Cahills Crossing
Cahills Crossing
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Cahills Crossing is a famous car river crossing into Arnhem Land, it is also a great place to watch crocodiles safely from the viewing platform. Usually accessible between April and October, depending on rainfall. The best time of the day to visit is at high tides, where you can see the most action among the crocodiles.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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Bron L
26 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2023
We have been there 6 times in the last year. We went out of our way by 800 kms just to see the Crocodiles there. The council has put up a viewing area to make it safer to sit and enjoy them in the own surroundings.
Written 27 August 2023
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Valda057
Coffs Harbour, Australia137 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
You must see this amazing event with Crocodiles waiting to feed on Barramundi and mullet when high tide happens. Check your tide chart and get there at least 30 minutes before high tide. The crocs all start to gather, we counted 40 - waiting for the water to come over the road. There's also crazy Barra fishermen standing close to the edge. Though the water is murky you can see the crocs catching the fish and even fighting over them. We loved the experience and it's free, well worth the drive there. Please note there is only a car park, no toilet facilities or supplies available. It's very safe to watch from the decks that are way up from the water level. This is not to be missed!
Written 26 August 2023
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wai cheong C
Adelaide, Australia37 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
If you want to watch crocodiles cruising, this is the place to go, we went there in the morning while there are lots of fish jumping around, i think the tide is coming in, and there are lots of crocodiles cruising around the crossing having a good feed of all kind of fish, that was quite a scene, there is a good platform for watching, and chairs to sit down while waiting for the crocs to come in
Written 25 August 2023
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CRadmac
Perth, Australia120 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
A place of much suspense worth going to. The cross and the crossing. Definitely a place to visit. The stuff of YouTube real life horror
Written 6 August 2023
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Crofton M
Airlie Beach, Australia2,051 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2023 • Couples
this crssing is a concrete road which serves to separate incoming salt water from outflowing river water. This provides a perfect spot for crocodiles to ambush barramundi travelling upstream. We watched with awe the skills of road-train drivers on the narrow road
Written 20 June 2023
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Adam M
Sydney, Australia23 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
If you want to see a crocodile come to Cahills Crossing. There is a good viewing platform which is safe for young children. You don't need to stay too long as it can become quite hot in the sun.
Written 17 March 2023
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Andrew M
Newcastle, Australia7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 • Friends
Good place to veiw the top of the food chain the crocodiles there are many many there and some dam monsters to especially when the tide turns that's when the fun starts and man armed with a fishing rod starts casting lures around to see if he is lucky enough to snag a barra but need to be quick because the crocodiles will take a free meal any day it's funny to see man v the crocs when they hook a fish the crocs don't care that you may have lost a fish of a life time they just want the free meal or watch the other show the we may get washed of the crossing game good viewing platform to watch it all happen from
Written 15 January 2023
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792Carol_H
Newtown, Australia1,471 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
The crossing should be easy to find. It is not unless you have a 4WD and are going to be driving across. The signage was nonexistent. The viewing platform is currently being upgraded which is great however I feel that as it is a major tourist attraction for the area an alternative site to view the crossing is required.
Written 8 September 2022
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TMM818
Bunbury, Australia826 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2022 • Couples
Viewing platform and walking path are currently under reconstruction so be careful of traffic.

Visited at low tide so not a lot of action going on, a few crocs in the distance and a few people fishing
Written 1 August 2022
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Patricia W
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2022
That was a scary thing to do: the carpark tells you to park, the road says 'no pedestrians', and before you know if (without turning onto carpak) you are right in front of the crossing: with (some) water on it..... Best to have another 4WD go first... All went well. On the other side there is plenty of parking space and you can see the crocs on the banks of the side you came from :). But be careful: crocs everywhere. Maybe not so much as in a less dryer season but still very good. Watch out for big whole on right when you go out, so stay on left side of the road.
Written 25 July 2022
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