Charter Sailboat from Darwin
WWII Tour: The Japanese air raids on Darwin on the 19th of February, 1942, were the largest attacks ever mounted by a foreign power against Australia. The raids were the first of almost 100 air raids against Australia During 1942-43.Join our experienced crew in sharing Darwin’s story throughout the turbulent period of WWII in which the city was bombed more times than Pearl Harbour.We Depart from the small ships landing at the beginning of Stokes Hill Wharf, one of the area’s most heavily bombed due to its strategic location. We will cruise past the current Navel Base, past Doctors Gully, home to the Catalina Flying Boats base. We will pass over the wreck of the USS Peary, an American Naval ship, stationed in Darwin Harbour that was sunk during the first air raid killing 91 men on board, and pay tribute to it and the eight other boats still lying on the ocean floor.Then on past the original boom net site and past East Point Reserve, home to the Darwin Military Museum, with the gun turrents still on display. We head back along the coastline, enjoying the beautiful scenic harbour and landmarks. The Kim is for sale. Inquire for photos, specs, etc.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 4 guests
- Wind Jammer
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.