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Darwin Harbour Cruises

Shop 7, Port Arcade | Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“dinner cruise” (34 reviews)
“top deck” (29 reviews)
“lovely cruise” (9 reviews)
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Shop 7, Port Arcade | Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
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"dinner cruise"
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"top deck"
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"buffet meal"
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"seafood"
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"beautiful sunset"
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"lovely evening"
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"spend an evening"
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"plenty of food"
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"watching the sunset"
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"visiting darwin"
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Reviewed yesterday

Fabulous cruise, great commentary, and all staff were enthusatic and helpful. Food was scrumptious and plentiful. Great time of year to go as cruise was moderately supported, so plenty of room to enjoy the Sunset.

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Reviewed yesterday

staff very friendly and informative top food did not go hungry drinks priced good and was very pleasant to cruise the harbour at dusk to see beautiful sunset

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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent well run buffet cruise. A ‘must do’ when in Darwin. Definitely will do again when we visit.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Food good and plenty of it,good variety,crew helpful and informative. Big boat ,plenty of room to move about.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was lovely cruising around the Darwin Harbour on the sunset Buffett dinner cruise. Boat was clean and the seafood was nice and fresh. Staff were friendly and knowledgeable. Would definitely do it again.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Pay more for the buffet- and get sat inside with poor views. Pay less and you get sat upstairs on deck with a great view and commentary. Buffet was dissapointing. Staff were lovely.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Darwin Harbour Cruises run an enjoyable and peaceful experience on the calm Darwin water with amazing sunsets there's no better way to spend an evening.More

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

Good Morning Sales Palmerston, I am so glad you enjoyed your cruise, it is certainly a very peaceful and relaxing way to spend a couple of hours. Thanks also for taking the time write a lovely Trip Advisor review we really appreciate it. Please join...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were visiting Australia from Canada and wanted to see and experience as much of the country as possible in a one month period. One of the things we booked was the Darwin (dinner) Harbour Cruise. We had a wonderful time, met great people while...More

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

Good Morning, Firstly thank you for travelling all the way from Canada to visit Darwin! We love to have guests from far and wide. Yes, the Dinner Cruise aboard the Charles Darwin is not only a delicious dining option but a great opportunity to learn...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was great, the service excellent, the people on board were lovely and friendly, the views amazing. The dining area was also very spacious. We had a superb evening. Highly recommend to anyone thinking of doing it. ThankyouMore

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

Good Morning FosterPLCR, Thanks so much for joining us aboard the Charles Darwin Sunset Dinner Cruise, we are thrilled you enjoyed your cruise. We too believe it is a great way to spend a couple of hours on the water admiring our amazing Sunsets! Thanks...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great friendly service from all the staff, and the food was very good. Overall a great night and well worth it.

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

Hi Peter, Thanks for joining us for a cruise with Darwin Harbour Cruises, we are so glad you had a great night. We also appreciate you sharing your experience with TripAdvisor! Please cruise again when you are next in Darwin. Kind regards, Rachel

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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
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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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