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Kakadu, Katherine & Litchfield Adventure

Categories:

  • Holidays
  • Australia
  • Northern Territory

Price:

From $1,247

Stay:

3 nights

Travel Dates:

Tuesday 7th of April 2020 until Saturday 31st of October 2020

Description:

Kakadu, Katherine & Litchfield Adventure - 4 Days / 3 Nights - from $1247* per person (with Intrepid).

Bonus: Book by 07 Oct to save 10% on this tour.

Journey into the Northern Territory's rugged Top End on this short but sweet four-day tour. Learn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander legends and customs during the Top Didj cultural experience, go bird and croc spotting in the lush Mary River and see traditional rock art in Ubirr. Climb high to look down on the Nardab Floodplain and then find refuge from the tropical heat in the swimming holes of World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. Discover the history of the First Peoples of Australia at Anbangbang and cruise through the towering rock walls of Katherine Gorge. The reds of the soil and orange of the sunsets will leave you with a lasting impression of the Territory’s beauty and biodiversity.

Itinerary

Day 1: Darwin - Mary River, via Litchfield National Park

Welcome to the Northern Territory! Your adventure begins in the tropical city of Darwin. Set off from Darwin and head south to Lichfield National Park, a huge sandstone plateau with dozens of waterfalls. Explore Florence Falls, Wangi Falls and the Buley Rockholes. After a picnic lunch, stroll through steamy rainforests and cool off with a dip in one of Litchfield's picturesque swimming holes. Enjoy some relaxed time at the campsite and a meal before climbing into bed at the secluded Mary River campsite.
All tents are twin-share and come with a proper bed.

Total driving time: about five and a half hours (approximately 400 km)
Total walking time: approximately 45 minutes

Accommodation

  • Permanent tented camp (with shared facilities) (1 night)

Included Activities

  • Litchfield National Park

Meals Included

  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 2: Kakadu National Park: Ubirr & Barramundi Gorge

After breakfast this morning, head to onto the water on a wildlife cruise in the Mary River Wetlands, a network of waterways home to crocodiles and native bird species. Kakadu National Park and discover ancient Aboriginal rock art in Ubirr. Your guide will lead an interpretive cultural walk through the numerous rock galleries, before you climb to the top of a lookout for views over the Nardab floodplain. Tonight, relax by the pool at the Kakadu campground and enjoy a group dinner.

Total driving time: about six and a half hours (approximately 550 km)
Total walking time: approximately two hours

Accommodation

  • Permanent tented camp (with shared facilities) (1 night)

Included Activities

  • Ubirr Rock
  • Kakadu National Park Fee
  • Mary River cruise

Meals Included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 3: Kakadu - Katherine

This morning you have the option to take a scenic flight over Kakadu (at your own expense). The flight takes in views over the Arnhem Land escarpment, vast flood plains and billabongs. Later spend time exploring Kakadu’s other major Aboriginal rock art site – Nourlangie (Burrunggui), while your guide provides a glimpse into how the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people live. After lunch head south and stop to visit the historic gold-mining centre of Pine Creek. Stop for a quick dip at Maguk or Gunlom Falls, before continuing on to Katherine, where you'll settle in for the night at a private campsite near Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge).

Total driving time: about five and a half hours (approximately 400 km)
Total walking time: approximately one hour

Accommodation

  • Permanent tented camp (with shared facilities) (1 night)

Included Activities

  • Bowali Visitor Centre
  • Pine Creek Gold-Mining Centre
  • Maguk (Barramundi Gorge)

Optional Activities

  • Flight (Fixed Wing Aircraft) over - Kakadu - from - AUD150

Meals Included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 4: Katherine Gorge - Darwin

Depending on the season, head out on a morning cruise along the inky waters of Katherine Gorge, or canoe between red rock walls that are up to 70 metres high (both of these activities are optional and at your own expense). This 23 million-year-old landscape was formed by the Katherine River, which flows from Arnhem Land out to the Timor Sea. After lunch we head to the beautiful Edith falls for one last refreshing swim in the huge plunge pool before we hit the road back to Darwin, where your adventure comes to an end on arrival. Perhaps enjoy one final group dinner in town and toast to your adventure with your new friends.

Total driving time: about five hours (approximately 400 km)
Total walking time: approximately one hour

Included Activities

  • Edith Falls
  • Top Didj Indigenous Experience

Optional Activities

  • Katherine Gorge Scenic Cruise - AUD95

Meals Included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Departs: Selected departures from 07 Apr to 31 Oct 20.

Conditions: * It is our policy to present the cost of our flights & holidays inclusive of all airport and government charges. Please accept however that these charges are not within our control, therefore we reserve the right to pass on any increase. Travel agent professional service fees where charged, will be additional to the advertised prices.

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