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

$ 29.31 / AED 107.58 per person


  • Discover Darwin on a fun and flexible hop-on, hop-off bus tour!
  • Hop on and off at attractions of your choice and customize your own sightseeing itinerary
  • Enjoy top-deck views from open-top buses and easy access to city's best attractions
  • Plan your own itinerary with 12 convenient stops, hop-on and off as often as you wish
  • Explore extensively and save on precious time with buses arriving at frequent intervals
  • Travel on two different routes, starting early in the day and extending till late afternoon
  • Learn interesting facts about Darwin from the entertaining audio commentary on the bus

Activity Schedule

The bus departure timings from the two routes are as follows: Red Route (Morning tour):Buses depart from 9:00am - 11:55am; every 35 minutes. The entire loop takes 70 minutes.
Purple Tour(Afternoon tour): Buses depart from 12:30pm - 4:15pm; every 45 minutes. The entire loop takes 90 minutes.


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 travelling on an audio-guided open-top bus.

Enjoy this sightseeing excursion at your own pace as you hop off at any of the 12 stops as many times and for as long as you want, and hop back on to continue to the next attraction. Discover the blossoming Botanic Gardens, taste the local food at the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets, gape at crocodiles at Crocosaurus Cove and learn the fascinating local history at the Military Museum.

Choose from a 1-day Classic and 2-day Premium ticket with 2 interconnected routes covering the popular attractions of Darwin.

Download the tour route map

Hop on the bus at any of the designated stops to start your Big Bus Darwin hop-on, hop-off tour. Choose the Darwin Classic ticket category to discover the city in a day or extend your tour for another day with the Premium ticket, valid for 2 days.

Both the Classic and Premium ticket options follow two interconnected routes: the Red route (Morning Tour) and the Purple route (Afternoon Tour). The Red route runs till midday covering the sights from the city to Ross Smith Ave, and is then succeeded by the Afternoon tour that extends till the East Point Military Museum with incredible views of the Timor Sea. Some of the most famous attractions of Darwin that will be covered in this tour are:

Crocosaurus Cove
Doctor’s Gully, Aquascene Fish Feeding
Cullen Bay Apartments, Myilly Point Heritage Precinct
Casino, Mindil Markets, Botanical Gardens
Museum and Art Gallery of Northern Territory
Fort Hill Wharf

Refer to the tour route map for complete details on routes and stops

You may hop off at any of the stops to end this tour.


Hop-on, Hop-off bus ticket valid for 1 day or 2 days Audio guide


Hotel pick-up and drop-off Admissions to any attraction covered by the tour route

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer reviews

Excellent service, everything went like clockwork.

Australia, 14/Aug/2019

Good value for sightseeing

Australia, 22/Jun/2018

Good value for money spent

Australia, 08/Jan/2019

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