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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!

 

Jumping Crocodile Experience

Jumping Crocodile Experience

More InfoOur experiences are the true epitome of an Outback wildlife experience. During the experience you can expect to see:

• Multiple Large Crocodiles, some are nearly 6m in length.
• Crocodiles jumping out of the river right next to the boat.
• A variety of native birds such as the White-Breasted Sea Eagle, Hawks, Magpie Geese and many others.
• Raw elegance of the Adelaide River and surrounding wetlands.

We keep our groups small to maximize the impact of your experience and to ensure an intimate time seeing the power of Crocodiles in the wild from the safety of our boats.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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!

 

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 with Optional Buffet Dinner

Darwin Harbour Sunset Cruise with Optional Buffet Dinner

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.

 

Corroboree Billabong Wetland Cruises - 2 hour Sunset Cruise

Corroboree Billabong Wetland Cruises - 2 hour Sunset Cruise

More InfoOnly 90 minutes drive from Darwin on your way to Kakadu National Park, is a wetland experience not to be missed.

Corroboree Billabong is part of the beautiful Mary River Wetlands and apart from teeming with birdlife, it boasts the largest concentration of saltwater crocodiles in the world. View these prehistoric creatures in their natural environment cruising past our vessel or basking on the banks of the billabong.

The sunset cruise allows you to view the wildlife during their active periods. Birds are trying to catch their final meals for the evening and crocodiles are on the move ready for a night of hunting. Add to this a spectacular sunset over the floodplains as we gently cruise around the Billabong and it`s easy to understand why this is one of our most popular cruises. Guests are provided with amazing photograph opportunities throughout the entire cruise as the sun sinks below the horizon. We are the only company in this region offering sunset cruises to their customers.

 

Corroboree Billabong Wetland Cruises - 1.5 hour Morning & Afternoon cruises

Corroboree Billabong Wetland Cruises - 1.5 hour Morning & Afternoon cruises

More InfoOnly 90 minutes drive from Darwin on your way to Kakadu National Park is a wetland experience not to be missed.

Corroboree Billabong is part of the beautiful Mary River Wetlands and apart from teeming with birdlife, it boasts the largest concentration of saltwater crocodiles in the world. View these prehistoric creatures in their natural environment cruising past our vessel or basking on the banks of the billabong.

The birdlife at Corroboree Billabong is prolific and you get the opportunity to see a huge variety of species during your cruise.

Learn about the wildlife on the Billabong from your experienced, knowledgeable guide who will delight in sharing information with you and showing you the best the Billabong has to offer. Our open air designed vessel allows you to get up close to the animals with plenty of opportunities to take amazing pictures as we cruise around this nature lover`s paradise.

 

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!

 

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