Kakadu and Arnhem Land tour from Darwin

Group Tours
Duration (in days): 4

From: Darwin

To: Darwin

From

£755

Inc. International flights (per person, based on 2 sharing) 
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Overview

Encounter the Aussie outback in 4 days with  our Litchfield, Kakadu and Arnhem land tour from Darwin as part of a small group. This authentic indigenous experience will appeal to explorers of all ages and  it showcases the natural wonders, spectacular landscapes and cultural signficance of the 'top end' of Australia. Cool off in the waterfalls of Litchfield National Park, travel off road in a 4x4 through the outback of Kakadu and spend precious time in Arnhem Land learning about the fascinating history of the Aboriginal people from your knowledgeable local guide.

This trip includes stays in private campsites in permanent fixed tents with proper beds and bedding – so no roughing it here! All guiding, touring, accommodation and meals are included in the price making this a great value way to see this region. This itinerary can be tailored to suit your requirements please contact one of our consultants to start planning your dream trip.

This small group tour takes you off the tourist trail to the real Australia. Stay in private campsites complete with permanent tents with real beds and bedding, no roughing it here! Make friends as your share stories around the campfire and enjoy food cooked fresh off the barbeque.

This itinerary can be tailored to suit your requirements please contact one of our consultants to start planning your dream trip.

Highlights

  • Cool off in the cascading falls of Litchfield National Park
  • Go off-road as you travel through Kakadu National Park by 4x4 vehicle
  • Meet the locals as you learn more about the history of the Aboriginal people
  • Witness stunning vistas as you look out across Arnhem Land
Itinerary

Day 1: Darwin to Kakadu National Park

An early start today as you are collected from your hotel by your group tour leader ready for the journey to Litchfield National Park. Famous for its swimming waterfalls you will be able to explore Florence and Wangi Falls cooling off by swimming through the cascading water. After a picnic lunch its time to head off the beaten track and begin your 4 wheel drive adventure deep into Kakadu National Park spotting birdlife, reptiles and crocodiles as you travel.

You will overnight in a permanent tent complete with real bed, enjoy sharing tales with your group around the campfire before heading to bed ready for a busy day tomorrow!


Day 2: Kakadu National Park

Start the day with a cruise along the famous Yellow Waters billabong spotting the wide range of creatures who reside here, including the iconic crocodile. Next, head to nearby Nourlangie Rock to see how the local indigenous people lived through the generations and learn about the environmental and social changes in the area.

After experiencing an insight into Aboriginal art at the Bowali Visitor Centre you will head to the final site of the day, Ubirr Rock. This significant cultural site offers a wide range of Aboriginal rock art which will be explained and interpreted by your guide alongside some the old tales that accompany them.   


Day 3: Kakadu National Park, Twin Falls & Jim Jim Falls

Explore two of the jewels of the region, the big falls of Twin Falls & Jim Jim Falls. Twin falls is only accessible by 4 wheel drive, boat and a rocky walking track, but absolutely worth the effort once you get there! Travel through monsoon forests and over boulders to get to Jim Jim falls, surrounded by 150 metre high cliffs. These spectacular natural beauties make for an awe inspiring day and some great photo opportunities before heading back to the campsite for your final evening in the bush.


Day 4: Arnhem Land to Darwin

Gain an insight into one of the world's oldest cultures today with a trip into remote Western Arnhem Land with your indigenous guide. Witness ancient Aboriginal art at Injalak Hill and learn the stories that bring these paintings to life. Experience breath-taking views across the surrounding escarpments and meet indigenous artists at the Injalak Art Centre before heading back to cosmopolitan Darwin for early evening drop offs.


 

Info

October to April is considered the ‘wet season’ so Darwin and Kakadu National Park will experience heavy rains, flash flooding, and many roads will be closed at some point. The included tour may operate a different programme at this time depending on the roads in the national parks. We recommend that you visit during May-September when roads are open and the sun is shining in Kakadu and Darwin, the town is buzzing with visitors during these months so booking ahead is worthwhile.

This itinerary is purely a suggestion, and can be tailor-made to your requirements, so please contact us with your dates and requests and we’ll put together a bespoke quotation for you

What's included: 

  • 3 nights accommodation in permanent tents
  • All meals as part of the tour
  • All transport
  • All touring

Not included: 

  • Flights
  • Any meals outside of the touring
  • Any additional tours or upgrades
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips & gratuities
Accommodation

3 nights in permanent tents


 

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