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Darwin: WWII Reflections

Product ID: 322663
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Embark on a 2-hour walking tour of Darwin and gain insight into one of the city's most historically important days - the bombing of Darwin City in 1942. Your knowledgeable guide will take you on a tour that is just as much informative as it is reflective.
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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  • Relive the day the Japanese attacked mainland Australia for the first time
  • Receive well researched commentary from guides who have a passion for WWII history
  • Ask your friendly guide questions about the event
Full description
The day is Thursday the 19th of February, 1942. World War II has reached mainland Australia, and as a result, the Northern City of Darwin is bombed. 

Move forward to present day Darwin, where you can embark on a tour that will allow you to relive that fateful and mournful day. Your friendly and informative guide will take you back to that WWII era on a 2-hour walk through the historic quarter of the city. Listen as your guide shares stories of that fateful day whilst you meander past the historic buildings of the time which have been re-built to provide lasting memories of life in the North during the War.

This tour departs on a Thursday only, in memory of that fateful day in 1942.
  • Spoken commentary with the ability to ask questions
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks

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Your guide will be wearing a bright orange shirt for ease of identification.

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
Know before you go
• This tour requires a minimum of 2 paying guests to operate; the group size is 12
• A level of fitness is required on this tour as there are not many places where you can stop, sit and rest

From US$ 36.08 per person

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Product ID: 322663