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Darwin Day Trips & Excursions

Take a trip into the postcards you've been sending home. Day tours departing Darwin can take you to many of the National Parks around the top end of Northern Territory so you can experience the beauty that is the Australian Wilderness. See actual Aboriginal cave paintings and witness deadly crocodiles as you tour Kakadu or NItmiluk National Parks by boat, car, foot or air. While you're out there stop for lunch and a swim in the crystal clear waters of a rockpool before trecking through rainforests, canyons and gorges. Make sure you take your camera though because when you point to the beautiful locations on your postcards no one will believe you were actually there.

Litchfield National Park Day Tour from Darwin

Litchfield National Park Day Tour from Darwin

More InfoEscape from the bustle of city life and spend a full day exploring the waterfalls, rainforest and rock formations in beautiful Litchfield National Park. Located an easy 2-hour drive from Darwin, Litchfield National Park encircles the Tabletop Range, known for spectacular waterfalls and swimming holes, plus sculptural cliffs, monsoon forest and historic sites. Your guide takes you to stunning waterfalls, rock pools where you can swim, and a walking path in the forest where you learn about the plants and wildlife. Soak in the natural beauty and return refreshed.

 

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.

 

Kakadu, Nourlangie and Yellow Waters Tour from Darwin

Kakadu, Nourlangie and Yellow Waters Tour from Darwin

More InfoDiscover the magic of Australia's Kakadu National Park on this full day trip from Darwin. Cruise along the famous Yellow Waters, while looking out for crocodiles on the riverbank and visit Nourlangie Rock, famed for its ancient Aboriginal rock art.

 

2-Day Kakadu National Park Cultural and Wildlife Tour from Darwin

2-Day Kakadu National Park Cultural and Wildlife Tour from Darwin

More InfoExperience Kakadu National Park, an area of great natural beauty and sweeping landscapes on this 2-day trip from Darwin. Cruise the Yellow Water Billabong and East Alligator River with a local guide, and keep an eye out for crocodiles and other local wildlife. View the Aboriginal rock art galleries at Nourlangie Rock and Ubirr with your guide. Choose from different levels of accommodation to suit all budgets.

 

Full Day HeliFish from Darwin

Full Day HeliFish from Darwin

More InfoNautilus Aviation with HeliFish offer full day helicopter fishing tours! Flying over impressive landscapes, fishing guides/pilots target the mighty Barramundi, Salmon, Mangrove Jack and other species!

 

Bungle Bungles & Lake Argyle Air Tour from Darwin

Bungle Bungles & Lake Argyle Air Tour from Darwin

More InfoThe tour will depart from Darwin Airport, where you prepare for some of the most phenomenal sights anywhere in the world. Firstly, fly out over outback Australia, including the Kimberley region and, most noteworthy, the scenic north west coastline. Upon arriving in Kununurra, the tour will head towards the renowned Bungle Bungles. These huge sandstone towers were molded by twenty million years of erosion and weathering. This all lead to the stunning, multi-coloured pillars we see today. Moreover, seeing them from the sky is an absolutely unbeatable experience, as only from there is it possible to understand the scale and unbelieveable beauty of the ranges.
Afterwards, the tour will lead you to a lesser known spectacle of the Australian Outback. Following the winding gorges of the Ord River, the tour reaches its pinnacle. Of an almost unrivaled majesty, the stunning Lake Argyle sits dormant. Revel in the beauty of this colossal freshwater lake molded by the ancient landscape.

 

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.

 

9-Day Kimberley Offroad Adventure from Darwin to Broome

9-Day Kimberley Offroad Adventure from Darwin to Broome

More InfoA 9-day action-packed Kimberley trip where you get to hike, swim and camp in some of the most spectacular locations in outback Australia. You will be bush camping most nights, cook incredible meals with simple appliances and sleep under the beautiful starry night sky. This tour takes you through the heart of the Kimberley outback, departing Darwin heading west towards Kununurra and on to the Gibb River Road, venturing into Lake Argyle, the Bungle Bungles, El Questro and many more unforgettable locations. There is the opportunity to go on a boat ride on Lake Argyle, Australia's largest man-made lake and a helicopter ride over the Bungle Bungles. You'll also be able to spot native animals in their natural habitat and reward yourself with a swim after hiking to some of Australia's best waterfalls. The tour finishes in the pearling town of Broome.

 

3-Day 4WD Small-Group Litchfield and Kakadu Camping Adventure

3-Day 4WD Small-Group Litchfield and Kakadu Camping Adventure

More InfoExperience the rugged beauty of the Australian outback on a three-day 4WD camping safari to Litchfield and Kakadu national parks. Your outback safari takes you on a private cruise through the Yellow Water Billabong, to Kakadu’s peerless indigenous rock art at Ubirr, and to Florence, Wangi, Twin and Jim Jim falls for tranquil swims in some of Australia’s most beautiful waterfall plunge pools. Enjoy personalized attention on this small-group tour, limited to a maximum 16 passengers.

 

Darwin to Kakadu Day Tripper

Darwin to Kakadu Day Tripper

More InfoThe Darwin Day Tripper is the perfect one day visit to Kakadu from Darwin.
This tour includes over 2 hours of scenic flights, the MUST DO Yellow Water River Cruise, adequate time on ground to lunch at Cooinda, a visit to an Aboriginal Visitor Centre and still be back in Darwin for late afternoon and evening activities.
This iconic tour is ideal for the time poor due to the long distances involved. The bonus of aircraft travel is not just limited to saving time though, it's really about the 2 hours of extraordinary views of the Arafura Coast, vast floodplains, winding rivers, stunning Arnhem Land Plateau, Jim Jim and Twin falls (in the wet season) and so many other major sites!
With a guaranteed window seat on all our flights sit back and take in the majesty of Australia's largest National Park whilst absorbing the informative commentary. 

 

Darwin to Katherine Day Tripper

Darwin to Katherine Day Tripper

More InfoThe Katherine Day Tripper is the perfect one day visit to Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge from Darwin.
This tour includes over 1.5 hours of scenic flights, the MUST DO Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge Cruise, lunch will then be provided at the Sugar Bag Cafe, a visit to an Arts and Cultural Centre and still be back in Darwin for late afternoon and evening activities.
This iconic tour is ideal for the time poor due to the long distances involved. The bonus of aircraft travel is not just limited to saving time though, it's really about the 1.5 hours of extraordinary views of the Adelaide and Mary Rivers, Yellow Water Billabong, stunning Arnhem Land Plateau, Jim Jim and Twin falls (in the wet season), Katherine Gorge and so many other major sites!
With a guaranteed window seat on all our flights sit back and take in the majesty of Australia's largest National Park whilst absorbing the informative commentary.

 

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