TOURS

Tours

NECA is pleased to offer the following options for afternoon tours and a full day fishing tour on Tuesday 14th of July. Make the most of your time in Darwin and experience some of the local activities and attractions. Once you have registered to attend the conference, we will be in touch in April so that you can book your tours. Please note tour bookings are not confirmed or guaranteed until payment is received and the tour operator confirms availability.

 

Cancellation Policy

Payment must be made at time of booking from April onwards. Without payment, your place on the tour cannot be secured.

  • Cancellation by Monday 8th of June, 100% refund will be available
  • Cancellation after Monday 8th of June, no refund

Within 30 days of arrival date guests may change the tour day/date subject to availability but not the actual tour.

No refund will be offered in the event of a “no show”. 

In the event of the tour operator cancelling any tour due to inclement weather, the operator reserves the right to offer either an alternative day or a full refund. Please note if minimum numbers for tours are not achieved the tour will not be able to go ahead. In this situation the Secretariat will contact you and arrange an alternative.

Available Tours and Information

BOMBING OF DARWIN TOUR

Dates: Saturday 11, Sunday 12 and Monday 13 July

Times: 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Minimum: 2 people

Maximum: 11 people

Price: AUD $95.00 per person

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Darwin was devasted and Australia seriously threatened by the Japanese bombings in WWII. Journey back in time with this unique, personalised tour. See heritage listed sites and relics from the Bombing of Darwin. Original photos and Japanese occupancy money. Explosive and entertaining commentary from your guide.

What the tour includes:

  • Pick up from Darwin Convention Centre
  • Bus tour and commentary 

GOLF – Darwin Golf Club

Date: Monday 13th July and Tuesday 14th July

Times: Monday: 1.30pm – 5.00pm.  Tuesday TBC

Minimum: 4 people

Maximum: 72 people

Price: AUD$105 for  9 holes Monday

AUD $120 per person  for 18 holes Tuesday

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This is a tropical 18 hole championship course designed by Peter Thompson and Michael Wolveridge.

Location: Darwin Golf Club, Links Road Marrara NT 0812

What the tour includes:

  • Return transfers
  • Green Fees for 9 holes (Mon) or 18 holes (Tues)
  • Cart Hire (2 people to share)
  • Club Hire

NECA GO KART GRAND PRIX

Date: Monday 13th July, 2020

Hidden Valley Motorsport Complex

Times: 2.00pm – 4.00pm  

Minimum: 10 people

Price: AUD $140.00 per person (includes transfers)

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Join us at Darwin’s famous Hidden Valley Motorsport Complex for your chance to compete in the inaugural (and perhaps only) NECA Go Kart Grand Prix.

The world class, 1035 metre dedicated Kart Racing Circuit at Hidden Valley is known for its fast flowing and challenging corners.

After 10 minutes of practice, the Grand prix will be fought out across two heats.

This is not an afternoon to miss. 

Enclosed footwear is essential and long pants are advisable.

BERRY SPRINGS/TERRITORY WILDLIFE PARK

Dates: Saturday 11, Sunday 12 and Monday 13 July

Times: 1.30pm – 5.30pm

Minimum: 5 people

Maximum: 18 people

Price: AUD $160.00 per person

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This tour provides a viewing of the Territory Wildlife Park and Berry Springs, one of the most beautiful parks to cool off and relax in close to Darwin.

At the Territory Wildlife Park, not only do you see wildlife up-close in their natural habitats, you meet them walking through tree top aviaries and strolling around a natural lagoon.

You stroll beneath the surface in our walk-through aquarium and meet some of the Top End’s most amazing aquatic life. You meet, nose to nose, with our giant Saltwater croc. It’s the closest you’ll ever get to a salty without risking a scratch!

Location: Pick up from the Darwin Convention Centre

What the tour includes:

  • Return transfers
  • Entry into the Territory Wildlife Park
  • Animal encounter including Nocturnal House, Reptiles and Bird of the Day 
  • Chance to swim at Berry Springs

SEGWAY TOUR

Dates: Saturday 11, Sunday 12 and Monday 13 July

Times: 2.00pm – 4.30pm 

Minimum: 2 people

Maximum: 16 people

Price: AUD $205.00 per person

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Experience all that Darwin has to offer with our sensational Segway adventure tours. Newcomers to the Segway are always welcome. For the first encounter with a Segway, we provide free training that is short and sweet. If you’re a first-timer, you’ll be gliding like a pro within minutes.

This tour is the Military Tour of East Point.  Hear the history of East Point during Darwin’s military involvement in WWII from the gliding advantage of a Segway. Departure is from Darwin Military Museum and Segway down tropical paths, visiting amazing WWII historical sites.  From the Monsoon forest pathways we spot for bird and animal life.  Returning to the Military Museum the tour includes time through all of the displays the museum has to offer.

What the tour includes:

  • Return transfers from the Darwin Convention Centre
  • Segway Tour
  • Admission to the Military Museum

RIVER FISHING – ALL DAY TOUR

Date: Tuesday 14th July, 2020

Times: 5.00am – 4.00pm 

Minimum: 2 people

Maximum: 9 people

Price: AUD $370.00 per person

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Don’t miss the chance to do a spot of fishing while seeing lots of wildlife including crocodiles and the famous Jabirus.  The tour will travel to either Shady Camp or Corroboree Billabong depending on the fishing.  

Stops will be included at the Corroboree Park Tavern for breakfast and the Corroboree Park Tavern on the way back for a rest stop.  

What the tour includes:

  • Return resort transfers
  • $10 voucher for breakfast 
  • Morning tea, lunch and light refreshements
  • Lures and tackle 
  • Experienced and friendly guide

LITCHFIELD PARK & JUMPING CROC CRUISE- ALL DAY TOUR

Date: Tuesday 14th July, 2020

Times: 8.00am – 6.00pm*

Minimum: 2 people

Maximum: 23 people

Price: AUD $140.00 per person

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Amazing opportunity to experience the NT.  Travel to Litchfield Park, stop at spectactular waterfalls, swimming holes and the fabulous Jumping Crocodile Cruise on the Adelaide River.  

*The tour time is based on a minimum of 20 booking for a private tour.  If lower numbers you will be transferred to a standard tour which departs at 6am.  

What the tour includes:

  • Return transfers from your hotel
  • Air-conditioned bus ride with experienced guides 
  • Private boat cruise on the legendary Adelaide river to see the famous Jumping Crocs and wildlife
  • Visit Batchelor Township
  • In Litchfield Park visit Wangi Falls, Florence Falls and Buley rock holes where you will go swimming at each place
  • Lunch is included, cold meats and salad, snacks and water
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