Birds of the Never Never (Anbangbang Billabong and Mamukala Wetlands)
Venture out into the Never Never, where the billabongs are lush and the birdlife is abundant.
On this tour, your guide will take you to Anbangbang Billabong and Mamukala Wetlands, the two destinations that help give Kakadu National Park, its reputation for being one of the best birdwatching destinations in Australia.
Anbangbang is also the destination made famous from the Crocodile Dundee movie, where Mick Dundee was caught shaving with a razor.
See water and woodland birds, including black-necked storks, magpie geese, darters, spoonbills, whistling ducks, finches, pelicans…too many to list.
Chizo, also once a keen Finch breeder, will share expert knowledge on this stunning natural habitat.
Take your binoculars and a camera for this one!
- $250 per adult (not including Kakadu Pass)
- $200 children under 12 (not including Kakadu Pass)
- Min 2 people (adults)
Note: Tour sizes are small and can include other guests. If you would prefer a private tour, please see our Private Tour option.
- Coldwater and tea & coffee
Transport & Pick Up
On this tour, you will visit Anbangbang Billabong and Mamukala Wetlands.
Your vehicle is an 8 seater, 4 Wheel Drive.
- Jabiru pick up time: approx. 6.00am
- Jabiru drop off time: approx. 10.00am
- Jabiru pick up time: approx. 3.00pm
- Jabiru drop off time: approx. 7.00pm
You may be joining others to fill seats on this day tour. If you prefer your own group, please see our Private Tour option.
Be sure to include your hotel or campsite address at the time of booking, along with a contact phone number.
What to bring
- Park pass – (compulsory*)
- Water (min 1-litre bottle)
- Walking shoes
- Mosquito repellent
Snacks & Refreshments
We will provide light refreshments including water to refill your water bottles.
All visitors to Kakadu National Park are required to purchase a park pass and carry this on them at all times. Parks Australia is responsible for the sale of these passes.
Your tour price does not include a Kakadu Park Pass and you are required to purchase this for yourself or your group prior to the tour. The pass must reflect the dates you are travelling whilst in Kakadu and rangers may ask to see this at random locations.
Passes can be purchased online, link here. Pass prices are adjusted according to the season you travel, so please check the website for details.
Kubara pools walk is a 6 km return walk through savanna woodlands, sandstone country, and monsoonal rainforest. The 3km walk is in open woodland, so bring a large water bottle and a hat.
The Nanguluwurr Gallery is a small rock art site with a 3.4 km return walk.
Surrounded by the monsoon rainforest, Kabara (Gabara) Pools is a beautiful spot for *Birdwatchers, *Bushwalkers and *Photographers.
Enjoy a picnic lunch in the shade before you then head to one or the other - depends on the weather of the day. Be prepared for the near 10km walking for the day.
This wet and dry season tour is accessible only by 4WD.
We consider the difficulty level a 6/10.
Never Never Safaris offer private tours to destinations like this and others in Kakadu National Park.
Design your own or be inspired by one of ours:
*4WD Waterfall Tours
*Crocodile Dundee Inspired Tours
*Rock Art and Cultural Tours
Check the website for more information.
Call us on 1800 638 376
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