Darwin Harbour Stories
Snippets, tales and tribulations from our voyages!
Darwin Pride Festival – Celebrating 31 years of Pride Darwin Pride Festival time again, 22 September to 1 October 2016. “In 1985, a group of passionate Darwinites came together to create the very first Darwin Pride Festival – promoting diversity, equality and celebrating LGBTIQ communities. These brave individuals shined the spotlight on issues that needed…Read More
Activities Darwin Activities Darwin includes festivals and events well supported by the Northern Territory Government. Many of these activities Darwin are festivals and events held annually ranging from arts, culture, sport, V8’s, racing, music, fishing and festivals. Most activities are during Darwin’s magnificent dry season. Many visitors use these opportunities to visit and explore Darwin. If you would like to…Read More
HMAS Kuru story HMAS Kuru story echoes a familiar Defence acquisition story, Haultain in “Watch off Arnhem Land” writes that in April 1939 – ‘On her maiden voyage she had been forced into Townsville on her way to Darwin, with the hull ‘hogged’ so badly that she was put on the ‘slips’ for extensive repairs;…Read More
Darwins newest tourist vessel Darwins newest tourist vessel is a Seawind 1160 Resort named Kuru, specially developed as a skippered day charter sailing vessel. The design provides an environmentally friendly and practical vessel to suit the needs of City of Darwin Cruises. City of Darwin Cruise provides daytime and nighttime charters, lunch and sunset history cruises on Darwin…Read More