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Address: Pier Point Road | Bay 21, Cairns Harbour, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 403 542 230
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08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Tour and explore Darwin by land and sea in our unique amphibious vehicle....

Tour and explore Darwin by land and sea in our unique amphibious vehicle. Cruise by road through the city, then experience the excitment of the big Splash as we plunge into Darwin Harbour. Tours available daily, running from 75 mins through to 4.5 hours.

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Ride the duck!

We rode the duck on its tour through the city then into the water. My son really enjoyed it but as a non water lover I was not so keen! Tour guide and driver were friendly and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 September 2015
Justine E
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Perth, Australia
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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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481 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

We had a good time on this trip and particularly liked the sea part where my husband took over the steering for a while! On board is a saltie skull so you can see how big they are! I guess if you are lucky you might see wildlife - we didn't, but we were happy just to be on the... More 

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Thank Christine R
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Staff were friendly. Affordable short that gives you a little taste around Darwin and in the Harbour. Nothing spectacular and no real highlights.

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Thank Kristal K
Perth, Australia
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85 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

We rode the duck on its tour through the city then into the water. My son really enjoyed it but as a non water lover I was not so keen! Tour guide and driver were friendly and informative. A fun and slightly quirky thing to do!

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Thank Justine E
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Quick and informative tour of the city and then into water for a tour for a trip around the harbor. Informative commentary without being overpowered in high speed facts. Very enjoyable. A high point of our trip to darwin

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Perth, Australia
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

Really enjoyed this quirky tour in an amphibious vehicle. Our driver and guide were great and very friendly and helpful. The ride through Darwin was interesting but be prepared for a slow drive. Once we hit the water we were off and cruising and this vehicle is amazing. It was good to view Darwin from the bay. Well worth the... More 

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Thank Sistasx2
Melbourne, Australia
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90 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

We went on the 2 hour one around the city. Nothing special it went down to the museum where there is a ramp into the water around that bay back to the museum then back to town. The commentary was quite informative about the crocodiles. I expected to go around near the wharf area. It does go very slow on... More 

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Thank Aussiefamily2012
Launceston, Australia
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97 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Every time we have friends up from South we go on this tour. The tour guide and driver are great for information and our children loved driving the boat. My elderly mum and dad thoroughly enjoyed themselves too.

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Thank scubadogz
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633 reviews
291 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 791 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Myself and a friend booked the 2 hour 'Sunset Cruise' in early August. We booked & paid via a booking agent (Darwin Tours) on Mitchell Street. AUS$55 per adult. We arrived at 4:50pm for a 5pm start and the duck was already over half-full so arrive early if you want to sit together! The start/finish point was on Smith Street... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

I did this tour with my 2 young children (3.5yrs & 1.5years) and my mum with mobility issues. It was perfect for all of us! The trip was short enough to keep the kids entertained yet have a good little snapshot of the city. The novelty of the open air bus & of course the boat trip was great to... More 

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Bendigo, Australia
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Toured Darwin on the restored army duck. Great fun then followed by a drive into the harbour and a tour around harbour for about 40 minutes. Best bit my partner got to drive the duck around the harbour. He enjoyed that experience immensely

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