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Katherine Day Tour from Darwin including Katherine Gorge Cruise

Katherine Day Tour from Darwin including Katherine Gorge Cruise

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Take a full-day detour from Darwin to explore the beautiful natural playground of Katherine Gorge. Cruise between ancient sandstone cliffs for an up-close perspective of Aboriginal rock art and crocodiles lounging on the riverbanks. Take a dip in a natural swimming hole at the base of Edith Falls, and recharge with a delicious picnic lunch. Get a glimpse of local cattle culture on a coach tour of Katherine, and pass through the historic gold mining town of Pine Creek.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$218.44
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$218.44
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Darwin Harbour Sunset Cruise with Optional Buffet Dinner

Darwin Harbour Sunset Cruise with Optional Buffet Dinner

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Take in Darwin Harbour during a 2sunset cruise aboard the 'Charles Darwin,' a deluxe 3-level catamaran that was built for service on the Gold Coast Broadwater. Travel past Stokes Hill Wharf, the Esplanade, Larrakeyah Naval barracks, Cullen Bay, and Fannie Bay, while seated in air-conditioned comfort or outside on the Sun Deck (top deck). Hear live commentary on Darwin’s history and landmarks, and have the option to include a buffet dinner, or purchase snacks and drinks at the onboard bar.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.45
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$53.45
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Sunset 3-Hour Cruise from Darwin Includes Dinner and Sparkling Wine

Sunset 3-Hour Cruise from Darwin Includes Dinner and Sparkling Wine

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Ensure you get the best sunset vista by heading out onto the water on this cruise across Darwin Harbour. Aboard a large, ocean-going catamaran with plenty of deck space, sit under the sails or in the air-conditioned salon and toast the setting sun with a glass of sparkling wine before enjoying a tapas/barbecue dinner while soaking up the views—if you wish, you can bring your own drinks and keep them chilled in the on board coolers.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.73
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$107.73
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Top End Safari Camp Day Tour

Top End Safari Camp Day Tour

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If you want to fit in all of the quintessential Top End activities into the one day then this is the tour for you! With a helicopter, airboat, cruise boat and crocodile safe swimming cafe there is no better way to experience the spectacular local wildlife and landscapes of the Litchfield region. Guests will see the majestic floodplains from above in a scenic helicopter flight and spot crocodiles, birds and even buffalo on a thrilling airboat ride through the channels and into the rainforest. Our cruise boat takes guests along Sweets Lagoon billabong for a slower pace perfect for birdwatching and taking pictures whilst tucking into a gourmet BBQ meal. We have Australia’s only nature-based croc safe pool where guests can take a dip and get face to face with a wild saltwater crocodile. The tour finishes off with an exciting feeding and exhibition with one of our rescue monster crocodiles caught by Matt Wright himself. Experience a once in a lifetime Top End day adventure with us!
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$309.26
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$309.26
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Darwin Sunset Dinner Cruise on Cape Adieu

Darwin Sunset Dinner Cruise on Cape Adieu

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Ride into the sunset and enjoy tropical breezes during this Darwin dinner cruise aboard a traditional fishing ketch. Enjoy freshly shucked Coffin Bay oysters or sink your teeth into succulent Northern Territory Banana prawns followed by your choice of fresh-caught fish or Scotch fillet steak in a 4-course meal provided by the onboard chef. Drinks are available for purchase at the bar, or bring your own.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$93.17
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$93.17

1 Hour Darwin Airboat Tours

1 Hour Darwin Airboat Tours

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Adrenaline junkies won’t want to miss this high-energy Top End adventure: an airboat tour of Darwin Harbour and the mangroves, departing right from the heart of the city. Feel the adrenaline rush as the V8 aircraft engine roars into life and the craft races across the water on a fast lap, then immerse in the Northern Territory’s epic landscape, home to sea birds, saltwater crocodiles, and more.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$137.79
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$137.79

Darwin Sunset Cruise, Including Fish 'n' Chips

Darwin Sunset Cruise, Including Fish 'n' Chips

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Set out from Stokes Hill Wharf in Darwin for a fabulous sunset cruise accompanied by a meal of fish and chips, and a complimentary drink. Relax and enjoy watching a colorful Top End sunset over Fannie Bay from the best spot in Darwin Harbour. Your captain stops at Cullen Bay Beach to pick up your meal, which is made with fresh wild–caught Northern Territory fish. Eat a classic Australian dish, snap photos and enjoy the beauty of Darwin during this memorable sunset cruise.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$58.72
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$58.72

Bombing of Darwin World War II Tour with Harbour Cruise

Bombing of Darwin World War II Tour with Harbour Cruise

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Explore the World War II sites of Darwin on this city sightseeing and cruise tour. Visit the Darwin war memorial and East Point Military Precinct, and explore Darwin Military Museum to chart the city’s wartime experience. Midway through, enjoy a small-boat cruise around Darwin Harbour, passing the modern naval base and the remnants and wreck sites of Japan’s devastating February 1942 air raids. Hotel pickup, entrance fees, and live onboard commentary included.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.38
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$99.38

Tiwi By Design Day Tour

Tiwi By Design Day Tour

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Enjoy a rare chance to visit the Tiwi Islands and witness an Aboriginal community that holds on tightly to its traditions. Located off the coast of Darwin, the Tiwi Islands experience is led by an indigenous guide who shares local history and traditions. Partake in a traditional morning tea with Tiwi Islanders before visiting the Tiwi Museum and joining Aboriginal artists for an art-making workshop. You can also shop for Tiwi paintings, fabric, carving, pottery and clothing at island prices (own expense).
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$273.24
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$273.24
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1-Hour Darwin Harbour Highlights Cruise

1-Hour Darwin Harbour Highlights Cruise

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Discover the rich marine life and fascinating maritime history of Darwin Harbour on a sightseeing cruise. Learn how human activity has shaped the working harbor, from aboriginal uses to World War II bombings and the hippie movement of the 1970s. Visit the site of a shipwreck, wind through a mangrove waterway, and watch the patterns of modern-day boat traffic while your captain narrates. Keep a close eye out for native birds, sea creatures, and crocs that call the harbor home.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.23
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$29.23

Crab Claw Island Resort Cruise and Seafood Buffet

Crab Claw Island Resort Cruise and Seafood Buffet

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Enjoy a full day harbour cruise from Darwin to the remote Crab Claw Island Resort in Bynoe Harbour disembarking right on the beach where you’ll indulge in a delicious all-Australian seafood buffet lunch. Sit back and take in the view from the harbourside bar with a drink, relax in one of the two resort pools or explore further afield through the private Island wildlife sanctuary.
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.35
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$121.35
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Mary River Wetlands Helicopter and Airboat Adventure from Darwin

Mary River Wetlands Helicopter and Airboat Adventure from Darwin

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Get a unique perspective of the Northern Territory floodplains, as well as an unparalleled view of the area's teeming wildlife, on a combined helicopter and airboat tour from Darwin. After a scenic flight to Corroboree Billabong, embark upon an airboat adventure and safari cruise through the floodplains of the Mary River Wetlands. As you explore, keep your eyes peeled for such native wildlife as crocodiles, wallabies, sea eagles, kingfishers, brolgas, and buffalo..
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$775.10
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$775.10
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Jumping Crocs & Nature Adventure Cruise from Darwin

Jumping Crocs & Nature Adventure Cruise from Darwin

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Just 60km from Darwin lies the Adelaide River, home to over 1600 Crocodiles and the location of the famous Jumping Crocodiles. Join this tour in the afternoon and travel down the Stuart Highway to the Adelaide River, enjoying commentary about the outskirts of Darwin along the way. Cruise the river and thrill as these awesome creatures launch themselves out of the water. The cruise will enable you to see these prehistoric creatures at close range. Afterwards continue to the Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre for view over the Marrakai Plains and then it’s on to Fogg Dam Nature Reserve to view a wetland ecosystem up close. It’s also a good opportunity to spot for birds and other wildlife.
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  • 5 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$93.17
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$93.17
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Darwin Harbour Sightseeing Cruise

Darwin Harbour Sightseeing Cruise

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Set sail around Darwin Harbour for a scenic 45-minute sightseeing cruise and enjoy serene views of the Northern Territory capital. Hop on board a comfortable catamaran and listen to the live on-board commentary as you float along Lameroo Beach, glide around Stokes Hill Wharf and spot waterside landmarks like Bicentennial Park, the Larakeyah Barracks and the sunken USS Peary.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.53
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$30.53
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Darwin Harbour Bombing of Darwin Cruise

Darwin Harbour Bombing of Darwin Cruise

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See where World War II bombs fell on Darwin on this harbour cruise. On 19 February 1942, Japanese planes targeted Allied ships in Darwin’s waters, causing mass destruction. Board an open-sided boat to cruise by these and other landmarks as you hear stories of the fateful day and Darwin’s wartime history. See remnants of the raids and underwater shipwreck sites, and sail by historical wharfs, pearling luggers, and other maritime locations. Live commentary included.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.23
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$35.23
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Tiwi Islands Cultural Experience from Darwin Including Ferry

Tiwi Islands Cultural Experience from Darwin Including Ferry

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Instead of briefly reading about Australia’s Aboriginal communities in your guidebook or online, truly Immerse yourself in the history and culture of one of those communities on this full-day experience. Take a ferry from Darwin to Bathurst Island to meet members of the local Tiwi community Wurrumiyanga. Taste traditional bush tucker, witness ancient customs and rituals like the tribe’s smoking ceremony, and learn about their day-to-day lives from your group’s guide.
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  • 10 hours 9 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$245.06
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$245.06
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Darwin Combo: The Bombing of Darwin Experience & Darwin Harbour Cruise

Darwin Combo: The Bombing of Darwin Experience & Darwin Harbour Cruise

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In February 1942, the North Australian city of Darwin was bombed by Japanese forces. With this two-for-one deal, cruise around the Darwin waterfront on the Bombing of Darwin cruise, sailing by landmarks like the wreck sites of the SS Neptuna and USS Peery; then visit the historic Royal Flying Doctor Tourist Facility and hear the local stories of those air raids. Don’t organize these two attractions separately; book in advance and confirm them for the same day.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.29
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$54.29

Kakadu & Katherine Gorge Full Day Air Tour, Helicopter & Cruise

Kakadu & Katherine Gorge Full Day Air Tour, Helicopter & Cruise

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Spend an action-packed day exploring two national parks in the Top End: Nitmiluk and Kakadu. Fly round-trip from Darwin to Katherine Gorge, then hop aboard a helicopter for a scenic ride. Explore the magnificent landscape for 1 hour by air followed by a riverboat cruise. A guide helps you discover this region abundant with wildlife, natural beauty, and cultural significance. See the spectacular Mary and Adelaide rivers on your return.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,302.79
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$1,302.79
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Turtle Tracks Tour to Bare Sand Island from Darwin

Turtle Tracks Tour to Bare Sand Island from Darwin

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Immerse yourself in nature during an 8-hour sunset turtle sighting from Darwin, a magical experience for animal lovers. Departing from Darwin Harbour, you’ll travel by fast boat to Bare Sand Island — passing Charles Point Lighthouse along the way —  and watch the sunset from the beach. Beneath the light of the full moon, you’ll watch sea turtles lay their eggs. Dinner is included on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people.     
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  • 8 hours
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$246.36
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$246.36

Katherine Gorge Fly, Helicopter & Cruise Tour From Darwin

Katherine Gorge Fly, Helicopter & Cruise Tour From Darwin

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Discover Katherine Gorge from every angle on a thrilling 8-hour excursion by air and water. The adventure begins with a flight from Darwin over Adelaide River, Pine Creek, and the iconic Australian Outback. After landing, it's time to take to the skies again. Discover the hard-to-reach places within the gorge by helicopter. The last leg of the adventure includes a picturesque boat cruise through the gorge, before your return flight to Darwin.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$876.88
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$876.88
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Darwin City Sights and Jumping Crocodile Cruise

Darwin City Sights and Jumping Crocodile Cruise

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Join a morning city sights tour for the perfect introduction to Darwin, with expert commentary by a local guide. See the lush Botanic Gardens and the Chinese Temple and tour the other historic sites of the city including the Darwin Aviation Museum. Explore the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, whose collections encompass Aboriginal art, visual arts, and Northern Territory history and natural sciences. After the tour you will be dropped off in the city for a 45-minute break and opportunity to have lunch. In the afternoon head 60kms from Darwin to Adelaide River, home to over 1600 Crocodiles and the famous Jumping Crocodiles. Cruise the river and thrill as these awesome creatures launch themselves out of the water. The cruise will enable you to see these prehistoric creatures at close range. Afterwards continue to the Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre for view over the Marrakai Plains and then it’s on to Fogg Dam Nature Reserve to view a wetland ecosystem up close.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$137.01
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$137.01
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5 Day Kakadu National Park and Arnhem Land Tour

5 Day Kakadu National Park and Arnhem Land Tour

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See the highlights of Kakadu National Park before leaving the crowds behind and exploring Arnhem Land and the Cobourg Peninsula. Enjoy good food, great guides and see something a bit different on this award-winning small-group tour. Each day is truly different and unique. On day 1 we’ll explore Kakadu, embarking on a wetlands cruise before a hike and swim at Barramundi Gorge. On day 2 we’ll enter Arnhem Land and have a local Aboriginal guide will show us the spectacular Injalak Hill rock-art sites. We’ll then spend the next 3 nights at Cobourg Coastal Camp; Venture North’s private camp on the pristine Cobourg Peninsula. Here we’ll embark on a range of wilderness activities including; nature walks, boating, birdwatching, fishing, beach combing and much more!
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  • 5 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,810.70
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$2,810.70
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Multi-Day Fishing Safari from Darwin Staying Aboard a Mother Ship

Multi-Day Fishing Safari from Darwin Staying Aboard a Mother Ship

Book an overnight fishing safari on board a mother ship on this multiday experience from Darwin designed for keen anglers who want to fish the remote rivers of the Northern Territory and fish for barramundi with professional guides. Destinations may include Moyle River, Little Moyle River, Mini Mini system, Marry River, Anson Bay Creeks, and Melville Island. Select a number of nights and the option that corresponds to your group size when booking. Extended tours are available during the 'run-off' period (February to May) and the 'build up' period (September to December).
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$8,518.23
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$8,518.23
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Tropical Light Tropical Bite - Twilight Cruise and CHOW Dinner

Tropical Light Tropical Bite - Twilight Cruise and CHOW Dinner

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Awaken your senses with this Tropical Light experience and start your evening in Darwin sipping on a complimentary gin with Mother Nature’s best light show. This is tropical light unplugged, a short sunset and twilight cruise on Darwin Harbour during the tropical summer when the sky is stretched with colour catching storm clouds, multi-hued sunsets and a peppering of electrical light shows. After sunset on the open harbour, twilight will be enjoyed with a stunning city backdrop in a place where trees are in the sea. When twilight fades we return to Kitchener Bay where travellers disembark the cruise vessel and make their own way to CHOW restaurant for the Tropical Bite experience. Travel between Dock 2 and CHOW can be self drive, walking, hire a scooter or take the free shuttle. At CHOW dinner is included along with a complimentary Saltie Gin Cocktail. Dinner is from the al carte menu and includes one starter and one main per person.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$108.83
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$108.83
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