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Darwin: Kakadu National Park Day Trip

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Activity provider: Kakadu Air

Darwin: Kakadu National Park Day Trip

Activity provider: Kakadu Air
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From US$ 600.82 per person

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Take a day trip to check out all the must-see sights of Kakadu, Australia's largest National Park.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Audio guide included
English
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit all the must-see sights of the Kakadu National Park on a day trip
  • Enjoy a scenic flight paired with informative commentary
  • Cruise on the Yellow Water Billabong and take in the flora and wildlife
  • Immerse yourself in Aboriginal life at the Warradjan Cultural Center
Full description

Enjoy 1.5 hours of spectacular scenic flying, cruise on the Yellow Water Billabong, and visit the Warradjan Cultural Center.

Take part in an experience which varies between wet and dry seasons:

8:30 AM: Check-in at Kakadu Air Terminal

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Kick start the day with a 60-minute scenic flight paired with informative commentary delivered by your expert pilot. This extended flight tracks over Adelaide River, Mary River National Park, and Kakadu’s winding South and East Alligator rivers.

11:30 AM: Visit the Yellow Water Billabong, rich with flora, wildlife and changing landscapes. Sit back and relax on a 90-minute cruise through Kakadu’s wetlands.

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Enjoy lunch at Barra Bar and Bistro.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Transfer to the Warradjan Cultural Center. Take in personal histories, videos and artifacts in a place developed by Aboriginal traditional owners. Browse the gallery gift shop offering traditional didgeridoos, local artwork, and much more.

3:00 PM: Depart Kakadu on a 45-minute ferry flight back to Darwin.

4:00 PM: Farewell in Darwin.

DECEMBER – APRIL ITINERARY (WET SEASON)

8:30 AM: Check-in at Kakadu Air Terminal, Darwin

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Kakadu comes to life in the Wet season. Start your morning with 1.5 hours of scenic flying paired with informative commentary delivered by your expert pilot.

This extended flight tracks over Adelaide River, Mary River National Park, and Kakadu’s winding South and East Alligator Rivers. Finish off your aerial sightseeing with views over the mighty Jim Jim and Twin Waterfalls.

11:30 AM: Visit the Yellow Water Billabong ,which comes alive in the wet season. Enjoy a place rich with flora, wildlife and changing landscapes. Sit back and relax on a 90-minute cruise through Kakadu’s wetlands as you keep an eye out for crocodiles sunbathing.

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Lunch at Barra Bar and Bistro.

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Transfer to the Warradjan Cultural Center. Take in personal histories, videos and artifacts in a place developed by Aboriginal traditional owners. Browse the gallery gift shop offering traditional didgeridoos, local artwork, and much more.

3:00 PM: Depart Kakadu on a 45-minute ferry flight back to Darwin.

4:00 PM: Farewell in Darwin.

Includes
  • Flight
  • Boat cruise
  • Water
  • Face towels
  • Lunch
  • 1 beer, wine, or soft drink
  • Visit to Warradjan Cultural Center
  • Transfers
  • Hotel pickup or drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • People over 287 lbs (130 kg)

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Arrive 30 minutes prior to tour departure

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • As storms in the area pass quickly, the local partner works around the weather to delay or reschedule flights as necessary
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

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Flying over Kakadu provides a very different perspective and exploring the Yellow Water Billabong was so interesting. Josh was more than our pilot flying us safely, providing commentary, making sure we always had cold water and organising our lunch. Overall, an amazing and very memorable day.

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Product ID: 403551