Wetlands & Wildlife

1 Day Tour – Fogg Dam, Corroboree Billabong & Casuarina Coastal reserve

Answer the call of the wild on this excursion to encounter the Northern Territory’s amazing animals. Scout out birds, crocodiles, wallabies, and more as you spend the day discovering the flora and fauna of the Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, a wildlife-spotting cruise on the Corroboree Billabong and a gentle stroll along Casuarina Coastal Reserve.

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best tour we have done

… It was fabulous from go to whoa.  Rob was a brilliant guide with his knowledge and enthusiasm being very contagious.  Nothing was too much trouble and he created a very close knit group without fellow travelers … to not do a tour with ethical adventures would be a mistake as it really doesn’t get any better than this …

Margie & Joe – Melbourne

May 2017

Itinerary

Say hello to the outback sunrise as you are picked up bright and early from your Darwin hotel.

Relax for a comfortable drive, heading south as the brightening sky illuminates the northern landscapes.

Reach Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve and admire the wild antics of the abundant animals that call this place home. The area boasts over 230 species of birds, as well as one of the largest snake populations in Australia. Along the way, snack on tea, coffee, and homemade mango muffins, and let your guide tell you all about the many foods and medicinal plants that live here.

Next, travel to the Corroboree Billabong, part of a system of wetlands estimated to have the largest concentration of saltwater crocodiles in the world. Enjoy ample opportunities to spot these huge reptiles as you embark on a relaxing river cruise, making your way through their habitat.

Afterwards, crackers, cheese and sparkling cider overlooking the billabong before making our way to Casuarina Coastal Reserve and a nice exploratory walk on the beach.  Also a great place to grab some lunch from Cafe de la plage.

With the completion of lunch we make our way via a meandeing coastal route back to your hotel and the end of a great day.

Tour Features

  • Flexible Itinerary
  • Max. of 11 guests
  • Degree Qualified Guide
  • Home Prepared Wholesome Snacks
  • Fogg Dam Conservation Area
  • Corroboree Billabong
  • Wetlands Wildlife Cruise
  • Traditional Bush Foods and Medicines
  • Casuarina Coastal Reserve
  • Northern Beaches region
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What's Included?

 

☑ Pick-up + drop-off

☑ Qualified local Australian guide

☑ Home-made snacks + refreshments

☑ 1.5 hour wildlife river cruise

☑ Insect repellent + sunscreen

☑ Visit Casuarina Coastal Reserve

Tour Details

$140 ADULT

$115 CHILD

TOUR RUNS

April to September – Tues, Thurs, Sun

6:00 am to 2:00pm

Small-group tour – Max. 11 guests

 

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☐ Camera

☐ Water bottle

☐ Comfortable walking shoes

☐ Sunglasses

TAKE A SNEAK PEAK!

To give you a peek at the beauty and diversity of experiences you can have in Darwin, we wanted to share a few of our favourite photos from this tour.

time to dine

Our suggestion is to sample some of the awesome flavours coming out of Cafe de la plage.  The crew here draw on there Turkish, Belgium, Australian origins to bring tastes from all over the world all washed down with healthy smoothies or a variety of other beverages.

Pickup & Dropoff

We pick up from ALL private and commercial accommodation in the greater Darwin region (Palmerston by prior arrangement).

TOUR CONDITIONS

Due to the nature of the environment and the intimate touring conditions, we do not accept children on this one day tour from Darwin under the age of 8 years old on public tours. We also suggest a minimum agility and fitness level comparable to being able to skip for 5 metres without suffering heart pain or muscle soreness. We also advise all participants to read our Terms and Conditions prior to booking and recommend travel insurance when visiting the Northern Territory.

 

Darwin

Corroborree Billabong

Casuarina Coastal Reserve

Fogg Dam Conservation Area

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