Tour code: 3998_840
Experience the thrill of jumping crocodiles on an Adelaide River cruise during this 5.5-hour tour from Darwin. Observe primeval saltwater crocodiles — commonly referred to as ‘salties’ —  as they leap from the water to snatch food that your boat guide dangles from above. See interactive displays at Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre and visit Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve during your visit to the Top End. Hotel transport is included.

Highlights

  • Cruise the crocodile infested waters of the Adelaide River on this tour from Darwin
  • Spot Saltwater crocodiles up close
  • Plenty of photo opportunities
  • Pickup and drop-off from your centrally located Darwin hotel

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What You Can Expect

Darwin Jumping Crocodiles Cruise on Adelaide River

Darwin Jumping Crocodiles Cruise on Adelaide River

This Northern Territory wildlife tour from Darwin takes you on a crocodile jumping cruise along the Adelaide River, known for the high concentration of saltwater crocs, aka ‘salties,’ that inhabit its waters. 

After hotel pickup and transport by air-conditioned coach, hop aboard your wildlife-viewing boat in search of these primordial beasts. As your guide entices the crocodiles by dangling meat on a line overhead, watch as the crocs come up close to jump up and snatch their food.  While you cruise along, listen to onboard commentary about the menacing creatures and search for whistling kites and white-bellied sea eagles among other birdlife.

After your cruise, visit Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre, situated at a high point on the river’s floodplain with sweeping views over the wetlands. Learn about the area’s natural and cultural history using touch-screen educational displays and observe birds of prey as they scavenge for leftovers. 

Your final stop is the Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, a year-round wetlands and wildlife refuge, located along the Arnhem Highway in Australia’s Top End. Look for an abundance of birds and reptiles before your 5.5-hour tour ends with the return drive to Darwin in the evening.

Customer Reviews

Gloria s

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The girls on the spectatula cruise were awesome

Fotini

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Of all the cruises we did to view crocodiles in their natural habitat - this was the best.
Bait was dangled and the crocodiles were jumping to catch it. Fantastic photo opportunities.

J Alan P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

We enjoyed the tour very much. The guide was excellent and very obliging

Drew S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Wonderful guide. Drove out to see the jumping crocs, amazing. The. Took us to the wetlands, we saw many different birds. Then stopped at a local pub for a quick beer not sure if that is normally on the itenarary, but it should be. Great fun.

Hazel Cindy P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great tour well organized and our teenage children really enjoyed the day.

Paul F Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Great tour guides and the croc feeding was brilliant. The bird feeding was an additional highlight!

philip e

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

after initial worry of not finding the tour office to confirm my trip. tour office sorted everything for me.the trip was excellent,and guides on the bus and boat were fantastic

Therese C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Very interesting and exciting tour - seeing crocodiles in their natural environment and also included a tour of wetlands veiwing birds and other wildlife. The commentary provided was excellent

DR G W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Wonderful

Sandra V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great tour, very informative, fantastic mix of information for all age groups. The crocs put on a great show and did jump.

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