Experience Kakadu National Park
, an area of great natural beauty and sweeping landscapes on this 2-day trip from Darwin. Cruise the Yellow Waters, where crocodiles, birds and occasionally wild horses are seen amongst paperbark forests and freshwater mangroves. Visit Arnhem Land
by 4WD, home to many different Aboriginal clan groups for thousands of years and reflect on the intimate relationship the traditional owners have with this sacred land. Choose from different levels of accommodation to suit all budgets.Day 1: Darwin - Nourlangie Rock Art - Warradjan Cultural Center - Yellow Water Cruise - Kakadu National Park (L)Depart Darwin and travel through Humpty Doo
to Kakadu National Park. The parks wetlands and ancient escarpment are home to a profusion of fauna and flora, and have outstanding natural and cultural significance. Call into Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre then join a guided cruise on Kakadu's Yellow Water billabong, keeping a lookout for crocodiles and birdlife. After a delicious lunch, visit one of the most significant art sites in the park, Nourlangie Rock, to see Aboriginal rock paintings dating back thousands of years.Overnight: Kakadu in a choice of accommodationDay 2: Kakadu National Park - Arnhem Land Adventure - Mikinj Valley - Oenpelli
Aboriginal Settlement - Darwin (B,L)Today join a 4WD vehicle and ford the East Alligator River to enter Arnhem Land. Visit the famous Oenpelli Art Gallery and explore the rarely-visited Mikinj Valley. Travel through this majestic region, dotted with sandstone outcrops and escarpments, forests and billabongs. Your Aboriginal guide will provide informative commentary along the way. Learn about bush skills and hunting techniques. You will also be privileged to view a display of Aboriginal art in its natural state - no barriers or fences.