Driverless Vehicle Trial - Darwin Waterfront

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under 14 must be accompanied by a guardian
under 14 must be accompanied by a guardian
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under 14 must be accompanied by a guardian
Event Description

The Darwin Waterfront's EZ10 is Australia's first fully operational EzyMile self-driving vehicle in a commercial environment and brings a new era of travel to the Darwin Waterfront.

Daily Operating Times 

7 days a week:

Lunch service:

  • 11.30am - 1.30pm

Evening service:

  • 4pm - 8pm

Board the Driverless Vehicle at Indo Pacific Marine at the time specified on your ticket, and you will arrive at Stokes Hill Wharf 5-10 minutes later.

You can either choose to stay on board to return to the start; or hop off to enjoy a refreshment, bite to eat or consider the Royal Flying Doctor Facility and Bombing of Darwin Attraction.

To return, wait at the drop-off zone at Stokes Hill Wharf and board the bus if there are seats available (return trips are based on availability for ticket holders). Remember buses pick up from the Wharf approximately every 20 minutes and only operate during the specified times.


Free of charge  


15 - 20 minutes per journey with the option to disembark at Stokes Hill Wharf and walk back. Departures are every 20 minutes from Indo Pacific Marine.


The first stage of this futuristic trial travels from Indo Pacific Marine at the Waterfront out to Stokes Hill Wharf and allows visitors to see sweeping Harbour views from the comfort of an air-conditioned zero-emissions driverless vehicle, with commentary on board. The trial is collecting data and analysing the benefits and value to Territorians and our visitors from February 2017.

Please note

  • During the trial there is a maximum capacity of 6 people

  • The service will be cancelled if visibility is not clear or in moderate to heavy rain conditions. As a result, patrons will be required to re-book an alternative ticket online

  • Audio commentary is provided on board about self-driving vehicle technology and the Waterfront Precinct

Who can ride?

Everyone is welcome to register for tickets. The rules on the Driverless Vehicle are the same as the rules for riding on Public Transport.

People with wheelchairs are welcome to ride, however please call 8999 5155 ahead of time so the bus can be made fully accessible.

Due to space and weight restrictions, large mobility devices (such as large scooters) cannot be taken aboard. 

Children under 14 are required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


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Venue Details
Indo Pacific Marine 29 Stokes Hill Road
Darwin, NT 0800