City of Darwin Cruises

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Half Day or Less Nature and wildlife

City of Darwin Cruises provides luxury sunset and daytime eco-sailing cruises on Darwin Harbour. Their catamarans provide the perfect platform on Darwin Harbour for a truly relaxing experience with their twin hulls.

Enjoy tranquil sailing on Darwin Harbour, (Ecotourism Australia accredited wildlife experiences), using sailing catamarans specifically built for the tourism industry.

Their eco sailing cruises provide a relaxing and quiet harbour cruise, under sail, where crew will highlight information about the Northern Territory early maritime history, ecology, harbour shipwrecks, while on the lookout for wildlife, dolphins, dugong, turtles and birds.

Sunset dinner cruises with included drinks provides a perfect platform to relax under sail and watch the top end sunset.

Daytime and sunset cruises highlight Territory heritage points of interest from Cullen Bay to Stokes Hill Wharf such as: Doctors Gully wartime Catalina maintenance base, fuel tank locations, where Captain Stokes dropped anchor in 1866, the early Larrakeyah swim enclosure, where the 2 cables from the overland telegraph entered the water to link Australia with Europe and where the early Qantas flying boats landed and disembarked at Stokes Hill Wharf.

Facilities

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Disabled access available Ecotourism Certified (EA) Fishing Half Day or Less Nature and wildlife Sailing

Services

City of Darwin Cruises

$175

Unwind with a relaxing 3.5 hour sail around Darwin’s beautiful harbour. You’ll find out about Darwin’s history and unique marine ecology in a relaxing shaded setting. Enjoy a barbecue lunch, fruit platter and complimentary beverages. Keep an eye out for the dolphins that sometimes close and under the bow. You may also spot the elusive dugong, birds, sea snakes and turtles.

From $95 to $140

On board this sunset cruise, you’ll sail quietly around Darwin Harbour, with its mangrove lined waterways, home to a rich array of wildlife including crocodiles, marine mammals, native birds and fish.

Select from nibbles and wine or mid strength beer, or a BBQ meal with nibbles, satays, seafood and salads as the catamaran glides across the water. It is a great way to experience this vast harbour and Darwin’s tropical sunsets.

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