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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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    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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    This is an excellent introduction to Darwin, even for someone who's lived here for nearly a year. We didn't walk very far (a few blocks), but so much information & so many sites were packed in over the two hours. Our very knowledgable & entertaining guide, John, knows Darwin &
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    Response from walkdarwin, Owner at Darwin Heritage Walk
    Responded 8 Sep 2019
    Thank you for taking time out of your vacation to share your feedback. We would have to agree that there are many hidden sites in the city and we know John enjoys sharing as many as possible. Great to hear you had a fun time. Thanks for the recomendation.
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    If you're interested in history, this is a great introduction to Darwin. Our guide, John, is the subject matter expert-he really brought the topic to life. I only wish I'd taken his tour the first day of our stay in Darwin and that we'd stayed longer. There's lots to do and 3
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