Experience

See the magnificent Corroboree Billabong and Mary River Wetlands on a Wildlands Safari Cruise from the comfort of one of our custom-built safari boats.

Located approximately 100km, or a 90 minutes drive from Darwin (on the way to Kakadu), the Wildlands Safari Cruise is an experience not to be missed.

On our 1.5 hour cruise, you’ll discover a natural wonderland which is home to the world’s highest natural concentration of saltwater crocodiles.

Our knowledgeable guides will help you to spot crocodiles (salties and freshies) in their natural environment. You will be steered through waterways filled with colourful flora, and whose banks are home to a myriad of wildlife including wallabies, jabiru, sea eagles, kites, kingfishers, brolgas, buffalo, and jacanas.

 

Details

Departs

Daily 8:45am, 10:30am from Corroboree Billabong.

Duration

1.5 hours

Pricing

  • $60 /Adult
  • $40 /Child
  • $195 /Family

Contact Us for large group booking

Discover

  • Corroboree Billabong
  • The Mary River Wetlands
  • The world’s highest natural population of Saltwater Crocodiles
  • Many birds – including jabiru, brolgas, kingfishers, magpie geese, jacanas, sea eagles and kites
  • Vast stands of lotus flowers
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Included

  • 1.5 hour Corroboree Billabong safari cruise
  • Experienced guides
  • Expert commentary on your surroundings

What To Bring

  • Comfortable shoes for walking in
  • Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Water bottle that holds at least 1L of water
  • Light jacket in the cooler months (June-August)

Itinerary

08:30/10:15 – Arrive at Corroboree Billabong. To find out how to get there, visit our find us page. Please arrive before cruise is due to depart to allow yourself time to visit the bathroom and stretch your legs as there are no toilet facilities available on board the safari boats.

08:45/10:30 – Wildlands Safari Cruise will depart from the Wildlands pontoon. The Mary River Wetlands system is home to the world’s highest natural crocodile population and our Safari Cruises really do have something for everyone. On the cruise, your experienced, expert guides will take you through the winding corridors of Corroboree Billabong whose banks are bordered with thousands of lotus flowers. You will be able to see the vast Mary River floodplain system which serves as a breeding ground for some of the various bird species you may encounter on the tour. Your guides will be able to point out the nesting places of many birds including the jabiru, sea eagles and elusive jacanas. They also know the favourite haunts of some of the big crocs that inhabit the billabong and will do their best to find as many as possible and get you close enough to snap plenty of good photos to share with your friends and family.

10:15/12:00 – Safari Cruise returns to the Wildlands pontoon whereupon you can return to Darwin, or continue on your way to Kakadu National Park.