Darwin Heritage Walk

Explore the city with a local on this 2-hour walk and enjoy a local’s perspective whilst getting a sense of how the city of Darwin has developed to blend the past with today’s modern multicultural vibe. There are many hidden treasures to discover along the way.

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120 to 150 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Local guide
    • Spoken commentary
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Darwin, Darwin, Top End, Northern Territory

    The streets of Darwin CBD are home to many buildings that have connections to Darwin's past and many are still in use today. Stories of the past and the people who ensured Darwin became an important part of current day Northern Territory are aplenty. Public artworks dot the route.

    Stop At: Star Village 32 Smith St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800 Australia

    This former open-air cinema is one of the few original buildings from pre-Cyclone Tracy. Though it has been converted to a chic retail hub, your guide will point out its historic features and share with you its stories of old.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Brown's Mart Theatre, 12 Smith St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800 Australia

    This building has remained part of Darwin's social culture for over 100 years. Your guide will share a few of its stories as you peruse the exterior of this site.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The Old Town Hall, 13 Smith St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800 Australia

    Many of Darwin's pioneers have passed through this site. Now in ruins, the Old Palmerston Town Hall provides modern-day Darwin with a visible reminder of its past residents.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Administrator of the Northern Territory, 29 Esplanade, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia

    These beautifully restored buildings and their gardens encapsulate life from the early years of Darwin. Today, they are used as offices for The Administrator of the Northern Territory.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Parliament House, Mitchell St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800 Australia

    A grand building presiding over Darwin Harbour. Here, you'll learn more about the self-governing modern city of Darwin.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Bicentennial Park, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800 Australia

    Bicentennial Park, overlooking Darwin Harbour, provides residents and visitors with green space to enjoy leisure and recreation activities. There are many hidden treasures dotting the area, reminding us of early Darwin, WWII, life pre-Cyclone Tracy. You may even see local birdlife.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    John McDouall Stuart, Cnr The Mall &, Knuckey St, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Lyons Cottage, 74 Esplanade, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Bring camera, sunscreen, hat and drinking water
    • Good enclosed non-slip walking shoes are recommended.
    • A minimum of 2 people per tour is required for the tour to operate
    • Wheelchair accessible for active wheelchair users
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Face masks are not required in Australia therefore guests are asked to cover a cough or sneeze with a bent elbow or tissue and then dispose of the tissue and take hand hygiene measures. Group size has been reduced. All guides are using the Australian Government Department of Health COVID Safe app.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Walk Darwin

Activity ID: V-53039P1

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