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Darwin Harbour Sunset Cruise
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Darwin Harbour Sunset Cruise

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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
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$49.65
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$49.65

Darwin Sunset Dinner Cruise on Cape Adieu
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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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$101.48
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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
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$32.62
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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
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$223.99
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1-Hour Darwin Harbour Highlights Cruise
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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
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Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge Cruise

Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge Cruise

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Discover the gorgeous interior of the Katherine Gorge during a scenic and informative boat cruise in Nitmiluk National Park. Choose from a 2 hour cruise that takes you deep into the network of waterways that flow through the Katharine Gorge, which consists of 13 separate gorges. Short walks between the gorges allow you to see more of the landscape. Hear from your informative guide about the wildlife and Aboriginal people of this land, the Jawoyn. Choose the dawn tour to see the gorge at first light — an exceptional experience.
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  • 2 hours
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Yellow Water Cruise - Kakadu
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Yellow Water Cruise - Kakadu

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Wetlands made Kakadu National Park a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and Yellow Water Billabong is one of the most beautiful. Join Indigenous-owned Yellow Water Cruises on a guided journey of discovery among crocodiles, eagles, and reflecting waters. The wildlife, like the light, changes throughout the day.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
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Jumping Crocs & Nature Adventure Cruise from Darwin

Jumping Crocs & Nature Adventure Cruise from Darwin

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On this guided afternoon tour from Darwin, head to the Adelaide River, which is home to over 1,600 crocodiles including the famous 'jumping' crocodiles. There, you'll cruise the river and see these creatures launch themselves out of the water. Following that, visit the Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre to take in views of the Marrakai Plains. Also, stop at the Fogg Dam Nature Reserve to see a wetland ecosystem.
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  • 5 hours 15 minutes
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Bombing of Darwin World War II Tour with Harbour Cruise
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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
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$93.51
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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
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Jumping Crocodile Experience
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Jumping Crocodile Experience

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There are few ways of getting close to 19-foot (6-meter) long saltwater crocodile safely, but the Jumping Croc Cruise is one. On a sturdy boat with well-trained staff you’ll cruise out onto the Adelaide River, looking for crocs. Staff will entice the animals with food, causing them to jump high in the air. This is an unmissable Northern Territory experience, and one that you’re sure to remember. Learn about the unique animals of the top end on a low-impact tour that respects the environment and its inhabitants.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes
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$39.87
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1 Day Corroboree Billabong Wetland Experience including 2.5 hour cruise + lunch
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1 Day Corroboree Billabong Wetland Experience including 2.5 hour cruise + lunch

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See an abundance of birds, crocodiles and other wildlife on this day trip from Darwin with a 2.5-hour Corroboree Billabong cruise. You'll board a shaded, open-sided boat for optimal wildlife viewing along the Mary River Wetlands, home to the largest concentration of saltwater crocs as well as 30 species of birds. Hear commentary from your guide throughout the full-day tour, which includes an informative stop at Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre as well as lunch and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$137.73
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Top End Safari Camp Day Tour
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Top End Safari Camp Day Tour

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This ultimate top-end tour is ideal for travelers short on time who want to see and do a lot. Travel by helicopter, airboat, cruise boat, and overland, for an incredible range of sights and experiences. Look out for crocodiles and birds on the floodplains of the Litchfield National Park and even cool off with a swim in a crocodile-safe pool.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$286.33
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Corroboree Billabong Wetland Cruises - 2 hour Sunset Cruise

Corroboree Billabong Wetland Cruises - 2 hour Sunset Cruise

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This cruise requires your own transport. Only 90 minutes drive, on your way to Kakadu, is a wetland experience not to be missed. Corroboree Billabong is part of the beautiful Mary River Wetlands and apart from teeming with birdlife, it boasts the largest concentration of saltwater crocodiles in the world. View these prehistoric creatures in their natural environment cruising past our vessel or basking on the banks. The sunset cruise allows you to view the wildlife during their active periods. Birds are trying to catch their final meals for the evening and crocodiles are on the move ready for a night of hunting. Add to this a spectacular sunset over the floodplains as we gently cruise around the Billabong and it`s easy to understand why this is one of our most popular cruises. Guests are provided with amazing photograph opportunities throughout the entire cruise as the sun sinks below the horizon. We are the only company in this region offering sunset cruises to their customers.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge 3.5-Hour Sunset Dinner Boat Tour
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Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge 3.5-Hour Sunset Dinner Boat Tour

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Experience the magic of a sunset in the Aussie outback, set against the dramatic backdrop of the Katherine Gorge. Set sail along the Katherine River on a 3.5-hour sunset cruise, tuck into a delicious 3-course dinner on-board, and sip sparkling wine as you watch the sunset over the rugged landscapes of the Nitmiluk National Park.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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1 Hour Darwin Airboat Tours
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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
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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
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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
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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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To truly experience Australia’s far north, you need not just a 4WD but deep cultural knowledge. This award-winning small-group tour, with a maximum of six travelers, gets you off the beaten track. Experience Kakadu, including a wetlands cruise and the Ubirr rock art; then camp in the pristine Cobourg Peninsula for nature walks, foraging, boating, birdwatching, fishing, and more. Your package includes activities, meals, guiding, transfers, and four nights’ accommodation.
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  • 5 days
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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
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Pathfinder Jumping Crocodile Cruise Shuttle Bus
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Pathfinder Jumping Crocodile Cruise Shuttle Bus

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A ‘jumping crocodile’ cruise is one of Darwin’s most popular tours, providing the opportunity to admire freshwater crocodiles in their natural environment. With this tour, enjoy convenient round-trip transport by shuttle bus from Darwin, then hop aboard a Pathfinder vessel for the classic Jumping Crocodile Cruise along the Adelaide River.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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
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$137.00
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Kakadu Yellow Waters & Katherine Gorge Helicopter Scenic
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Kakadu Yellow Waters & Katherine Gorge Helicopter Scenic

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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
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Corroboree Billabong 2.5 hour Lunch Cruise

Corroboree Billabong 2.5 hour Lunch Cruise

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This cruise requires you to have your own transport as it departs 90 minutes from Darwin on the way to Kakadu National Park. Our 2.5 hour cruise allows time to really explore the wetlands without any rush. Discover the quieter sections of the billabong as we meander through the various interconnecting channels viewing crocodiles and beautiful birdlife. The wetlands “best locations” are constantly changing throughout the season. Having lunch on-board the vessel allows us the flexibility to select the most suitable location where you can enjoy a delicious lunch surrounded by nature at its very best. Lunch consists of a selection of sliced meats, bread and a delicious salad with optional dressing. Iced water is provided. Even though this cruise is operating during the warmer part of the day, there is still usually plenty of opportunity to view wildlife
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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