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 beautiful Mary River Wetlands and apart from teeming with birdlife, boasts the largest concentration of saltwater crocodiles in the world. View these prehistoric creatures in their natural environment cruising past our vessel or basking on the banks of the billabong.
The birdlife at Corroboree Billabong is prolific and you will see a huge variety of species during your cruise, including White-bellied Sea Eagles, Black Neck Storks (Jabiru), Jacanas, Herons, Ibis, Bee-eaters, Honeyeaters,Flycatchers, Darter, Kingfishers and many more.
Our 1.5 hour cruise gives you the opportunity to view plenty of wildlife as we travel around these picturesque wetlands. Our open air designed vessel allows you to get up close to the animals with loads of great photo opportunities while viewing the wildlife up close and personal. Learn about the wildlife on the Billabong from your guide who will make your cruise both interesting and informative. 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.
The access road to Corroboree Billabong adjoins the Arnhem highway 1km East of Corroboree Tavern. There is a further 20km to go from the turn off and the last 4 km of the road to the cruise is a well maintained unsealed road. For people who do not wish to drive on an unsealed road, we offer a shuttle service from Corroboree Tavern that meets all cruises. The shuttle departs 30 minutes prior to the cruise times and costs an additional $10/Adult & $5/Child return. Bookings essential.