal Flying Doctor Service Darwin Tourist Facility

45 Stokes Hill Road Darwin NT 0800

Visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service Darwin Tourist Facility - Two Iconic Territory Stories in One Iconic Location. The Royal Flying Doctor Service, affectionately known throughout Australia as the RFDS. The Bombing of Darwin Harbour on 19th February 1942, brought destruction to the city of Darwin. See, experience & learn through the wonders of technology as this facility brings history to life

This exciting world-class facility features never seen before cutting edge technology – holograms, virtual reality and a projection window of the Japanese air attack on the harbour. Additionally, a decommissioned RFDS Pilatus PC 12 aircraft, completely aero medically equipped, will be accessible to the public as well as a life-sized replica Japanese Zero aircraft suspended from the ceiling.

OPENING HOURS
Monday to Sunday 9:30am - 4:00pm - Last Entry 3:00pm
Public Holidays 10am - 3pm - Last Entry 2.00pm
Closed Christmas Day & Good Friday

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Darwin Military Museum

253 Alec Fong Lim Drive, East Point NT 0820, Australia

Let us reveal the truth of the 64 Japanese raids that took place on Darwin over almost 2 years. Discover how these raids were kept a secret from the Australian population and have now been made public. Located at picturesque East Point Reserve, just 10 minutes drive from the city centre, this unique collection of artillery is housed in the original concrete bunker used by the army to plan the strategy for the wartime defence of Australia's northern shores.
Also includes a video showing dramatic footage of Darwin being bombed during WWII.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE NO EFTPOS FACILITIES AVAILABLE AT THE MUSEUM.

OPENING HOURS
Monday to Saturday 9:30am - 4:00pm
Sunday & Public Holidays 10am - 3pm
Closed Christmas Day, Good Friday, Boxing Day and New Years Day

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Darwin Aviation Museum

557 Stuart Hwy, Winnellie NT 0820

The Darwin Aviation Museum is one of the major aviation museums in Australia. The Centre has an impressive presentation of aircraft and displays depicting the Territory's involvement in aviation, both civil and military, from the early pioneers and record breakers through World War II and the jet age. The major display item is a massive B-52 bomber on permanent loan from the United States Air Force and is one of only two on public display in the world outside the USA.

OPENING HOURS
Monday to Sunday 9am - 5pm
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & Good Friday

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WWII Oil Storage Tunnels

Kitchener Drive, Wharf Precinct Darwin NT 0800

Unique Darwin tourist attraction featuring World War II history. The World War II Oil Storage Tunnels located on Kitchener Drive at the wharf were constructed during World War II by the Civil Construction Corps to protect the Darwin's oil supplies from the Japanese. Today the tunnels, an engineering feat in themselves, house a collection of photographs of Allied wartime activity in the Top End. This is an attraction with a difference.

OPENING HOURS
Monday to Sunday: 9am - 1pm October to May

Terms & conditions

***Attraction Entry valid for 30 days - Sea Darwin Tour Date is set. You must travel on the the selected date

SEA DARWIN:
Customers will be entitled to a full refund or a reschedule of the ticket if the cruise is cancelled because of bad weather or any other reason. If a customer cancels a cruise a full refund will be available (less a $20 administration charge and relevant credit card or agent fees) unless it is within 48 hours where the ticket will be non-refundable.

Things to know:
Please arrive at the floating pontoon at Stokes Hill Wharf at least 10 minutes before your cruise starts. Our team of guides are chosen for their knowledge experience and skill. They all hold appropriate first aid certification and relevant qualifications. Drinking water is available at no cost on the boat. Please be mindful that all cruises are conducted within a tropical marine environment. Customers and their possessions may be exposed to sun sand and sea spray. Flat shoes or sandals are advised.

While every effort will be made to ensure your comfort and safety Sea Darwin PL will not be held responsible for any personal injury or any equipment or clothing lost or damaged.

ADMISSION TICKETS:
Customers may purchase a ticket and it will remain valid for 30 days from date of purchase.

TOURISM TOP END:
Cancellations after booking confirmation for non Territory Voucher bookings will attract a 12.5% administration fee.
TERRITORY VOUCHER PROMOTION: The Territory voucher is not refundable, transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash.
AMENDMENTS: An amendment fee of $25.00 will be charged per itinerary change.
CANCELLATIONS: Cancellation of bookings made using the Territory Tourism Voucher will incur a 10% administration fee calculated on the total booking cost. Operator cancellation fees are in addition to Tourism Top End's cancellation fee.
INSURANCE: Customers may wish to consider purchasing appropriate travel insurance to cover cancellation and amendment fees.
CREDIT CARD FEES: Credit card fees are not refundable.
REFUNDS: If you are entitled to a refund, it will be processed as quickly as possible. This is generally within 14 days, however, in some circumstances, it may take longer.

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