Sacred Earth Safaris
Multiday, small-group 4WD camping tours around Kakadu, Katherine and the Kimberley. Two-day Kakadu tour starts at $695; the five-day Top End tour is $1995.
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If a harbour cruise is too tame, jump on Oz Jet for a white-knuckle ride around the harbour that'll test how long it's been since you had lunch. Departs from Stokes Hill Wharf. Bookings essential; closed during the Wet.
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This open-sided hop-on, hop-off minibus tours around Darwin's big-ticket sights throughout the day. Call for bookings, pick-up times and locations. Pay the driver onboard − cash only.
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Anniki Pearl Lugger Cruises
Three-hour sunset cruises on this historical pearling lugger depart at 4.45pm from Cullen Bay Marina and include sparkling wine and nibbles. You might recognise the ship from the film Australia.
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Small-group cultural tours out to the nearby Tiwi Islands with Indigenous guides (adult/child including flights $465/418). Kakadu and Litchfield tours also available.
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Darwin Day Tours
Runs an afternoon city tour that takes in all the major attractions, including Stokes Hill Wharf, the Museum & Art Gallery and East Point Reserve, and can be linked with a sunset harbour cruise ($108).
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Range of 4WD tours to suit the spirited backpacker crowd. Two-/three-day Kakadu tours $453/663, plus day tours to Litchfield ($119) and Katherine Gorge ($157). Longer tours available.
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Inside an old WWII oil-storage tank at Doctors Gully, The Rock is the place to chalk-up your fingers, defy gravity and dangle yourself off a climbing wall.
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