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Small-Group Tour: Highlights of Darwin Bike Tour

Highlights
  • Guided cycle around Darwin covers a lot of ground in a morning
  • The ride can be adjusted to suit your individual needs
  • Stops can be made whenever and wherever you want

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Small-Group Tour: Highlights of Darwin Bike Tour
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Overview

Get an overview of this small city without the risk of getting lost, on a small-group cycle tour. Your guide will take you past must-see sites like the Darwin Waterfront, Botanical Gardens, and more, while telling you about the city’s history. The intensity of the ride can be adjusted to suit your group’s needs, and there will be plenty of rest and photography stops, if you need them.

What to Expect
Meet up with your guide at 8:00 am to begin your biking adventure through Darwin. Darwin is mostly flat with some hills which will offer a fairly easy ride. The pace is set by the slowest rider to ensure no one is left behind. Expect to bike between 15-20km with frequent stops to see points of interest. You will have about 5 minutes at each stop to get a brief overview of each sight. Sights include:
  • Darwin Waterfront
  • Stokes Hill Wharf
  • World War II Oil Tunnels
  • World War II Memorials
  • Esplanade
  • Chinese Temple
  • Government House
  • Parliament House
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
  • Botanical Gardens

You may also request stops at particular sights that you'd like to see along the way. Take this opportunity to orient yourself with the city and determine which sites you'd like to visit afterward on your own. You will be provided a hybrid 21-speed Avanti Discovery bike equipped with a carrier or basket for your personal items. There will be a stop for coffee along the way (own expense) to boost your energy.

After 3.5 hours of biking, sightseeing, and discovery with your small group, your tour will conclude at approximately 11:30am with a return to the meeting point where you will be free to explore the sights more in-depth on your own.
Reviews (12)
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile
Highly Recommended!!

I really enjoyed my bike tour of Darwin. It was a great way to get familiar with this interesting city. Mark was a fantastic guide, very knowledgeable of Darwin and it’s history. Although it was a hot Darwin day, you don’t feel hot on the...More

Thank Mvr2301
A2351RZmarkk, Owner at Darwin Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

Hi Matt, Thank you for the review, I appreciate the feedback.

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Perfect way to see Darwin

The Darwin Bike Tour is an excellent way to see the city of Darwin. Mark is a fantastic guide and very knowledgeable about the history of Darwin. The bike riding is at a good pace with plenty of stops to hear about the local sites...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Sue S
A2351RZmarkk, Owner at Darwin Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Hi Sue, Thank you for your very kind review. I appreciate the feedback and I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Darwin. Kind regards, Mark

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Great bike tour experience in Darwin

I booked two bike tours with Mark and They were fantastic. Not only Mark is very accommodative, but also he brought us to area not many tourists will go and explained to us the local history (WWII and aviation history in Darwin). Great experience, highly...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Cheng Fun Edwar... C
A2351RZmarkk, Owner at Darwin Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Hi Edward, Thank you for taking the time to do a review. I'm glad you enjoyed the tour and I hope the rest of your time in Darwin and the Top End was also enjoyable. Kind regards, Mark

Reviewed 3 June 2018
A great way to experience Darwin.

If possible do this tour with Mark on your first morning in Darwin. It will help you get the most out of the rest of your visit. Well organised. Great bikes. Easy cycling. Mark is a good communicator, very knowledgeable about the history and the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lindsay R
A2351RZmarkk, Owner at Darwin Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hi Lindsay, Thank you for the very kind review. I’m glad you enjoyed the tour and I hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in the Top End. Kind regards Mark Darwin Bike Tours

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Flexible & fun

Guide Mark started us off on the right footing with a visit to a hidden hole in the wall Italian cafe. Got better from there and Mark knows a thing or two about the local military history and cultural significance of different places you might...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Chris P
A2351RZmarkk, Owner at Darwin Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to do a review, I appreciate it. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Darwin

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