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Darwin Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours

Northern Territory is the home of some of the most iconic Australian landscapes known throughout the world. There are a number of tour groups that offer you the opportunity to not just see, but travel through these magnificent regions. Discover the magic of Kakadu National Park, take a 4WD adventure through sandstone outcrops, enjoy a boat cruise to see crocodiles hunting and really experience Australia’s wilderness.

Tours depart Darwin daily so browse through and find something to take you on the journey of a lifetime.

Top End Safari Camp Day Tour

Top End Safari Camp Day Tour

More InfoIf you want to fit in all of the quintessential Top End activities into the one day then this is the tour for you! With a helicopter, airboat, cruise boat and crocodile safe swimming cafe there is no better way to experience the spectacular local wildlife and landscapes of the Litchfield region.

Guests will see the majestic floodplains from above in a scenic helicopter flight and spot crocodiles, birds and even buffalo on a thrilling airboat ride through the channels and into the rainforest. Our cruise boat takes guests along Sweets Lagoon billabong for a slower pace perfect for birdwatching and taking pictures whilst tucking into a gourmet BBQ meal.

We have Australia’s only nature-based croc safe pool where guests can take a dip and get face to face with a wild saltwater crocodile.
The tour finishes off with an exciting feeding and exhibition with one of our rescue monster crocodiles caught by Matt Wright himself.

Experience a once in a lifetime Top End day adventure with us!

 

Darwin Sunset Cruise, Including Fish 'n' Chips

Darwin Sunset Cruise, Including Fish 'n' Chips

More InfoAs the sun sets over Darwin, take to the water for a scrumptious serving of fresh, wild caught Northern Territory fish and chips. Accompanied with a complimentary drink, this Australian favorite comfort food is the center piece of this award winning Sea Darwin sunset cruise. You'll be taken to the best places on the harbor to relax, unwind and enjoy a famous Top End sunset. Watching the sun set over Darwin while enjoying Fish’n Chips, is a truly Territorian experience.

 

Bombing of Darwin World War II Tour with Harbour Cruise

Bombing of Darwin World War II Tour with Harbour Cruise

More InfoSee how the Second World War was experienced in Australia on a WWII historical tour of Darwin. This poignant tour highlights the memorials and sites of the war, explains the bombing of Darwin, and visits Darwin’s historic bases, museums and military precincts. You’ll also cruise the harbor to see the site of a wartime shipwreck and the modern-day navy base.

 

Turtle Tracks Tour to Bare Sand Island from Darwin

Turtle Tracks Tour to Bare Sand Island from Darwin

More InfoA sunset adventure to see the nesting sea turtles on Bare Sand Island, a remote island 1.5 hours from Darwin by fast boat.

 

Darwin Harbour Bombing of Darwin Cruise

Darwin Harbour Bombing of Darwin Cruise

More InfoDeparting from Stokes Hill Wharf at 11am, this 1-hour Bombing of Darwin cruise takes in significant WWII sites on Darwin Harbour and modern day front-line activities. With real time commentary by a local guide, this cruise offers a maritime perspective on one of Australia's most significant war time events.

 

1-Hour Darwin Harbour Highlights Cruise

1-Hour Darwin Harbour Highlights Cruise

More InfoDeparting from Stokes Hill Wharf at 1pm this Sea Darwin adventure cruise takes in the history, habitat and intrigue of Darwin Harbour. Travelling on a state of the art boat between sites of interest, this cruise cover the highlights of Darwin Harbour with real time commentary by a local guide.

 

Darwin Combo: The Bombing of Darwin Experience & Darwin Harbour Cruise

Darwin Combo: The Bombing of Darwin Experience & Darwin Harbour Cruise

More InfoDarwin’s definitive Bombing of Darwin experience, with story telling and story living combining to give you unique insight into Australia's most significant WW2 event.  This double includes a visit to Darwin's premier virtual reality experience located within the Royal Flying Doctor Tourist Facility, with a one hour Bombing of Darwin harbour cruise.

 

Tropical Light Tropical Bite - Twilight Cruise and CHOW Dinner

Tropical Light Tropical Bite - Twilight Cruise and CHOW Dinner

More InfoAwaken your senses with this Tropical Light experience and start your evening in Darwin sipping on a complimentary gin with Mother Nature’s best light show. This is tropical light unplugged, a short sunset and twilight cruise on Darwin Harbour during the tropical summer when the sky is stretched with colour catching storm clouds, multi-hued sunsets and a peppering of electrical light shows. After sunset on the open harbour, twilight will be enjoyed with a stunning city backdrop in a place where trees are in the sea.

When twilight fades we return to Kitchener Bay where travellers disembark the cruise vessel and make their own way to CHOW restaurant for the Tropical Bite experience. Travel between Dock 2 and CHOW can be self drive, walking, hire a scooter or take the free shuttle.

At CHOW dinner is included along with a complimentary Saltie Gin Cocktail. Dinner is from the al carte menu and includes one starter and one main per person.

 

Katherine Day Tour from Darwin including Katherine Gorge Cruise

Katherine Day Tour from Darwin including Katherine Gorge Cruise

More InfoA spectacular Katherine Gorge day tour is one of the many unforgettable experiences available to you in the Top End in Australia's Northern Territory. Traveling from Darwin to Katherine Gorge, you will journey to Nitmiluk National Park where you will view ancient Aboriginal rock art on the canyon walls, the abundant flora and fauna of the region and maybe even see a few crocodiles! Enjoy a cruise -- a highlight of Katherine Gorge tours -- and take a refreshing swim at the crocodile-free Edith Falls, before returning to Darwin.

 

Tiwi Islands Cultural Experience from Darwin Including Ferry

Tiwi Islands Cultural Experience from Darwin Including Ferry

More InfoCatch the ferry from Darwin to spend the day with the traditional Tiwi people of Bathurst Island, one of the Tiwi Islands, a group of islands off the coast of the Northern Territory. You’ll see the famous Tiwi art and burial poles, witness a traditional smoking ceremony and drink billy tea with the locals. Take this rare opportunity to interact with a modern-day Aboriginal community, and gain unique insights into the complex cultural rituals of Australia’s Tiwi Islands. Lunch and ferry are included!

 

Jumping Crocs & Nature Adventure Cruise from Darwin

Jumping Crocs & Nature Adventure Cruise from Darwin

More InfoJust 60km from Darwin lies the Adelaide River, home to over 1600 Crocodiles and the location of the famous Jumping Crocodiles. Join this tour in the afternoon and travel down the Stuart Highway to the Adelaide River, enjoying commentary about the outskirts of Darwin along the way. Cruise the river and thrill as these awesome creatures launch themselves out of the water. The cruise will enable you to see these prehistoric creatures at close range. Afterwards continue to the Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre for view over the Marrakai Plains and then it’s on to Fogg Dam Nature Reserve to view a wetland ecosystem up close. It’s also a good opportunity to spot for birds and other wildlife. Special Offer - Book by April 22 and travel by November 30 to save 7% off our previously offered price! - Book Now!

 

Darwin City Sights and Jumping Crocodile Cruise

Darwin City Sights and Jumping Crocodile Cruise

More InfoJoin a morning city sights tour for the perfect introduction to Darwin, with expert commentary by a local guide. See the lush Botanic Gardens and the Chinese Temple and tour the other historic sites of the city including the Darwin Aviation Museum. Explore the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, whose collections encompass Aboriginal art, visual arts, and Northern Territory history and natural sciences. After the tour you will be dropped off in the city for a 45-minute break and opportunity to have lunch.
In the afternoon head 60kms from Darwin to Adelaide River, home to over 1600 Crocodiles and the famous Jumping Crocodiles. Cruise the river and thrill as these awesome creatures launch themselves out of the water. The cruise will enable you to see these prehistoric creatures at close range. Afterwards continue to the Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre for view over the Marrakai Plains and then it’s on to Fogg Dam Nature Reserve to view a wetland ecosystem up close. Special Offer - Book by April 22 and travel by November 30 to save 7% off our previously offered price! - Book Now!

 

5 Day Kakadu National Park and Arnhem Land Tour

5 Day Kakadu National Park and Arnhem Land Tour

More InfoSee the highlights of Kakadu National Park before leaving the crowds behind and exploring Arnhem Land and the Cobourg Peninsula. Enjoy good food, great guides and see something a bit different on this award-winning small-group tour.

Each day is truly different and unique. On day 1 we’ll explore Kakadu, embarking on a wetlands cruise before a hike and swim at Barramundi Gorge.

On day 2 we’ll enter Arnhem Land and have a local Aboriginal guide will show us the spectacular Injalak Hill rock-art sites.

We’ll then spend the next 3 nights at Cobourg Coastal Camp; Venture North’s private camp on the pristine Cobourg Peninsula. Here we’ll embark on a range of wilderness activities including; nature walks, boating, birdwatching, fishing, beach combing and much more!

 

Multi-Day Barramundi and Bluewater Fishing Safaris from Darwin

Multi-Day Barramundi and Bluewater Fishing Safaris from Darwin

More InfoExtended Barramundi and Blue water safaris are designed so you can catch and experience the best of all Northern Territory species on offer. These safaris are available all year round with multiple fishing locations. Meals and accommodation are included in the price of your safari. Special Offer - Book by November 10 to save 10% off our previously offered price! - Book Now!

 

Multi-Day Fishing Safari from Darwin Staying Aboard a Mother Ship

Multi-Day Fishing Safari from Darwin Staying Aboard a Mother Ship

More InfoBook an overnight fishing safari on board a mother ship on this multiday experience from Darwin designed for keen anglers who want to fish the remote rivers of the Northern Territory and fish for barramundi with professional guides. Destinations may include Moyle River, Little Moyle River, Mini Mini system, Marry River, Anson Bay Creeks, and Melville Island. Select a number of nights and the option that corresponds to your group size when booking. Extended tours are available during the 'run-off' period (February to May) and the 'build up' period (September to December).

 

Adelaide River Jumping Crocodile Cruise with Roundtrip Helicopter from Darwin

Adelaide River Jumping Crocodile Cruise with Roundtrip Helicopter from Darwin

More InfoSpectacular is the word! This tour combines sweeping views of the wetlands and river systems by helicopter and up close views of prehistoric jumping crocodiles. Enjoy a cruise on the scenic Adelaide River and see the powerful natural jumping ability of the Australian Saltwater Crocodile. With experienced guides, visitors will learn more about these magnificent creatures in their own natural habitat. This very popular cruise is suitable for all ages. A one hour drive from Darwin, but why drive when you can fly!

 

Mary River Wetlands Helicopter and Airboat Adventure from Darwin

Mary River Wetlands Helicopter and Airboat Adventure from Darwin

More InfoThe world-class Mary River Wetlands are a photographer’s paradise! Teeming with wildlife – and specifically, the highest concentration of Saltwater Crocodiles in the Southern Hemisphere – is a must-do experience! The highly qualified and passionate guides of Wildlands Safaris will take you on an unrivalled tour of Australia’s largest wetland system.
From the helicopter gain a true appreciation of the size and beauty of the wetlands and from the airboat and safari cruise, close views of crocodiles, colourful flora and a myriad of native wildlife including wallabies, jabirus, sea eagles, kites, kingfishers, brolgas, buffaloes and jacanas.
The Mary River system is an 80-minute drive east of Darwin along the famous Arnhem Highway. However, by helicopter, arrive at Corroboree Billabong after a 30-minute scenic flight (60 minutes round trip).

 

Kakadu & Katherine Gorge Full Day Air Tour, Helicopter & Cruise

Kakadu & Katherine Gorge Full Day Air Tour, Helicopter & Cruise

More InfoFly from Darwin to Katherine Gorge over the Top End’s rugged landscape. From here, you are taken on an action packed scenic helicopter ride deep inside the gorges of Nitmiluk National Park. You’ll get an up close look at areas that are simply unreachable by any other means.

After exploring the gorges, fly to Kakadu National Park. Sit back and be amazed at the view of the ancient, unimaginable landscape that has made Kakadu so famous. You’ll be left breathless at the scope and spiritual magnificence of the land.

To get the most out of Kakadu, we’ll actually land inside the park. Relax for a minute and have lunch before the partaking in the afternoon Yellow Waters Boat Cruise. This majestic boat ride will see you discover hidden areas of Kakadu, untouched by mankind. Wildlife is abundant, as is the natural beauty and cultural significance of the region. Your flight back to Darwin takes in the spectacular Mary and Adelaide Rivers, before finally landing safely back in Darwin.

 

Katherine Gorge Fly, Helicopter & Cruise Tour From Darwin

Katherine Gorge Fly, Helicopter & Cruise Tour From Darwin

More InfoA true departure from the ordinary, your journey will begin with a compelling flight south to the breath-taking Katherine Gorge. Pass over the rugged Aussie Outback, as well as the Adelaide River and Pine Creek. After taking in the views of the landscape, the scenic flight extends over Katherine Gorge itself, with an all encompassing view of the grandeur and brilliance of the gorges.

The highlights continue with a helicopter flight taking you to hard-to-reach gorges that are as stunning as they are remote. This life-changing experience culminates with an awe-inspiring 2-hour boat cruise through the gorge, where you will be able to take in every remarkable aspect of the Katherine Gorge. Take a moment to relax before once again boarding a plane and returning to Darwin.

 

Darwin Harbour Sunset Cruise

Darwin Harbour Sunset Cruise

More InfoYour sunset cruise aboard the 'Charles Darwin' takes in the beautiful Darwin Harbour in full air-conditioned comfort. You will have access to the Sun Deck (Third, top deck) where the best views of Darwin’s famous sunset are experienced. This 2.5-hour cruise includes great commentary on the harbor and Darwin’s great history. You have the option to include a buffet dinner and there is a licensed bar on board with great priced drinks and snacks to enjoy.

 

Sunset 3-Hour Cruise from Darwin Includes Dinner and Sparkling Wine

Sunset 3-Hour Cruise from Darwin Includes Dinner and Sparkling Wine

More InfoCome aboard for a 3-hour, tropical, sunset cruise on the magnificent Darwin Harbour. Sail aboard the Sundancer, a 50ft. ocean-going luxury catamaran. Your cruise includes Sparkling wine and a delicious tapas/barbecue dinner served throughout the evening. The maximum group size is 30 people.

 

Darwin Sunset Dinner Cruise on Cape Adieu

Darwin Sunset Dinner Cruise on Cape Adieu

More InfoDarwin is famous for its lush tropical climate, outdoor activities and fresh seafood. This 2.5-hour dinner cruise brings these elements together with an intimate 4-course meal on a traditional ketch. A northern Australian sunset serves as a backdrop to an intimate meal featuring wild seafood appetizers, rich entrees and a tropical fruit platter for dessert. Freshly shucked Coffin Bay oysters, anyone?

 

Crab Claw Island Resort Cruise and Seafood Buffet

Crab Claw Island Resort Cruise and Seafood Buffet

More InfoEnjoy a relaxing cruise from Darwin to Crab Claw Island Resort for a delicious seafood buffet.
Cruise from Darwin around the Cox Peninsula and into Bynoe Harbour, disembarking right on the beach at the remote Crab Claw Island Resort where you’ll indulge in a delicious all-Australian seafood buffet lunch.

Feast on locally caught barramundi, thread fin salmon and prawns, SA oysters, Black Angus porterhouse steak, fresh salads and dessert; all while taking in the stunning harbour views and enjoying a drink or two with friends.

Spend the afternoon relaxing in the bar, floating in the resort pools or explore further afield through the wildlife sanctuary before cruising back to Cullen Bay.

 

Darwin Harbour Sightseeing Cruise

Darwin Harbour Sightseeing Cruise

More InfoTake in the highlights of Darwin Harbour aboard a spacious catamaran. Cruise by Bicentennial Park, Lameroo Beach, Stokes Hill Wharf, Larakeyah Barracks and more. Live commentary provides insight on Darwin, important sites for the Aboriginal Larrakia people, the extensive damage suffered during World War II air raids and the devastation caused by Cyclone Tracy. Plenty of photo ops and great views await from the open sundeck or the air-conditioned cabin.

 

Tiwi By Design Day Tour

Tiwi By Design Day Tour

More InfoVisit a traditional Aboriginal community on the Tiwi Islands, off the coast of Darwin. Accompanied by a local Tiwi guide, you'll learn about local history and Tiwi rituals by visiting all the places of interest. Share a traditional morning tea with Tiwi Islanders before taking an art workshop taught by Aboriginal artists. Tourism is limited on the island, making this a rare chance to visit this Aboriginal community that holds on tightly to its traditions.

 

Pathfinder Jumping Crocodile Cruise Shuttle Bus

Pathfinder Jumping Crocodile Cruise Shuttle Bus

More InfoGet up close in complete safety to see these spectacular reptiles in their natural habitat on the Adelaide River during a 1 hour tour on the Pathfinder vessels.

 

Adelaide River Queen Cruise Shuttle Bus

Adelaide River Queen Cruise Shuttle Bus

More InfoIn the murky waters of the Adelaide River, lives the most dangerous reptile in Northern Australia.

The huge saltwater jumping crocodiles are the stars of this fascinating 1 hour cruise, which excites, entertains and educates. Crocodiles can be seen caged anywhere, but this may be your only chance to see the Famous Jumping Crocodiles 'in Action in the Wild'.

Perched high above the dangers of the crocodiles is a feast of birdlife – white belly sea eagles, magpie, geese, brolgas, spritely dollar birds and hawks (known as kites in the NT). Kingfishers and corellas gather in flocks of hundreds on the marshy floodplains beside the river. Wild pigs and buffalo are often sighted darting in and out of the tall grasses along the river banks.

 

 

Jumping Crocodile Day Trip from Darwin

Jumping Crocodile Day Trip from Darwin

More InfoJoin this small-group tour to Adelaide River to see the famous jumping crocodiles and other Australian wildlife. This is a must-do Territory experience.

 

1 Hour Darwin Airboat Tours

1 Hour Darwin Airboat Tours

More InfoDesigned by Matt Wright, esteemed tourism operator and National Geographic's "Outback

Wrangler", Darwin Airboat Tours is all about fun and adventure! We deliver a unique, bucket list experience that people of all ages can enjoy from Darwin City!
Special Offer - Book by April 22 and travel by November 30 to save 5% off our previously offered price! - Book Now!

 

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