Corroboree Billabong Wetland Cruises - 1 Day Nature & Wildlife tour

Video and Photos

Estuarine crocodile ('Saltie')
Estuarine crocodile ('Saltie')
Corroboree Billabong
Corroboree Billabong
Jacana protecting his chicks
Jacana protecting his chicks
White-Bellied Sea Eagles
White-Bellied Sea Eagles
Cruising on the Mary River Wetlands
Cruising on the Mary River Wetlands


Enjoy listening to some Top End tales as you make your way out to the beautiful Corroboree Billabong for a magnificent cruise on these pristine wetlands. The wetlands are approximately a 90 minute drive from Darwin (105km) and en-route to the cruise there is a stop at Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve and Window on the Wetlands.

Once you reach Corroboree Billabong, you'll board the vessel for an amazing 2.5 hour scenic cruise viewing an abundance of birds, crocodiles and other wildlife in their natural environment. Learn interesting information about the wildlife of the region and enjoy lunch on the wetlands surrounded by nature at its best, an experience not to be missed!

This experience provider has been operating cruises here since 2001 and the wildlife has become accustomed to the boat, allowing it to get close for some amazing photos. Your knowledgeable guide will provide commentary throughout the day, making your tour both fascinating and informative.

  • 2.5 hour cruise on the stunning Mary River Wetlands
  • Get up close and personal with the wildlife in their natural habitat including crocodiles and a huge variety of bird species
  • Knowledgeable local guide committed to sharing with you the best the Corroboree Billabong has to offer
  • Open-air vessel allowing for excellent opportunities for that ‘perfect photograph’
  • Fresh, healthy lunch on board while surrounded by nature

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Yes, I recommend this program

A must do in the Top End

This was the most amazing thing I did in the Top End last year and I did a lot of things let me tell you. First we were picked up promptly from our hotel. The trip out to the Corroboree Billabong was fascinating and we learnt so much from about the area from the Chrissy. The cruise was fabulous, lunch healthy and fresh, saw lots of those huge 'Salties' Aussies talk about & boy, are they huge. It's so good to see them in nature rather than jumping for food. Lots of different varieties of birds to see too. All in all, had the best day. Was so peaceful, relaxed and fun. A day in absolute nature is so good for the soul & I highly recommend it. Thanks Chrissy. Your knowledge is phenomenal and your enthusiasm contagious. I will be highly recommending this cruise

What would you improve about this program?
Nothing. It was perfect. Oh.....there is one thing. Run cruises all year :-) But that would be impossible I know due to the wet season