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From Darwin: Top End Helicopter Ride & BBQ Cruise Day Trip

Activity provider: Top End Safari Camp

From Darwin: Top End Helicopter Ride & BBQ Cruise Day Trip

Activity provider: Top End Safari Camp
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From US$ 258.64 per person

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Discover the wildlife and landscapes of Top End on this day trip from Darwin or Bynoe. Explore on a scenic helicopter, an airboat, and a lunch cruise before interacting with crocodiles.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup optional
Pickup starts 2 hours before the departure time. The first pickup point is at the Mindil Beach Casino Resort reception area at 06:20 AM. The second pickup point is at the Matt Wright reservation office at 06:30 AM. The third pickup point is at the Adina Vibe hotel reception area at 06:40 AM. The final pickup point is at the Coolalinga McDonalds service road at 07:00 AM.


  • Take in aerial views of the Top End Flood plains on a scenic helicopter tour
  • Savor authentic local flavors with a BBQ brunch aboard a pontoon boat
  • Search for local wildlife like birds and buffalo on an exciting airboat ride
  • Experience the adrenaline rush of feeding and interacting with rescue crocs
  • Stay hydrated with complimentary refreshments like cordial, tea, and coffee
Full description

Experience the thrill of feeding crocodiles on this day trip from Darwin or Bynoe. Soar over the floodplains on a helicopter flight, cut through rainforest channels on an airboat, and chill out with a BBQ brunch aboard a pontoon boat.

Choose between a tour option with several pickup points in Darwin or opt to meet your guide in Bynoe. Meet your guide and take to the skies on a scenic helicopter flight through the floodplains.

Spot crocodiles, birds and even buffalo as you feel the wind in your hair on a thrilling airboat ride through the rainforest on the Finnis River. Unwind while tucking into gourmet BBQ on a pontoon boat cruise. Have access to water, cordial, tea and coffee facilities.  Finish your tour with a exhilarating crocodile encounter. Feed one of the activity provider's rescue crocodiles that were caught by the Outback Wrangler Matt Wright. Marvel at these large and majestic creatures.

  • Pickup and drop-off in Darwin (depending on option selected)
  • Airboat cruise
  • Scenic helicopter flight
  • River cruise with BBQ brunch
  • Crocodile interaction with Matt Wright's rescue crocs
  • Water, cordial, tea and coffee facilities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
  • People over 287 lbs (130 kg)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Meet at the Top End Safari Camp which is located in the Peninsular Way region. It is northwest of the Litchfield National Park and it is approximately a 1.5-hour drive from Darwin via the Cox Peninsular and Fogg Bay Roads. To get there follow Stuart Highway South, past Noonamah. Turn right onto Cox Peninsula Road, and head towards Berry Springs. Turn left onto Fog Bay Road for 33 kilometers 6.5km past sandpalms) Turn left onto dirt track with the ‘Top End Safari Camp’ sign. Follow the dirt track for 7 kilometers. Continue straight through gate and follow fence line and signage to allocated car parks.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Reusable water bottle

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Drones

Know before you go

  • This tour does not operate on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
  • This tour may be cancelled due to weather or the minimum number of guests not being met
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