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Big Bus Tours

Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 416 140 903
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Darwin Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
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Darwin Shore Excursion: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
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  • Average7%
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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+61 416 140 903
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This service is reasonably priced and very informative. We travelled the whole day from Mindil beach right around - art gallery, wharf for lunch, then the military museum before going back to Mindil beach for the markets( thurs and Sunday) Great day with very helpful...More

Thank jennifer G
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We got if the ship and waited at the port in a huge que. Bus came and said sorry we are full one will be here In 29 mins. 40 mins later one came we couldn't buy a ticket on the bus as he said...More

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I travelled over Easter and the reviews on this page don't reflect my experience. The bus was quite old and noisy. The bench seats downstairs faced inwards, not much good for sightseeing, but I was forced down there because there was a screaming child on...More

1  Thank AngelaD17
Matt O, Public Relations Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Hi AngelaD17, In response to your review, it's unfortunate you had to sit downstairs due to a screaming child, upstairs is much better, we have just changed over to our dry season (peak season) timetable a week ago, we now have a bus every 35mins...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

When you want to sightsee in Darwin first try their double deck hop on/hop off bus. Price is very reasonable and you can stay on it all day long if you want. Easy way to get a general idea of the city before getting specific...More

Thank Edmundo_de_ABQ
Matt O, Public Relations Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thanks for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your experience.

Reviewed 28 March 2017

We took the longer route (1-1/2 hours). The Hop On Hop Off showed us everything we wanted to see from the bus, and got us oriented as to where we wanted to return. The commentary was excellent (and funny) and our driver was very friendly...More

Thank William P
Matt O, Public Relations Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thanks for your review, glad you had a great experience, we take a lot of pride in our commentary. Kind regards

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Take a trip on The Darwin Explorer to get a great overview of Darwin city especially with the hop on hop off facility, excellent commentary plus great friendly service from the driver. The route covers most of the major attractions, prices are more than reasonable....More

Thank Peter B
Matt O, Public Relations Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thanks for your review and continued support, it's always great to have returned customers. Kind regards

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Booked a day on the bus recently, comentary very good, driver very helpful with instructons on timetable when we stopped of @ various attractions. Only downside was when we got caught in a storm at the War Museum & had to run across carpark when...More

Thank Neville2148
Matt O, Public Relations Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thanks for your review, the wet season is finally over. Kind regards

Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great way to explore Darwin , if you are short of time. Not only do you learn so interesting facts while travelling through the city itself, it also stops at some great places where you can jump on and off as you...More

Thank sharkiegirl
Matt O, General Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thanks for your kind review and support. Cheers

Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely morning touring darwin with my little guy! Remembered just how beautiful our town is and how lucky we are to live here. Great route and super friendly driver.

Thank SteppinOut81
Matt O, General Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thanks for you kind review, it's great to receive some local support. Cheers

Reviewed 21 December 2016

Temperature was around 32-33oC. Too hot to walk. So we stayed on the bus. It takes 90 minutes to make the grand tour. Darwin is a beautiful city: parks, a lot of vegetation, vast ecological areas, etc... But really too hot to descent. Nice tour...More

Thank B265
Matt O, Public Relations Manager at Big Bus Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Thank you for your review, it can get abit harm up here in the tropics during the wet season, thankfully we have canopy cover over the tops of our buses. Cheers

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Deborah S
8 September 2015|
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Response from Matt O | Property representative |
Hi Deborah S, You can purchase a ticket from our website Get a print out of the ticket and give it to the driver at stop 10 which is right out the front of the cruise ship terminal, or you can walk into town via the... More
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