Explore the sights, history and culture of Darwin with a choice of three different guided bicycle tours. Each tour is approximately 3.5 hours long. Each tour includes a stop at a local cafe or pop up stall where you can buy refreshments.
Small-Group Tour: Highlights of Darwin Bike Tour
Seven mornings a week*
Meet your guide at 8.00am at Parliament House, 15 Mitchell Street, Darwin. Explore the City, Waterfront, Esplanade, Botanical Gardens, Parap, Fannie Bay, and Mindil Beach. The main feature of this tour is an overview of the sights, history and culture of Darwin. Tour finishes at 12.30pm at Parliament House. Bookings are essential. Note: It may be possible to start your tour from your hotel if you are the only booking - with prior arrangement - please call to discuss.
On Saturdays this tour will include a visit to the Parap Village Markets
Small-Group Tour: Mindil Beach Sunset Market Tour
Thursday and Sunday evenings* from the last Thursday in April to the last Thursday in October. This tour includes time for you to have dinner and watch the sunset at the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets.
Meet your guide at 5.00pm at Parliament House 15 Mitchell Street, Darwin. This tour is designed for you to enjoy a tropical evening in Darwin with a visit to the iconic Mindil Beach Sunset Markets. The route to and from the Markets will take you through some quiet streets and back lanes where you will get some interesting insights into Darwin by night. The tour finishes by 8.30pm returning to Parliament House. Bookings are essential.
It may be possible to start your tour from your hotel if you are the only booking- with prior arrangement - please call to discuss.
Small-Group Tour: Northern Beaches Sunset Tour
Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday evenings*. This tour includes a stop for dinner at either the Foreshore Cafe or various food stalls along the foreshore such as Ken's Crepes, Jetty & The Fish, Cucina sotto le stelle, or maybe; if you are up for a good ride on a Friday evening we can visit De la Plage and watch the sunset from Casuarina Beach.
Meet your guide at 5.00pm at the Groove Cafe, 40 Progress Drive, Nightcliff. Feel free to arrive early and enjoy some refreshments at the Groove Cafe before your tour starts. This tour is designed to explore the foreshore of the northern beaches where locals come out to enjoy the tropical evenings. Our ride will take us on a loop through Rapid Creek, Jingili Water Park and Charles Darwin University and then along the foreshore. You will return to the start point by 8.30pm. Bookings are essential.
How to get there: If you don't have a car, don't want to take a taxi, you can always take the bus. Number 4 Busses run every half hour or so from the City to Progress Drive (Nightcliff). The bus stop is opposite the Groove Cafe (Stop No 86)
Cost and how to Book a Tour:
$70 cash per person, payable at the meeting point.
Book a tour by calling Mark on 0487 453 488
Please know the height of each rider at the time of calling so we can prepare the right size bikes.
- Local Guide
- Bike - Avanti Discovery 1 (21 speed hybrid bikes), Large, Medium and Small size bikes are available
- Helmet and
- Bottled water.
- Cafe food and drinks.
- Minimum age: 12 years
- Maximum age: 70 years
- Minimum height: 5 feet (150cm)
- Every tour is slightly different. Much of it depends on the weather, traffic and the riders themselves. Unless you book a private tour, meaning no-one from another group is on the tour with you, the route and distance is determined by the slowest rider. The safety of all riders is the highest priority. Darwin Bike Tours apologies in advance if you book a tour expecting to go a long distance and see many things and the tour turns out to be a shorter distance or a slower pace than you expected. If you want to guarantee your own pace and distance please ask about booking a private tour.
*Subject to availability. I will endeavour to confirm your booking or otherwise as quickly as possible. I thank you in advance for your understanding if I am not available on the date you want to book a tour.