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Le Corroboree Billabong fait partie des Mary River Wetlands, une zone humide peuplée d’oiseaux qui rassemble la plus grande population de crocodiles marins au monde.

Ces marais sont un paradis pour les oiseaux, les poissons, les crocodiles et bien d’autres animaux. Le paysage est spectaculaire et les marais luxuriants sont recouverts de milliers de lys rose et pourpre.

Embarquez à bord d’une croisière panoramique au cœur de marais vierges pour observer de nombreux oiseaux, mais aussi des crocodiles dans leur milieu naturel. Approchez de près la faune et la flore locale tandis que le guide vous raconte l’histoire passionnante de la région.

L’agence propose différentes croisières toute la journée d’une durée d’une heure, d’une heure et demie ou de deux heures et demie, tous les jours d’avril à octobre. Si vous disposez d’un véhicule, l’agence se trouve à seulement 1 h 15‑1 h 30 de route de Darwin (à 105 kilomètres) sur la route du parc de Kakadu. Si vous n’avez pas de véhicule, l’agence propose une excursion d’une journée au départ de Darwin de mai à octobre. Nous passons vous chercher et vous déposons à l’hôtel dans un véhicule climatisé, nous vous emmenons pour une croisière de deux heures et demie dans les marais et vous offrons un délicieux déjeuner.

  • Informations

    Types d’excursion

    • Cruises Sailing and Water Tours
    • Nature and wildlife

    Aménagements

    Certification

    • Australian Tourism Accreditation Program
  • Excursions

    1 Day Tour From Darwin - including 2.5 hour Wetland Lunch Cruise

    The wetlands are a 75 - 90 minute drive from Darwin (105 kilometres) and en-route to the cruise you make a stop at Window on the Wetlands information centre and Fogg Dam Nature Reserve.

    Once you reach Corroboree Billabong you will board an amazing 2.5 hour scenic cruise on the picturesque wetlands viewing a huge variety of birds, crocodiles and other wildlife in their natural environment. Get up close and personal while listening to interesting information about the animals of the region. Enjoy lunch on the wetlands surrounded by nature at it`s best.


    Your knowledgeable experienced guide will provide commentary throughout the day, making your tour and wetland cruise both fascinating and informative.


    Departs 9.00am Daily (April to October). 1 Day Tour includes hotel pick-up and drop-off, air-conditioned transport, 2.5 hour wetland cruise and delicious lunch.

    1 Hour morning Wetland Cruises - Corroboree Billabong - Self Drive

    Corroboree Billabong is part of the Mary River Wetlands and apart from teeming with birdlife it also has one of the largest concentration of saltwater crocodiles in the world. View these prehistoric creatures in their natural environment swimming around the billabong and relaxing on the banks as you cruise past.


    The birdlife here is fantastic and you will see a huge variety of species. Learn about the wildlife on the billabong from you knowledgeable guide who will make your cruise both interesting and informative.


    The access road to Corroboree Billabong adjoins the Arnhem Highway one kilometre east of Corroboree Tavern. The last 4 kilometres of the road to the cruise is a well maintained unsealed road. If you do not wish to drive on an unsealed road, we operate a shuttle to the cruise from Corroboree Tavern on the Arnhem Highway. The shuttle departs 30 minutes prior to cruise time. Bookings are essential


    Departs 8.45am - Daily (April to October).

    1.5 Hour Morning Cruise - Corroboree Billabong Self Drive Option

    Corroboree Billabong is part of the Mary River Wetlands and apart from teeming with birdlife it also has one of the largest concentration of saltwater crocodiles in the world. View these prehistoric creatures in their natural environment swimming around the billabong and relaxing on the banks as you cruise past.


    The birdlife here is fantastic and you will see a huge variety of species. Learn about the wildlife on the billabong from you knowledgeable guide who will make your cruise both interesting and informative.


    The access road to Corroboree Billabong adjoins the Arnhem Highway one kilometre east of Corroboree Tavern. The last 4 kilometres of the road to the cruise is a well maintained unsealed road. If you do not wish to drive on an unsealed road, we operate a shuttle to the cruise from Corroboree Tavern on the Arnhem Highway. The shuttle departs 30 minutes prior to cruise time.


    10.00am Cruise -Departs Daily from April till October.

    2 Hour Sunset Cruise

    Birds are trying to catch their final meals before flying to roost for the evening and crocodiles are on the move ready for a night of hunting. Add to this a spectacular sunset over the floodplains and it`s easy to understand why this is one of our most popular cruises. If you enjoy having a quiet beer or wine at sunset, please feel free to bring a few drinks along in a small cooler bag. If driving after dark concerns you, we operate a $5 return transfer service to the cruise (bookings essential) from Corroboree Park Tavern & Campground. From here there are also several other accommodation venues within only 15 minutes drive, offering a variety of good quality accommodation options.

    2.5. Hour Lunch Cruise - - Corroboree Billabong Self Drive Option

    Join Wetland Cruises for an amazing 2.5 hour lunch cruise.


    Corroboree Billabong is part of the Mary River Wetlands and apart from teeming with birdlife it also has one of the largest concentration of saltwater crocodiles in the world. View these prehistoric creatures in their natural environment swimming around the billabong and relaxing on the banks as you cruise past.


    The birdlife here is fantastic and you will see a huge variety of species. Learn about the wildlife on the billabong from you knowledgeable guide who will make your cruise both interesting and informative.


    The access road to Corroboree Billabong adjoins the Arnhem Highway one kilometre east of Corroboree Tavern. The last 4 kilometres of the road to the cruise is a well maintained unsealed road. If you do not wish to drive on an unsealed road, we operate a shuttle to the cruise from Corroboree Tavern on the Arnhem Highway. The shuttle departs 30 minutes prior to cruise time.


    Cruise departs at 12.45pm daily (April to October).

    Wetland Cruises Two Cruise Package

    5 hour Sunrise Cruise. Late afternoon is generally the best time of day to see animals and our 2 hour sunset cruise allows you to view the wildlife during a very active period. Birds are trying to catch their final meals before flying to roost for the evening and crocodiles are on the move ready for a night of hunting.


    Our 1.5 hour sunrise cruise is ideal for watching the morning activity of the local birdlife. Being our coolest months of the year, the water temperature early in the morning is warmer than the air temperature so most of the crocodiles prefer to be in the water and not out on the bank.

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