Kakadu Wet Season Tours
Kakadu Wet Season Tours
Depart Darwin November to April Mondays, Wednesday and Friday – see the mighty storms and best of the wet !!
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Kakadu Wet Season Tours includes Two Scenic Flights – explore Kakadu then fly into Arnhem Land on this truly unique wet season tour. Marvel at wet season water falls, and thunderstorms, travel into Kakadu National Park visiting Nourlangie, Nawalandja Lookout and Mamukala Wetlands. Enjoy a spectacular scenic flight into Arnhem Land and be met by a local Aboriginal guide for a private 4WD tour of the Gunbalanya Aboriginal community. Visit the renowned Injalak Aboriginal Art and Craft Centre before embarking on a rock art tour with your local guide.
Kakadu And Arnhem Land Wet Season 4WD Tours Details
A short drive from Nourlangie takes us to the Nawalandja Lookout. From here you get a spectacular view throughout Kakadu and over into the Arnhem Land escarpment country.Enjoy the changing colours on Nourlangie and the escarpment in the background with the possibility of experiencing one of nature’s greatest light shows known by the locals as ‘Lightning Dreaming’ before making our way into Jabiru. Tonight’s accommodation is at the Lakeview Bush Bungalows.Overnight: Lakeview Bush Bungalows, Jabiru.
DAY 2 (B, L)This morning after breakfast we will depart Jabiru for a truly memorable and unique day. From the Jabiru airport we join a spectacular scenic flight across the Arnhem Land escarpment and East Alligator region into Arnhem Land and the Aboriginal community of Gunbalanya.Upon arrival at Gunbalanya we will be met by a local Aboriginal guide who will welcome us before giving us a special tour throughout the community and its surrounds.Gunbalanya is steeped in history from ancient Aboriginal culture, dreaming and rock art to the more recent history of buffalo shooters and early missionaries.
This morning we will visit one of the community’s important rock art sites where you will learn the story of ‘Dog Dreaming’. Relax as your guide shares and interprets the stories of his ancestors and helps you to understand the meaning behind this ancient tradition.
Next we will visit the renowned Injalak Arts and Craft Centre where you will have the opportunity to meet with traditional artists from the community. Artists produce paintings on both bark and paper in a style renowned to western Arnhem Land. Weavings of the highest quality are also produced along with didgeridoos and carvings which you have the opportunity to purchase.
After lunch we will say goodbye to our hosts and reboard a plane for the scenic flight back to Jabiru. From Jabiru we will begin making our way back towards Darwin along the Arnhem Highway making various stops along the way, including a visit to the Mamukala Wetlands.
Return to Darwin approximately 18:30pm
01 November 2011 – 30 April 2012 (excluding 20 December – 31 January as Injalak Art Centre will be closed – alternative touring can be arranged on request)
Kakadu Wet Season Tour
- Professional guide/driver
- Luxury Landcruiser vehicle
- Accommodation (Twin share)
- Meals as stated (B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner)
- Kakadu and Arnhem Land scenic flights
- Arnhem Land permit fees
- Aboriginal guide fee
- Injalak Art Centre visit
- Kakadu National Park Entrance Fee
- Kakadu activities
- Pre/post Tour Accommodation
Cost per person is: AUD $990.00 – Single Supplement: AUD $105.00 – No child rate available
Minimum of 4 passengers required to operate, maximum of 10.
All of the above is subject to availability and valid until 30 April .
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Dry Season tours – see Kimberley, Kakadu & Top End Tours