In Pictures: Prince afloat - Charles bids farewell Down Under

The Prince of Wales said he was "really touched" to be greeted by crowds across Australia as his royal tour of the country came to an end.

In his final engagements, Charles visited Darwin where he laid a wreath at the Cenotaph and met members of the armed forces.

Royal visit to Australia - Day Seven
The Prince of Wales lays a wreath at the Cenotaph in Darwin. The memorial overlooks Darwin Harbour from which all men left during the First World War (Steve Parsons/PA)
Royal visit to Australia - Day Seven
Charles greets well-wishers at the Cenotaph (Steve Parsons/PA)
Royal visit to Australia - Day Seven
The prince meets dogs Fred and Molly (Steve Parsons/PA)
Royal visit to Australia - Day Seven
Charles toured Darwin Harbour on board a Regional Patrol Craft (Phil Noble/PA)
Royal visit to Australia - Day Seven
The prince takes to the water (Phil Noble/PA)
Royal visit to Australia - Day Seven
Charles met members of the Regional Force Surveillance Unit during a visit to Norforce (North-West Mobile Force), an infantry regiment of the Australian Army Reserve (Steve Parsons/PA)
Royal visit to Australia - Day Seven
He met soldiers who had worked with Prince Harry at the regiment during his four-week secondment with the Australian military in 2015 (Steve Parsons/PA)
Royal visit to Australia - Day Seven
The Prince of Wales views displayed weapons during a visit to Norforce at Larrakeyah Barracks in Darwin (Steve Parsons/PA)
Royal visit to Australia - Day Seven
Military hats at Larrakeyah Barracks (Phil Noble/PA)
Royal visit to Australia - Day Seven
Charles chatted to soldiers and their families (Phil Noble/PA)
Royal visit to Australia - Day Seven
The Prince of Wales also examined a portable operating theatre during a visit to the National Critical Care and Trauma Centre in Darwin (Steve Parsons/PA)
Royal visit to Australia - Day Seven
The centre was set up after the 2002 Bali bombings (Steve Parsons/PA)
Royal visit to Australia - Day Seven
It is designed to rapidly respond to sudden health emergencies across northern Australia and the Asia-Pacific Region (Steve Parsons/PA)
Royal visit to Australia - Day Seven
'I can't tell you how impressed I am,' said the prince, as he was shown a pop-up surgical theatre (Steve Parsons/PA)
Royal visit to Australia - Day Seven
Charles finished his tour with a reception at Darwin's Government House, where he planted a tree and placed a message in a time capsule which will be opened in 30 years (Steve Parsons/PA)
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