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Ubirr Stay Swim Cruise in Kakadu with Mercure Crocodile Hotel - Queen

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Inclusions

  • 2 night Standard Queen
  • Buffet Breakfast for two
  • $100 Meal Credit
  • $50 Fuel Voucher
  • $50 Art Gallery Credit
  • 2 x seats 16:30 Yellow Water Cruise
  • 2 x seats Ubirr Combo Tour - Guluyambi Wet Season Tour and Cruise

Highlights

  • Ubirr Combo Tour - Guluyambi Wet Season Tour and Cruise
  • 16:30 Yellow Water Cruise
  • $100 Meal Credit
  • $50 Fuel Voucher
  • $50 Art Gallery Credit

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Stay Swim Cruise in Kakadu Ubirr Combo with Mercure Crocdile Hotel

A two night self-drive adventure.

Make sure you stop at Mamukala Wetlands, 35 kms from Jabiru on the highway from Darwin, then a sunset Yellow Water cruise on your arrival day.

The next morning your Cultural Cruise/Ubirr will depart at 08:00 from the Mercure Kakadu lobby, following the tour be sure to check out Nourlangie to finish your Kakadu Adventure!

Twin Room packages also available.

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Accommodation

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Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel

1 Flinders Street, Jabiru NT, Australia

Overview

Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel is unique in Kakadu as the hotel was designed in the shape of a crocodile, clearly visible from both land and air and situated in the heart of the Kakadu National Park.
The hotel provides an ideal base for exploring Nourlangie and Ubirr Aboriginal rock art galleries, Yellow Water Billabong, the towering 400-metre sandstone escarpment, or Arnhem Land along with two of the most famous Kakadu attractions, including Jim Jim and Twin Falls.

Your Room

Standard Queen
Located on the ground floor and in the tail of the crocodile. This non-smoking room inter-connects with a Standard Twin room (when booking two separate rooms).

Tours & Activities

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Kakadu Tourism

Cooinda Rd, Kakadu National Park, Australia

Experience a Yellow Water Cruise to a place forgotten by time where nature is raw, crocodiles rule and a prehistoric landscape is enlivened by sightings of jabirus, sea eagles and whistling kites along the floodplains. All of this is revealed by the expert guides of Yellow Water Cruises, one of Kakadu National Parks famed wilderness experiences.
Yellow Water Cruises operate several cruises a day on Kakadu's most famous wetland, Yellow Water Billabong, and has been awarded the winner of the 2012 Qantas Australian Tourism Award for Major Tourist Attraction.

2H KAKADU YELLOW WATER CRUISE - 16:30

Join us for a two hour cruise and experience this magical time of day on Yellow Water. Located at the end of the Jim Jim Creek, Yellow Water is part of the South Alligator River system. This river system is unique as it is included in its entirity within a UNESCO World Heritage listed National Park.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a cruise on Yellow Water
INCLUDES: Water available on board

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Guluyambi Cultural Cruise

Up Stream Boat Ramp East Alligator River Kakadu National Park

OVERVIEW

100% Aborigial Owned & Operated
Local Aboriginal Guides
No 1 Kakadu cruise experience on TripAdvisor
The Guluyambi Cultural Cruise is a unique boat tour on Kakadu’s spectacular East Alligator River. Take in the wonderful pristine wilderness as you leisurely cruise upstream, keeping a look out for the variety of wildlife that inhabits this region, including crocodiles.
Local Aboriginal guides provides guests with an insight into their Indigenous culture – local mythology, the river’s abundant food chain, traditional uses for many plants and animals as well as bush survival skills. With special permission from the local custodians, disembark on the Arnhem Land side of the river for a short walk into Arnhem Land. Enjoy the unique opportunity to immerse yourself in ancient Aboriginal culture during a display of traditional hunting and gathering techniques before heading downstream. Limited to just 25 guests, the Guluyambi Cultural Cruise ensures an intimate and personalised cultural experience.
Kakadu Cultural Tours is a proud partnership between Australia’s premier safari tour operator and Djabulukgu, who represent the traditional owners of Kakadu, including the descendants of Big Bill Neidjie, a founder of Kakadu National Park. KCT offers small group, authentic indigenous experiences that showcase the Aboriginal Culture and art of Australia’s first peoples. Let us show you the amazing scenery, art and culture of Kakadu through the eyes of the traditional owners.
The Guluyambi Cultural Cruise is a unique boat tour on Kakadu’s spectacular East Alligator River. 1 hour 45 minutes.
Tour Highlights:
Cruise the spectacular East Alligator River
Enjoy expert commentary from an Aboriginal guide
Learn about local mythology, traditional uses for plants and animals and bush survival skills
Watch a display of traditional hunting implements
Limited to just 25 guests

UBIRR COMBO TOUR

The wet season produces some absolutely magnificent scenery in the Territory’s Top End. This is the time of the year our Wetlands flood. In Kakadu the flooding cuts off the road access to Ubirr Rock, an icon of the World Heritage-listed National Park. Kakadu Cultural Tours operates the Ubirr Combo Tour that over comes this access issue. The Ubirr Combo Tour collects clients in customised 4WD vehicles from Jabiru based accommodation
and heads out to the East Alligator River district through the flooded Magela Creek. Once you arrive at the creek you are transferred onto a waiting Guluyambi Cultural Cruise. Expert Aboriginal guides will provide guests with an insight into local Aboriginal mythology, traditional uses for many plants and animals as well as bush survival skills required for this wilderness environment. After departing the cruise you’ll head to the nearby Ubirr Rock Complex, where you’ll take in some of its ancient rock art sites and experience the views from the lookout before heading back across the flooded Magela Creek to Jabiru. Note: Permit conditions do not allow for casual parking at the Magela Creek. All clients must use shuttle bus from Jabiru.

For your comfort we would recommend you bring a water proof bag for your camera, a hat, loose comfortable clothing and good walking shoes. Thongs are inappropriate for this tour. The cruise component of the tour could occur on either the Magela Creek and or the East Alligator River depending on water levels.

Explore a Little More

World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park, covering almost 20,000 square kilometres, is a place of contrasting landscapes and diverse habitats. Saltwater crocodiles lurk in freshwater billabongs dotted with lotus lilies. Rugged cliffs of the Arnhem Land escarpment hide deep sandstone gorges and pockets of monsoon rainforest. Waterfalls cascade into pools fringed with paperbarks and pandanus.

 

Terms & conditions

MERCURE CROCODILE HOTEL:
48 hr cancellation policy

KAKADU TOURISM:
Kakadu Tourism reserves the right to remove a traveled from a tour if it is reasonably believed that their health and/or fitness will interfere with the tour operation or other traveller’s experience
Kakadu Tourism reserves the right to cancel any tour at the discretion of the Tours/Operations Manager due to factors beyond its control including but not limited to minimum numbers not being attained weather conditions and vehicle/mechanical failure. In such cases we will offer to tour on the next available tour or at an alternative tour of equal value. If this is not possible or you decline this offer we will issue you as the agent a full refund if payment has been received.
Kakadu Tourism takes no responsibility for any costs incurred or action taken as a result of a delayed or cancelled tour.
A forty-eight (48) hour cancellation policy applies to all reservations. For reservations of more than twelve (12) guests will be subject to a fourteen (14) day cancellation policy. Please contact your booking agent to cancel or amend your booking.
Changes/cancellation within penalty window are charged in full.
Failure to arrive on-time failure to board or no-show will be charged in full.
All persons under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult guardian at all times.

GULUYAMBI CULTURAL CRUISE:
Due to the extensive organisation involved with touring, cancellation fees are applicable to compensate for costs and lost revenue. We strongly recommend your customers take out travel insurance to cover against such charges.
100% cancellation fee- if cancelled within 24 hours of departure or no show
50% cancellation fee – if cancelled within 24-48 hours of departure

TOURISM TOP END:
Amendments: an amendment fee of $25.00 will be charged per itinerary change.
Cancellation: cancellation of bookings will incur a 10% administration fee calculated on the total booking cost.

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