Start your day tour around Australia's largest National Park by being picked up from your hotel in Darwin and depart for the Arnhem Highway across the Adelaide River and Marrakai Plains. Upon arriving at the park, you will enjoy a delicious buffet lunch followed by a cruise down the famous Yellow Water - the perfect place to search for the saltwater crocodiles and colorful birdlife this region is famous for! Next, you will visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre to view the informative displays depicting the traditions of Kakadu Aboriginal culture. Your final stop of the tour will be the Nourlangie Rock Art Site, a place that used to serve as a shelter for indigenous people thousands of years ago. While taking shelter, the rock has evolved into a canvas that illustrates the spiritual culture of these people. Follow your guide on a 1.5km walk around the base of the rock and get to see the different form of rock art paintings. At the end of your tour, you will be escorted back to your shuttle bus and be taken to your hotel in Darwin.
Begin your exciting half day tour with a hotel pick up departing for the majestic Adelaide River. On this short 60km drive, you will travel down Stuart Highway while your guide provides you with commentary about the area surrounding Darwin. The Adelaide River is home to over 1,600 crocodiles and while you cruise down the water, you will get to see these majestic prehistoric reptiles leap out for a tasty snack. Next, you will be taken to the Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre where you can relax while taking in the stunning views of the Marrakai Plains. Your final stop is the Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, a superb location for bird watching and observing wildlife. Enjoy the diverse range of birds, reptiles, mammals and marsupials in the region. At the end of your tour, hop back onto your shuttle bus and be whisked back to your hotel - a great way to end a day of adventure!
Start an incredibly scenic and enjoyable day tour to Katherine Gorge with a morning pick up from your hotel departing for the Nitmiluk National Park. On the way, you will pass by the Adelaide River War Cemetery where you will be given time to stroll around and explore the memorial dedicated to the men and women who have lost their lives during WWII. You may also purchase a morning tea to freshen up at your own expense. Next, you will arrive at Nitmiluk National Park, a rugged natural landscape that stretches out for more than 292,000 hectares. You will visit Edith Falls at the park and, weather permitting, you can even take a head dive into the waterhole beneath the falls. After your tour to the falls, you will admire all the amazing Aboriginal rock art throughout the park, representing the deep spiritual culture at Nitmiluk. Afterwards, enjoy a lunch buffet served in the lush shaded outdoor of the Nitmiluk Visitor Centre, where you can also purchase souvenirs and handmade artwork. The main highlight of the tour is the Katherine Gorge Cruise, which will take you down the heart of Katherine Gorge. Look out for those freshwater crocodiles and wildlife surrounding you! At around 8:30pm, your tour will end and you will be taken back to your hotel in comfort.
Explore Darwin in full by pre-booking a combo ticket to its best attractions. Plan your itinerary ahead of time and avoid the hassle of last minute ticket buying. You will have several convenient options available covering the city’s must-see sights. Visit the legendary Crocosaurus Cove offering a unique up close look at Australia’s famous saltwater crocodiles, hop onto a 24-hour city sightseeing bus, enjoy a sunset cruise on a tri-level catamaran called ‘Charles Darwin’ or visit the RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility and learn about the the history of the Royal Flying Doctor Service and the Bombing of Darwin in 1942. With the Darwin Attraction Combo Ticket, you gain access to all of the attractions — or choose single or double attraction tickets if you are pressed for time.
I have seen crocs before but this experience is much different and much much better. The experience is more raw and exotic seeing the crocodiles in their natural habitat. Cruising around the river with more than a thousand crocs underneath you and some just chillingly looking at you was crazy and unforgettable. Definitely a steal.
Great half day trip, many jumping crocs, the boat guide talks a lot on the boat (a bit too much) and also the bus driver as well (interesting actually, as he talks about about the history of the area). Bus takes you to a look out and an old rice paddy dam. Nice easy relaxing tour. Tip: take snacks, sunscreen, water and a hat.
Amazing to see these crocs leaping out of the water to grab the meat. Try to sit on te front row so you get the best views. Figure out how slow mo on your camera works before you go! Also interesting to see the birds swooping down for bits of meat. Knowledgeable staff and very safe boat. Coach facilities are great, although annoying when the drivers explain every detail about how every feature of the coah works! The river is beautiful. The wetlands visitor centre was nice for around 20 minutes with great panoramic views of floid plains from the top. The dam was nothing special, ok to see some wikdlife but you basically drive across a long narrow road, turn round at the end then come back, but maybe you see some crocs along the way.