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Darwin To Kakadu Day Trip

FROM: $245
21
SingleDay
Min. Age
6 Years+

Departure Times

Departs: 7:30am - Please Enquire
Returns: 7:30pm - Please Enquire

Pricing Options

$245 AUD / Person - Adult (Ages 13+) - Kakadu + Fogg Dam (Between: 23 May 2024 and 31 Mar 2025)
$295 AUD / Person - Adult (Ages 13+) - Kakadu + Crocodile Cruise (Between: 23 May 2024 and 31 Mar 2025)
$190 AUD / Person - Child (Ages 6-12) - Kakadu + Fogg Dam (Between: 23 May 2024 and 31 Mar 2025)
$225 AUD / Person - Child (Ages 6-12) - Kakadu + Crocodile Cruise (Between: 23 May 2024 and 31 Mar 2025)

Experience the wonders of the Heritage-Listed Kakadu National Park on this day trip from Darwin!

  • Explore the lands of the Bininj and Mungguy People in Kakadu National Park
  • Comfortable, air-conditioned coach travel with an expert tour guide
  • See Kakadu highlights like Cahills Crossing, Ubirr Rock Art, and Bowali Visitor Centre
  • Choose between a crocodile river cruise or a trip to the stunning Fogg Dam

Kakadu National Park is an iconic World Heritage Site in Australia, and this Kakadu Day Trip From Darwin is the perfect introduction to the area! Travel through the Top End in comfy, air-conditioned transport as your local guide shows you around this magnificent national park. See cultural sites like Bowali Visitor Centre and Ubirr Rock Art, and spot mighty saltwater crocodiles at Cahills Crossing. See native flora and fauna, marvel at scenic lookouts, and stop at a favourite local eatery for lunch. You can choose if you want your day trip to include a crocodile cruise or a trip to Fogg Dam as well!

Highlights

  • Full day tour from Darwin to Kakadu National Park
  • Small group tour with 21 people maximum
  • Expert local tour guide
  • Spacious, air-conditioned bus travel
  • Admire the famous, ancient Ubirr Rock Art
  • Learn about local cultures and history at Bowali Visitor Centre
  • Spot crocodiles and the entrance to Arnhem Land at Cahills Crossing
  • Marvel at gorgeous Top End landscapes
  • See important indigenous sites and landmarks
  • Choose a crocodile cruise or Fogg Dam visit
  • Purchase lunch at Corroboree Park Tavern

woman in a hat sitting on rocks admiring the view of kakadu national park

Sample Itinerary

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Depart Darwin at 7:30am

Meet at one of the designated Darwin meeting points and embark on an adventure to one of Australia's largest and most famous national parks! You'll be travelling in a 24-seat Mitsubishi Rosa bus with spacious windows and air-conditioning so you can stay comfortable while admiring the passing Top End landscapes. 


Optional Fogg Dam or Crocodile Cruise

This tour gives you ...

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Depart Darwin at 7:30am

Meet at one of the designated Darwin meeting points and embark on an adventure to one of Australia's largest and most famous national parks! You'll be travelling in a 24-seat Mitsubishi Rosa bus with spacious windows and air-conditioning so you can stay comfortable while admiring the passing Top End landscapes. 


Optional Fogg Dam or Crocodile Cruise

This tour gives you the option to choose between a visit to Fogg Dam or a Crocodile Cruise (select your preferred option at checkout. 

Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve is a beautiful area of wetlands and wildlife. Here you can spot native birds, admire unique ecosystems, and admire panoramic views from the Pandanus Lookout.  Alternatively, you can drift along the Adelaide River on a Jumping Croc Cruise in the hopes of spotting saltwater crocodiles in their natural habitat. The choice is yours!

saltwater crocodile lurking in muddy water in australia


Lunch and Bowali Visitor Centre

Next on your exploration of Kakadu National Park, stop at Corroboree Park Tavern where you can purchase lunch to support the local community. You also have the option to bring your own lunch and store it in the Esky on board the bus!

After lunch, head to Bowali Visitor Centre in Jabiru. This interactive attraction gives you the chance to learn about indigenous history and culture. Browse through art galleries, learn about local flora and fauna, and enjoy presentations about the area's landscapes and communities. 


More Kakadu Highlights and Return To Darwin

Continue your exploration of Kakadu National Park with a visit to Cahills Crossing. This is the only road access point between Arnhem Land and Kakadu National Park and if the conditions allow, you can spot saltwater crocodiles lurking in the water. 

You'll also get to visit one of Kakadu's most iconic attractions, Ubirr Rock. Ubirr showcases some of the worl'd best preserved rock art, providing fascinating insights into the ancient cultures of the Top End. An alternative to Ubirr is Nourlangie Rock, another amazing display of rock art that we may visit instead of Ubirr depending on local accessibility. As the day winds down, jump back on the bus and return to Darwin with a 7:30pm arrival.

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Departs/Returns

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The central meeting point for this tour will be Travelodge Resort Darwin (64 Cavenagh St, Darwin City). Please meet here at 7:30am outside the main gates for pick-up!

Autopia Tours also offers pick...

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The central meeting point for this tour will be Travelodge Resort Darwin (64 Cavenagh St, Darwin City). Please meet here at 7:30am outside the main gates for pick-up!

Autopia Tours also offers pickups at various locations around Darwin. Here is the rough schedule of the locations and pick-up times:

  • 7:25 – Mindil Beach Casino Resort – Casino Dr The Gardens Darwin
  • 7:25 – Cullen Bay Resort – 26 Marina Boulevard Darwin
  • 7:28 – H on Smith Hotel – 81 Smith St Darwin
  • 7:30 – Travelodge Resort Darwin – 64 Cavenagh St Darwin City
  • 7:34 – Hilton Darwin – 32 Mitchell St Darwin City
  • 7:37 – H on Mitchell Hotel Apartment – 105 Mitchell St Darwin City
  • 7:38 – DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade – 116 Esplanade Darwin City
  • 7:40 – Mantra on the Esplanade Darwin – 88 Esplanade Darwin City
  • 7:42 – Oaks Elan – 33 Woods Street Darwin City
  • 7:45 – Ramada Suites Zen Quarter – 6 Carey Street Darwin City
  • 7:48 – Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront – 7 Kitchener Dr Darwin City
  • 7:55 – Discovery Parks – 11 Farrell Crescent, Winnellie (meeting point Bus Stop ID: 192 Stuart Hwy)
  • 8:00 – Darwin FreeSpirit Resort – 901 Stuart Hwy Deviney Rd Holtze
  • 8:45 – Croc Cruise 2915 Arnhem Highway – Window of Wetlands Wak Wak

*Please arrive 5-10 mins prior to your nominated pickup time so as not to delay or miss your tour.

More Information

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What To Bring

  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Comfortable hiking shoes 
  • All-weather comfortable clothing
  • 2L refillable water bottle
  • Tropical strength insect repellent
  • Binoculars for wildlife spotting
  • Money for food purchases (you can also bring your own food and store it in the Eski onboard)

What's Included

  • Full day tour of Kakadu National Park
  • World Heritage Site and National Park entry fees
  • Guided walks
  • Drinking water
  • Accredited dr...

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What To Bring

  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Comfortable hiking shoes 
  • All-weather comfortable clothing
  • 2L refillable water bottle
  • Tropical strength insect repellent
  • Binoculars for wildlife spotting
  • Money for food purchases (you can also bring your own food and store it in the Eski onboard)

What's Included

  • Full day tour of Kakadu National Park
  • World Heritage Site and National Park entry fees
  • Guided walks
  • Drinking water
  • Accredited driver guide and fascinating tour commentary
  • Transport in an air-conditioned mini coach
  • Choice of a Fogg Dam visit or a 1 hour Crocodile Cruise
  • Selected Darwin inner-city pick-up/drop-off points

What's Extra

  • Lunch and snacks (we will stop at a local eatery where you can buy lunch, or bring your own)
  • Travel insurance
  • Transport to and from one of the nominated pick-up points in Darwin

Terms and Conditions

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Your Responsibilities

Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. 

You must reconfirm all booked tours and itineraries prior to travel as specified on your voucher or ticket. If applicable, notes such as dietary requirements, pick-up locations and additional fees should also be confirmed at this time. Reconfirmations cannot be actioned through Outback Tours/Mr Travel and must be done so directly through the Service Operator as specified on each ticket.

It is your responsibility to notify us of ticket discrepancies. Please read through the details on your voucher thoroughly to ensure all details such as passenger names, ages and dates of travel on vouchers/tickets are correct.

It is the responsibility of all passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and the individual tour check-in agent, before boarding, of any medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.

You need to allow adequate time to check-in prior to the specified departure time. Please refer to the specific tour page for full check-in instructions. Guests unable to attend their ticketed tour, transport or accommodation due to delay or lateness will not be eligible for a refund.

If you are undertaking any scuba diving activities, please read and meet the scuba diving medical requirements and information before travel.


Prices/Extra Costs

All prices are stated in Australian dollars and include GST. The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices and extra costs. Extra costs may include EMC fees, Stingersuit/Wetsuit Hire, Luggage Storage, Insurance, Linen Hire, National Park Fees, Fuel Levies, Dietary Fees, etc. Bonds may also apply.

We will also endeavour to communicate these extra costs with you at the time of booking, and on your ticket. However, it is your responsibility to confirm which (if any) additional costs apply with each Service Operator upon reconfirming your trip.


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All Service Operators have the right to provide client feedback and to cancel bookings based on feedback from other Service Operators. 

Please enjoy your travel experience in a kind and responsible manner.

Outback Tours/Mr Travel will treat this as any normal client cancellation and therefore the cancellation fees stated in the Client Cancellation Policy will apply.


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It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We highly recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. You should also ensure your travel insurance will cover special circumstances including weather events preventing guests from travelling to their tour departure destination and cancelled flights due to unforeseen circumstances. 

Guests embarking on activities such as scuba diving, jet skiing, skydiving and hiking experiences should purchase insurance appropriate for the risks involved with these activities. 


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It should be noted that any transport you have booked (buses, flights and ferries) through Outback Tours is non-refundable and non-transferable. It might be possible to change flights however do note this must be done directly with the flight operator and we are unable to offer any support with this. This may incur change fees or cancellation fees, it depends on the T+Cs of the flight operators themselves. As we acted as a booking agent for you, it is possible to liaise with the airline directly should there be any unexpected events and the airline is forced to cancel your flights. If there are any changes to your flight times or days, we will get notified and send this email directly to you in a reasonable time.


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All ticket/voucher reissues attract a $20 administration fee.


Transfers

The Service Operator reserves the right to limit courtesy transfers to select local accommodations. Private residences or Airbnb properties may be asked to meet at the closest confirmed location. Failure to meet at the specified pick-up location may be treated as “No Show”, for which the Client Cancellation Policy applies. Not all tours offer transfers, please refer to the individual product to see if this is applicable to your tour.


Itinerary tours, accommodation and transport subject to change

Any specific accommodation, tours, transport, activities or product listed in our itineraries is subject to change according to availability. Our travel agents will do their best to secure you the specific listed accommodation, however, if not possible according to availability, Outback Tours reserves the right to swap and substitute certain products for similar experiences, accommodation or transport that works with your timeframe.


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Shipping Costs are in addition to the ticket price and will be added at check-out. Shipping costs are non-refundable and do not makeup part of the ticket value. 

E-Vouchers incur no shipping fees.

You have 5 years to use the value of the voucher. Seasonal Price Rises will apply if travelling out the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.

Cancellations

Client Cancellations

All cancellations forfeit 25% of the recommended retail price (RRP) - not the discounted/sale price. No shows or client cancellations made within 60 days of departure forfeit 100% of the total ticket price

Transfers between tours can be made at the suppliers' discretion, however, it should be noted that supplier fees may apply. Tour transfers also incur a $20 administration fee. 

It is compulsory that all cancellation requests are in writing and sent via email to: admin@mr-travel.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.


Supplier Cancellations

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices, alter itineraries, apply a fuel surcharge, cancel departures, arrange alternative transport and vary itineraries and services if necessary.

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Service Operator. If the Service Operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus a 20% administration fee and any associated card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

All add-on activities (including but not limited to scuba diving, stand-up paddleboarding, helmet diving, guided snorkel tours, banana boat rides and waterslides) are subject to availability and price changing, and may not be available during your tour without notice. Guests are not eligible for refunds on the grounds of non-operating extra activities.

In the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Sailing Whitsundays retail outlet located Airlie Beach, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Outback Tours/Mr Travel online department.


Refunds

All refunds are in Australian Dollars and must be made to the card of payment. Outback Tours/Mr Travel is not liable for exchange rate fluctuations or fees, or any other merchant/bank fees associated with domestic and/or international transactions.

Where a full refund is applicable, there is the option to transfer the whole cost of the tour to another tour or “Credit” to avoid the administration fee. A transfer fee of $20 will apply.

You will be emailed confirmation once the refund has been processed. Once the refund has been processed, it may still take time for the banks to clear the amount. Please allow 7-10 business days for the funds to clear into Australian accounts and up to 21 business days for international accounts.


Thank you for booking with our Australian travel experts here at Outback Tours/Mr Travel. If you would like any further advice, assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Happy travels! 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a minimum age for this tour?

Yes the minimum age is 6 years! The tour is not suitable for children under 5 as the terrain is rough and there is a bit of walking required. Prams are also not suitable for the terrain. 

How much luggage can we bring?

Please only bring a small day bag of around 5-6kg per person as there is limited storage space on the vehicle.

Does this tour offer hotel pickups?

The central meeting point for this tour will be Travelodge Resort Darwin (64 Cavenagh St, Darwin City) at 7:30am. But there are various pick-ups around Darwin that operate on the following schedule:

7:25 – Mindil Beach Casino Resort – Casino Dr The Gardens Darwin

7:25 – Cullen Bay Resort – 26 Marina Boulevard Darwin

7:28 – H on Smith Hotel – 81 Smith St Darwin

7:30 – Travelodge Resort Darwin – 64 Cavenagh St Darwin City

7:34 – Hilton Darwin – 32 Mitchell St Darwin City

7:37 – H on Mitchell Hotel Apartment – 105 Mitchell St Darwin City

7:38 – DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade – 116 Esplanade Darwin City

7:40 – Mantra on the Esplanade Darwin – 88 Esplanade Darwin City

7:42 – Oaks Elan – 33 Woods Street Darwin City

7:45 – Ramada Suites Zen Quarter – 6 Carey Street Darwin City

7:48 – Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront – 7 Kitchener Dr Darwin City

7:55 – Discovery Parks – 11 Farrell Crescent, Winnellie (meeting point Bus Stop ID: 192 Stuart Hwy)

8:00 – Darwin FreeSpirit Resort – 901 Stuart Hwy Deviney Rd Holtze

8:45 – Croc Cruise 2915 Arnhem Highway – Window of Wetlands Wak Wak

Is drinking water provided?

Yes,  a water refill station is provided onboard the bus. We recommend you bring a 1.5-2L refillable water bottle so you can refill whenever needed!

Is lunch provided?

Meals are not provided on this tour. But guests will have the opportunity to purchase lunch at Corroboree Park Tavern on our way through to the Kakadu National Park in order to support local businesses! You can also bring your own food and store it in the Esky on board.

Can we swim in Kakadu National Park?

On this particular tour, we don't visit any safe swimming holes where there are no crocs. Check out our Litchfield National Park tours if you want to go swimming in the Top End!

What is the transport like?

You will travel through Kakadu National Park in a 24-seater Mitsubishi Rosa bus. There is air-conditioning, large windows, and a maximum of 21 passengers making for a comfortable and scenic journey. 

Do we visit Cahills Crossing?

Cahills Crossing is included in the itinerary, but the area is subject to weather conditions as the area often floods in wet season. The attraction may be replaced with other activities if the weather does not allow you to visit!

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