Explore Kakadu National Park by small group 4 x 4, get up close and personal to a crocodile, spend a day in remote Arnhem Land where you will see Ancient Rock art with an Indigenous guide, see towering escarpments and billabongs full of wildlife.
What to Expect
5 Day Itinerary
Day 1 – (Lunch/Dinner)
After collecting you from your Darwin accommodation we head towards Kakadu National Park for 5 Days and 4 nights of adventure, fun and exploration. First stop is the Mary River Wetlands, home to over 250 bird species and boasts the highest concentration of Saltwater crocodiles in the Southern Hemisphere! Here, we join our boat and cruise the waterways spotting 'crocs', birds and other wildlife. Driving further into Kakadu National Park, we stop in at the Mamukala Wetlands to check out the birdlife that gather around the waterhole .
See how many species you can count from the viewing platform before enjoying lunch and travelling to Ubirr located within the East Alligator Region of Kakadu National Park. View a wide range of Aboriginal rock art which will be interpreted by your guide, learn about the Rainbow Serpent and climb the Nadab Lookout for excellent views over the surrounding floodplain and beyond into Arnhem Land. Tonight, stay at our private campsite where dinner, laughs and maybe a few cold beverages will top off the day.
Day 2 – (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Today, a once in a lifetime experience awaits. Travelling into remote Western Arnhem Land you will witness Ancient Aboriginal Art brought to life by your indigenous guide at Injalak Hill. Take in the amazing views across the escarpment before travelling to the Injalak Art Centre where you say goodbye to your Indigenous guide and hello to some amazing art on offer or simply watch the indigenous artists at work. Travelling back into Kakadu National Park, stop at the Bowali Visitor
Centre before spending the night at your private campsite complete with campfire, dinner and tales of the days adventures whilst reflecting on the profound effect this magical place has on people.
Day 3 – (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Today, the pace relaxes as we head into Gunlom Falls for a full morning to enjoy all this spectacular area has to offer. Relax around the lower plunge pool before hiking to the top of the falls where an amazing view is on offer whilst you enjoy the many rock holes. For the energetic keep going to the rear fall where you will be rewarded with a swim under the waterfall. After a tasty lunch, it's all aboard as we travel on to the Katherine Region. Later today stop at Edith Falls for a refreshing dip in the plunge pool before retiring to our private campsite near Katherine for dinner, good company and a well deserved rest. (BLD)
Day 4 - (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
It's up early this morning to get into Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge) before the masses for a boat cruise, canoe or walk along the sheer rock walls that make this place so spectacular . Spend
some time exploring the spiritual home of the Jawoyn Aboriginal people before enjoying lunch and travelling north towards Litchfield National Park. Tonight, we camp close by the park, ready for our final day tomorrow exploring, hiking and swimming. Enjoy dinner around the campfire before retiring for our last night in the magical Top End.
Day 5 - (Breakfast/Lunch)
We enjoy our final day with little travel and lots of time to relax and explore the waterfalls, springfed streams and rugged sandstone escarpments of Litchfield National Park. Swim, hike and explore
Florence and Wangi Falls. Enjoy a farewell lunch and discover the many rock holes and cascading waterfalls of Buley Rockhole before our early evening arrival into Darwin after 5 days and 4 nights packed with spectacular sunsets, majestic waterfalls and loads of indigenous culture. Tonight, it's back to civilisation where cosmopolitan Darwin awaits with its vibrant bars, friendly locals and restaurants to satisfy any taste.
- Professional guide
- Travel in an air-conditioned 4WD vehicle
- Sightseeing and meals as indicated including two boat cruises
- Camping fees and equipment
- Sleeping bag hire, pillow
- Reference books
- Indigenous and National Park fees
Know Before You Go
What you need to bring:
Torch, wide brimmed hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, water bottle (1.5 litres), walking shoes/boots, sleeping bag (if you prefer to use your own), toiletries, swim wear, towel, camera, comfortable and casual clothing for 3 days.
No Refund within 7 days of travel, 25% within 8-13 days of travel, 50% within 14-30 days of travel.
Itinerary may change due to cultural reasons, seasonal changes, operational logistics and accessibility.
*Access to Twin and Jim Jim Falls cannot be guaranteed from May to June. At this time they
will be substituted for the Aboriginal Art Site of Nourlangie and Barramundi Gorge.
Safari is not suitable for children under 8 years of age.