Darwin: Kakadu & Nourlangie Day Trip Plus Billabong Cruise

Activity provider: AAT Kings

Darwin: Kakadu & Nourlangie Day Trip Plus Billabong Cruise

Activity provider: AAT Kings
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From US$ 238.76 per person

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Visit Kakadu National Park and see wildlife, rivers, and Aboriginal sites. Go to the Warradjan Cultural Centre to learn about the indigenous people.

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Duration 13 hours
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Pickup included
Hotel pickup commences prior to the tour's start time. You will be collected from the hotel you select from the map during the booking process. If you wish to change your pickup location from the one selected, you must call the local partner at least 24 hours prior to travel.


  • Experience this World Heritage Site
  • Discover ancient Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie
  • Admire the birdlife of Kakadu Wetlands
  • Spot crocodiles on the Yellow Water Billabong Cruise
  • Learn about the Bininj people at the Warradjan Cultural Centre
Full description

Explore the landscape of Kakadu National Park on a day trip. Discover mangrove-fringed coastal areas that blend into expansive flood plains, lowland hills flanked to the east by sandstone escarpments, all interwoven between various open woodland and forest habitats.

Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre to view the informative displays depicting the traditions of the Aboriginal people, before your return to Darwin. There is also the opportunity for an optional 50-minute scenic flight (own expense) for a different perspective of this vibrant landscape.

Next, join a local guide for a cruise on the famous Yellow Water Billabong. Search for saltwater crocodiles and the colorful range of birdlife for which this region is renowned.

Teeming with wildlife in the water, land, and air, the many species that provide a diversity and concentration seen nowhere else add to the natural spectacle. See how the land takes on different forms and colors with the passing of each season.

After lunch, travel across the Adelaide River and Marrakai Plains, and stop at Nourlangie Rock, where your guide will lead a walk to view the ancient Aboriginal rock art.

  • Cruise
  • Buffet lunch
  • Driver/Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • Scenic flight

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Important information

Know before you go

  • It is recommended to wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Please consider bringing sunglasses, sunscreen, a hat, and water bottle during the summer months
  • In the cooler months please bring a warm jacket
  • Don't forget your camera
  • The scenic flight is not included in the price of the activity
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.8 /5

based on 103 reviews

Review summary

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While around 9 hours over the course of the day is spent in the coach travelling from place to place the 3 stops were amazing. Climbing part of the escarpment was exhilarating & certainly left me wanting to explore more of Kakadu. Lunch was tasty & filling, and being a buffet there was a bit of queuing involved but no one went hungry! Though $250 extra, the optional scenic flight was spectacular & definitely not to be missed.

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March 28, 2023

It’s a long day but worth every minute. Our guide was very helpful and knowledgeable. The Yellow Waters cruise was the highlight of the day with so much wildlife to see and a guide who found a great variety for us. Not to be missed and easy to understand the world heritage listing.

March 28, 2023

Take some insect repellant on the Billabong. It was fantastic and the water lillies were beautiful and vast. We saw a crocodile in the Billabong and our guide Travis was really informative. Lots of birdlife and so relaxing. It was a long day but well worth it.

March 28, 2023

Product ID: 37260