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.
- $160 Adult, $100 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.
- $249 Adult, $124 Child (under 13yrs)
- Full day, daily, 7.30am Northern Territory Indigenous Tours
Southern Kakadu Experience, Kakadu
Sit back and relax as your guide takes you through the southern end of the world heritage listed Kakadu National Park. The tour includes a visit to the world famous Gunlom Falls and the stunning Ikoymarrwa Rock Pool. Finish the day with drinks and canapés by a private billabong. Flexible itineraries change according to access and time of the year.
- Ex Jabiru 6.45am, $249 Adult, $194 Child (5-15yrs)
- Ex Cooinda 7.30am, $237 Adult, $182 Child (5-15yrs)
- Full day, daily (subject to access) 1 May to 15 Oct 20, 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
Arnhem Land Day 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, $299 Adult, $239 Child (under 14yrs)
- Ex Jabiru 8.30am, $279 Adult, $219 Child (under 14yrs)
- Mon to Sat, May to Oct 20, 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.
- $320 Adult, $160 Child (under 16yrs) includes Kakadu National Park Ticket
- Full day, daily Apr to Nov 20. Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun Dec 20 to Mar 21, 6.30am, AAT Kings
Tiwi By Design, Darwin
Depart 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.
- $349 Adult, $295 Child (under 15yrs)
Full day, Thu & Fri 1 Apr to 10 Dec 20, 7.30am, Sealink Northern Territory