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Discover the Mary River Wetlands

The Mary River Wetlands Cruise will commence for the season mid April. The Rockhole Billabong is part of the largest permanent wetland area of the Mary River system. The Top End wet season transforms the Mary River Wetlands into an inland sea & replenishes the earth after the long dry. Fish, crocodiles & birds breed & flourish. As the wet seaon waters subside, the 'dry season' creates an awesome spectacle to view huge numbers of bird species & large crocodiles. It is a wildlife observers paradise.

"Home to the largest concentration of Saltwater Crocodiles"

Relax & enjoy the Mary River Wetlands aboard the 24 seat vessels "Azure I & Azure II, which depart the Rockhole for cruises along these unspoilt & captivating waterways.

You will experience the floodplains & paperbark forests which support breeding populations of Brolga, Egret, Jabiru, Sea eagle, Magpie Geese & many more bird species. A must for all bird lovers.

Spot saltwater crocodiles as well as fresh water crocodiles, wild buffalo & wallabies at the waters edge & plenty of more wildlife as you cruise the wetlands.

Our trained guides have tremendous knowlege of the flora & fauna of this amazing area & will bring the experience to life for you.... See why the Mary River Wetlands is fast becoming reconized as the best place to view wildlife in the Northern Territory.

What to bring? Hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, camera, raincoat in stormy weather.

Cold water on Board.

Map & Directions

Mary River National Park, Rockhole Road, Point Stuart. NT 0822


The Rochole is located approx 2 hours drive from Darwin via the Arnhem Hwy & Point Stuart Road. Once on the Point Stuart Road (17kms past the 'Bark Hut' roadhouse) turn left at the Rockhole Road 'Mary River Wetlands Cruise'. Departure point is 18kms from the Point Stuart Road. This 18kms is a well maintained gravel road suitable for 2wd vehicles in the dry season.

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