Darwin City Explorer and Jumping Crocodiles
A comprehensive package, exploring the stunning waterfalls of Litchfield National Park together with a Jumping Crocodile Cruise and a Darwin sunset with bubbles and prawns. Enjoy the interesting and historical sights of Darwin on the City Explorer and an amazing sunset cruise around Darwin Harbour and 2-course dinner at CHOW along the Darwin waterfront, all while based at the CBD-located Metro Advance Apartments & Hotel.
- 4 night stay in Darwin at the Metro Advance Apartments & Hotel Darwin in a Studio Apartment including
- Onsite parking
- Late check out
- Wallaroo Litchfield Park with Jumping Crocodile Cruise* with complimentary bubbly & prawns at sunset includes:
- Small coach touring
- Adelaide River Jumping Crocodile Cruise
- Litchfield touring, lunch
- Sunset prawns & bubbles
- Darwin City Explorer tour including:
- Entrance fees included into WWII Oil Storage Tunnels, Museum and Art Gallery of NT, Darwin Military Museum, to the Qantas Hangar, Fannie Bay Gaol and Darwin Aviation Museum
- Tropical Bite Cruise * includes:
- 55 min sunset and twilight cruise on Darwin Harbour
- Complimentary drink on boarding
- Take home souvenir Go Vino wine glass or stubby cooler
- 2 course dinner at CHOW restaurant – a la carte choices
- Complimentary beverage on arrival at CHOW
- Dinner at the iconic Hotel Darwin with a glass of beer, wine or soft drink
Please be aware flights are not included in the package price and should not be booked until your package has been confirmed. However please speak to one of our NT Now Travel Specialists for the best available fares at the time of booking.
Metro Advance Apartments & Hotel are superbly appointed serviced apartments making your Darwin experience a stylish and comfortable one. Facilities include WiFi, well equipped kitchenette, secure undercover parking, key card security system to all areas, alfresco barbeque area and a swimming pool complete with personalised friendly service makes this the ideal base for your holiday.
Where to eat:
You’ll find yourself dining at the iconic Hotel Darwin which dates back to 1940 and has been a long-running watering-hole for the city’s locals. This is the place to try a variety of local produce including fresh barramundi, thick rump steak and even kangaroo pie.
What to do:
The one-day Litchfield National Park and private, personalised Jumping Crocodile Cruise Tour on the Adelaide River, finishing with sunset and prawns at Fannie Bay is the best and most extensive all-year-round tour available. Our informative guide explains the unique history, flora, fauna, giant termite mounds and more of the region. Everyone gets to swim at the beautiful waterfalls in Litchfield and enjoy a buffet lunch at Wangi Falls. Finishing with complimentary prawns and bubbly while watching a Darwin sunset over the Timor Sea.
The Darwin City Explorer tour is the most comprehensive in town. Beginning at 9am from your city accommodation the 5-hour experience takes in all of Darwin’s major attractions from WWII Oil Storage Tunnels, Museum and Art Gallery of NT, Darwin Military Museum, to the Qantas Hangar, Fannie Bay Gaol and Darwin Aviation Museum (and lunch at the Parap Markets on Saturday) with all entrance fees included. Along the way our expert local guide tells you about the people, facts and antidotes that have shaped the city. They can also answer your questions about Darwin and the Top End.
Just add water + a taste of South East Asia for your tropical light, tropical bite experience. Start your Tropical Light appetizer with mother nature’s best free light show and the bite of a complimentary Saltie Gin. This is Tropical light, Tropical bite unplugged, a short sunset and twilight cruise on Darwin Harbour during the tropical summer season when the sky is stretched with colour catching storm clouds, multi-hued sunsets and a peppering of electrical light shows. This is the cruise where you will experience the raw edginess of Darwin Harbour combined with a spirit story that introduces crocodiles and South East Asian flavours, all with the backdrop of a stunning skyscape. Returning to Kitchener Bay, we swap an unplugged light show for a Taste of South East Asia. Disembark at Stokes Hill Wharf in perfect proximity to take the free Darwin Waterfront Shuttle to CHOW where your smell and taste senses will truly awaken. Welcomed by the CHOW crew, you will be delighted to have free range choice of two courses from their inspiring dinner menu complimented by a Saltie Gin cocktail, a house wine or a beer. Linger longer as you savour the extraordinary flavours of South East Asia with a focus on fresh, Top End produce. Think big steaming bowls of pho & laksa, whole coconuts, delicious stir fry's, Asian salads all of which are healthy and tasty, lighthearted and most of all FUN.
Location & how to get there
Darwin International Airport (darwinairport.com.au) is serviced by many Domestic and Regional airline carriers including Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Air North. Flights mainly operate out of Australia’s capital cities and generally take between 3 – 4 hours.
The airport is about a 15-minute drive from the centre of town. Car hire is available from the counters close to the baggage carousels. There are also plenty of taxis available at the airport cab rank and private transfers can be pre-booked.
Darwin can also be reached by The Ghan, from Adelaide or Alice Springs, with trains arriving weekly on Tuesdays. While the rail station is situated a short drive from the city centre, free transfers are offered to all passengers.
For those driving there are a number of entry ways to access Darwin. Most roads are sealed however some are for the more adventurous 4 wheel drivers. If you are coming from Queensland the best route to take is the Overlander’s Way / Barkly Highway from Mt Isa. If you are leaving from Cairns you can take the Savannah Way which is a rugged, unsealed road which crosses the top of Australia from Cairns to Broome. You can also use the Savannah Way as an access from Western Australia. Other roads leading from WA to Darwin include the Tanami Road that runs across the Tanami Desert and to the north the Butine Highway. The drive from South Australia is especially scenic as you follow the Explorer’s Way through Coober Pedy and past the major centres of Alice Springs, Tennant Creek and Katherine before arriving in Darwin.
On sale until 31 March 2021. For travel until 31 March 2021. Supplements will apply outside of these dates and blackout dates may apply. Some inclusions may be closed over public holidays. *Minimum of 8 pax required for tour to depart, and itinerary may be subject to change depending on NT Parks advice, weather and road conditions. Prices and inclusions are correct as of 15 December 2020 and may be subject to change due to availability, surcharges, fees or taxes without notice. Offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Prices are based on 2 adults. Please contact us on 1800 854 897 or email@example.com to enquire. Airfares and transfers are additional unless otherwise specified. For full terms and conditions and details on our refund policy, view our booking conditions. E&OE.
Summer sale conditions: Travel must be booked within the campaign period of 1 October 2020 to 31 March 2021. Travel departure must occur by, or on, 31 March 2021. Must be valued at a minimum of $1,000 per booking (inclusive of GST) before the NT Summer Sale discount is applied. Can include any bookable flight, accommodation, tour, attraction or hire vehicle inbound to, from or within the NT – the travel cannot originate in the NT and finish outside the NT unless either 80% in the NT or on the Ghan, see below point. All bookings must have a minimum of 80% of days booked in the NT. The summer sale price is listed. Intra-Territory travel by NT residents is eligible.