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Mary River Wetlands Cruise from Darwin

The full day Wetland Cruise Tour from darwin includes return hotel transfers, 2.5 hour lunch cruise with an experienced guide.

Highlights

2.5 hour cruise on the Corroboree Billabong
Abundance of birds and crocodiles
Delicious picnic lunch surrounded by nature
Small-group tour with expert commentary
Scenic cruise around the Corroboree Billabong
Largest concentration of saltwater crocodiles in the world

What you need to know

Within minutes of Darwin a pristine wetlands teaming with wildlife can be found. Discover the secrets of the Top End on a 1 day tour to the Corroboree Billabong with visits to the Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, the magical ‘Window of the Wetlands’ and a relaxing afternoon Mary River Wetlands cruise. Travellers will set out from Darwin at 9am to Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve and see what was once a rice growing project in the 1950’s now transformed into a haven for local and migratory birds. You will also have the opportunity to capture some amazing photos of the Sacred Lotus and Native Lilies here. The interactive displays at the ‘Window of the Wetlands’ Visitor Centre provide insight into the ecological process and seasonal changes of the wetlands and a view of the Adelaide River floodplains that should not be missed on the way to the Corroboree Billabong.

One you’ve arrived at Corroboree Billabong it’s time for a picturesque 2.5 hour scenic cruise but keeps the eyes peeled for the birds and saltwater crocodiles that cruise beside the vessel or bask in the sun on the banks of the billabong. The Mary River Wetlands is home to the largest concentration of crocodiles in the world and this is your chance to see them up close. During the cruise enjoy a picnic lunch and a private moment to embrace the tranquility of your surrounds. As the cruise comes to an end your tour guide will deliver you back to Darwin accommodation around 5pm. This is a day out for the whole family with tours available daily between May and October.

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Inclusions

  • Return hotel transfers from Darwin in air-conditioned transport
  • 2.5 hour wildlife cruise
  • Delicious picnic lunch
  • Knowledgable guides

Highlights

  • Scenic cruise around the picturesque Corroboree Billabong
  • Largest concentration of saltwater crocodiles in the world
  • Large variety of wetland birds including Jabiru, Ibis, Brolga, Jacana, Egrets, Herons, Kites and Sea Eagles
  • Learn about the wildlife from knowledgable guides

Tour Times

  • Tours depart daily at 9am from May to October

Hotel Pickup

If you have booked a hotel

  • Prior to completing your purchase, enter your hotel name in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your hotel pick up time

If you have not yet booked a hotel

  • If you have not yet booked a hotel, enter the words 'hotel not known' in the 'Add Booking Notes' section of the shopping cart. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation tour voucher with complete tour operator details. You will be required to contact the tour operator a minimum of 48hrs prior to your day of travel to reconfirm your hotel pick up time

What to Bring

  • Hat
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Tour voucher

Additional Information

  • Minimum age : 4yrs old
  • The boat holds a maximum of 29 people and operates with a minimun of 2 people

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 cruise
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Vessel subject to change without notice

Mary River Wetlands Cruise from Darwin

Corroboree Billabong Rd, Marrakai, NT 0801