Explore remote areas of the Northern Territory, discover secret watering holes and waterfalls, spot crocs on a boat cruise, view sites where Crocodile Dundee was filmed.
Tour description provided by G Adventures
Get remote and head into the last frontiers of Australia—Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks. Featuring lots of inclusions at a great price, this itinerary is geared towards budget-conscious travellers who want to make the most of their time in Kakadu. Take in the region’s ancient landscapes, spectacular waterfalls, pristine rock pools and magnificent gorges, and meet some of the locals. Round out your experience with a guided exploration of the region's ancient art, gaining insight to Aboriginal culture.
FOR TRIPS DEPARTING MAY THROUGH OCTOBER
;;; Pick-up provided from one of our approved pickup points from 6:15am. See Joining Hotel in the trip details or your voucher for the meeting location. Pre-accommodation is available at the meeting location; please speak to your sales agent to book.
Early departure to Corroboree Billabong for an included wildlife and crocodile-spotting cruise. Visit Ubirr to look at the indigenous rock art. Stop at an Aboriginal arts and crafts centre to learn about the ideas behind the creations. You have the option to sleep in a tent or outside under the night sky in a swag (canvas bedroll). During the wet season (usually November - April) groups will stay in dorm accommodation (located outside the park) to avoid the rain.
NOTE: The itinerary for this day varies depending on the season. We will visit slightly different attractions depending on the weather conditions.
Estimated travel time: 4 hours
Travel distance: 250 km
Day 1 Darwin/Kakadu National Park (1L,1D)
Embark early on a full day of exploring. Hike to the top of Twin Falls for great views and an outstanding swimming spot. Walk to Jim Jim Falls and take in the sandstone cliffs while taking time to cool off in the refreshing plunge pools. Travel to our overnight camp near Litchfield, swags (canvas bedrolls) or tents await. End the night with a group BBQ.
NOTE: The itinerary for this day varies depending on the season. During the rainy season the accommodations will be dorm-style and we will visit slightly different attractions depending on the weather conditions.
Estimated travel time: 3 hours
Travel distance: 200 km
Day 2 Kakadu/Litchfield National Park (1B,1L,1D)
An early start to take advantage of time in Litchfield National Park. Visit the Wangi, Florence and Tolmer Falls with opportunities to go for a swim. Visit the Buley Rockholes and see the amazing giant termite mounds. Tour ends in Darwin upon arrival at 6pm, please book departure flights after 8pm.
Estimated travel time: 2 hours
Travel distance: 170 km
Day 3 Litchfield National Park/Darwin (1B,1L)
;;; Pick-up provided from one of our approved pickup points from 6:45am, an early start to take advantage of time in Litchfield National Park. Visit the Florence and Tolmer Falls and cool off with a swim. Visit the Buley Rockhole and see the spectacular giant termite mounds before continuing on to the Adelaide River for a croc cruise.
FOR TRIPS DEPARTING NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL
Cross into Kakadu National Park and visit an Aboriginal cultural centre, learn about some rock art and hike down to a breathtaking gorge with various pools.
Day 1 Darwin/Litchfield National Park (1L,1D)
Get an early start to visit Gunlom Falls for a walk and a swim before visiting the beautiful Ikoymarrwa for a swim, a site accessible only with a special permit. Tour ends in Darwin upon arrival in the evening, please book departure flights after 8pm.