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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$526.40
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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.
From US$526.38
6:30am - 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.
From US$526.38
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.
From US$526.38
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.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
What a ripper trip to do!

We did the float plane trip a couple of days ago (the morning trip) and Id have to say it was nothing but absolutely awesome!!! The whole team are so friendly and accomodating to your needs.

Thank Neil A
OutbackFloatplanes, Manager at Outback Floatplane Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Neil, thank you for your lovely review. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to the team.

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
The most wonderful introduction to the Northern Territory

We had the most wonderful day - we highly recommend this tour - from our hotel pick up, the sea plane, helicopter ride, airboat adrenaline adventure , delicious breakfast and airboat trip to the rain forest- the staff were knowledgeable and friendly- a great way...More

Thank Katarina S
OutbackFloatplanes, Manager at Outback Floatplane Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Katarina, thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you had a fantastic day out with us, sounds like you had a great introduction to the NT.

Reviewed 1 week ago
The whole experience

i have lived in Darwin for 33 years, seen a lot of it that most haven't , this was a wonderful trip and would recommend to everyone, not 100% on the date

Thank 992murrayj
OutbackFloatplanes, Manager at Outback Floatplane Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Murray, thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you could join our Ultimate Tour, please visit us again sometime soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great day out

We had a slow start to our day due to a computer glitch. The staff went above and beyond to make up for this. The whole experience was awesome. From the float plane to the air boat and the helicopter. What a day. Thankyou to...More

Thank Mary G
OutbackFloatplanes, Manager at Outback Floatplane Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mary, we really appreciate you leaving this lovely review. Thank you so much for your patience and understanding, we are so glad you had an amazing day out.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic experience well worth the money

All aspects were beyond my expectation.The only way to see the Kakadu. You fly out and land on the lagoon and pull up to a pontoon where a hearty breakfast is served. Travel on airboat through branches off the main lagoon and encounter female crocodiles...More

Thank gennd907
OutbackFloatplanes, Manager at Outback Floatplane Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, thank you very much for your lovely review. We are very fortunate to be in this beautiful part of the NT, and we are so glad that the trip was beyond your expectations. Please visit us again in the future.

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