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Jumping Crocodile Cruise From Darwin Half Day Tour

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Departure Times

Departs: 7:15am
Returns: 11:30am

Pricing Options

$140 AUD / Person - Adult (13+) (Between: 31 Mar 2024 and 31 Mar 2025)
$105 AUD / Person - Child (0-12 years) (Between: 31 Mar 2024 and 31 Mar 2025)

Join this half day Croc Jumping Cruise from Darwin for one of the most iconic wildlife experience in the Top End!

  • Transfers from Darwin through the picturesque Marrakai wetlands and floodplains
  • Scenic one-hour Jumping Crocodile Cruise on the Adelaide River
  • Witness the power of incredible prehistoric reptiles as they leap out of the water 
  • Enjoy expert wildlife commentary from your knowledgeable tour guide

Looking for something to do, but short on time while visiting the Top End? Take a half day tour out to the Adelaide River for a Jumping Crocodile Cruise from Darwin. Journey 60km South East towards the Marrakai Wetlands area to observe natural beauty and a diverse range of wildlife that inhabit the region. Learn interesting facts about 117 species of reptiles and 280 variations of birds. Witness the raw power of estuarine crocodiles as your expert guide demonstrates a feeding like no other!

Highlights

  • Half day tour from Darwin
  • Pick up and drop off from select locations in Darwin Inner-City
  • Hassel-free transfers out to the Marrakai wetlands region just over an hour's drive away
  • Discover floodplains teeming with diverse wildlife species
  • Entry onto the iconic Croc Jumping Cruise on the Adelaide River
  • See wild crocs being fed up-close and personal in a safe setting
  • Learn about crocodiles, their biology, behaviours and ecosystem

woman on boat observing crocodile on river bank

Sample Itinerary

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Depart Darwin

Meet your tour guide around 7:00am in Darwin, ready to make the 1.5 hour drive out to the Adelaide River. If you opted for a pick up from on of the select pick up points within the city, be waiting at the allocated time for your driver. Enjoy a scenic journey out to the wetlands and floodplains, listening to interesting wildlife commentary from your expert travel leader. 

Autopia Bus with Driver Standing in Doorway


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Depart Darwin

Meet your tour guide around 7:00am in Darwin, ready to make the 1.5 hour drive out to the Adelaide River. If you opted for a pick up from on of the select pick up points within the city, be waiting at the allocated time for your driver. Enjoy a scenic journey out to the wetlands and floodplains, listening to interesting wildlife commentary from your expert travel leader. 

Autopia Bus with Driver Standing in Doorway


Jumping Crocodile Cruise 

Hop aboard a one-hour Crocodile Cruise on the Adelaide River and experience these prehistoric creatures up-close in a safe environment. Learn about the estuarine crocodiles that inhabit this region and witness first-hand as highly trained staff put on a wild croc feeding show. Keep an eye out for other native animal sightings with over 300 different species of birds calling the area home. 

river tour guide feeding wild croc meat on pole


Return To Darwin

After the tour, jump on the bus and head back to Darwin, returning to the city before midday. 

aerial view of bus driving through wetlands and floodplains


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What To Bring

  • 1L refillable water bottle
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Tropical insect repellent
  • Money for snack camera
  • Small day pack 5-7kg

What's Included

  • Hassle-free transfer service to and from Darwin
  • 1-hour Adelaide River boat cruise
  • Australian wildlife sightings, in the wild!
  • Hosted by an experienced driver-guides
  • Air-conditioned mini-coach travel
  • Comprehensive local tour commentary
  • Selected Darwin inner-c...

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What To Bring

  • 1L refillable water bottle
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Tropical insect repellent
  • Money for snack camera
  • Small day pack 5-7kg

What's Included

  • Hassle-free transfer service to and from Darwin
  • 1-hour Adelaide River boat cruise
  • Australian wildlife sightings, in the wild!
  • Hosted by an experienced driver-guides
  • Air-conditioned mini-coach travel
  • Comprehensive local tour commentary
  • Selected Darwin inner-city pick-up/drop-off points

What's Extra

  • Travel insurance is highly recommended
  • Personal expenses

Terms and Conditions

Important Notes

  • Mandatory passenger details are required at the time of booking: phone number.
  • Child fare prices apply to children aged between 0 to 12 years old.
  • Infants aged 0 to 4 are not permitted to travel on adult laps and must be safely restrained within a child protective seat. Infant seats are free of charge and must be requested at the time of booking.
  • The terrain and the vessel is not suitable for mobility-impaired travellers, wheelchairs, walkers, prams or strollers. Limited storage space on our vehicle, baggage kept to 1 x 5-7kg day bag per person.
  • Autopia Tours reserves the right to alter the route or itinerary schedule during seasonal weather fluctuations and/or during park closures.
  • Please re-confirm your tour details within 7 days prior to departure on 03 9393 1333.

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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.


Accountability/Misconduct

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.


Travel Risk/Insurance

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. 


Transport

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.


Merchant Fees

Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


Other

Terms and Conditions (including the Cancellation Policy) are subject to change.

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.


Information & Advice

All information, advice or pricing provided by Outback Tours and our affiliates, or through any of our team, is subject to change. Outback Tours articles and products are provided online for general information purposes only and are intended as guides. Any advice interpreted from information on the website (including but not limited to financial, immigration, employment and tax information) is not specialist advice and does not constitute legal, tax or other professional instruction. Outback Tours does not guarantee that any information provided is up-to-date or accurate. Please obtain professional advice before actioning any advice, including but not limited to tax, immigration, employment, travel restrictions and finances.

Open Date Vouchers / Gift Certificate:

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

How long does the crocodile cruise go for?

Approximately 1 hour

Am I allowed to take photos on this cruise?

Yes, you are welcome to bring your own camera to capture the experience. 

Will this tour be cancelled if it rains?

If a cancellation is necessary due to inclement weather or unexpected circumstances, your experience will still go ahead, unless contacted by the provider.

 

Am I allowed to have a turn at feeding the crocodiles?

Passengers are not permitted to feed the crocodiles. Experienced guides conduct the feeding following safety protocols to ensure the well-being of everyone involved.

 

What clothing is suitable to wear for this tour?

Wearing comfortable clothing and shoes are suggested. It's also advisable to wear clothes that provide sun protection due to the outdoor nature of the activity.

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