A journey through Kakadu's wetlands.
Yellow Water Billabong, Kakadu's most famous wetland, is located at the end of Jim Jim Creek, a tributary of the South Alligator River.
The river system, which is the largest in Kakadu, contains extensive wetlands that include river channels, floodplains and backwater swamps.
About one third of Australia's bird species are represented in Kakadu National Park, with at least 60 species found in the wetlands.
Whistling Ducks and Magpie Geese are the most abundant. Our guides run a competition between themselves on who can find "the big five" on one cruise - all five species of kingfisher that can be found in Kakadu. One species is only 2 cm tall.
There are plenty of crocodiles in their natural habitat, and buffalo on the floodplains. A hugeJabiru's nest is nearby, and depending on the season, Brolgas can be found dancing.
We operate all year round and provides up to six cruises a day of 90 or 120 minute duration. The sunrise and sunset cruise are very popular and advance bookings are recommended.
Often people undertake more than one cruise to see the changes in the wildlife at different times of the day. More should experience a cruise in different seasons.
We can never guarantee what will happen on a cruise, but every time is a unique experience.
All of our experienced guides are ticketed with the Kakadu Knowledge and are often supported by our Indigenous Employment Program trainees that give fascinating insights into how the Bininj people use the flora and fauna to support their way of life.
Our Cruises are the best way to experience the wetlands of Kakadu and it will be an experience remembered for a lifetime.
For a limited time, book a Sunrise Tour and receive a ticket to enjoy one of this operator's other tours for an extra $25 pp! Choose from the following departure times:
* 1.15 pm
* 4.30 pm
To qualify, book the appropriate session to the right, and call the supplier after booking to confirm your second tour's departure time.
Kakadu, Northern Territory. Exact meeting point and supplier's details are provided immediately after booking.