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Darwin Harbour Cruises

Shop 7, Port Arcade | Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
+61 8 8942 3131
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Darwin Harbour Sunset Cruise Aboard the 'Charles Darwin' with Optional Buffet...
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US$111.49*
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Darwin Harbour Cruises have two luxuriously restored vessels, the “Charles Darwin” and the “Tumlaren”. We offer a wide range of harbour cruises to suit all budgets and tastes. The “Charles Darwin” is a 25-metre tri-level Catamaran, she has been lovingly restored and now offers a range of harbour cruises and all the facilities of a floating restaurant. The delicious meals are prepared on board by the top quality staff and only the freshest Australian Seafood and local products are used. The “Tumlaren” is a 20-metre schooner that has also been restored to immaculate condition. The “Tastes of the Territory” Sunset Cruise includes complimentary sparkling wine at Sunset and delicious light Territorian style tasting platters. Our experienced crew share interesting and informative commentary on the sites and rich history of Darwin Harbour, Cyclone Tracey and WWII. Both vessels are available for private charter.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“dinner cruise” (44 reviews)
“top deck” (31 reviews)
“prawns” (43 reviews)
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Shop 7, Port Arcade | Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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+61 8 8942 3131
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The cruise was great dinner was ordinary but we had plenty to eat dessert needs a lift. Commentary was very hard to hear. Overall sunset on the harbour was absolutely beautiful to watch. Cheaper to catch a cab than to use the shuttle bus was...More

Thank christaylorbird
Reviewed 5 days ago

Really enjoyed this trip, the views were stunning and the boat was comfortable and clean. Great value for moneyMore

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good Morning, Thanks for joining us on a Sunset Cruise aboard the 'Charles Darwin', we are so glad who enjoyed yourself. Thanks also for taking the time to write such a great review. We hope to see you again next time you are in Darwin....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience. Collected by shuttle bus from our hotel(small fee). We chose the dinner cruise sunset with full commentary on top deck then dinner. Beautifully set up and food amazing. Oysters,prawns,marinated baby octopus followed by various meats, veg,salad and good choice of dessert....More

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Thank Heather E
Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Heather, We are so glad you enjoyed the Sunset Dinner Cruise aboard the 'Charles Darwin', we think a fabulous way to enjoy your Birthday when in Darwin! Thanks also for taking the time to write such a lovely TripAdvisor review, we really appreciate...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic night the food was yummy and the atmosphere was amazing thanks for a great night. The crew was on the ball and had great conversations. The Sun set was beautiful to watch. Over all we had a magic night.😉More

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Thank Sofia K
Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sofia K, Thanks for joining us aboard the Charles Darwin for the Sunset Dinner Cruise, we are thrilled you had such a great time. I will certainly pass on your kind words to our hardworking crew, they deserve the praise! Thanks also for taking...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable 🚢 , great comentry and information on Darwin. Beautiful scenery and friendly staff. The seafood buffet was extremely enjoyable and tasty 😋. Overall we couldn’t have had a better evening 👍👍

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food good company pleasant evening not recommended for children - great staff beautiful sunset and calm seas

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning, Thanks for the great TripAdvisor review, we really appreciate the time taken! Thanks as well for joining us on the beautiful 'Charles Darwin', we hope you can join us again soon. Kind regards, Rachel

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was great - good selection of drinks and food. Only problem was we could barely hear the tour guide - an English bloke, did a great introduction at the beginning but then the tour began and we couldn't hear him anymore!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent evening -we selected the platter option and sat on top deck -just lovely. Nice wine great food. Informative humorous commentary .More

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning Sharon, Thanks for joining us for a Sunset Cruise aboard the Charles Darwin, we are so glad you enjoyed your experience. This cruise option is great for those not keen on Buffet style dinners! Thanks also for taking the time to write such...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cruise and boat were ok. We were taken around harbour saw sunset and took some photos. Meal could have been a bit better for the price we paid, wasn't much to choose from and no tea or coffee was offered after the meal.More

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Thank Diane M B
Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Diane, Thanks for joining us for a dinner cruise and thanks for the feedback. We serve a selection of fresh Australian Prawns, Oysters, Octopus, a wide selection of salads, Local Mango Chicken, Local reef fish and a seared rare beef. This is followed by...More

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Garry H
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Response from CBSteve | Reviewed this property |
The bigger boat (The C Darwin) has 3 decks with the top deck the best as it's open air witha shade for sun (and light showers) Just give them a call and ask your qiestions, they seemed the most professional operators of the... More
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John H
2 February 2016|
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Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I were in Darwin end of October and decided to do the harbour cruise dinner. The cruise was relaxed and the guide very interesting and informative. The food was good with quite a selection. Drinks were extra but... More
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