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Big Bus Darwin: Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Mon, Wed, Thur and Sat

  • Duration

    1 or 2 days (as per the option selected)

  • Start time

    Hop-on-Hop-off : 9am to 3pm, every 60 to 90 minutes

    RFDS Facility: 9:30am - 5pm daily.

    Crocosaurus Cove: 9am - 6pm daily.

    Timings are subject to change. Please check the official website before visiting.

  • Meeting Point
    You can board the bus at any of the route's stops. The favored stops are Tourist Information Centre (stop 1), Crocosaurus Cove, Botanical Garden, and Stokes Hill Wharf. The first stop is the Tourist Information Center (red ticket stand on the southern side of the mall)
  • Ending Point

    You may get off at any of the designated stops.

Key Highlights

  • Discover Darwin on a fun and flexible hop-on, hop-off bus tour!
  • Enjoy top-deck views from open-top buses and easy access to city's best attractions
  • Explore extensively and save on precious time with buses arriving at frequent intervals
  • Learn interesting facts about Darwin with the entertaining digital commentary onboard in English
  • Visit top attractions by hopping off at 12 well-placed stops
  • Upgrade to Deluxe and visit Crocosaurus Cove and the RFDS Facility
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!


It’s time to explore the adventure, wildlife, and indigenous culture of the capital city of the Northern Territory of Australia with the Big Bus Darwin Hop-on, Hop-off ticket. Discover the most famous landmarks of this small and peaceful cosmopolitan and get top-deck views while traveling on an open-top bus.

Enjoy this sightseeing excursion at your own pace as you hop off at any of the 12 designated stops as many times and for as long as you want, and hop back on to continue to the next attraction. Cruise through the city while learning about Darwin's interesting history from the pre-recorded digital commentary, broadcast in English via speakers during your bus tour.


  • Botanic Gardens
  • Mindil Beach Sunset Markets
  • Crocosaurus Cove
  • Military Museum
  • Doctor’s Gully
  • Fort Hill Wharf (Cruise Ship Terminal)
  • Stokes Hill Wharf
  • Waterfront Precinct

Choose from the following ticket options:

Classic ticket: 1-day ticket

Premium ticket: 2-day ticket

Deluxe ticket: 2-day ticket

  • 2-day ticket
  • Crocosaurus Cove ticket
  • RFDS Facility ticket

Crocosaurus Cove: See some of Australia’s most amazing creatures, including the famous saltwater crocodile. Crocosaurs Cove is an absolute must-do that combines the world’s largest display of Australian reptiles with a variety of thrilling croc experiences – dare to swim with the crocs in Australia's only crocodile cage dive activity, feed the crocs, hold a baby croc or watch a big croc feeding show.

RFDS Tourist Facility: Visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service Tourist Facility on Stokes Hill Wharf and explore this museum-style attraction. Immerse yourself in the exciting history of aeromedical operations in Australia's Northern Territory and browse a variety of digital interactive exhibits.


  • 1 or 2-day hop-on, hop-off bus ticket (as per option chosen)
  • Pre-recorded commentary in English
  • Crocosaurus Cove ticket (with Deluxe)
  • RFDS Facility ticket (with Deluxe)


  • Entrances, unless specified

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Please note

Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Wheelchair accessibility: Yes

The updated map will be available on the bus.

Schedule for main stops -

The Darwin Military Museum (stop 8) : 10 am - 4 pm, open daily

Museum and Art Gallery of NT : 10 am - 4 pm, open daily

WWII Oil Storage Tunnels : 9 am - 1 pm, closed 7-25th Dec

SealLink 45min Harbour Cruise : Departs from stops 4 at 11.55 am

Customer Reviews

  • Jason Langford

    easy to book on-line ans simple

  • Sharise Watson

    Email came quickly and help was available when I called b


    Excellent service, everything went like clockwork.


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