Darwin Katherine Gorge Kakadu Litchfield Tours

Kakadu National Park Wetlands, Katherine Gorge, Litchfield Tour

3 or 5 Days  –Darwin to Darwin – Kakadu, Litchfield, Katherine Gorge & Litchfield Tour from Darwin

Ubirr Rock Kakadu Spirit Safaris Kakadu tour

Kakadu National Park

Wetlands, Katherine Gorge, Litchfield Tour

5 Days / 4 nights – From Darwin, Kakadu National Park, Edith Falls, Katherine Gorge.

Darwin Katherine Gorge Kakadu Litchfield Tours

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Ubirr Rock, Kakadu National Park, Kakadu Tour 

Day 1 – Today we Explore Litchfield National Park, one of the Territory’s major attractions. View spectacular features such as Magnetic Termite Mounds towering on the grassland plains, and majestic waterfalls. Discover numerous permanent waterfalls such as Tolmer, Wangi and Florence Falls and watch as they cascade from the sandstone plateaus of the Tabletop Range to create beautiful swimming holes throughout the park. You have the opportunity to swim, and take photographs of beautiful Buley Rockhole, before lunch. We travel via Adelaide River for Pine Creek, an historic gold mining and railway town significant to Northern Territory development. Enroute we pass numerous World War II airfields critical to the defence of Australia in WWII. Adelaide River is where Crocodile Dundee’s downed water buffalo resides in a local bar. Day finishes in Katherine at approximately 5.30pm. Overnight Katherine  L,D

Florence Falls & Buley Rockhole Litchfield National Park Spirit Safaris Kakadu tour Cruise Katherine Gorge Nitmiluk National Park Spirit Safaris Kakadu tour
Florence Falls & Buley Rockhole Cruise Katherine Gorge – Kakadu Tour

Day 2 – This morning we take the short drive to Nitmiluk National Park to enjoy a  2 hour (or optional more) river cruise in spectacular Katherine Gorge. Options also for helicopter flight to remote gorges and rock art sites, or a canoe hire and paddle on the Gorge !  After lunch, we travel to Edith Falls and an afternoon swim and relax by this beautiful waterhole. Overnight Edith Falls. BLD

Day 3 – Today, take a morning walk to the top of Edith Falls to the swimming holes, or simply relax by the waterside. Later, we’re back on the highway, and travel a few hours via Mary River Roadhouse, to enter World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park, and arrive at Cooinda. Afternoon visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre or simply relax by the pool at Cooinda Lodge. Alternatively take an optional scenic flight from Cooinda airstrip. We view the stunning sunset over Yellow Waters, and the spectacular evening return of 1000s of Magpie Geese to their rest for the night. Optional evening wetlands cruise. Dinner & overnight Cooinda. BLD

Sunset at Yellow Waters Kakadu Nourlangie Rock Art Kakadu Friendly wallaby in Kakadu
Sunset at Yellow Waters Kakadu Tour Nourlangie Rock Art Kakadu Tour Wallaby at Nourlangie Kakadu Tour

Day 4 Board the informative morning Yellow Waters wetlands cruise amongst extraordinary birdlife & crocodiles in this World Heritage listed wetlands. Now we are ready for Jim Jim Falls  – a 60km 4WD drive and 1km walk to the Jim Jim Falls Plunge Pool. This walk takes you through monsoon forest and over boulders to a deep plunge pool surrounded by spectacular 150 metre high cliffs. A moderately difficult walk, 2 km return.  A further 10 km drive takes us to Twin Falls. After a deep water crossing by 4WD, access is then by a boat shuttle and a walking track over boulders and sand, and a boardwalk. After an energetic day, return to dinner & overnight at Cooinda. BL

Day 5 – Today commences with a spectacular walk amongst the stunning Nourlangie Rock art – a highlight of Kakadu.   We visit the Bowali Visitor Centre, and gain an appreciation of the special nature of this World rated National Park. After a look at the township of Jabiru, take the picturesque drive to Ubirr Rock. Walk through amazing Aboriginal Art galleries, then to a spectacular lookout over the wetlands. Optional viewing and/or visit to nearby Ranger Uranium Mine, or scenic flight. Return to Darwin late afternoon, and tour completion. BL

Become part of the re-creation of country and culture. Discover new understandings from times beginning. This is a small group adventure learning journeys … connecting and re-creating with the land and locals. 

Inclusions for Darwin Katherine Gorge Kakadu Litchfield Tours-

  • Small boutique group in modern 4 wheel drive vehicles – Landcruisers or similar
  • Professional and experienced driver / guides
  • 2 hour cruises on Katherine Gorge & Yellow Waters
  • Long established relationships with local Aboriginal people enriches experiences
  • Experience the high energy of rock art, sacred sites and songlines
  • Delicious meals, including vegetarian, unless noted in itinerary. 1 meal own purchase at Cooinda Lodge.
  • All camping gear which is modern and easy to use
  • Comfortable sleeping options (self inflating mattress or stretcher). Bring your bedding or available from us.
  • All World Heritage and National Park entry and accommodation fees
  • Aboriginal Art community visits for “direct from artist” purchases
  • Contributions of tour price supports Outback Kids and nature care programs.
  • Learn practical skills –
      • Bush foods & medicine and survival skills for self and team survival and thrival
      • Camping, tent, food health & safety
      • Rock art symbols guide / earth energy connection
  • You – and Your involvement in a creation much bigger than most can imagine

 ‘If you respect the land, then you will feel the land. Your experience will be one that you cannot get anywhere else in the world.’ Brian Baruwei – Wurrkbarbar clan. Aboriginal traditional owner

Darwin to Darwin – Kakadu, Litchfield, Katherine Gorge & Litchfield Tour from Darwin

5 Day Darwin Katherine Gorge Kakadu Litchfield Tours -Details as above. Includes all meals, motel accommodation option, comfy camping accommodation, all park entry fees, Yellow Waters cruise, professional guide. Cost for Camping $2980 or motel upgrade add $895 twin share, $580 single supplement (single supplement not required for camping)

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3 Day Darwin Katherine Gorge Kakadu Litchfield Tour is a shorter version of above and Includes Ubirr Rock Aboriginal Art galleries, Optional Ranger Uranium Mine, or scenic flight over the wetlands. Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre Overnight Cooinda 2N, Yellow Waters wetlands Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Nourlangie Rock Sunset at Yellow Waters. Day 3 – Katherine Gorge 2 hour river cruise, options for helicopter flight to remote gorges and rock art sites. Complete in Katherine approximately 5.00pm or return to Darwin approximately 7pm. Optional Overnight Katherine or board the Ghan heading south.

3 Day Tour – Includes all meals, motel accommodation option, comfy camping accommodation, all park entry fees, Yellow Waters cruise, Katherine Gorge cruise, professional guide. Cost for 3 days 2 nights Camping $1895 per
person or motel upgrade add $595 twin share, $480 single supplement (single supplement not required for
camping)

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