Battlefield Tours

YOUR TOUR INCLUDES:


Day 1, 17 February (Arrive Darwin)

Welcome to this very special anniversary tour. This evening the group will come together for a welcome dinner at our Darwin hotel. (D)


Day 2, 18 February (Darwin)

Today we will tour some of the key historic sites of Darwin including Stokes Hill, Fort Hill Wharf, World War II oil storage tunnels, Christchurch Cathedral, Government House and Parliament House. A sunset cruise will be enjoyed in the evening, after which we will have free time for dinner. (B)


Day 3, 19 February (70th Anniversary)

Today we join the township of Darwin for the service and commemorations of the anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin. Details for the day to be advised once confirmed. (B)


Day 4, 20 February (Darwin)

Today we will see more of Darwin's historic sites including the East Point Military Museum, situated in the East Point Nature Reserve. The grounds of the museum feautre a coastal battery, observation towers, bunkers and gun positions dating back from the time of the war. We will then head to the Australian Aviation Heritage Centre on the outskirts of the city along the Stuart Highway. In the evening we will return to Darwin where our evening is free. (B)


Day 5, 21 February (Darwin surrounds)

Today we will venture further afield to explore the historic sites that surround Darwin. These include the region's WW2 airfields (specific visits will be subject to road conditions), Snake Creek Explosives Storage Dump and Adelaide River Cemetery. We will also have free time for lunch at the Adelaide River Hotel. In the evening we will return to Darwin where we will enjoy a farewell dinner. (B, D)


Day 6, 22 February (Depart Darwin)

Our battlefield tour ends this morning after breakfast. (B)


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It was a great trip, we had an amazing group on the tour and Mat, Richard and Kristof really did a fantastic job. A great 'taster' for going back to the area - which we will!"
- Kim Hudson
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