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Mary River Wetlands Helicopter and Airboat Adventure from Darwin provided by Nautilus Aviation

Mary River Wetlands Helicopter and Airboat Adventure from Darwin

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Mary River Wetlands Helicopter and Airboat Adventure from Darwin
Nautilus Aviation has a comprehensive COVID plan in place.
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    110 Jenkins Rd
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Wildlands Wetlands Safari Cruises
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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Important Information
  • Lunch
  • Scenic helicopter flights to and from Corroboree Billabong
  • 45 minute airboat adventure (included only in the Discovery option)
  • 90 minute safari cruise (included in both Discovery and Snapshot option)
  • Return transfer from Darwin CBD & Palmerston accommodation
  • Entry/Admission - Wildlands Wetlands Safari Cruises
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Weight Policy: Individual passenger weight MUST be advised at time of booking. Weight variances greater than 10% may incur an additional fee. Maximum single seat payload of 130kg. For passenger comfort and aircraft weight and balance, passengers exceeding 130kg are required to purchase an additional seat at 50% of ticket price - this is non-commissionable and payable to Nautilus Aviation on day of travel.
  • Minimum age is 4 years for airboat
  • This tour is subject to season closures
  • Refunds: Cancellation notice of 48 hours is required for a full refund claim and 24-48 hours, for a 50% refund claim. No refund applies if booking is cancelled inside 24 hours.
  • Tour Cancellations: Tours and aircraft substitutions are subject to Management and/or pilot discretion, weather, air traffic control and availability.
  • There is a maximum of 4 passengers permitted per helicopter (subject to aircraft availability)
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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JoJo wrote a review Sep 2019
16 contributions
Awesome! Awesome! Couldn’t ask for a better adventure or more knowledgeable and fun guides. Dan our pilot was great, he was very knowledgeable pointing out buffalo and wild pigs then when he spotted a rare sight with a crocodile that had made a kill and dragged it in the water
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Date of experience: September 2019
Kelly C wrote a review Jun 2019
2 contributions7 helpful votes
Such a great experience... all the staff were super friendly! I would highly recommend it for families,couples anyone who wants a great day out!
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Date of experience: June 2019
Mitch Stone wrote a review May 2019
4 contributions1 helpful vote
We had an awesome helicopter ride with a great pilot who was full of information and pointed out the sites to us. once we arrived at the airboat we had another great guide who knew where to take us to see crocodiles, birds, boars and all different kinds of flora and fauna and
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Date of experience: May 2019
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sarasotagal2018 wrote a review Apr 2019
Sarasota, Florida7 contributions4 helpful votes
We were met at the helipad at Charles Darwin NP & Dan flew us out to the Wet Lands for 2 different boating experiences. The flight was 25 magnificent minutes over the most incredible landscapes. We sighted wild buffalo, wild pigs & many different birds. Dan was a very
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Guy M wrote a review Oct 2018
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Everything on this trip was the best. The Helifishing was the highlight very closely followed by the Airboat . The pilots made the trip with there knowledge ,sence of humor and willingness to help. Would recommend this company for any of there tours. Thanks Nautilus Aviation for
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About the operator

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By: Nautilus Aviation
AMAZING! Best experience in Darwin and worth every dollar!
If you do one thing in Darwin, make sure it’s the Kakadu Heli tour! Our guide/pilot Shaun was professional, adaptab
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Must do in Darwin
My wife and I went on this day trip not knowing what to expect, well this was one of the best days we have had, fro
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30 minute helicopter flight to and from Mary River Wilderness Retreat via Corroboree Billabong.
The helicopter landed in the grounds of the Mary River Wilderness Retreat. Our pilot was very professional in cond
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We took the combo helicopter jet boat tour in Kakadoo and loved every moment of it! The EiO penny and pilots (ours
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Litchfield over the Top
From whoa to go, this flight definitely gets the double thumbs up. We were picked up from our accommodation and del
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Great experience!!
My Aunt and I booked a 20 minute scenic flight and both loved it! Make sure to give yourself time to nap after th
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Linda J
Amazing experience.
I got a chance to do this with friends. It was awesome. Just a short flight but the sites you saw of Darwin was som
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Amazing Experience, Professional Team
A huge thanks to the team at Nautilus Aviation in Darwin for creating an awesome experience on our scenic flight ye
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VideoToGo D
Amazing experience in the chopper
A massive thanks to the local Darwin crew Ellie, Bronny & Corey for a fantastic time. Terrific service, full on com
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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