4 Day 4WD Top End Safari
Kakadu tour Day 1 – Darwin to Mary River
After departing Darwin we head south to beautiful Litchfield National Park where we visit waterfalls that flow all year round. Take a swim under the imposing cliffs before we travel into Wulna Country and receive a Cul Cul or Welcome to the Country by the traditional aboriginal owners of the land the Limilngan - Wulna people. They will share with you their local culture giving you Didjeridoo lessons, basket weaving and spear throwing. We end the day cruising on the famous Mary River Wetlands home to giant saltwater crocodiles and abundant birdlife. Keep an eye out for crocs among the water lily pads and on the river banks. Tonight we stopover at our secluded Mary River camping spot.
Kakadu tour Day 2 – Mary River to Kakadu
This morning we are making out way to Kakadu National Park, home to the world's oldest living culture. Explore ancient Aboriginal Rock Art at Ubirr Rock and climb to the top of the rocky lookout for fabulous views over the Nardab floodplain. From here we head to Maguk (Barramundi Gorge) where your hike is rewarded with a cool swim in water fall plunge pools. Tonight we camp out at our permanent campsite in Kakadu National Park.
Kakadu tour Day 3 – Kakadu to Katherine Gorge
This morning you have the option of a scenic flight over Kakadu (price from $150pp) the sheer size of Kakadu means the only way to appreciate it is from the sky. The flight takes in views over the massive Arnhemland escarpment, the flood plains and billabongs and shows you the diversity of the region. We spend the afternoon at Nourlangie Rock. We vsit the historic gold mining centre of Pine Creek before travelling further south and settling in at our private campsite just outside Nitmuluk National Park. We fall asleep listening to the chatter of the outback night.
Kakadu tour Day 4 – Katherine Gorge to Darwin
Depending on the season, embark on a cruise along the calm cool waters of Katherine Gorge or take the change to do the trip by canoe (both activities at own expense) and look up at sheer rock walls that are up to 70 metres high. This afternoon we hit the road for the trip back to Darwin where the group usually gets together for a final meal and a few farewell drinks.
B = Breakfast
L = lunch
D = Dinner
Itineraries are subject to change in accordance with the weather (seasonal) and the wishes of the traditional Aboriginal owners wishes. Alternate locations are used if required. The Aboriginal Limilngan-Wulna experience is only available during the dry season (April to October) as the site is subject to flooding.
This operator requires you to phone and reconfirm at least 24 hours prior to departure. This is a condition of booking and something you must not forget to do.
On Tour Accommodation
Accommodation while on tour is at permanent campsites with facilities. Wet Season in accommodation.
Twin share simple tent accommodation or updgrade to safari tent (including proper beds, linen, pillows, towels & fans), experienced tour guide, meals as indicated, national park fees and accommodation transfers.
What to Bring
Sturdy walking shoes (ankle high), swimming gear, hat & sunscreen, toiletries, refillable water bottle, torch, insect repellent and camera.
This tour is ideally for fit active people who have a degree of fitness aged between 18 to 50, you should be able to undertake a return hike of up to 8 kilometres with no problems.
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Tour Code PNTY4C
1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018
Selected Saturdays, Tuesdays. Peak season Thursday as wel
please enquire for availability
Cost per person $1265.00 per person permanent tents
Local fees are included
Compulsory Travel Insurance
This tour operator recommends all passengers be travelling with comprehensive travel insurance. You will be visiting some very remote locations.