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Address: Shop 7, Port Arcade | Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8942 3131
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Darwin Harbour Cruises have two luxuriously restored vessels, the “Charles...

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 lovingly restored and now offers a range of harbour cruises and all the facilities of a floating restaurant. The delicious meals are prepared on board by the top quality staff and only the freshest Australian Seafood and local products are used. The “Tumlaren” is a 20-metre schooner that has also been restored to immaculate condition. The “Tastes of the Territory” Sunset Cruise includes complimentary sparkling wine at Sunset and delicious light Territorian style tasting platters. Our experienced crew share interesting and informative commentary on the sites and rich history of Darwin Harbour, Cyclone Tracey and WWII. Both vessels are available for private charter.

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No air-conditioner 😕 Oysters and prawns are very good The sunset view is beautiful I'll aboard cruise in the future

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4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Darwin, Australia

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Darwin, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent! Would highly recommend. Great staff and facilities. Fun night had by all. Cold beer happy days.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So overall the cruise was ok. The vessel (Charles Darwin) was set out well and the crew were good. The let down was the food, buffet style 2 courses which was not good value for money. We also had to purchase our own alcohol. Would have also been nice to have some music. Not realistically priced.

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Darwin, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

No air-conditioner 😕 Oysters and prawns are very good The sunset view is beautiful I'll aboard cruise in the future

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Katherine, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic night we all had..we were on the Sunset Buffet Cruise for our work Christmas party, from the moment we boarded until the end of the cruise, was thouroughly enjoyable, the food was delicious, the Staff friendly & the Cruise so relaxing, I just wish we could've stayed on the boat longer!Highly recommend this cruise, it's definitely a... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently our Year 12 students chose the "Charles Darwin" for their Harbour Cruise Formal. The whole event from the planning stage to conducting the evening was very enjoyable and made easy by the professional manner in which the Darwin Harbour Cruises staff conducted themselves. Excellent service and attention to detail. Staff and students thoroughly enjoyed themselves and had a great... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cruise took in all the sights of Darwin from a Harbour perspective. A great sunset coupled with insightful commentary. Then a delightful buffet dinner.

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Michael B, We are so glad you enjoyed your Sunset Cruise aboard the Charles Darwin, it certainly is a great way to view our tropical city! The Dinner option is also a great way to taste some local seafood and mangoes. Thank you for taking the time yo write a review on tripadvisor we really appreciate the feedback! Cheers,... More 

Kingscote, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a amazing day off chilling with sunset cruise. Atmosphere is sharp, clean and neat; dinner was fresh and delicious in the middle of the ocean. What else should I ask for. Thanks crews for the great and fun relaxing time.

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Thank Canasder
Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this review

Good Morning Canasder, What a great way to spend your day off! The Charles Darwin Dinner Cruise option is a great way to chill out and be looked after. I will pass your comments on to our hardworking crew, they LOVE their job. Thanks for making the effort to write a review, it makes all the difference. Cheers, Rachel More 

Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Extraordinary best view to enjoy sunset while having dinner on cruise ship. Staff were marvellous and friendly service. Thank you to Hannah who did a good prompt replying my enquiry for cruising. Absolutely recommended to anyone.

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this review

Hi Antoine260315, We are so glad you enjoyed the cruise. We pride ourselves on our amazing team who truly care about our guests having a good time, especially Hannah! Thanks also for the future recommendations and for taking the time to write such a lovely review, it means a lot to us. Cheers, Rachel More 

Gladstone, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting commentary. Would have liked more indoor commentary over PA during meal. Vegetarian choice didn't really compare fairly price-wise with non-vegetarian.

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this review

Good Morning SharonRidgeway, Thanks for taking to time to write a review and for your comments. The commentary is a tricky one as we have many guests who come along just for the Sunset views and the delicious meal and not want to be disturbed. I will certainly look into a better way we can do this. We look forward... More 

Cairns Region, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended by a travel agent friend that the first thing to do in Darwin was to go on the Darwin Harbour sunset dinner cruise. It was the best advice. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Great staff, delicious food and excellent commentary watching the sunset on the upper deck. Gave us a good insight in to Darwin's history.

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Rachel B, General Manager at Darwin Harbour Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Pestockman, What a clever travel agent friend you have! I agree, the Sunset Cruise is a great start to EVERY Darwin itinerary. It is relaxing and so very Darwin, beer in one hand, best Sunsets in the world and great commentary. So glad you enjoyed the cruise. Thank you also for taking the time to write a lovely review... More 

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