Top End Full Day Tours
Darwin, Katherine and Kakadu area
Wetland Experience, Darwin
Corroboree Billabong is part of the Mary River Wetlands which is teaming with birds and also boasts the largest concentration of Saltwater Crocodiles in the world. The Wetlands are a 90 minute drive from Darwin (105km) and en-route we make a stop at Window on the Wetlands information centre and Fogg Dam Reserve. Take a spectacular 2½ hour scenic cruise on the picturesque wetlands viewing a huge variety of birds, crocodiles and other wildlife in their natural environment. Get up close and personal to the wildlife and enjoy a delicious lunch on the wetlands surrounded by nature at its best.
- $190 Adult, $120 Child (5-15yrs)
- Full day, daily May to Oct, Corroboree Billabong Wetland Cruises
Litchfield Heritage Discovery Tour, Darwin
Bring the country to life as local guides share the stories of generations. NT Indigenous Tours offers rewarding adventures with expert interpretation of the natural and cultural environment. Discover fascinating pioneer heritage and a rich Aboriginal tradition. Sample gourmet local meats and bush foods in nature’s forest dining room. Visit spectacular waterfalls, stone country, ancient rainforest and unspoilt woodland, and cool off in clear freshwater pools.
- $396 Adult, $198 Child (under 13yrs)
- Full day, daily, 7.30am Northern Territory Indigenous Tours
Spirit of Kakadu Adventure Tour, Kakadu
See the less accessible parts of Kakadu on this full day 4WD adventure tour. Visit the stunning waterfalls and waterholes of Kakadu’s stone country. Depending on the time of year, weather and road conditions the tour itinerary varies so each day is an adventure. Itineraries can include Gubara Rock Pools, Motorcar Falls, Boulder Creek, Ikoymarrwa Rock Holes, Gunlom Falls or Maguk Gorge.
This tour requires a moderate level of fitness and good mobility.
- $412 Adult, $310 Child (8-15yrs)
- Full day, daily (subject to access) 1 May to 15 Oct, Kakadu Tourism
Katherine Gorge Cruise & Edith Falls, Darwin
First stop is the Adelaide River War Cemetery, a site dedicated to those killed in the air raids in Darwin in the 1940s. Continue to Edith Falls and enjoy a refreshing swim in the waterhole beneath the falls (conditions permitting). After your included lunch, we join a 2 hour scenic cruise through Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park, with a chance to see freshwater crocodiles sunning themselves on the banks of the river and many interesting species of birdlife. We return to Darwin via the township of Katherine, the hub of the region’s cattle and farming industries and Pine Creek, an historic gold mining town.
- $279 Adult, $139 Child (under 16yrs)
- Full day, Mon, Wed & Sat, 6.30am, AAT Kings
Yingana One Day Arnhem Land Tour, Darwin
With stunning scenery of billabongs, birds, escarpment and ancient Aboriginal rock art, escape and experience this unique untouched haven of the NT. With more than 50,000 years of ancient living culture, a traditional Aboriginal guide will show you rock art and significant cultural sites on Injalak Hill with breathtaking views across the flood plains and Arnhem Land escarpment. Visit Injalak Art and Craft Centre and watch local Aboriginal people painting and weaving pandanus baskets.
- Ex Darwin 5.15am, $314 Adult, $263 Child (under 14yrs)
- Ex Jabiru 8.30am, $293 Adult, $293 Child (under 14yrs)
- Mon, Wed & Fri May to Oct, Top End Day Tours
Kakadu National Park Explorer, Darwin
Kakadu National Park is a landscape of exceptional beauty and diversity. Travel across Adelaide River and Marrakai Plains into Kakadu National Park. Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre to view the informative displays depicting the traditions of the Aboriginal people in Kakadu. Join a local guide for a cruise on the famous Yellow Water Billabong. Search for saltwater crocodiles and the colourful range of birdlife for which this region is renowned. At Nourlangie Rock, your guide will lead a walk to view ancient Aboriginal rock art.
- $328 Adult, $164 Child (under 16yrs) includes Kakadu National Park Ticket
- Full day, daily Apr to Nov. Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun Dec to Mar, 6.30am, AAT Kings
Tiwi By Design, DarwinDepart Cullen Bay for the 2½ hour cruise to the Tiwi Islands. On arrival at Wurrumiyanga on Bathurst Island you will be greeted by a local indigenous guide who will escort you on foot to Tiwi Design for welcome to country and a traditional morning tea. Your guide will then show you through the museum where you will enjoy a detailed and informative commentary on the culture and history of the Tiwi people. Return to Tiwi Design where you will have lunch and spend the afternoon working with an Aboriginal artist to create your own work of art – Tiwi style, either painting or screen printing.
- $385 Adult, $295 Child (under 15yrs)
- Full day – Thu & Fri 01 Apr 10 Dec
- Additional Monday departures in Jun, Jul & Aug 7.30am, Sealink Northern Territory
Top End Safari Camp Day Tour, Darwin
Experience the thrill of an airboat ride as you journey through the flood plains and rainforest of the Finniss River System whilst spotting crocodiles. Slow it down with a relaxing BBQ lunch aboard the river cruise vessel while listening and looking out for the extensive birdlife. Learn about Matt Wright’s rescue crocodiles as his experienced guides feed and interact with them. Return to the sky deck for a swim in the pool and a drink at the bar while you wait to experience the expansive views of the Top End from a scenic helicopter flight. Beat the crowds, immerse yourself in nature and experience a once in a lifetime Top End adventure.
- $395 Adult, $345 Child (under 14yrs)
- Full day, daily 7.20am, Top End Safari Camp