May - Sep
This 5 Day Kakadu Top End Tour is a great tour for those wanting to see the 3 Top End National Parks. This five-day adventure spends ample time at Kakadu National Park, Nitmiluk National Park and Litchfield National Park and includes exclusive access to Arnhem Land. Spend time with the Traditional Owners of Wulna Country, take a croc-filled cruise along the East Alligator River, check out the spectacular Jim Jim Falls and swim in the breath taking locations on this unforgettable adventure through Australia’s far north.
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5 Day Kakadu Top End Tour
Departs Darwin from 6.50am Tuesdays from Darwin (APR-MAY)
2024 Bookings now open
$1795 + $35 if you require sleeping bag purchase or you may bring your own
Departs Tuesday from 7th May 24 until 24th September 2024
Minimum age 12 years – slightly negotiable
Maximum 16 passengers
Vehicle: 16 seater 4wd Canter to access off road areas. Forward facing seats with seatbelts, air conditioning, curtains and tinted windows, vehicles are spacious and comfortable. We do not use trailers so it is important to keep luggage to a maximum of 10kg and a day bag. Soft bags are required for easy storage under the waterproof canopy on top of the vehicle.
Two professional guide days 2-5 and an Aboriginal guide on your day into Arnhem Land (some cultural exceptions apply), travel in a late model air-conditioned 4WD vehicle, all meals (as listed on itineraries), camping equipment and fees including permanent tent with beds and light mattresses. Does not include pillow or linen so you may wish to bring a top sheet incase it is warm and a travel pillow, drinking water (please provide your own bottle) Kakadu National Park Fee and Arnhem Land entry permits (royalties to enter Aboriginal lands).
Departing Darwin at 6.50am and head down the road to Wulna Country where your Limilngnan-Wulna host will greet your with a Welcome to Country. You will learn about their culture and their bush tucker and experience didgeridoo and basket weaving demonstrations. Travel onto Kakadu where we join our Binninj guide on a Guluyambi Cultural Cruise on the East Alligator River. We jump back on board and head to Arnhem Land to view a spectacular series of rock art that research indicates is over 50,000 years old. Meals Include: Lunch & Dinner
After and early breakfast we make our way to Jim Jim Falls. Take a challenging walk through monsoon forest, rocks and a bit of scrambling over boulders, then relax with a dip in the clear waters beneath the falls. After a bite to each it is off to Anbanbang, another site that features ancient rock art. This is Warramal Land but sadly there are no surviving Warramal people so the site is cared for by the Mirarr and Djok communities. This afternoon you have the option of a scenic fight (bookable on board subject to availability) or visiting the Bowali Information Centre.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Today we make our way to either Gunlom Falls or Maguk (Barramundi Gorge) to enjoy a swim in another crystal clear waterhole. Maguk and Gunlom are both gems of Kakadu and neither of them will disappoint. After a relaxing morning it is time to move onto the Gold Mining town of Pine Creek. Here we stop for lunch before continuing onto Katherine “Nitmiluk National Park”.
Here we will enjoy a dinner with the group before settling in for the night. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Spend the day exploring Nitmiluk Gorge and the National Park, a wonderland of colours, wildlife and rock art. Join a 2 hour Cruise and sit back and take in the beauty of the Gorge. Note the optional cruise is seasonal and at your own expense. We depart Nitmiluk for Edith Falls a hidden oasis of clear, cool waters surrounded by bronze boulders. After a quick swim we continue to our camp on the edge of Litchfield National Park. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
After breakfast we head to Litchfield National Park to enjoy it’s gorgeous waterfalls, tropical rainforest and crystal clear waterholes. Visit Wangi, Florence Falls or Buley Rockhole, then after a lovely picnic lunch enjoy a stroll through the steamy rainforests and a refreshing dip before making our way back up the Stuart Highway towards Darwin. Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch. Dinner.