May - Nov
Departs MAY – NOV
$899 per person
4 years & under free when nursed
Join this Kakadu Cultural Skytour and Absorb the pristine wilderness of this unique landscape on a leisurely cruise over submerged paperbark forests along the East Alligator River with Guluyambi Cultural Cruises. A visit to the culturally significant Ubirr is a must to view the famous Aboriginal rock art galleries. Glimpse into the timeless culture of the Bininj / Mungguy people and immerse yourself into the relic paintings documenting ancient human interaction with the environment all in one day to be comfortably back in Darwin by late afternoon.
06:45am – check-in at Terminal 0645 – 0700, Darwin Airport
07:30 am – 09:00 am – Kick start the day with a 90-minute scenic flight paired with informative commentary delivered by your expert pilot. This extended flight tracks over Adelaide River, Mary River National Park, Kakadu’s winding South and East Alligator rivers, coastal mangroves holding back massive floodplains to reveal the Arnhem Land Plateau standing proudly on the Eastern side of Kakadu.
Start your day in Kakadu with a visit to the Marrawuddi Art Gallery. Enjoy a great cup of coffee (optional) and spend some time admiring the West Arnhem art available at the gallery. All artworks for sale at Marrawuddi are created by Aboriginal artists living in Kakadu and the surrounding region, many of whom are regularly in the workshop creating new pieces. Visitors are encouraged to spend some time at Marrawuddi meeting artists and discussing their works.
11:00am – Head out to the East Alligator River and soak up the World Heritage wilderness on your leisurely Guluyambi Cultural Cruise, narrated by a local guide – who will provide authentic insight into Aboriginal culture, local folklore, and stories. Discover the workings of the region’s unique environment and how plants and animals have been used to support the traditional lifestyle of the people who lived here long before any Europeans. You may even learn some bush survival skills!
13:00pm – A visit to nearby Ubirr to immerse yourself in a timeless culture through the rock art sites and enjoy the spectacular views of the floodplains to the west. Enjoy a custom-made packed lunch overlooking the rich, verdant vista, teeming with wildlife.
Your Kakadu Cultural Skytour will return to Darwin at approximately 5.30pm where you farewell your pilot in Darwin – leaving with wonderful memories of this unique part of Australia
Lunch & park pass included in the cost
Phone bookings accepted: 08 89792548