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From Darwin: Mary River Wetlands Wildlife Cruise + Lunch
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Visit the Mary River Wetlands on this small-group tour – a nature lover’s paradise! Visit Fogg Dam and the Window on the Wetlands Visitors Centre. Enjoy a 2.5-hour wetland cruise with lunch, and see an abundance of birds, crocodiles and wildlife species.

Visit the Mary River Wetlands on this small-group tour – a nature lover’s paradise! Visit Fogg Dam and the Window on the Wetlands Visitors Centre. Enjoy a 2.5-hour wetland with lunch, and see an abundance of birds, and species.

  • Admire an abundance of in their natural wetland ecosystem
  • Get up close to the animals which include saltwater & freshwater and a huge variety of bird species
  • Benefit from the more personal aspect of a small-group tour, giving you the opportunity to ask as many questions as you like
  • Learn about the local flora and from local, experienced & knowledgeable guides
  • Enjoy the open air vessel allowing for ease of viewing and the capture of amazing

Today starts with a pick-up from your Darwin accommodation at around 9:00 AM. Listen to interesting commentary about the region from your knowledgeable guide as you make your way to Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve. Originally set up as a large scale rice growing project in the 1950s, this location is now a haven for many varieties of birds that you’ll get a chance to admire.

A short drive from there takes you to the “Window on the Wetlands” Information Centre, where you can enjoy a hands-on display explaining the wetlands and get a fantastic view over the Adelaide River floodplains from their upper viewing deck.

Your highlight for the day is an amazing 2.5-hour on the wetlands! See an abundance of birds, and wildlife in their natural habitat on the Mary River Wetlands. Home to a huge variety of animals, birdlife and also boasting the largest concentration of Saltwater Crocodiles in the world, these pristine wetlands are a nature lover’s paradise. Participants generally see about 30 different species of birds on these cruises!

Enjoy a delicious cold on the wetlands, surrounded by nature at its best, as you get up close and personal with plenty of local wildlife. Lunches are healthy and consist of individual pre-packed fresh salads with dressings. There will also be a selection of cold sliced meats and bread so you can make sandwiches if you wish. From here it is just under a 90-minute drive to return you to your Darwin accommodation at around 5:00 PM.

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