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Our most recommended Northern Territory Walking tours

Darwin: Small Group 2-Hour Heritage Walk

1. Darwin: Small Group 2-Hour Heritage Walk

Departing from the meeting point in Raintree Park, begin the 2-hour guided tour as you walk the paths of pioneers. Your guide will cheerfully share their passion for the town they call home as they share its history including World War II bombings, Cyclone Tracy, and toady's multicultural atmosphere.  Discover many of the remaining buildings such as the old courthouse and police station, Brown's Mart theater, and the Palmerston Town Hall ruins, all of which have been painstakingly reconstructed. View Government House, Parliament House, and the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory on a journey through the streets of this modern tropical city.  There are many hidden treasures to see on foot and plenty of opportunities to capture photographs of the public artworks, architecture, historic buildings, tropical plants, and wildlife.

Darwin: WWII Reflections

2. Darwin: WWII Reflections

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.

Katherine: Authentic Outback Show and Live Music

3. Katherine: Authentic Outback Show and Live Music

Celebrates the Northern Territory’s unique farming history and culture through real horse-starting and working dog demonstrations, live music, and storytelling. Enjoy elevated seating under the shade of an indoor arena while you watch as the young horses and cattle dogs are trained for working life. The team explain the psychology behind the training process, highlighting a relationship built on trust. Pat and feed the station animals including the horses, dogs, buffalo, cattle and goats. Hear stories from the team’s experiences of living and working on the land, along with some of Tom’s original award-winning songs.

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4.5 / 5

based on 235 reviews

John we excellent and very informative on our walking tour. Would highly recommend this walking tour to all who are interested in Australian history during WWll. Easy pace and most enjoyable. Ian & Suzanne

John was very good, friendly and went out of his way to show everything and explained everything nicely. Thanks John aswe did 2 tours with him. Highly recommend. Joe & Richard

Guide was very friendly and chatty. Knew his stuff when it came to history of Darwin. Well worth doing if you are new to visiting Darwin.

John was very knowledgeable about the bombing and set the scene as to why Darwin was important.

Very comfortable and informative tour. Highly recommend