Colours of Kakadu (2 Day)

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Join ‘Colours of Kakadu’ as ethical adventures journeys into the heart of indigenous culture in the Top End.

2 Day / 1 Night micro-group experience focusing on indigenous people, places and culture. This is an ALL-INCLUSIVE tour.

Surrounded by the internationally significant World Heritage national park of Kakadu, witness the countless centuries of human endeavour carefully recorded on this ancient landscape.

Meet the present day traditional owners of the country.  Hear their stories.  Feel their love for the country. Understand some of the issues.

Including Ubirr, Nourlangie, Anbanbang Billabong, Warradjan Culture centre, Bowali centre and local indigenous guides and cruises ‘Colours of Kakadu’ is ethical adventures way of introducing you to the people, culture and history of indigenous Australians.

Itinerary Overview

Day 1 of our 2 Day experience sees us first visiting Fogg Dam for a sunrise wildlife experiences before moving on to Kakadu where we focus on indigenous aspects and how they lived and interacted in the environment.

As a feature of this we will:

Visit Bowali information centre
Join the Guluyambi culture and nature cruise on the East Alligator River
Undertake a guided tour of Ubirr Rock Art site culminating in Sunset on Ubirr overlooking the Arnhem Floodplains below.
Enjoy an hour scenic flight along the Arnhem Escarpment and floodplain region (route is season dependent)

Dinner will be at Anbinik restaurant.

Expect to be having dinner around 8 pm after we get back from sunset.

Dinner is included in the package and will be any item on the menu of the Anbinik restaurant.

Accommodationwill be at Anbinik Resort.  Subject to availability rooms will be the Suites. If however there are non available at the time of booking then alternative arrangements will be made.

Anbinik is owned and operated by the Djabulukgu Association Incorporated representing the Traditional Owners of Northern Kakadu and parts of Western Arnhem Land.

Day 2 will be an early start to travel to Cooinda to join the sunrise wetland cruise.

Breakfast will be after the cruise and will be a buffet with hot and cold options at the Cooinda resort.  Following this we will visit the Warradjan Culture Centre before making our way to Annbangbang Billabong for lunch and an indigenous guided walk amongst the stunning aboriginal rock art of Nourlangie.

All going according to plan should have us back in Darwin around 6 pm on Day 2.


Ocean Rafting 'Fly & Raft' Southern Lights Package

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60 minute Whitsunday Scenic Flight and Ocean Rafting Southern Lights package. Enjoy the best of the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef in one day with a Whitsunday scenic flight and the Southern Lights Ocean Rafting adventure!

Enjoy the best of the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef in one day with a Whitsunday scenic flight and Ocean Rafting adventure! Experience the Whitsundays’ ultimate destinations… Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and secret snorkelling locations.

See the Whitsundays from above with a stunning Whitsunday scenic flight over the islands and Great Barrier Reef, including famous Heart Reef and Whitehaven Beach, then ride the tropical waters on Ocean Rafting’s Southern Lights tour.

Enjoy a bird’s eye view of many of the 74 Whitsunday Islands, fly over Whitehaven Beach and picture postcard Hill Inlet before heading out to the Great Barrier Reef and experiencing one of the most photographed reef locations, Heart Reef. The comfortable fixed wing aircraft offers big window viewing, pilot commentary and the best views of the Whitsundays!

Following your flight, enjoy an Ocean Rafting Southern Lights adventure.The Southern Lights tour offers the perfect Whitehaven Beach tour, visiting both ends of the world famous beach and enjoying approximately two hours relaxing at the southern end of the 7km stretch of Whitehaven Beach.

At the northern end of Whitehaven Beach, enjoy a guided bushwalk to spectacular Hill Inlet Lookout to view and capture photographs of the stunning swirling silica sands and aqua water.  Ocean Rafting is the only tour to have direct access to all areas of the stunning and iconic Hill Inlet beach to ensure you enjoy the most memorable experience of this special place.

Snorkel for over an hour at Border Island, Dumbell Island, or one of our “secret” snorkel spots and enjoy the amazing hard and soft corals of the fringing reefs, as well as a huge range of marine life including colourful fish, turtles, clams and so much more, all of which call the inner coral reefs home.. The main difference between Ocean Rafting’s two tours is that the Northern Exposure offers more snorkelling time and the Southern Lights has more beach time.

The semi rigid inflatable vessels are super fast allowing guests to experience a fun ride, adventure and education amongst the natural beauty of the Whitsundays. 32 passengers at most allows for personal snorkelling lessons and the pleasure of a small group. A buffet style lunch is served at the beach with plenty of time to swim in the turquoise ocean or just relax on the silica white sand.

Ocean Rafting has been operating since 1997 and is proud to have special permits allowing its vessels to visit protected areas in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The Skipper and Eco Host will ensure guests have a fun filled adventure and personalised service with snorkel lessons and a guided National Park walk in the Whitsunday Islands. Tours depart from Coral Sea Marina, Northern Village and courtesy coach pickups are included.

The Ocean Rafting Fly + Raft  Package includes the buffet style lunch and stinger suit/wet suit.


Fly & Raft Northern Exposure Package

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60 minute Whitsunday Scenic Flight and Ocean Rafting Northern Exposure package. Enjoy the best of the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef in one day with a Whitsunday scenic flight and the Northern Exposure Ocean Rafting adventure!

Enjoy the best of the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef in one day with a Whitsunday scenic flight and Ocean Rafting adventure! Experience the Whitsundays’ ultimate destinations… Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet and secret snorkelling locations.

See the Whitsundays from above with a stunning Whitsunday scenic flight over the islands and Great Barrier Reef, including famous Heart Reef and Whitehaven Beach, then ride the tropical waters on Ocean Rafting’s Northern Exposure tour

.Enjoy a bird’s eye view of many of the 74 Whitsunday Islands, fly over Whitehaven Beach and picture postcard Hill Inlet before heading out to the Great Barrier Reef and experiencing one of the most photographed reef locations, Heart Reef. The comfortable fixed wing aircraft offers big window viewing, pilot commentary and the best views of the Whitsundays!

Following your flight, enjoy an Ocean Rafting Northern Exposure adventure.The Northern Exposure eco adventure is a favourite amongst avid snorkellers because it is the only Whitsunday adventure which includes two different snorkel destinations.  Enjoy snorkelling around Hook Island including Mantaray Bay, Maureens Cove and other specially selected Whitsundays snorkelling spots, ensuring a memorable underwater experience.

The tour also includes a visit to the stunning beach at Hill Inlet, north end of Whitehaven Beach, and a guided National Park walk to Hill Inlet lookout above the silica sand of Whitehaven.  We are the only tour to have direct access to Hill Inlet beaches, where you can explore, enjoy an optional buffet style lunch served at the beach and swim in the crystal clear turquoise ocean or just relax on the silica white sand.  Small groups allow you to experience this tropical paradise away from the crowds. The main difference between Ocean Rafting’s two tours is that the Northern Exposure offers more snorkelling time and the Southern Lights has more beach time.

The semi rigid inflatable vessels are super fast allowing guests to experience a fun ride, adventure and education amongst the natural beauty of the Whitsundays. 32 passengers at most allows for personal snorkelling lessons and the pleasure of a small group. A buffet style lunch is served at the beach with plenty of time to swim in the turquoise ocean or just relax on the silica white sand.

Ocean Rafting has been operating since 1997 and is proud to have special permits allowing its vessels to visit protected areas in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The Skipper and Eco Host will ensure guests have a fun filled adventure and personalised service with snorkel lessons and a guided National Park walk in the Whitsunday Islands. Tours depart from Coral Sea Marina, Northern Village and courtesy coach pickups are included.

The Ocean Rafting Fly + Raft  Package includes the tropical style lunch and stinger suit/wet suit.


60 Minute Whitsundays Scenic Flight

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For stunning aerial views of the Whitsundays without the Ocean Rafting component, 60 minute scenic flights over the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef, including Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet are available.

Enjoy a bird’s eye view of many of the 74 Whitsunday Islands, fly over Whitehaven Beach and picture postcard Hill Inlet before flying out to the Great Barrier Reef and experiencing one of the most photographed reef locations, Heart Reef. The comfortable fixed wing aircraft offers big window viewing, pilot commentary and the best views of the Whitsundays!

Ocean Rafting’s scenic flights are the ONLY company to depart from Whitsunday Airport, located at 12 Air Whitsunday Drive, Flame Tree, between the popular tourist destinations of Airlie Beach and the Whitsunday Islands and just 8 minutes drive from the main street of Airlie Beach.

This can also be booked as the Ocean Rafting Fly + Raft package to enjoy the best views of the Whitsundays above, on and below the Whitsundays!