Kakadu in a Day

From AUD AU$795.00
  • Duration: 9 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Eaton, NT
  • Product code: DWNC1

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.

Kakadu in a day is the ideal tour for the time poor looking to include all the "must-do's" of Australia's largest National Park; Kakadu. Enjoy 1.5hours of spectacular scenic flying, cruise on the Yellow Water billabong, visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre and still be back in Darwin for late afternoon and evening activities.


The Northern Territory celebrates 2 seasons; Wet and Dry. We fly all year around and our Kakadu day tour itinerary will differ slightly between the seasons.

MAY – NOVEMBER ITINERARY (DRY SEASON)


08:30am                         Check in at Kakadu Air Terminal

09:00am – 10:30am       Kick start the day with a 1.5hour scenic flight paired with informative commentary delivered by your expert pilot. This extended flight tracks over Adelaide River, Mary River National Park, Kakadu’s winding South and East Alligator rivers, coastal mangroves holding back massive floodplains to reveal the Arnhem Land Plateau standing proudly on the Eastern side of Kakadu.

10:30am                         Transfers to the Cultural Centre

11:00am – 12:00pm       Developed by the Aboriginal traditional owners of Kakadu, wonder through Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre. The displays include personal histories, videos and artifacts that illustrate stories that the traditional owners want to share with you. Browse the gallery gift shop offering traditional didgeridoos, local artwork and much more.

12:00pm – 13:00pm       Lunch at Barra Bar and Bistro

13:15pm                         The Yellow Water billabong is rich with flora, wildlife and changing landscapes. Sit back and relax on a 90minute cruise through Kakadu’s wetlands. It is a journey remembered for a lifetime.

15:00pm                         Depart Kakadu on a 45minute ferry flight back to Darwin.

16:00pm                         Farewell our guests at Darwin


DECEMBER – APRIL ITINERARY (WET SEASON)


08:30am                           Check in at Kakadu Air Terminal, Darwin 

09:00am – 10:30am         Kakadu comes to life in the Wet season. Start your morning with 1.5hours of scenic flying paired with informative commentary delivered by your expert pilot. This extended flight tracks over Adelaide River, Mary River National Park, Kakadu’s winding South and East Alligator Rivers, coastal mangroves holding back massive floodplains to reveal the Arnhem Land Plateau standing proudly on the Eastern side of Kakadu. We finish off your aerial sightseeing with views over the mighty Jim Jim and Twin Waterfalls.

11:00am                           Transfers to Cruise

11:30am                           The Yellow Water billabong is rich with flora, wildlife and changing landscapes. Sit back and relax on a 90minute cruise through Kakadu’s wetlands. It is a journey remembered for a lifetime. Keep an eye out for crocs sun baking!

13:00pm – 14:00pm        Lunch at Barra Bar and Bistro

14:00pm – 15:00pm        Developed by the Aboriginal traditional owners of Kakadu, wonder through Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre. The displays include personal histories, videos and artefacts that illustrate stories that the traditional owners want to share with you. Browse the gallery gift shop offering traditional didgeridoos, local artwork and much more.

15:00pm                           Depart Kakadu on a 45minute ferry flight back to Darwin.

16:00pm                           Farewell our guests at Darwin


Operating for over 38 years, Kakadu Air are the scenic flight specialists when it comes to showing you extraordinary aerial views over this ancient land. Choose Kakadu Air to guide you on this once in a lifetime day trip.