Darwin Tourist Bus
aka The Tour Tub

The original Tour Tub has been replaced with a double decker bus.

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The Tour Tub Operates from 1 April to 30 September

Tour Tub bus at the Darwin Museum

You can begin your tour of popular places such as the Darwin Museum, Doctors Gully Fishfeeding & the Indo-Pacific Marine anywhere along the route and travel as you wish all day. Spend as much time as you like at each stopover, then rejoin the Tour Tub for your next destination when it returns on subsequent loops.

The Tour Tub runs from 9am to 4pm, visiting 10  major attractions, (see map below)

Tour Tub Timetable

Operates daily from 9am - 4pm - Last tour departs City at 2.50pm

Purchase tickets from the driver.

$45pp full day. Children 4-12 years old $20pp. Family and group rates on application. 

Ticket includes 50% discount for entry to World War II Tunnels.

Starting times for tours; 9.00am 10.10am 11.20am 12.30pm 1.40pm 2.50pm

Each tour follows the same route according to the times below.

1 Tour Tub Bus Stop, Smth Street Mall / Raintree Park and Knuckey Street Tour Begins
2 Aquascene - open at fish feeding opening times only +5 mins
3 Holiday Inn Esplanade +8 mins
4 Mantra on Esplanade - Crocosaurus Cove +10 mins
5 Palms City Resort +15 mins
6 Old Palmerston Town, Esplanade +18 mins
7 World War II Oil Storage Tunnels +20 mins
8 Indo Pacific Marine(10-3) +22 mins
9 George Brown Darwin Botanical Gardens +30 mins
10 Museum & Art Gallery of NT +35 mins
11 Parap Markets (Saturday only) +40 mins
12 Darwin Military Museum - East Point +45 mins
13 Fannie Bay Gaol (10am -3pm) +55 mins
14 Qantas Hanger, Motor Vehicle Enthusiasts Club +58 mins
15 Skycity Casino +63 mins
16 Cullen Bay Apartments +65 mins
17 Travelodge Miembeena +68 mins
  Cullen Bay Apts and Skycity Casino phone for pickup

Times are subject to traffic conditions, please allow a few minutes if you are planning to catch the bus.

The drivers of this Darwin tourist bus are experienced guides who can provide lots of information about the city and its colorful history. This friendly open-top bus is fits in well with Darwins casual lifestyle

The Tour Tub has been providing tours around Darwin since 1985. This colorful vehicle is popular with all age groups and is designed to be flexible and casual, just like the Top End lifestyle.

Darwin Tourist Bus Route
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