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Cahills Crossing

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Great experience as long as no stupid parent at site.

Great watching speed at which tide came in and crocodiles get ready for feeding but at times had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ballina, Australia
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Just had to go and see this notorious crossing! We were there for about 20 minutes and saw heaps of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Taree, Australia
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Arnhem Highway/ Oenpelli Road | East Alligator River, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great watching speed at which tide came in and crocodiles get ready for feeding but at times had trouble watching as adults with small children at water edge and even at times falling over in the water on bridge with water rushing over when your...More

Thank Caren73
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had to go and see this notorious crossing! We were there for about 20 minutes and saw heaps of crocs in that time. They are just cruising the river! Water was shallow when we were there but I can see how many people come...More

Thank Turaga_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great spot to see crocs and just how the water changes in a short period of time. You need to be there around 2pm to see the water change. tons of fish and the crocs know where to go to get a meal. Fishing...More

Thank heath2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go and see the action and look at the fun the fishermen have each day. Just so excitin* to watch a car drive across...such a magnetic watching place for crocs.

Thank otooledk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This crossing of the East Alligator river has been described by some as the most dangerous river crossing in Australia. It is made dangerous by the in coming and out going tides plus the large amount of crocodiles in the area. You do need a...More

1  Thank JackH2747
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We saw lots of crocodiles here and we warned how to be careful and avoid being eaten! It was shady and cool. a nice stop when you're hot and tired.

Thank ghilliansullivan
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This notorious crossing is where the crocs feed. Do not venture too near to the water or get into it for you never never know. We have been warned of this place that many people have been taken by the salties (crocodile). This is the...More

Thank Jemmimah S
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We saw this crossing recently and cars going over it. Fortunately the water was not too deep and the current not too strong and there were no incidents. We certainly saw many crocodiles along the river up stream to the crossing. We did a boat...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 30 June 2018

When in the area we always drop by to check out the crossing, if you have the time it is interesting to check out the locals fishing, the crocs hovering and the upturned vehicles from unfortunate crossings!!

1  Thank Sharon N
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This crossing is an easy access point to reach and has a viewing platform to look out onto the river and watch cocodiles swimming aorund.

Thank Deanne K
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