Kakadu National Park Discovery Tour: 3 Days 2 Nights

Swim in plunge pools, discover waterfalls, spot crocodiles and learn about Aboriginal Culture.

Darwin, Australia
Duration
3 Days 2 Nights
Start time
7:00 am
Group size
17
Pick up & Drop off
Included
Minimum age
All ages
Meals
Included
FromAUD $699
ValueAUD $760SAVE AUD $61
Twin Acco: AUD $1099
Single Acco: AUD $1399
Park fees $40 included
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Highlights

  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned 4WD vehicle
  • All meals (as listed on itineraries)
  • Drinking water (please provide your own bottle)
  • Towel
  • Camping equipment including permanent tent with beds and mattress
  • All linen including pillow and pillow case, fitted sheet
  • Sleeping bag hire OR twin or single lodge accommodation with private bathroom (upon request)

WHAT TO EXPECT

Travelling with a maximum of 17 people in a purpose built 4-wheel drive vehicles, stay in our private campsites complete with permanent safari tents, swim in plunge pools and under waterfalls in Litchfield National Park and learn about Aboriginal Culture from your guide at the Aboriginal art sites of Nourlangie and Ubirr. Explore the landscapes and waterfalls of Kakadu National Park, take part in an iconic Yellow Waters Cruise and travel along rocky 4-wheel drive tracks.

ITINERARY
Start Point:
Darwin
End Point:
Darwin

You will be collected from your Darwin accommodation at approximately 7.00am for the short journey to Litchfield National Park. Explore the waterfalls, spring-fed streams and rugged sandstone escarpments of Litchfield National Park. Discover intriguing cathedral and magnetic termite mounds, swim, hike and explore Florence and Wangi Falls* and enjoy a picnic lunch.


After lunch we leave the highway behind and hit the dirt travelling along the Marrakai Road before joining the Old Jim Jim Road taking us deep into Kakadu National Park. Travelling past billabongs and traversing water crossings brings ample opportunity for wildlife spotting. Arrive at our private campsite complete with comfortable permanent tents at Cooinda where we spend the night enjoying dinner and some stargazing

Awake for breakfast this morning before joining an iconic Yellow Waters Cruise. A must do activity within Kakadu National Park, the award winning Yellow Waters cruise is Aboriginal owned and centres around a spectacular billabong system that is home to some remarkable and diverse wildlife. Spotting crocodiles is only one of the many wildlife viewing opportunities on this unique water system.

Departing camp we travel to nearby Nourlangie Rock. Here you can see how local Aboriginal people lived in this area through changing times. Environmental and social changes are reflected in the rock art and in the ground, where archaeologists have uncovered over 20,000 years of Aboriginal occupation.


After lunch visit the Bowali Visitor Centre, a Gun-djeihmi name for the local area and creek on land owned by the Mirarr clan. See the audio-visual presentations and Marrawuddi Gallery showcasing Aboriginal art by artists from within Kakadu and the wider region.


Later this afternoon we arrive at the culturally significant Aboriginal art site of Ubirr, located within the East Alligator region of the Park. Here you can view a wide range of ancient Aboriginal art which will be interpreted by your guide. Learn the story of the Rainbow Serpent and climb the Nadab Lookout for panoramic views over the floodplain and beyond into Arnhem Land. After learning about the area, it’s time to pick out a quiet spot to sit while we watch the sun set over the Kakadu escarpment before making the short journey to our private and permanent campsite for the night.

Today the jewels of Kakadu National Park await. Departing early we travel to Twin and Jim Jim Falls. Explore Twin Falls Gorge which is accessed by 4-wheel drive track, a boat shuttle service and a rocky walking track and boardwalk. Once there relax on the sandy banks and admire the falls. There’s more 4-wheel driving as we make our way to Jim Jim Falls where a walk through monsoon forest and over boulders takes us to the waterfall and plunge pool which are surrounded by 150 metre cliffs.


Spend the afternoon taking in the sheer beauty of your spectacular surrounds before we make our way back to Darwin and your accommodation after three magical days of adventure and wildlife, rich in cultural history and natural beauty.

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Terms & Conditions:

Return to Darwin is not until approximately 7:30pm and doesn't include airport drop offs. We strongly advise you don't try to fly out on the last day of your tour, unless you are on the flights after midnight. 


Itinerary may change due to cultural reasons, seasonal changes, operational logistics and accessibility.


Safari is not suitable for children under 5 years of age.

Twin Falls boat shuttle fee is an additional $12.50 payable on day of departure.

Due to limited space on the vehicle, please restrict luggage to one day pack and one soft overnight bag/backpack (maximum 10kg). Excess luggage should be stored at your Darwin accommodation.

Access to Twin and Jim Jim Falls cannot be guaranteed during the tropical summer months (approx May to June). At this time they will be substituted with locations such as Gunlom, Maguk (Barramundi Falls), Yurmikmik or Gubara Springs.

Wangi Falls may not be accessible. During this time we will provide an alternative or spend more time in locations visited.

National Park Fees are included in the tour price.



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FromAUD $699
ValueAUD $760SAVE AUD $61
Twin Acco: AUD $1099
Single Acco: AUD $1399
Park fees $40 included
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