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Northern Territory Outback Floatplane and Airboat Tour from Darwin

Highlights
  • Explore the wildlife-rich Finniss River floodplains by air and boat
  • Take in sweeping aerial views of remote sections of the Northern Territory
  • Have the option to go fishing or swim in a crocodile-safe pool
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Northern Territory Outback Floatplane and Airboat Tour from Darwin
From US$503.64
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6:30am - Ultimate TourMost Popular
The Ultimate Tour is an action packed half day adventure designed to show the NT at its best. Includes a floatplane flight - airboat ride - cruise.
US$503.64
9:30am - Ultimate Tour
The Ultimate Tour is an action packed half day adventure designed to show the NT at its best. Includes a floatplane flight - airboat ride - cruise.
US$503.64
12:30pm - Ultimate Tour
The Ultimate Tour is an action packed half day adventure designed to show the NT at its best. Includes a floatplane flight - airboat ride - cruise.
US$503.64
Overview
Discover the highlights of the Top End on this 5-hour tour that goes deep into the Northern Territory by floatplane and boat. Your Australian outback experience begins with the floatplane journey to Sweets Lagoon in the Finniss River floodplains. After a water landing, enjoy a barbecue lunch and then take an airboat cruise into the rain forest to look for native wildlife like crocodiles before returning to Darwin by air.
What to Expect

Choose from three Top End tour departure times, all of which begin with pickup from centrally located hotels in Darwin. 

After taking off in your floatplane, soak up the bird’s-eye views as you fly southwest over Bynoe Harbour to the remote Finniss River floodplains. After a gentle water landing on Sweets Lagoon—a memorable experience in and of itself—take a leisurely cruise by custom-built airboat into the monsoonal rain forest. Keep your eyes peeled for saltwater crocodiles, wild boar, buffalo, and a variety of birds. You can even go fishing for barramundi or take a dip in one of the only crocodile-safe pools in Australia. Throughout the tour, hear about the region's wildlife and history from your guide, even during your return by plane to Darwin.

This action-packed tour offers a comprehensive experience of a Northern Territory wilderness that is inaccessible by road.

Reviews (221)
1 - 5 of 221 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
FANTASTIC 1/2 TOUR

Collected on time by Lovely Female driver, collected another few people who were also joining our tour. Driven to the local airport, where we watched a safety demonstration. The float plane holds 12 people comfortably with the pilot. We had a great flight to Sweetwater...More

Thank TheHallss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Brilliant!!!

What an absolutely brilliant experience! All the staff are very friendly, entertaining & so knowledgeable- the highlight was the helicopter ride with the man himself - Matt Wright!! What an unbelievable experience to be flown right down into a croc hole & he literally sat...More

Thank Kimbo237
OutbackFloatplanes, Manager at Outback Floatplane Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, thank you very much for leaving us a review. The team will be very happy to hear you enjoyed yourself, and they will really appreciate your kind words. Please join us again in the future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Awesome experience

This was our second time doing this tour, this time with our kids. Highly recommend it. Taking off and landing on the lagoon in the floatplane is fantastic. The airboat is honestly incredible, it gives you the opportunity to go down creeks and shallow waterways...More

Thank Anna E
OutbackFloatplanes, Manager at Outback Floatplane Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Anna, we really appreciate you taking the time to leave us this lovely review. How incredible that you got to see some baby crocs! It is the perfect time of year to be out at Sweet's Lagoon. Thank you for joining us with your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
What a spectacular day!!!

This is an absolutely incredible product, it's pretty much the question of how many awesome toys can you play with in 1 day! The Sea Plane over Darwin harbour gives a really interesting and different perspective of the place, and you can really see the...More

Thank NoelR1991
OutbackFloatplanes, Manager at Outback Floatplane Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Noel, we really appreciate you taking the time to leave us a such a fantastic review! It is great to hear that you got to experience the NT with us, it is such a stunning place. We loved having you out on tour, thank...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Such an amazing experience!

Experienced this adventure yesterday, including the helicopter ride and it was absolutely amazing! The staff were brilliant, so friendly, funny and professional. Even our airboat driver Kurt, who risked life and limb tracking down the baby crocodiles! Hilarious situation that could have gone very differently!...More

Thank Exploration664182
OutbackFloatplanes, Manager at Outback Floatplane Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, thank you very much for your review. Kurt is very knowledgeable when it comes to crocodiles, we are glad you got to see him in action! The team will appreciate your kind words, we will be sure to pass your comments onto them.

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I am sure if you call them they may have room for an extra single one if they are not full
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