Litchfield & Kakadu National Park - 3 Days

Alkaen AUD 825,00 AUD
  • Kesto: 3 Päivät (noin)
  • Paikka: Darwin
  • Tuotekoodi: LDK48
Highlights
Accommodation Standards
Itinerary

As this Short Break departs at 6.30am, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the previous night.

Day 1: Darwin – Kakadu National Park

Depart Darwin and travel along the Arnhem Highway, passing major river systems and wetland regions, into Kakadu National Park. Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre to view the informative displays depicting the traditions of the Aboriginal people in Kakadu. Join your local guide on a cruise of Yellow Water Billabong Cruise. Search for saltwater crocodiles and the colourful range of birdlife for which this region is renowned. After lunch, stop at Nourlangie, where your Driver Guide will lead you on a walk to view the rock art galleries.

Hotel: Aurora Kakadu (Budget), Aurora Kakadu, Superior Room (Standard) or Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel (Superior), Kakadu.

Included Meals: Lunch

Optional Experience: Add-on a 50 minute scenic flight over Arnhem Land Escarpment

Experiencing Kakadu from the air gives you a true sense of the vastness of this amazing landscape. Between June & November, this fabulous scenic flight takes you out over Arnhem Land and Dinosaur Valley, following the rugged escarpment along the boundary of Kakadu National Park. It passes ancient Nourlangie and Lightning Dreaming, the beautiful savannah woodlands, South Alligator River, deep-water billabongs and floodplains. Between December & May, you’ll fly over breathtaking Jim Jim and Twin Falls.

Optional Kakadu Scenic Flight (50 mins)
  • $250 adult
  • $200 child
Day 2: Guluyambi Cultural Cruise – Darwin

This morning stop at Ubirr with a short walk to view Aboriginal rock art. Join the Guluyambi Cruise along the East Alligator River in search of saltwater crocodiles. You’ll have an Aboriginal guide with you and with the special permission of the local people, you’ll be able to go ashore in Arnhem Land. Visit Bowali Visitor Centre before returning to Darwin.

Hotel: Travelodge Mirambeena Resort, Budget Motel Room (Budget), Travelodge Mirambeena Resort (Standard) or Mantra on the Esplanade (Superior), Darwin.

Included Meals: Lunch

Day 3: Darwin - Litchfield National Park – Farewell Darwin

Follow the Stuart Highway to Litchfield National Park. View Florence Falls before making your way down the stairs to the plunge pool below with an opportunity to swim. Visit Tolmer Falls for a magnificent view of the water cascading down to the deep waterhole below. Venture to Wangi Falls for another opportunity for a swim. You’ll stop for a picnic lunch. A great day also for taking many interesting photos, including the amazing stand of termite mounds. Return to Darwin, arriving early evening, where your short break concludes.

Included Meals: Lunch

As this Short Break concludes at 6:00pm, you may like to pre-book accommodation for tonight.

Please Note: This itinerary is valid for travel from 1 April 2016. Sun & Wed departures departures operate in reverse. Due to seasonal conditions this itinerary may change without notice. In April & November-March, if weather conditions preclude access to the East Alligator region, alternative touring will be arranged on Day 2.

3 Day Short Break
Departs

Daily (Apr-Nov) and Mon, Wed, Thu & Sun (Dec-Mar) 6:30am from Darwin

Returns

Day 3, approximately 6:00pm, Darwin

Inclusions
  • Accommodation
  • Kakadu National Park Ticket
  • Lunch (3)
  • Yellow Water Billabong Cruise
  • Guluyambi Cruise
  • Experienced Driver Guides
  • Detailed and informative commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • Return airport transfers- flight details to be provided 45 days prior to travel
What to bring
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
  • Water bottle to hold 1 litre
  • Camera
  • Jacket in the cooler months
  • Swimmers & towel
Fitness requirement

Low to moderate level of fitness required:

  • Kakadu: Small amount of walking including a 10-15 minute walk on uneven ground with a gradual climb to the viewing point.
    There is wheelchair access, however, this is on uneven ground and is accessible for only a small part of the walk and must have a carer to assist.
  • Litchfield: Florence Falls – Climb 100 steel steps to top or walk at steady pace on the uneven base walk to viewing platform.
    Tolmer Falls – steady 10 minute walk on established path.
    Wangi Falls – 5 minute walk through rainforest.