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Yellow Water Cruises

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“bird life”(235 reviews)
A journey through Kakadu's wetlands Yellow Water Billabong, Kakadu's most famous wetland, is located at the end of Jim Jim Creek, a tributary of the South Alligator River. The river system, which is the largest in Kakadu, contains extensive wetlands...more
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Kakadu Highway, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8979 1500
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took the sunrise yellow water cruise after hearing such rave reviews and bloody glad I did. The crocs, buffalo and just being on the water would have been enough, but tell you what, Rueben made it what it was. He was so funny and enthusiastic...More

Thank paddymcgreal
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a wonderful trip. Reuben our guide was very informative, enthusiastic and entertaining. He had a fantastic depth of knowledge of the area as a traditional owner.

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were lucky to get a private tour as we were the only couple booked. Our guide was friendly, knowledgeable and took the time to find crocs, birds and even shared some details on edible plants. There are toilets at the jetty but not much...More

Thank GilbertandYumi
Reviewed 6 days ago

Got up extra early to be at the sunrise cruise and it was even better than we thought it would be! When we arrived, there was fog on the water, however by the time we boarded to boat and headed into the river the fog...More

Thank michelleRZ2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dennis our tour guide was very informative and fun. Plenty of wildlife at close range for easy viewing. We did the sunrise cruise and would highly recommend this cruise.

Thank Franden75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the sunrise cruise and the cruise far exceeded our expectation. There was so much wildlife and so close . Watched a buffalo swim from one side of the river to the other, crocodiles sun baking but the highlight fir me was seeing baby...More

Thank samanthanovak
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our sunrise cruise was amazing, beautiful scenery, wonderful wildlife (so many birds and lots of crocodile) and our tour guide was a great character, lovely Aboriginal bloke who told great stories about his family especially about his amazing mother. It was misty and quiet to...More

Thank MrsWaterhouse
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw many activities in 2hr cruise, from crocodile and birds catching fish to boars digging the ground. It was the experience I will never forget. We took the sunrise cruise but I regret later not to take sunset as well. I suggest you do...More

Thank Mohammad N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning. If you can see only one thing in Kakadu choose this !! Teaming with life. Wallabies, crocodiles, so many birds, water lillies wide open vistas, a place of rugged wild, unspoiled beauty. An open boat leaves unspoiled views and there is plenty of time...More

Thank JRSaustravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did the sunrise cruise and could not have been happier. There was an abundance of wildlife to see. The staff are very informative and friendly. I am going back to do the sunset cruise tonigt.

Thank Michael A
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Kay M
11 March 2018|
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Response from akelly184 | Reviewed this property |
No problem driving early in the morning, we didn't see any wildlife on the roads the whole time we were in the pack
26 April 2017|
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Response from TKU13 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry sorry but only just saw this question. Hope you got your tickets sorted out. For other people wondering I googled Yellow Water Cruises and booked tickets though the Kakadu Tourism website