Day 1: Darwin to Mary River via Litchfield National Park
Leaving Darwin, we journey south to beautiful Litchfield National Park flush with waterfalls, swimming holes and some pretty gigantic termite mounds, Litchfield National Park encapsulates all that’s wonderful about the Top End.
We’ll start at Florence Falls and the Buley Rockholes and break for a picnic before travelling on to Wangi Falls for a final swim. Leaving Litchfield, it’s onto Mary River National Park for a two hour 4×4 safari where we finish the day in the spectacular Mary River Wetlands. Exotic birds are not the only wildlife you will see on this exotic sunset safari tour. After dinner climb into your permanent tent for a well-earned rest at our Mary River camping spot. All tents are twin-share and are made up with proper beds and crisp linen. (L,D)
Day 2: Mary River to Kakadu
The saltwater crocodiles found in Australia are the biggest species in the world, and the Mary River wetlands are absolutely full of them. Keep a watch for lurking crocodiles on a morning billabong cruise! We then head to Kakadu National Park, World Heritage listed for its stunning natural features and for being the centre of the world’s oldest living culture.
Discover ancient Aboriginal rock art at Ubirr before climbing to the top of a rocky lookout for fabulous views over the Nardab floodplain. Next we head to Maguk (Barramundi Gorge) where a hike is rewarded with a reviving swim in the beautiful, natural plunge pools. Tonight we stay at our permanent camp in Kakadu National Park. All tents are twin-share and are made up with proper beds and crisp linen. (B,L,D)
Day 3: Kakadu to Darwin
Get ready for some 4WD action today as we make our way to Jim Jim Falls, the crown of Kakadu. Once we get there, we’ll take in the stunning views of this 200m natural wonder, before continuing on to Twin Falls. Feel the serenity of the stunning gorge and powerful falls from a national park operated boat and boardwalk experience. The scenery will continue to amaze you as we journey back to Darwin in the afternoon. (B,L)
The itinerary and options of this private tour can be easily altered to your requests and budget. To submit a tour request, ask more information or to request a customised itinerary use the button below to email our customer service team.
Sturdy walking shoes, hat and sunscreen, towel and toiletries, water bottle, torch, insect repellent, camera.
Accredited guide and picnic lunch and accommodation as below: Permanent tented camp (with shared facilities).
B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner.
Itineraries may vary and/or attractions be substituted for any cause including seasonal conditions, weather extremes, and traditional owner/national park requirements.
Travel Insurance is compulsory for all travellers on all tours and details must be presented to your tour guide before departure. It is your responsibility to advise us if you have any special dietary requirements, allergies, or medical conditions well ahead of departure. From October to March it is likely that you will experience temperatures of over 35 degrees Celsius, and sometimes well into the 40s. Be prepared to endure extra physical stress due to the heat at these times, especially while on walks. These extreme temperatures can also place stress on the air-conditioning units within our vehicles, which can make travelling uncomfortable. Your tour guide will assist with regular breaks and information to assist keeping hydrated. In July and August, very cold temperatures can be experienced in the outback, especially overnight. Please come prepared for all extremes.
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