Bird Watching Tour

See amazing birdlife in abundance in this special part of the outback.  


The Mary River National Park is home to an abundance of birdlife right at the backdoor of the lodge. With over 250 different species, who flock annually to the local waterways, it’s a bird lover and a photographers paradise.

½ Day Birding Adventure in the Mary River National Park

Departing the lodge in an airconditioned minivan, your expert tour guide will take you to the aptly named, Bird Billabong, where you can spot local species and an array of migratory birds, including Jabiru, Jacana and Ibis.

Stop at the Mary River Boat ramp on the way back to the lodge, for some more bird spotting and light refreshments.

½ day Guided Bird Watching Tour

  • Departs 7.30am 
  • Includes around 2-3km of light hiking.
  • Includes light refreshments

The Top End’s Full Day Ultimate Birdwatching Experience

Departing the lodge in an airconditioned minivan, your expert tour guide will take you to the aptly named, Bird Billabong, where you can spot local species and an array of migratory birds. Spend around 2 hours hiking and spotting, then transfer to Fogg Dam.

 

Fogg Dam is a world-class bird-watching destination, with Magpie Geese, Jabiru, Jacana, Ibis, Heron, Egrets and many more. Walk along the dam wall, where you can view the backdrop for over 250 species of birds, speckled throughout lush floodplains and paperbark.

Enjoy a picnic lunch before heading back with an optional stop at Adelaide River Floodplain.

Full-day Guided Bird Watching

    • Departs 7.30am 
    • Includes around 2-3km of light hiking.
    • Includes lunch and light refreshments Cost $400 per person (min 2 people)

 

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