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Charles Darwin at sunset
DHC - charles darwin
sunset cruise

Darwin Harbour Cruises

To appreciate Darwin's pristine and expansive harbour, step aboard the 25m multi-level catamaran, the 'Charles Darwin' and enjoy a delicious Territory-style buffet on a Sunset Dinner Cruise.

If you prefer, you can simply relax with a drink on the Bridge Deck on a Sunset Cruise, with beverages, platters and snacks available to purchase at an additional cost.

The 'Charles Darwin' is available for private hire and is perfect for weddings, events and charters.

Darwin Harbour Cruises have been operating cruises for many years, making them one of the longest running operators in Top End cruising, and have entertained visitors and locals alike.


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Charles Darwin Sunset Dinner Cruise

On this relaxing two and a half hour cruise, you will enjoy a delicious Territory-inspired banquet style dinner to share with friends and family. Take in the foreshore sights and listen to informative commentary on the harbour's interesting history, including an insight into Cyclone Tracy, WWII and Darwin's natural history. This is Darwin’s most comfortable dinner cruise, and is the perfect way to enjoy the harbour and a stunning Darwin sunset.

Territory Day Dinner Cruise

Experience Darwin’s Territory Day and the fireworks aboard the Charles Darwin. Enjoy our Territory-style buffet dinner featuring local produce, views of the sunset followed by the fireworks display and reserved seating in the air-conditioned Captain’s Deck.

Territory Day Charles Darwin Dinner Cruise including Territory Day Fireworks Display

There is no better way to experience Darwin’s Territory Day than onboard the Charles Darwin. Enjoy a Territory-style buffet dinner with local produce, with views of sunset followed by the fireworks display and reserved seating in air-conditioned Captains Deck.

DURATION: 6:00pm - returning after fireworks.


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