Only 75 – 90 minutes drive from Darwin on your way to/ back from Kakadu National Park is a wetland experience not to be missed.
Corroboree Billabong is part of the Mary River Wetlands and apart from teeming with birdlife it also has the largest concentration of saltwater crocodiles in the world. View these prehistoric creatures in their natural environment swimming around the billabong and relaxing on the banks as we cruise past.
The birdlife here is fantastic and you will see a huge variety of species such as Jabiru, Jacana, Ibis, Brolga, Egret, Kite, Sea Eagle, Magpie Geese, Kingfishers and many others. Learn about the wildlife on the Billabong from your knowledgeable guide who will make your cruise both interesting and informative.
Our 1.5 hour morning cruise allows you the opportunity to view more animals as we have time to cruise around a larger section of these picturesque wetlands. Our guides local knowledge of the region provides you with the opportunity to view large salt water crocodiles and a good variety of spectacular birdlife in their natural wetland habitat. Enjoy great photo opportunities while viewing the wildlife up close and personal.
The access road to Corroboree Billabong adjoins the Arnhem highway 1km East of Corroboree Tavern. The last 4 km of the road to the cruise is a well maintained unsealed road. Our shuttle service operates from Corroboree Tavern and provides transport for people who do not wish to drive on the unsealed road. You will see a sign on the front verandah at Corroboree Tavern indicating the waiting area to catch the shuttle, the shuttle departs 30 minutes prior to the cruise times. The shuttle driver provides commentary whilst traveling to the cruise and this service operates from 1st April to 30th October. Bookings are essential and cost $10/Adult and $5/Child return.
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- Live commentary on board
- Professional guide
- Shuttle service from Corroboree Tavern to Corroboree Billabong Wetland Cruises
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks
- Travel Insurance