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Wetland Cruises - Corroboree Billabong

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Corroboree Billabong is part of the Mary River Wetlands which are teaming with birds and also have the largest concentration of Saltwater Crocodiles in the world. The Wetlands are just under 90 minutes drive from Darwin ( 105km ) and our cruise on...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801, Australia
+61 8 8985 5855
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Reviewed yesterday

I was not expecting to see much being the end of the dry season but our very knowledgeable guide Chrissy pointed out many species of bird life and knew where the crocodiles were likely to be. She told us lots of interesting facts about the...More

Thank Lizzie1902
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From start to finish, an excellent day out. Evan our tour driver/boat skipper and guide was outstanding. Apart from being an engaging character, he was really informative with a great blend of historical, scientific and local yarns. We saw loads of wildlife, especially the birds...More

Thank DJMandKDM
Reviewed yesterday

A perfect day tour from Darwin with hotel pick up/drop off. Our brilliant tour guide Evan was knowledgeable, friendly, well organised and he drove the mini bus and wetland boat expertly. We saw wonderful bird life and several crocodiles both fresh water and salt water....More

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our trip started in Darwin and our guide, Evan made us feel welcome from the very first minute. He bombed us with heaps of information about all the surroundings and he was a lot of fun, too. The journey started way before we made our...More

Thank KuruczA3
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We meet the tour at Corroboree Billabong. Our guide was very informative and had a good sense of humour. We were able to see a variety of wildlife and also fauna. As we do not have time to go to Kakadu it was a great...More

Thank Peter2012Jakarta
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great day today with Evan. Collected from our hotel on time and it was smooth sailing from there. Very well run, nothing that wasn’t expected, a lot of information well delivered, plenty of comfort stops and a nice lunch. The cruise around...More

Thank Sandra P
Paul S, General Manager at Wetland Cruises - Corroboree Billabong, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Sandra Thank you for a great review on trip advisor. Evan is a fantastic and knowledgeable guide and just loves to make sure that his guests are all having a great time. Our boats are quiet and easy to manoeuvre so we can get...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

This was an excellent tour, led by an expert guide who tailored his presentation to the interests of our small but diverse group. It is a full but not overly long day on a small and comfortable bus, leaving you with energy for evening activities....More

Thank srcoffee
Paul S, General Manager at Wetland Cruises - Corroboree Billabong, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello srcoffee Thank you for your great review. We always appreciate the feedback from our guests about our guides and the great time you had on the Corroboree billabong. We are out in a very natural environment and you never know what we will see...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

On a previous visit to Darwin we visited Yellow Lake at Kakadu. Fantastic place. Arrived in Darwin for a couple of days with a new telephoto lens. Very keen to give it a workout on the local wildlife. Trying to avoid a long road trip...More

Thank 2ofusluvatrip
Paul S, General Manager at Wetland Cruises - Corroboree Billabong, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello 2ofusluvatrip Thank you for your great review.on trip advisor. Evan is a fabulous guide, very informative and always ensures his guests have a great time. Our hospitality staff do a great job with the lunches. Fantastic to hear that you got to use that...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took the full day wetlands tour, Evan our guide is a walking encyclopaedia , he identified every bird and there were lots, we saw lots of Crocs both fresh water and saltys. The enthusiasm and boundless energy of our guide made the day so much...More

Thank Adventure771934
Paul S, General Manager at Wetland Cruises - Corroboree Billabong, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Aventure Thank you for your great review on trip advisor. Evan's knowledge is astounding and with his great sense of humor makes the 1 day tours a trip to remember. The Corroboree billabong is teaming with wildlife and to see them in their on...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Thank you so much to Chrissy for sharing her knowledge, enthusiasm and joy of being out on the billabong .. meeting and greeting the locals .. birds, birds, birds, a crew of big old crocs, wallabies, lilies and more! What a wonderful afternoon. Can't recommend...More

Thank Shelley_n_Gav
Paul S, Owner at Wetland Cruises - Corroboree Billabong, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Shelley & Gav Thank you for a awesome review on trip advisor Chrissie is a very experienced guide and loves to show her guests her working window. The billabong is alive with birds, crocodiles both salt & fresh water, and the lotus lillies are...More

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17 January 2016|
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Response from Greymad | Reviewed this property |
It's a good road, but DO take the bus. That way you can meet other travelers and exchange experiences.
darryl r
4 November 2015|
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Response from Paul S | Property representative |
Lunch is sliced meats, pineapple, egg. cheese, tomato, beetroot and a mixed salad with dressing.
Vincent P
24 June 2015|
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Response from Paul S | Property representative |
Thanks for your enquiry. Yes, you can drive to the billabong and pick up a cruise. However, if you do not already have a reservation, you risk the probability that the boat will already be fully booked and you will not be... More