Thursday, September 17, 2020

Croc Jumping Darwin: Keep Your Hands Inside at All Times

I came to Darwin to see crocs. Stop one was a croc jumping tour on the Adelaide River. For the fair price of $45AUD ($32), croc lovers are taken by boat to one of the habitats of the saltwater crocodile.

Recap! TPOL’s Trip Down Under

This is the recap of the TPOL Down Under Trip Report. I love doing the recap a year later. It lets me recall how great the adventure was and gets me excited about my next trip....

Too Cheap for Points, Too Much for Cash: DoubleTree Darwin

Don't you hate when a hotel is too many points to validate booking and not cheap enough to validate paying? The DoubleTree Darwin was 19k points a night or $88.

Yellow River Cruise Kakadu: More Croc Hunting

Croc hunting continued in Kakakdu on the Yellow River cruise. For 90AUD per person, tourists are taken on a two hour cruise with an indigenous guide. Unlike the croc jumping tour which is more of a novelty activity, this was an authentic experience.

The Road to Kakadu: Walking in Dundee’s Footsteps

The Road to Kakadu is part of the TPOL Down Under Trip Report. "Casa de Mick, that's what I call it." While in the Northern Territories, I couldn't help but quote Mick Dundee. A fan...

Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel: Name Says It All

Growing up, my favorite hotel was the Dolphin Resort in Disney. It has giant fish statues on its roof. When I learned‎ that there was a hotel shaped like a Crocodile in Kakadu National Park, I had to see it for myself.

Crocosaurus Cove: THE CAGE OF DEATH!

I've bungee jumped in Victoria Falls (see 3,2,1 Bungee!). I've tried to dive with Great Whites in South Africa (see Ripoff Alert! Great White Cage Diving in South Africa with SharkLady Adventures). Today, I was put into a death cage with the most amazing animal in the world, the crocodile.

Litchfield National Park: Swimming with Crocs in the Wild

Litchfield National Park Northern Territories is part of the TPOL Down Under Trip Report. The culmination of my croc tour was visiting Litchfield National Park. Thus far I had seen Jumping Crocs, Crocs on the Yellow...

Pho Darwin: Worst in the World

Pho Darwin is part of the TPOL Down Under Trip Report. Come to Darwin for the crocs (see Crocosaurus Cove: Swimming in THE CAGE OF DEATH!). Do not come for the pho. As a pho explorer,...

Frontier Hotel Darwin: My Case for Hostels

I decided to cut back on my spending and find an economical accommodation in Darwin.
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