Darwin to Kakadu Day Trip by Air Including Yellow Water Cruise

Darwin to Kakadu Day Trip by Air Including Yellow Water Cruise

7 hours 30 minutes Eaton, Australia

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The Darwin Day Tripper is the perfect one day visit to Kakadu from Darwin.

This tour includes over 2 hours of scenic flights, the MUST DO Yellow Water River Cruise, adequate time on ground to lunch at Cooinda, a visit to an Aboriginal Visitor Centre and still be back in Darwin for late afternoon and evening activities.

This iconic tour is ideal for the time poor due to the long distances involved. The bonus of aircraft travel is not just limited to saving time though, it's really about the 2 hours of extraordinary views of the Arafura Coast, vast floodplains, winding rivers, stunning Arnhem Land Plateau, Jim Jim and Twin falls (in the wet season) and so many other major sites!

With a guaranteed window seat on all our flights sit back and take in the majesty of Australia's largest National Park whilst absorbing the informative commentary. 

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Stop At: Kakadu National Park, Kakadu National Park, Top End, Northern Territory

Kakadu is dual-listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List for its outstanding natural and cultural values. No trip to the Northern Territory is complete without a visit to this iconic National Park.

Duration: 5 hours


  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Live commentary on board
  • Yellow Water River Cruise
  • National Park fees


  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Customer car park

Departure Point

Kakadu Air Services, 2 Slade Ct, Eaton NT 0820, Australia

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Check In: All flights require a check in 30 minutes prior to the advertised departure time. A late departure is likely to affect passengers on following flights. Our Goal is to remain on time, if your arrival is likely to be delayed please inform us urgently, we will offer you alternative options.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund. A minimum of 4 people per booking is required.
  • Flights are subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking. Please don’t be offended or concerned, Kakadu Air operates light aircraft, take-off weight is a safety issue, we will not fly over weight, or compromise safety.
  • Due to the safety and weight / balance of the aircraft, we have a weight limitation of 130kg. If you are this weight please contact our reservations direct.
  • The Company reserves the following rights, to cancel, or to postpone any flight without notice should a circumstance occur that might represent a threat to the safe conduct of the flight or tour.
  • Reservations cancelled inside 24 hours from departure will forfeit payment in full.
  • Kakadu Air respects the “Kakadu National Park managements” voluntary code of conduct known as the “The fly neighborly policy”. This policy limits flights to a certain minimum height above terrain, and distance lateral from about 30 locations in Kakadu. Jim Jim and Twin falls are two of these locations. These Falls are viewed freely in our WET SEASON flights as the roads are closed. In the DRY SEASON when the roads are open there are no flights over Jim Jim and Twin Falls.
  • The Company and the pilot in command may refuse the carriage of a passenger, if that passenger could be regarded as likely to cause annoyance or offence to, or threaten the safety of the flight or any person on that flight.
  • In refusing service to any person or persons for reason of drunkenness, annoyance, offence, or threat to flight passengers or crew, the company refuses liability for any inconvenience or cost related to our refusal for the passenger or freight to travel.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers


5 Reviews

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allkiri October 2020

A truly great way to see Kakadu. David our pilot kept us well informed and smiling all day. The boat cruise with Dennis and Stallone displyed Kakadu by water at its finest. Stallone shared his stories, traditions and local language. Lunch was excellent and will be visiting Cooinda again. We had a great day. Thank you Kakadu Air


Kate October 2020

Cannot speak highly enough of our terrific pilot/driver/tour guide/caterer Dave. He was patient and cheerful throughout and really looked after us. The scenery is amazing and this is the very best way to see Kakadu. The admin was terrific and smooth sailing from booking to completion- they even answered email questions after hours! Well worth the money- highly recommend Dave and the team.


John S October 2019

All the elements of this trip were just as you'd hope they'd be. Mitch was an excellent pilot, an attentive and informative tour host and just generally good company. The views were spectacular. Rueben on the boat was both entertaining and informative and the wildlife was everywhere thanks to his sharp eye and lively style. The whole day was comfortable, packed with interest and just flew by! (Sorry about the pun)


Lorna W August 2019

The flight, tour and customer experience was exceptional. Mitch was very knowledgeable and provided outstanding service. Flying over Kakadu was breath taking and the Yellow river cruise was great too. I highly recommend this tour and definitely doing the Katherine day tripper next time with the same company.


Clare M July 2019

If you have limited time in Darwin but want to see all the amazing rock formations as well as take a tour through the local community, this is well worth the money! Had an amazing day and was back in time for dinner. Recommend

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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