by Matt Shine |
Sunday 26th February 2012 sees the second episode of ‘Swimming with Crocodiles’ on BBC2 when Ben Fogle heads to Australia’s Northern Territory for some more jaw and claw croc adventures. During the programme the team will give viewers a greater insight into the the subaquatic behaviour of these fasinating reptiles.
There are around 25 crocodiles in every mile in the Northern Territory , living as they have done for millions of years
Now you too could have the opportunity to “swim with crocs” in the Northern Territory’s capital city of Darwin. The Cage of Death at Crocosaurus Cove offers plucky visitors the opportunity to dive with the protection of a perspex cage, into the depths of a giant ‘Saltie’s’ lair.
Those wishing to see the crocodiles first hand, in the wild should head to Adelaide River (65km from Darwin) and join the Spectacular Jumping Crocodile Cruise. Visitors will have the chance to see the crocs jump up out of the water as they are fed by trained experts from the boats , guaranteeing a very close up experience of these prehistoric giants.
Or splash out and enjoy a scenic flight over Kakadu National Park for a bird’s eye view of vast escarpments - you might even catch a glimpse of the famous crocodile – shaped hotel ( Gagudju Crocodile Holiday Inn ) at Jabiru in the heart of dual World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park.
The Northern Territory is home to approximately 150,000 saltwater crocodiles and 10,000 freshwater crocodiles. There are around 25 crocodiles in every mile in the Northern Territory , living as they have done for millions of years.
Book in for a seven day unforgettable, jaw dropping adventure to Australia’s Northern Territory with Travelbag, www.travelbag.co.uk from £1,499 per person. The package features five nights at the three star Travelodge Mirambeena Resort in Darwin followed by two nights at the three star Gagudju Crocodile Holiday Inn Resort , Kakadu National Park, plus enjoy a Kakadu & Yellow Water Wildlife Day tour. The price also includes international flights to Darwin with Singapore Airlines from London Heathrow. Valid for bookings made by the 10th March for travel between the 1st May and the 15th June 2012.