Darwin City Sights & Jumping Crocs
1 day | Darwin Return
Discover the sights of Darwin, Australia’s only tropical capital city and the largest city in the Northern Territory. Later, get set for adventure when the Spectacular Crocodile Cruise takes you on the Adelaide River. When you get your breath back, it’s time to explore Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve.
Daily 8.30am from Darwin (meet at the front entrance of the Mantra on the Esplanade Hotel)
Darwin, 6:30pm approximately.
Prices From Code: D27
Join a morning city sights tour for the perfect introduction to Darwin, with expert commentary by a local guide. See the lush Botanic Gardens and the Chinese Temple, which was re-built after it was demolished by Cyclone Tracy in 1974. Tour the historic sites of the city including the East Point Military Precinct. See the Stokes Hill Wharf area, the Mooring Basin and Darwin Aviation Museum. There is also time available to explore the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, whose collections encompass Aboriginal art, visual arts, and Northern Territory history and natural sciences. After the tour you will be dropped off in the city for a 45-minute break and opportunity to have lunch.
Then make your own way to the Transit Centre to join the Jumping Crocs & Nature Adventure. Just 60km from Darwin lies the Adelaide River, home to over 1600 Crocodiles and the location of the famous Jumping Crocodiles. Join this tour in the afternoon and travel down the Stuart Highway to the Adelaide River, enjoying commentary about the outskirts of Darwin along the way. Cruise the river and thrill as these awesome creatures launch themselves out of the water. The cruise will enable you to see these prehistoric creatures at close range. Afterwards continue to Fogg Dam Nature Reserve to view a wetland ecosystem up close. It’s also a good opportunity to spot for birds and other wildlife.
Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.
- • Experienced Driver Guide
- • Comprehensive commentary
- • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
- • Entry to the Museum, Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin Aviation Museum & Jumping Crocodile Cruise
What to Bring
- • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
- • Water bottle to hold 1 litre
- • Warm layers in cooler months
- • Low level of fitness required