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Kakadu Wilderness Escape Top End Day Trip from Darwin

Join this unique Aboriginal cultural adventure in the Kakadu National Park with an Adelaide River croc cruise, wilderness areas and rock art sites.
Kakadu Wilderness Escape Top End Day Trip from Darwin


  • Explore the floodplains of Ubirr

  • Time to view & purchase local arts and artefacts

  • Spot saltwater crocodiles from a viewing platform

  • Guided bush walks throughout Kakadu National Park

  • Enjoy a Spectacular Jumping Crocodile Cruise (optional extra)

  • Stroll the diverse wetlands boardwalk and observation desks

Explore the floodplains, Ubirr lookout and join an Adelaide River crocodile cruise on this Kakadu National Park day tour from Darwin. The Kakadu National Park is Australia's largest national park spread over 20,000sq kilometres with diverse terrain, wetlands, ancient woodlands and ancient rock formations.

In just one day, you'll visit the pristine wilderness, witness giant crocodiles in their natural habitat on an optional Adelaide River Jumping Crocodile Cruise, visit Cahills Crossing, walk to the Ubirr lookout with spectacular views and visit the Bowali Visitor Centre and Marrawuddi Gallery to view incredible Indigenous artwork and jewellery made by Traditional Owners.

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  • National Park entry fees
  • World Heritage Listed Site
  • Guided bush walks
  • Australian wildlife sightings
  • Accredited outback driver guide
  • Air-conditioned mini coach travel
  • Comprehensive tour commentary


  • Meals
  • Personal expenses


  • Kakadu National Park is one of four Australian sites included on the World Heritage List for exceptional natural and cultural values
  • Explore floodplains of Ubirr, home to important Aboriginal rock painting sites thousands of years old
  • Visit the infamous Cahills Crossing to safely spot saltwater crocodiles from the viewing platform
  • Learn about Kakadu at the Bowali Visitor Centre with time to view and purchase local arts and artefacts
  • Get your heart racing with a close encounter with an apex predator on the Adelaide River onboard the Spectacular Jumping Crocodile Cruise (optional extra)
  • Stroll the diverse wetlands boardwalk and observation desks at Fogg Dam Conservation Centre, a bird-watchers paradise and wildlife refuge


  • 1st June 2021 - 31st March 2023


  • Tour departs at 7.30am and returns at 7.30pm
  • The tours run daily (May-November) and Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday (December-April)


  • 12 hours

Departure Location

  • Travelodge Resort Darwin, 64 Cavenagh St, Darwin City

What To Bring

  • Refillable water bottle
  • Hat, sunglasses & sunscreen
  • Comfortable hiking shoes, all-weather clothing
  • Tropical strength insect repellent
  • Money for snacks and meals
  • Camera

Additional Information

  • This itinerary schedule is interchangeable during seasonal weather fluctuations or during park closures due to traditional land owner ceremonies.
  • A moderate level of fitness is required to complete the walks
  • Child policy 6 years old and over, not suitable for children 5 years old and under
  • This terrain is not suitable for mobility impaired travellers, wheelchairs, walkers, prams or strollers
  • Limited storage space on-board 1 day bag per guest
  • Please notify the provider of any dietary requirements, medical conditions, and your travelling contact number at the time of booking

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation by the traveller:
  • a 100% full fare forfeiture for cancellations within 48 hours or failure to board; or
  • a 50% loss of ticket for cancellations within 3 to 7 days prior to departure
  • Cancellation due to a Force Majeure Event:
  • a 100% travel credit of monies paid for your trip; or
  • a refund minus unrecoverable costs

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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