The price quoted on the departure date for ''more than a day'' tours covers all days of the tour.
Duration Five days
Operates Sundays (May to September)
Destinations Kakadu, Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk N P), Litchfield National Park
Departs from Darwin
Departure/Pickup Instructions Pick up from Darwin hotels/hostels
Departure Time From 6.30AM
Returns/Ends At Approx 5pm Thursday
Suitable for Ages between 18 to 55.
May include hikes between 6-9 kms and requires a good level of fitness.
Itinerary Day 1 - Darwin to Kakadu National Park
Pick up Darwin 6.30am. Meet your friendly guide and group.
Travelling towards Kakadu, our first stop is Corroboree Billabong, for a wildlife boat cruise. While cruising the Mary River wetlands you get the chance to see saltwater crocodiles and an - amazing variety of bird life in their natural habitats, all while learning about the important eco system they share.
Next stop the "Bark Hut Inn", an iconic Australian pub and roadhouse, hand built back in the days of buffalo hunting.
Off to Ubirr, we wander through ancient sandstone outcrops, viewing paintings depicting traditional Aboriginal peoples way of life over countless generations,
Climb to the top of Ubirr, where you get amazing panoramic views of the massive flood plains and Stone country of Kakadu and Arnhem Land.
Set up camp in the heart of Kakadu, for campfire cooking and sleeping under the stars. (LD) Semi-permanent camp
Day 2 - Kakadu National Park
Today we take dirt roads, for our 4WD adventure into Jim Jim and Twin Falls.
Taking the Escarpment Walk to the top of Twin Falls, you'll be rewarded with the amazing views of Twin Falls Gorge and then swimming in secluded fresh water pools.
After lunch we make our way over to Jim Jim Gorge, following the walking track through monsoon forest brings you to the base of the falls, another chance for a refreshing swim surrounded by the towering cliffs of the Jim Jim Gorge.
Back to our camp for dinner cooked on the campfire. (BLD) Semi-permanent camp
Day 3 - Kakadu National Park
After breakfast we head off to Maguk (Barramundi Gorge). We walk following Barramundi Creek, through majestic paperbark trees. As we cross the creek, heading towards the water fall, keep an eye out for the many the different species of fish, (Barramundi, Long Tom, Black Bream and Archer Fish,) at the end of the walk you can cool off in the plunge pool below the falls.
Leaving Kakadu we head towards Leliyn (Edith Falls) in Nitmiluk National Park, here you can sit back and take in the natural beauty of the area or go for a refreshing swim in the plunge pool.
Camping under the stars and cooking around the campfire. (BLD) Semi-permanent camp
Day 4 - Nitmiluk National Park
Today you and your new friends can explore Katherine Gorge at your own pace on your full day self guided tour, canoeing between the towering sandstone cliffs etched out over almost 2 billion years ago by the now Katherine River
Tonight eating dinner around the campfire, before sleeping under the stars. (BLD) Bush camping
Day 5 - Litchfield National Park
Our last day is spent travelling through and absorbing the beauty of Litchfield National Park. This area is full of amazing waterfalls, plunge pools, cascading creeks and the world famous Magnetic Termite Mounds.
After exploring Litchfield it's only a short drive back to Darwin. (B, L)
Don't forget Thursday night is the popular Mindil Beach market, a great place for visitors and locals alike to grab a bite to eat or stroll through the colourful local stalls on display. With a melting pot of cultural delights, music and entertainment, choice is abundant and shouldnt be missed.
Maximum 8 passengers
Inclusions Kakadu park entry fee
Katherine Gorge Full day canoe hire
Wildlife boat cruise
Air-conditioned 4wd vehicle
Meals as indicated ( B,L,D Accommodation transfers
Camping equipment - includes tent, swag, and travel pillow with fresh sheet and pillow case
Semi-Permanent Campsites: Showers, toilets. Tents must be erected.
Bush Camping: Minimum facilities, Tents must be erected.
Toyota Landcruiser 4wd: Air-conditioned vehicle, 9 seats
Fitness Level May include hikes between 6-9 kms and requires a good level of fitness.
What To Bring Sturdy walking shoes
1.5 ltr water bottle
Hat & sunscreen
Camera - remember to charge your batteries
Toiletries and towel
Insect repellent & torch
Sleeping bag - can be hired for AUD$15
Luggage restricted to 10kg per person, Please bring small bags