On this full day tour you will travel east from Darwin along the Arnhem Highway and journey into world-renowned Kakadu National Park, home to a profusion of birdlife and other native fauna. View the superbly preserved Aboriginal rock paintings at Ubirr -- a museum in the desert, and take a cruise along the Mary River Wetlands.
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- Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
- Lunch included
Depart from Darwin and travel east along the Arnhem Highway, passing the major river systems and wetland regions into Kakadu National Park. This national park covers 12,430 square miles (20,000 sq kilometers) of landscape varying from rocky escarpment that is home to historic Aboriginal rock art dating back thousands of years, to the floodplains that are abundant with wildlife.
After crossing the South Alligator River travel along the Kakadu Highway to Warradjan Cultural Centre to view informative displays before cruising down the Mary River to experience the beauty of the Mary River Wetlands.
Enjoy a buffet lunch at Cooinda, before exploring the World Heritage Area of Ubirr to see Ancient Aboriginal rock art galleries. Witness the history and culture of the Aboriginal people come alive through the impressive paintings that have stood the test of time.
Late afternoon, drive out of Kakadu National Park, pausing for a comfort stop at the Corroboree Park Tavern before arriving in Darwin at approximately 8.00pm.
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Yellow Water, Kakadu National Park
- Buffet lunch
- Wetlands cruise
- Commentary by driver
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Gratuities (optional)
- Adults AU$25 (Apr16-Mar17), AU$40 (Apr17-Oct17) and AU$25 (Nov17-Mar18).
- Children Free (Apr16-Mar17), AU$20 (Apr17-Oct17) and AU$13 (Nov17-Mar18).
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Entry to Kakadu National Park is a Government enforced fee and is payable on the day.
- Not wheelchair accessible
06.00 - Adina Waterfront
06.15 - Alatai Apartments
06.15 - Argus Apartments
06:20 - Banyan View Motel
06.00 - Barramundi Lodge
07.05 - Boomerang Caravan Park
06.00 - Botanic Gardens Apartments
06.00 - Casa on Gregory
07.10 - Coolalinga Caravan Park
06:20 - City Garden Apartments
06.00 - Cullen Bay Apartments
06:20 - Darwin Central Hotel
06:50 - Discovery Holiday Park
06.20 - DoubleTree Hilton Darwin
06.20 - DoubleTree Hilton Esplanade Darwin
06.50 - Free Spirit Resort
06.15 - Frogs Hollow Backpackers
06.10 - Frontier Darwin
06.15 - H Hotel
06:50 - Hidden Valley Caravan Park
06:20 - Hilton Darwin
07.05 - Howard Springs Caravan Park (Hwy)
06:45 - Leprechaun Resort
06.15 - Mantra Pandanas
06:20 - Marrakai Apartments
06.15 - Mediterranean
06:20 - Novotel Atrium
07.00 - Oasis Caravan Park
06:20 - Palms City Resort
06:10 - Palms Motel
06:00 - Parap Village Apartments (Darwin Airport Shuttle)
06:00 - Paravista Motel
06:00 - Quest Parap (Darwin Airport Shuttle)
06:45 - Rydges Palmerston
06:00 - SkyCity
06.15 - Steeles Bed & Breakfast
06:20 - Transit Centre
06:15 - Travelodge Mirambeena Resort
06:00 - Comfort Inn Vitina
06.00 - Vibe Waterfront
06.15 - YHA Globetrotters
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: laste50, September 2016
A day is simply not enough to experience this vast pristine environment. Would love to come back again for a 3-4 day trip through the area
Reviewed by: Eileen G, August 2016
Long trip but well worth the time, Deb was very knowledgeable and good fun and the scenery was spectacular. Charlie made the Wetlands Cruise very interesting and had a lot of information about the crocodiles and the birds. Would highly recommend this tour.