Daily 3:00pm from Corroboree Billabong.
The Wildlands Champagne Safari Cruise will exhibit the best the Top End has to offer on a 2 hour cruise through the internationally significant Mary River Wetlands system. Home to the world’s highest natural crocodile population, 280 species of birds as well as various land mammals, these expansive floodplains are teeming with wildlife.
Our highly experienced guides know exactly where to look for the biggest crocs and can point out the nesting places of various significant bird species in the area. The winding waterways teeming with colourful flora, make the perfect location for a secluded afternoon tea of complimentary fresh fruit and sparkling wine.
This is one of our most popular cruises, so be sure to secure your booking soon to avoid disappointment.
14:45 – Arrive at Corroboree Billabong. We suggest you allow some time to stretch your legs and visit the bathroom before boarding the safari boat as there are no toilet facilities on board.
15:00 – Safari cruise departs the Wildlands Wetlands Safari pontoon for a 2 hour cruise on the majestic Corroboree Billabong which makes up part of the internationally significant Mary River Wetlands system. While on the Champagne Safari Cruise, your guide will try and get you up close and personal with some of the biggest crocs in the area so you can get some great snaps to take home. They will also point out various bird species in the area, as well as the nesting places of species such as the jabiru, jacana, sea eagle and kites. During the cruise, your guide will find a secluded, picturesque location to park the boat so you can enjoy the complimentary fresh fruit platter and sparkling wine.
17:00 – Champagne Safari Cruise will return to the Wildlands Wetlands Safari pontoon where you can return to Darwin or continue on your way to Kakadu National Park. On your drive back to Darwin, you will get to watch the magnificent NT sunset over the Adelaide River floodplains which becomes even more intense during the dry season.