5 Day Jabiru Dreaming Tour

Explore Kakadu National Park, Litchfield and Katherine on this 5 day small group camping tour. Go to off-road areas such as Jim Jim and Twin Falls, enjoy a Yellow Water Cruise, visit Katherine Gorge and the beautiful Litchfield National Park.

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5 Day Jabiru Dreaming Tour

Explore Kakadu National Park, Litchfield and Katherine on this 5 day small group camping tour. Go to off-road areas such as Jim Jim and Twin Falls, enjoy a Yellow Water Cruise, visit Katherine Gorge and the beautiful Litchfield National Park.

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5 Day Jabiru Dreaming Tour

Explore Kakadu National Park, Litchfield and Katherine on this 5 day small group camping tour. Go to off-road areas such as Jim Jim and Twin Falls, enjoy a Yellow Water Cruise, visit Katherine Gorge and the beautiful Litchfield National Park.

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5 Day Jabiru Dreaming Tour

Explore Kakadu National Park, Litchfield and Katherine on this 5 day small group camping tour. Go to off-road areas such as Jim Jim and Twin Falls, enjoy a Yellow Water Cruise, visit Katherine Gorge and the beautiful Litchfield National Park.

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Duration

5 Days

Duration

Location

Jabiru

Location

Age

5+

Age

Dates

Jun-Oct

Dates

5 Day Jabiru Dreaming Tour

This 5 Day Jabiru Dreaming Tour is full of Adventure.  Explore Kakadu National Park with a small group in 4WD vehicle, participate in an authentic indigenous cultural experience, get up close and personal with a crocodile on a private wildlife cruise and hike your way through the rugged terrain to Twin and Jim Jim Falls*.

Valid 1 June 2018 – 31 October 2018
Departs Darwin 7 am Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday
Returns Darwin 5.30 pm on Day 5
Adult: $1180
Child: $1160 (5-16 yrs)

Tour Price Includes:

  • Professional Guide
  • Air-conditions 4WD vehicle (Max 17 Passenger)
  • All Meals (as listed on itinerary)
  • Camping Equipment including permanent tent with beds.
  • All linen including pillow and pillowcase, fitted sheet, sleeping bag hire, towel
  • Drinking water (please provide your own bottle)
  • Kakadu National Park Fee

What you need to Bring:

  • Torch
  • Wide Brimmed Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellent
  • Water Bottle (1.5 litres)
  • Good walking shoes/boots
  • Sleeping bag (if you prefer to use your own)
  • toiletries
  • swimwear & towel
  • Camera
  • Comfortable clothing for 5 days

Day 1: Litchfield National Park

Depart Darwin approximately 7.00am for the short journey to Litchfield National Park.  Explore the waterfalls, spring-fed streams and rugged sandstone escarpments of Litchfield.  Discover intriguing cathedral and magnetic termite mounds and swim, hike and explore Florence and Wangi Falls.  Enjoy a picnic lunch.

After lunch we leave the highway behind and hit the dirt travelling along the Marrakai Road before joining the Old Jim Jim Road taking us deep into Kakadu National Park.  Travelling past billabongs and traversing water crossings bringing ample opportunity for wildlife spotting.  Arrive at our private campsite complete with comfortable permanent tents at Cooinda where we spend the night enjoying dinner and some stargazing. (Lunch / Dinner)

Day 2: Kakadu National Park – Yellow Water, Nourlangie & Ubirr

This morning we continue our 5 Day Jabiru Dreaming Tour by joining a Yellow Waters Cruise, a must do activity within Kakadu National Park, the award winning Yellow Waters cruise is Aboriginal owned and centres around a spectacular billabong system that is home to some remarkable and diverse wildlife. Spotting crocodiles is only one of the many wildlife viewing opportunities on this unique water system.

Travel to nearby Nourlangie Rock where you can see how local Aboriginal people lived in this area through changing times.  Environmental and social changes are reflected in the rock art and in the ground, where archaeologists have uncovered over 20,000 years of Aboriginal occupation.

After lunch visit the Bowali Visitor Centre, a Gun-djeihmi name for the local area and creek on land owned by the Mirarr clan.  See the audio-visual presentations and Marrawuddi Gallery showcasing Aboriginal art by artists from within Kakadu and the wider region.

Later this afternoon we arrive at the culturally significant Aboriginal art site of Ubirr, located within the East Alligator region of the park. View a wide range of ancient Aboriginal art which will be interpreted by your guide.  Learn the story of the Rainbow Serpent and climb the Nadab Lookout for panoramic views over the floodplain and beyond into Arnhem Land.  After learning about the area, it’s time to pick out a quiet spot to sit while we watch the sun set over the Kakadu escarpment before making the short journey to our private and permanent campsite for the night.
(Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

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

Today the jewels of Kakadu National Park await. Departing early we travel to Twin and Jim Jim Falls.  Explore Twin Falls Gorge which is accessed by 4-wheel drive track, a boat shuttle service and a rocky walking track and boardwalk.  Once there relax on the sandy banks and admire the falls. There’s more 4-wheel driving as we make our way to Jim Jim Falls where a walk through monsoon forest and over boulders takes us to the waterfall and plunge pool which are surrounded by 150 metre cliffs. (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

Day 4:  Kakadu & Katherine – Gunlom Falls, Edith Falls & Katherine

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. (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

Day 5: Katherine & Darwin – Katherine Gorge & Top Didj Cultural Experience

On the final day of your 5 Day Jabiru Dreaming Tour we visit Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge) before the masses for a boat cruise, canoe (optional and own expense *Please enquire at time of booking) 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.  Afterwards, we visit the awards winning *Top Didj Cultural Experience. Interact with Top End Aboriginal artist Manuel Pamkal and ask questions about aboriginal culture whilst being educated on the significance of his painting style, weapons used and how he lived off the land.Later on, it’s time to sit back and relax for your journey back to Darwin where your guide will depart you at your chosen accommodation. (Breakfast / Lunch)

Note:

*Top Didj Cultural Experience may be substituted with an alternative indigenous experience due to cultural reasons and accessibility issues.

  • Itinerary may change due to cultural reasons, seasonal changes, operational logistics and accessibility.
  • Safari is not suitable for children under 5 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.
  • *On the 5 Day Jabiru Dreaming Tour access to Twin and Jim Jim Falls cannot be guaranteed from May to June. At this time they will be substituted for alternative sites such as Barramundi Gorge
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Phone: 08 8979 2548
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Shop 6 Tasman Plaza
Jabiru NT 0886