Darwin Harbour World War II Bomb Sites Cruise

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Australia

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Departing from Stokes Hill Wharf at 11am, this 1-hour Bombing of Darwin cruise takes in significant WWII sites on Darwin Harbour and modern day front-line activities. With real time commentary by a local guide, this cruise offers a maritime perspective on one of Australia's most significant war time events.
Commencing at 11am from Stokes Hill Wharf, this cruise covers significant war time sites and stories relating to Darwin Harbour. Starting with the historic Stokes Hill and Fort Hill wharf areas and the Pearling Luggers before moving on to the historic Esplanade area, the wreck sites of the SS Neptuna and USS Peary, the old flying boat base at Doctors Gully and HMAS Coonawarra before arriving at Cullen Bay. Your cruise is inclusive of real time commentary by a local guide. You can choose to either disembark at Cullen Bay at 12noon, or enjoy a fast boat ride back to Stokes Hill Wharf arriving around 12:15pm.

What’s included

  • Cruise
  • Local guide
  • Live onboard commentary

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Led by a local guide
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Small-group tour
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water