Darwin Kakadu National Park Tour with Cruise

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Highlights & inclusions

Kakadu National Park
Yellow Water Billabong Cruise
Nourlangie rock art site
Aboriginal Rock Art
Delicious lunch
Warradjan Cultural Centre
or 4 payments of $99.75 with more info
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience

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Thu, Jul 18, 2024

What you can expect

On this epic day tour from Darwin, you'll gain a glimpse of the many wonders that the World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park has to offer. One of Australia's true bucket-list items, Kakadu is rich in both nature and culture, and on the tour you'll head out from Darwin at 6.30am for a full day's worth of adventure. You'll venture into the heart of Kakadu, taking in highlights such as the spectacular Nourlangie Rock to view ancient Aboriginal rock art, then you'll enjoy a delicious buffet lunch amongst these Aussie bushland surrounds.

Next up, join a friendly local guide and embark on a Billabong Cruise on the Yellow Water, keeping an eye out for the many varieties of amazing wildlife such as crocodiles, large birds and more. Follow it with a visit to the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre to learn more about the history and traditions of Australia's original inhabitants before re-boarding your comfortable, air-conditioned bus and returning to Darwin. Tours depart daily at 6:15am and return around 7:30pm and includes transfers to your Darwin accommodation. For the most comprehensive Kakadu tour from Darwin available in a single day, book online here!


What you need to know

  • Full day tour
  • Hotel transfers
  • Experienced driver/guide
  • Expert commentary
  • Air-conditioned coach
  • Buffet Lunch
  • Yellow Water Billabong Cruise
  • National Park ticket entry fee included
  • Today you’re up early to get started on a day that you’ll long remember. Travelling on one of the longest roads in Australia, the Stuart Highway, you’ll see some of the most amazing terrain this country has to offer. When we turn onto the Arnhem Highway, the Marrakai Plains will provide a beautiful backdrop for your onward journey
  • Covering an area of more than 19,800 square kilometres, World Heritage listed Kakadu is the largest National Park in Australia. The combination of mangrove fringed coastal areas, expansive flood plains, lowland hills, open woodland and forest habitats make Kakadu one of the most diverse landscapes you’ll ever experience. Be amazed at the population of wildlife in the water, on the land and in the air – Kakadu is home to a myriad of animals, hundreds of bird species and thousands of different insects and plants. Marvel at the concentration of rock art sites that illustrates Aboriginal culture found at Kakadu, some dating back 50,000 years
  • Join your local guide for a cruise on the Yellow Water Billabong. The picturesque yellow waters are home to thousands of saltwater crocodiles and up to 60 species of colourful birdlife
  • The Bininj people are the traditional custodians of Kakadu National Park and after lunch in Cooinda we visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre to introduce you to their way of life
  • Be mesmerised as you wander the Nourlangie rock art site. It has provided shelter to the indigenous people for many thousands of years – and while taking shelter, the rock evolved into a canvas that illustrates their very deep spiritual culture. The 1.5km walk around the base of the rock, led by your Driver Guide, will give you the opportunity to see many different forms of Aboriginal rock art paintings
  • Tours depart Daily (May-September) and Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday (October-April) from Darwin (pick up from select hotels)
Hotel Pickup
  • Selected CBD hotels only
Additional Information
  • A low level of fitness is required as there is a small amount of walking including a 10-15 minute walk on uneven ground with a gradual climb to the viewing point
  • There is wheelchair access, however, this is on uneven ground and is accessible for only a small part of the walk and must have a carer to assist
  • Order of touring are subject to change
  • Companion card holders are entitled to a 50% discount, however the companion card must be presented at time of travel to validate. Please contact the tour operator directly to book in for your companion passenger. Once the booking has been made you will be sent a voucher with the tour operators details attached
Cancellation Policy
  • For day tours
  • Cancellation 24+ Hours Prior to Departure: No cancellation fee will be charged for day tours cancelled 24 or more hours before the scheduled departure.
  • Cancellation 0-24 Hours Prior to Departure: A 100% cancellation fee will apply for day tours cancelled within 0-24 hours of the scheduled departure.
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of cruise
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Recent reviews

4.410 reviews

Fantastic day

Fantastic day. Ben our driver and guide was outstanding. A real people person with wonderful knowledge of the local people and culture. Loved the rock art and cruise. Narelle got us safely home and the ‘tea’ was most welcome after the unexpected delays earlier in the day. Look forward to booking with you again and congratulations on your outstanding staff!

Bev Unwin about 4 years ago

Will definitely be returning to Darwin such a beautiful place & loved this tour everything was as described and as expected

Will definitely be returning to Darwin such a beautiful place & loved this tour everything was as described and as expected, perfect, loved the small boat tour of the river if it's called that we saw some crocodiles & tour guides were very informative, thank you.

Diana Chicha about 4 years ago

Wonderful day

Wonderful day. Driver/Guide was excellent. His knowledge was amazing. Five stars to Michael (driver) & AAT Tours. Thanks.

Michelle Martin about 4 years ago

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