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Guluyambi Cultural Cruise

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East Allogator River, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory 0886, Australia
+61 1800 525 238
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Cruise Yellow Waters AND East Alligator River!

We wondered if we had made a mistake booking a cruise on both rivers. We booked Yellow Waters for... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2017
WIvebeenthere
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What a great tour guide Tyrone is. We enjoyed this trip immensely. Great local knowledge as he... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2017
Kjbutts
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The Guluyambi Cultural Cruise is a unique boat tour on Kakadu's scenically spectacular East Alligator River. Take in the Wonderful pristine wilderness of this world heritage Landscape as you leisurely cruise up stream. An Aboriginal guide provides guests with an insight into their culture, local mythology, the river's abundant food chain, traditional uses for many plants and animals as well as the bush survival skills. Disembark on the Arnhem Land side of the river for a display of traditional hunting & gathering implements. Limited to 25 guests, the cruise ensures an intimate & personalized cultural experience. Departs Daily April to November
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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East Allogator River, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory 0886, Australia
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East Allogator River, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory 0886, Australia
+61 1800 525 238
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Reviewed December 3, 2017

We wondered if we had made a mistake booking a cruise on both rivers. We booked Yellow Waters for dawn one day and the Guluyambi cruise for afternoon on another day. It was the right call. They are both different - and excellent. While you...More

Thank WIvebeenthere
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

What a great tour guide Tyrone is. We enjoyed this trip immensely. Great local knowledge as he lives in Arnhem Land.

Thank Kjbutts
Reviewed November 13, 2017

The tour starts just up river from Cahill's Crossing. We'd seen a few crocs there but there were many more to be seen lounging on the banks of the river. Robbie, our Aboriginal guide, would pull the boat over to the bank to give us...More

Thank Randy2620
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Loved that it was run by the traditional owners of this beautiful country. It was a very layed back and related style. The guide was very informative and had a great sense of humor. Because the guide was one of the traditional owners, it meant...More

Thank sandfly12016
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic, the highlight of our NT trip so far. The guide was a very knowledgeable local Aboriginal man who really knew his stuff and had a great sense of humour. Highly recommended.

Thank Jonathon W
Reviewed October 29, 2017

Definitely the highlight of our trip to the NT. Our guide Tyrone was absolutely fantastic and it was a real honour to be taken for a journey along the river with him, as he shared details of his culture, country and life with us. A...More

Thank Alice G
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Great little cruise with young aboriginal guide. Provided a great insight into local aboriginal culture.

Thank Glenda1974
Reviewed October 11, 2017

I'm a Darwin based mum with 2 boys aged 4 and 7 who has lived in the Top End for 10 years. We recently had friends visiting from Sydney with their 12 year old boy and 14 year old girl as so we did a...More

Thank Libby L
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Lovely young Bining guide who was very interesting. He showed us all sorts of different trees and how his people use them. He also demonstrated his great spear throwing skills as we explored the river bank at one point. A very different trip to each...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed October 2, 2017

We wanted a culture tour of Kakadu and Arnhem land to learn more about our First Australians and their culture on this beautiful land. We had Neville take us on a journey of his country, he was very well spoken, he shared and explained everything...More

Thank 953brendanh
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Murraystein
January 8, 2018|
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Response from SuziOzz | Reviewed this property |
Hi Murrystein. Cruise is every 2 hours from 9am. Cruise lasts about 1hr45.
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LPHDK
May 28, 2017|
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Response from nomad0202 | Reviewed this property |
Yellow water is a wetland with lots of bird life, crocodiles and the scenery is very different. There is a wet and dry season and this is the start of the dry season but there is still a lot of water around so I am not sure... More
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