Itinerary in brief:
- 2 nights Darwin
- 2 nights Kakadu Tour
- 1 night Darwin
- 2 nights Red Centre Tour
- 1 night Alice Springs
- 6 nights Port Douglas
Day 1: Depart UK
Depart the UK from your chosen airport.
Included: International flight
Day 2: Arrive Darwin
On arrival into Darwin International Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel by private transfer.
Check into your apartment hotel for a 2 night stay. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Included: Private transfer & hotel
Day 3: Darwin
Today we’ve included an afternoon ‘Jumping Crocs’ tour. You will be collected from your hotel and taken to the Adelaide River, 60km away and home to 1,600 crocodiles to embark on your river cruise. As you travel down the river you will be able to get up close to these pre-historic creatures and watch as they launch themselves out of the water.
Included: Afternoon Jumping Crocs Tour, Hotel
Day 4: Darwin to Mary River Region
This morning you will embark on your 3 day Top End Safari! First stop is Litchfield National Park, home to waterfalls, streams and rugged sandstone escarpments. You’ll get to swim, climb and hike around the falls before heading to your campsite in Mary River where the local wallabies with be there to greet you!
In the afternoon, you’ll join a private cruise; spotting crocodiles, birds, buffalos and other wildlife, before heading back to camp to dine under the stars.
Included: Transport, all activities, lunch, dinner & permanent tent with beds
Day 5: Mary River to Kakadu National Park
It’s an early start today to make the journey into Kakadu National Park and Twin Falls Gorge. Head down the rocky walking track until you reach the sandy banks, where you can take a rest and admire the falls. Next stop is Jim Jim Falls, where a walk through monsoon forest and over boulders will bring you to a waterfall and plunge pool surrounded by 150m cliffs.
At the end, you’ll return to your private campsite at Cooinda.
Included: Permanent tent with beds, all meals, transport & all activities
Day 6: Kakadu National Park to Darwin
After breakfast you will head Ubirr, an important cultural sites for Aborigines, located within the east alligator region. Its home to a wide range of Aboriginal art which your guide will be able to interpret and explain to you.
After lunch, you’ll travel to Maguk for a short hike through monsoon forest to the waterfall, enjoying a cooling swim in the clear plunge pool before heading back to Darwin for the evening.
Included: Breakfast, lunch, all activities, transport & hotel
Day 7: Darwin to Uluru (Ayers Rock)
You will be collected this morning and taken by private transfer to the airport for your domestic flight to Uluru (Ayers Rock).
You’ll be collected from the airport to join the group for your 3 day Red Centre Safari. This afternoon will be spent in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, visiting the cultural centre and taking a guided walk around the base of Uluru, a sacred Aboriginal site. After watching a magnificent sunset over Uluru, it’s time to head to your campsite to enjoy dinner under the stars.
Included: Private transfer, domestic flight, lunch, dinner, activities, transport & permanent tent with beds
Day 8: Uluru to Kings Creek Station
You’ll want to rise early this morning to catch the dramatic sunrise over Uluru, before heading to Kata Tjuta, the aboriginal word for ‘many heads’.
After hiking through the wilderness of the magnificent ‘Valley of the Winds’, you’ll head on to Kings Creek Cattle Station and your remote and private campsite for the evening. Look forward to stunning views over the George Gill Ranges as you sit around the campfire swapping stories, a true outback experience!
Included: All meals, activities, transport & permanent tents with beds
Day 9: Kings Canyon to Alice Springs
This morning, there’s a guided walk to see the towering walls, crevices and plateaus of Kings Canyon. You will also visit the lost city and the tranquil ‘Garden of Eden’ before heading back to Alice Springs early evening.
Included: Breakfast, lunch, activities, transport & hotel
Day 10: Alice Springs to Port Douglas
You will be picked up from your accommodation and escorted by private transfer to Alice Springs airport for your domestic flight to Cairns. You’ll be met on arrival and driven by private transfer to the town of Port Douglas, your home for the next 6 nights.
Included: Private departure & arrival transfer, hotel
Day 11-15: Port Douglas
You now have several days to explore the tropical north of Australia.
Take a day trip into the Daintree Rainforest and enjoy guided walks or ride the famous Kurunda Skyrail, a cableway that takes you gliding just metres above the rainforest canopy. Head out onto the Great Barrier Reef and snorkel with the tropical fish, or just relax on four mile beach enjoying the sunshine and stunning views.
Day 16: Depart Port Douglas
You will be taken by private transfer to connect with your international flight home.
Included: Private departure transfer
Day 17: Arrive UK
You will arrive back into the UK today to complete your holiday.
Included: International flight