Australia's Northern Territory is known for its spectacular landscapes, World Heritage Listed National Parks and remote towns and this safari will show you the highlights it is renowned for. Spend 4 days and 3 nights exploring Kakadu and Nitmiluk National Parks (Katherine Gorge), participate in an indigenous cultural experience, travel on outback tracks, swim in pristine waterfalls, spot crocs and wildlife on a private boat cruise whilst gaining an insight into the Indigenous culture that makes this place so unique.
Tour Price Includes:
Professional guide, travel in an air-conditioned 4WD vehicle, sightseeing and meals as indicated including a private boat cruise and indigenous experience, camping fees and equipment, sleeping bag hire, pillow, reference books and National Parks fees.
What you need to Bring:
Wide brimmed hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, water bottle (1.5 litres), walking shoes/boots, swim wear, towel and camera.
- Itinerary may change due to cultural reasons, seasonal changes, operational logistics and accessibility.
- Safari is not suitable for children under 8 years of age.
- Twin Falls boat shuttle fee of $12.50 is collected on day of travel and not included in price.
- Luggage is restricted to 10kg per person in a soft bag or backpack.
- Please call our Reservations Team (1300 551 510) at least 48 hours prior to departure to confirm pick-up location and time.
- *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.
Day 1 (Lunch / Dinner)
After collecting you from your Darwin accommodation we head towards Kakadu National Park seeking adventure, fun and exploration. First stop is our Indigenous Cultural experience, a perfect way to set the scene for the next 4 days. Spend time with the indigenous custodians of these lands to gain an insight into one of the world's most ancient cultures. Afterwards travel to the 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 private boat for a two hour cruise 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, the majestic Twin and Jim Jim Falls await. It's all adventure to get here - after a 4-wheel drive, boat shuttle, rocky walking track and boardwalk we arrive at Twin Falls Gorge. Relax on the sandy banks and soak up the view of the waterfall and surrounding cliffs. Another 4-wheel drive and we arrive at the 150 metre cliffs of Jim Jim Falls for a walk through monsoonal forest and over boulders to the waterfall and plunge pool. Sit back and take it all in before retiring back at camp for another hearty dinner, more stories and the clear southern skies.
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.
Day 4 (Breakfast / Lunch)
It's up early this morning to get into Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge) before the masses for a boat cruise, canoe (optional) or walk along the sheer rock walls that this place so spectacular . Spend some time exploring the spiritual home of the Jawoyn Aboriginal people before enjoying lunch and travelling north towards Darwin where the vibrant nightlife, restaurants and lively locals await after four days of adventure, wildlife and natural beauty in the magical Top End of Australia.