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  • Litchfield Park Tour & Jumping Crocodile Cruise from Darwin

    1. Litchfield Park Tour & Jumping Crocodile Cruise from Darwin

    Spend a day in the natural habitat of fascinating wildlife creatures at Litchfield National Park. After being picked up from your accommodation at approximately 6:00 AM, ride in air-conditioned comfort to the famous Adelaide River. There, you'll board your private boat and cruise up the river. From the boat you can feed the crocodiles that teem in the water and see an abundance of wildlife all around you. You may even see a crocodile launching itself out of the water with the power of its tail! At the famous Litchfield National Park, you'll visit three waterfalls - the Wangi, Florence and Buley rock holes - and get the opportunity to swim in all three! Lunch is prepared in the park by your guide - a big bush picnic with an array of wraps, cold meats, breads, salad and fruit. Snacks are also included along the way if you're ever feeling peckish! Local and knowledgeable guides will give ...

    Jumping crocs were great. Guide was full of knowledge! Litchfield was spectacular.

  • Darwin: Jumping Crocodile Cruise

    2. Darwin: Jumping Crocodile Cruise

    How close are you willing to get to some of nature’s most aggressive and dangerous reptiles as they leap out of the Australian Northern Territory waterways to grab a little snack? Feel your heart beating as you see the biggest reptile in the world and oldest creature to walk the planet since the time of dinosaurs from the safety of an Adelaide River boat cruise. Stand in awe of these prehistoric beasts, which can grow up to 6 meters in length — the size of a small bus — and can weigh up to 1,000 kilograms. Don’t worry, you’re in the safe hands of highly trained guides who will ensure the safety of both the crocodiles and passengers at all times while feeding the crocodiles buffalo meat. See firsthand the powerful and spectacular hunting techniques of saltwater crocodiles.

    Great tour. Guides very entertaining. Very foggy morning which added an enjoyable feel. Lots of crocs to see.

  • From Uluru: Uluru Base Segway Tour

    3. From Uluru: Uluru Base Segway Tour

    Upon arrival at the Segway base area, your tour guide will provide you with comprehensive Segway training and you'll be ready for your guided tour of the magical Uluru. You'll be led by your fully qualified and knowledgeable guide around the entire base of Uluru. Take in all the highlights of the rock and learn about local Anangu culture, flora, fauna, geology and the European history of the area. Get up close and personal with picturesque landscape, ancient Aboriginal culture, and the history of Uluru. Immerse yourself in the outback landscape that the Central Australian region is famous for.

    Excellent way to get around this huge rock . Very informative, fun and the perfect place to ride a Segway

  • Uluru & Kata Tjuta 25-Minute Helicopter Experience

    4. Uluru & Kata Tjuta 25-Minute Helicopter Experience

    See both the beauty of Uluru and Kata Tjutaon this helicopter experience. This tour will showcase Kata Tjuta, which means 'many heads'. It is made up of a group of 36 conglomerate rock domes, the highest of which stands 198 meters taller than Uluru. Ensure that you don't miss out on seeing the entire formation by taking a ride in by helicopter. With the wide spread of the domes and local restrictions due to sacred sites, access from the ground is restricted to only 75% of Kata Tjuta.

    Embark on a trip that combines this experience with viewing Uluru, and which will leave you with cherished memories and photographs that will last a lifetime.

    Friendly, helpful, informative staff. Flight was amazing over Uluru and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga. Thoroughly recommend this tour.

  • Katherine Gorge & Edith Falls Full-Day Tour from Darwin

    5. Katherine Gorge & Edith Falls Full-Day Tour from Darwin

    Discover a network of 13 gorges carved into billion-year-old sandstone rock by the Katherine River of Nitmiluk National Park on this scenic full-day sightseeing tour from Darwin. During the tour you will learn about the Aboriginal culture abundant in the area and see rock art sites dotted throughout the park. With its rugged landscapes, dramatic waterfalls, and lush gorges, the Nitmiluk National Park is a haven for nature lovers, with plentiful flora and fauna. Travel south through tropical country, passing former World War II airstrips en route to the Adelaide River. Make a short stop at the Adelaide River War Cemetery to pay your respects to those killed in the air raids of Darwin in the 1940s. Continue to Edith Falls for a refreshing swim in the paperbark and pandana-lined waterhole (conditions permitting). After an inclusive lunch, enjoy a 2-hour scenic cruise through the Katherin...

    Amazing day packed with everything you'd want to see and do. Edith waterfalls/waterhole was stunning and so good in this heat, best to bring a pool noodle - Cruise down Katherine Gorge was spectacular - Copey was a fantastic tour guide along with Brian & Prem!

  • From Darwin: Kakadu Wilderness Escape Day Tour

    6. From Darwin: Kakadu Wilderness Escape Day Tour

    Discover the spectacular Kakadu National Park for its exceptional natural and cultural values. Visit the infamous Cahills Crossing to safely spot saltwater crocodiles, explore the floodplains of Ubirr, go to Fogg Dam Conservation Centre and the Bowali Visitor Centre. Leave tropical Darwin, traveling through the rich floodplains towards Kakadu National Park, a 20,000 square kilometer area, teeming with wildlife, important Aboriginal rock art sites, and diverse landscapes. Stop at (optional) the Jumping Croc Cruise on the Adelaide River, or visit the Fogg Dam Conservation Centre. See the traditional lands of the Limilngan-Wulna people (who are active in the reserve's management) to explore the diverse wildlife of the Top End, home to numerous species of birds, turtles, water pythons, and of course, the iconic Saltwater Crocodile. Go to the Bowali Visitor Centre and learn more about this...

    Had a fantastic day and our guide Peter was very professional. He was very knowledgeable and friendly and dropped us back to where we were going for dinner.

  • Darwin: Mary River Wetlands Wildlife Cruise with Lunch

    7. Darwin: Mary River Wetlands Wildlife Cruise with Lunch

    Today starts with a pick-up from your Darwin accommodation at around 9:00 AM. Listen to interesting commentary about the region from your knowledgeable guide as you make your way to Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve. Originally set up as a large scale rice growing project in the 1950s, this location is now a haven for many varieties of birds that you'll get a chance to admire. A short drive from there takes you to the “Window on the Wetlands” Information Centre, where you can enjoy a hands-on display explaining the wetlands and get a fantastic view over the Adelaide River floodplains from their upper viewing deck. Your highlight for the day is an amazing 2.5-hour cruise on the wetlands! See an abundance of birds, crocodiles and wildlife in their natural habitat on the Mary River Wetlands. Home to a huge variety of animals, birdlife and also boasting the largest concentration of Saltwater C...

    What an amazing experience- simple superb. The guide, Evan, so knowledgeable. So much to see; so up close to nature - the crocs, the birds, the flowers. Where else can u eat lunch within 5 metres of a salty (croc) while watching a Jabiru catch a Barra. Lunch was large. Fantastic trip & cannot recommend it highly enough. See nature at its tranquil best.

  • Litchfield National Park: Full-Day & Lunch from Darwin

    8. Litchfield National Park: Full-Day & Lunch from Darwin

    Enjoy a full-day trip to Litchfield National Park from Darwin. See lush monsoon forests, termite mounds, unusual rock formations, waterfalls, and cascades. Experience a park that includes the spectacular Tabletop Range, a sandstone plateau surrounded by cliffs. During the green season, 4 major waterfalls thunder down to tropical rock pools below. They flow more gently in the dry season, making them perfect spots for a refreshing swim. Follow the Stuart Highway to reach Litchfield National Park. Visit park waterfalls like Florence Falls, where you’ll enjoy a scenic and interpretive bush and monsoon vine forest walk. Go for a swim by making your way down the stairs to the plunge pool below. Continue on to Tolmer Falls and see water cascading down into a deep waterhole at the base of the falls. Visit Wangi Falls, which features a large, crystal-clear pool that’s a perfect spot for a c...

    Coach was very comfy, driver was most informative and ultra helpful. Highly recommend. Cheers

  • From Alice Springs: Uluru Full-Day Tour with BBQ Dinner

    9. From Alice Springs: Uluru Full-Day Tour with BBQ Dinner

    Depart Alice Springs early to get a taste of the Australian Outback with a stop at Erldunda for a buffet breakfast. Then, continue to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to see the domes of the rock formations on your first walk. Learn about the local Pitjantjatjara people at the cultural center. Then, go to the base of Uluru for a guided walk to see the Anangu rock art. Head to Mutitjulu Waterhole for a short hike to the home of the ancestral Wanampi water snake and share some traditional "dreamtime" stories. Sip a glass of sparkling wine as you watch the sunset over Uluru, and end the day with a barbeque dinner before the return journey to Alice Springs.

    It is a great day out and includes so much! They served 3 decent meals plus several snacks, the dinner BBQ was delicious! The information provided by the guides was interesting and helpful.

  • Uluru: Sunset, Sparkling Wine, Cheeseboard & Gourmet BBQ

    10. Uluru: Sunset, Sparkling Wine, Cheeseboard & Gourmet BBQ

    Sit back and relax as you travel into the amazing Uluru National Park. When you arrive at the Uluru Sunset viewing platform, be greeted by a selection of Australian wines and a cheese board as you begin to absorb the beauty of your surroundings. Find your ideal spot, and then just sit back and relax as you watch the sun disappear behind the horizon and change the colors of the rocks in a million splendid ways. After sunset you will be transferred to an exclusive barbecue site. The site is located far enough away from the resort lights to provide a clear view of the stars in the southern sky. Relax in the company of friends and fellow travellers on beautiful white tablecloths, enjoying sparkling wine. Dine on an Australian gourmet barbecue menu of steak, kangaroo meat, lamb sausages, chicken skewers and garlic prawns, salads and a tasty dessert. All accompanied by a selection of red and ...

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What people are saying about Northern Territory

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 874 reviews

Had a fantastic day and our guide Peter was very professional. He was very knowledgeable and friendly and dropped us back to where we were going for dinner.

Friendly, helpful, informative staff. Flight was amazing over Uluru and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga. Thoroughly recommend this tour.

Tour guide was great funny, entertaining, knowledgeable and lovely. Couldn't have asked for a better day. Thank you!!!

Excellent way to get around this huge rock . Very informative, fun and the perfect place to ride a Segway

Very well organised and the driver was very entertaining with his commentary