Adelaide River Jumping Crocodile Cruise

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4.52 reviews

Highlights & inclusions

Adelaide River which is famous for Jumping Crocs
Home to over 1600 Crocodiles
The Wetlands Visitor Centre
Marrakai Plains
Fogg Dam Nature Reserve
Spot for birds and other wildlife

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Thu, Jun 20, 2024

What you can expect

Get up close with some of Australia's most prehistoric creatures in this Adelaide River Jumping Crocodile Cruise. Cruising along a 60 kilometre course from Darwin to the Adelaide River you'll be immersed in the fun and adventure of this ruggedly beautiful area. Home to over 1600 crocodiles and famous for 'Jumping Crocodiles', you are certain to witness at least one of these prehistoric beasts in their natural habitat. As you cruise the river enjoy banter and stories about these impressive creatures from the experts on board as they take you as close as possible for a completely surreal experience.

After the adrenalin rush of seeing these beasts is over, it's on to Fogg Dam Nature Reserve where you'll have the opportunity to view a wetland ecosystem up close filled with a range of different fauna and flora. The monsoon and eucalypt forest, melaleuca woodland and open water attract a diverse range of birds, reptiles, mammals and marsupials that will hopefully come out to play when you visit.

Accommodation transfers are included in this tour and will pick guests up before the 1:15pm departure time and transfer them back home following the 6:30pm return. Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses and a hat, as well as pack a water bottle, some sunscreen and of course your camera!


What you need to know

  • Jumping Crocodile Cruise
  • The Adelaide River, home to over 1600 Crocodiles
  • The location of the famous Jumping Crocodiles
  • The Wetlands Visitor Centre
  • Marrakai Plains
  • Fogg Dam Nature Reserve
  • Spot for birds and other wildlife
  • Tours depart Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 1.30pm (or earlier from your hotel) and return around 6.30pm
Hotel Pickup
  • Selected CBD hotels only.
What To Bring
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Jacket in the cooler months
Cancellation Policy
  • For day tours
  • Cancellation 24+ Hours Prior to Departure: No cancellation fee will be charged for day tours cancelled 24 or more hours before the scheduled departure.
  • Cancellation 0-24 Hours Prior to Departure: A 100% cancellation fee will apply for day tours cancelled within 0-24 hours of the scheduled departure.
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the tour
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Recent reviews

4.52 reviews

Amazing cruise

Amazing cruise, loved it, lots of fun. Saw about 5-6 crocs. Jumping out of the water to feed, great photo opportunities. Staff were great, Kristy was amazing. We were lucky enough to see a sea eagle, which came over to collect some meat- it was amazing! Highly recommended. About 1.5-2 hour drive from Darwin Waterfront.

Lidia Mitrevski about 4 years ago

Live crocs exciting and entertaining

Live crocs exciting and entertaining, loved it. It was a great experience to see the crocs in their natural environment. The staff were very knowledgeable & entertaining. The jumping croc river cruise took my mind off the humidity & heat.

Sandie Morrissey about 4 years ago
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience