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Yellow Water Cruises

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Open Now: 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM
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“sunset cruise”(148 reviews)
“bird life”(238 reviews)
A journey through Kakadu's wetlands Yellow Water Billabong, Kakadu's most famous wetland, is located at the end of Jim Jim Creek, a tributary of the South Alligator River. The river system, which is the largest in Kakadu, contains extensive wetlands...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Kakadu Highway, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8979 1500
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Have done the cruise in August with plenty of water but on this trip it was getting very shallow, bring on the wet ! The wife still loved it and we had a good cruise with lots of crocs, birds, barra, buffaloe & brumbys !...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolute ‘MUST DO’. Great guides with lots of local and Indigenous knowledge. Great for photos too.

Thank Russ G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent trip with Don as our guide. Very knowledgeable and was interesting. Was a tad pricey but breakfast included.

Thank chrisoE5145YN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide Ruben really made this tour with his sense of humour and local knowledge. There were lots of crocs here and quite a lot of birds. The latter were less diverse than Coroborree Billiabong in Litchfield so I recommend to do both.

Thank Ms_Aquarius
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We picked the first session in the morning (breakfast included) plan. We could see a beautiful sunrise, it was such a serenity scenery. Just stunning the whole nature there, cruise guide was very knowledgeable and show us a lot of nature birds. It was a...More

Thank Mami C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the sunset and sunrise tour (discount available) and we loved both trips. We got to see lots of different animal species: salties, a large variety of birds, horses and buffalo…. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. If you are on the morning...More

Thank Manuela K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the dawn cruise that included breakfast. Brilliant commentary by our guide Dennis who combined his wealth of knowledge with a wonderful sense of humour. Magic cruise of the wetlands and river system with many crocodiles, bird life, buffaloes and even a dingo....More

Thank Macca6178
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a 9am two hour trip. It was brilliant. Our guide was so knowledgeable and had the ability, or so it seemed, to be able to spot a tiny bird at five miles. We saw so much and learned so much, although our...More

Thank Selhurst300
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do when in Kakadu, you get to see much wildlife from birds, crocodiles, snakes, wallaby, and water buffalo all the colour of the water plants worth every cent. We went on the sunset tour and enjoyed every minute of it great...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of five paid adult $99 x 2 and child $70 x 3 plus a credit card fee for total of $413. Unlike other attractions in the Northern Territory there was no family ticket option to reduce the cost. What wasn’t communicated to us...More

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11 March 2018|
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Response from akelly184 | Reviewed this property |
No problem driving early in the morning, we didn't see any wildlife on the roads the whole time we were in the pack
26 April 2017|
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Response from TKU13 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry sorry but only just saw this question. Hope you got your tickets sorted out. For other people wondering I googled Yellow Water Cruises and booked tickets though the Kakadu Tourism website