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“dinner cruise”(33 reviews)
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“prawns”(31 reviews)
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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...more
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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 yesterday

We booked the dinner cruise on the Charles Darwin, it was towards the end of the season so the boat was not very busy. Food was excellent and plenty of it. Staff were very helpful, my wife was't feeling too well to start with and...More

Thank Andy1pom
Reviewed yesterday

Very pleasant friendly staff with concise & precise directions on how to get to the dock once the option to opt for transport from ome’s Hotel was declined! Took transport back & from all staff there was nothing made to seem troublesome! The Cruiser was...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Positive: - Boat, views, multiple levels, drink selectionsNegative: - 3hrs ( about 1 hr too long if you ask me )- No drinks packages available - First 30-40 minits of commentary is unnecessary and interrupts your conversation with friends/ family. - No table service on...More

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Thank Grant502
Reviewed 4 days ago

Once we boarded and could go up to our booked seat on the top deck, we had to walk around and try to find our name on the tables that the booking was under. 4 of us walked around and couldn't find it, this was...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's very good to see the land from Harbour side. Enjoy with the Darwin city view from the cruise and Relax with delicious foods plus couple drinks.

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Thank YenN300
Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi YenN300, Thanks for joining us on a Sunset Dinner Cruise, we are so glad you enjoyed the experience. Thanks for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate it. Hopefully we will see you next time you are in Darwin. Cheers, Rachel

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic relaxing cruise beautiful sunset and the dolphins jumping past was a added bonus food was fantastic by Alex highly recommendMore

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

Hi There, Thanks for joining us on the Charles Darwin Dinner Cruise, yes Alex's food is amazing! We are very lucky to have a world class chef on our cruises! We really appreciate the great TripAdvisor review. Hope fully you will cruise with us again....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I did the 2.5 hour sunset tour with buffet. The commentary was informative and funny. The sunset was spectacular and the food was great.More

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Thank Natalie F
Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Natalie F, Thanks for joining us on a Sunset Dinner Cruise, we are so glad you enjoyed the experience. The food is always fresh and delicious, thanks to our excellent galley crew and the commentary pretty entertaining, thanks to our guide! I will pass...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the commentary by Paul to be extremely interesting. The food and the company were great. Tennille in the office looked after us really well prior to the cruise.More

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Thank leonryan2511
Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good Morning, Thanks for joining us on the Charles Darwin Sunset Cruise. Paul has been with Darwin Harbour Cruises for over 10 years! He is an asset to our cruises and certainly knows his stuff! Tennille is our newest team member and we love her...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband, two teenage boys and myself went on the cruise and it was amazing. Great vibe, we learned a lot about Darwin's history and we relaxed. Spectacular sunset. Food and drinks were good.

Thank ChanelleS56
Reviewed 1 week ago

The highlight of the cruise was the amusing commentary for the first hour. The food was very ordinary and not good value for the money.More

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

Hi Sue, Thanks for joining us on a Sunset Cruise. We are really sorry you did not enjoy the food. Could you please contact our sales office and let us know which cruise option you chose? We would like to get to the bottom of...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
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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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