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1 Day Wetlands - Wet Season

1 Day wetlands - wet season

Monsoonal rains and tropical storms brings' this region of Fogg Dam, Adelaide River, Djukbinj National Park, and Mary River National Park alive in the Wet Season!

Saltwater crocodiles inhabit this region, so be crocwise!

A day in the Wetlands

Fogg Dam
A relaxing 45 min drive from Darwin along the Arnhem Highway will see you arrive in this spectacular conservation reserve; a wonderland of wildlife activity not to be missed! Fogg Dam is home to freshwater turtles and the world’s highest biomass of predator (water pythons) to prey (dusky rats). The bird life activity here is significant all year round, with hundreds of different bird species in the reserve.

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Adelaide River
Fancy getting up a little closer to nature? A short 20 min drive from Fogg Dam, will promise you an unforgettable experience on an Adelaide River Jumping Crocodile Cruise. It’ll be one of your best opportunities to see saltwater crocodiles in their natural habitat, at full length, just inches from your boat.


Adelaide River Queen Jumping Crocodile Cruise


3220 Arnhem Highway, Wak Wak NT 0822, Humpty Doo

The Original Jumping Crocodile Cruise located at the bridge on the Arnhem Hwy has always been the first choice for those who value the safety and comfort of our vessels. Combined with the up close and personal experienc... Read more >

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Spectacular Jumping Crocodile Cruise


2915 Arnhem Highway, Middle Point 0822, Humpty Doo

A one hour calm water boat cruise where we entice crocodiles up to six metres, along the side of the boat. By feeding the crocodiles we get them to display their natural jumping ability- it is awesome! Before each cr... Read more >

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Corroboree Park Tavern
Starting to feel a little peckish? Situated 20 minutes along the Arnhem Highway from the Adelaide River, you’ll arrive at the Corroboree Park Tavern. A classic licensed Territory Pub with a friendly atmosphere and plenty of tales to be told from the locals! Be sure to check out the albino pet buffalo and crocodiles that they have on site!


Corroboree Park Tavern


Lot 2174 Arnhem Highway, Marrakai NT 0822, Winnell...

Corroboree Park Tavern. Open Every Day. Including Christmas In The Wet. Our country kitchen and shop open from 5am everyday. Except Christmas and New Years Days (we need a sleep in too sometimes). We have an all ... Read more >

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Departing from Adelaide River Region
With the wet season in full swing and weather dictating road access in this region, there is so much more you could see from above. Let’s stop back at Adelaide River to join a Coolibah-Air scenic helicopter flight. With a choice of 10 to 60 minute flights, you’ll fly over some of the most incredibly scenic wetlands in the Top End. Taking in the billabongs, rivers, floodplains and an abundance of wildlife. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for buffalo, feral pigs, crocodiles and birds galore!

These flights depart from Lookabout Station which is on the Arnhem Highway, 5 km after the Adelaide River Bridge on the right hand side. Look for the North Australian Helicopter sign.

Approx 70 km from Darwin.



North Australian Helicopters (Coolibah Air)


Lot 1224 Victoria Highway, Katherine NT 0850

Coolibah Air is the tourism arm of North Australian Helicopters Pty Ltd with operations from Katherine, Darwin, Victoria River and Kakadu National park in the Northern Territory. The fleet of helicopters comprises twenty... Read more >

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Book with companies such as Airborne Solutions, Remote Adventure NT and Nautilus Aviation.


Airborne Solutions Darwin Helicopter Tours


557 Stuart Highway, WINNELLIE NT, Darwin

For the experience of a lifetime. We feel a Heli Adventure will exceed your expectations by giving you superior access to unique locations in an exclusive journey of discovery. At Airborne Solutions, it is all about... Read more >

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Remote Adventures NT


7 Mettam Road, Wishart NT 0822, Darwin

Remote Adventures NT offers helifishing, scenic flights and custom adventure tours in the Top End. With over 20 years of flying experience, Mick Burbidge and his team of skilled helicopter pilots know all the fishing hot... Read more >

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Nautilus Aviation


Charles Darwin National Park Darwin NT 0800, North...

Flying in state-of-the-art aircraft with highly trained and knowledgeable pilots, experience spectacular landscapes teeming with wildlife and adventures combining timeless culture, airboats, cruise boats and secret fishi... Read more >

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Humpty Doo Hotel
A visit to the Territory would not be complete without a pitstop at the world famous Humpty Doo Hotel, which also boasts the only drive thru bottle shop on the very lengthy Arnhem Highway! Enjoy an ice-cold beer in the beer garden, admire the huge buffalo horns above the bar and why not collect some quirky Humpty Doo souvenirs from the gift shop.   

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