3 Day Kakadu and Arnhemland Tour ( May to Nov )

3 Day Kakadu and Arnhemland Tour  ( May to Nov )

Travel to Darwin via the Adelaide river visiting famous Australian sites such as Kakadu National park, Nourlangie and 4WD in Arnhem Land plus more

Tour Highlights

  • Kakadu National Park
  • Aboriginal Culture
  • Guluambi Cultural Cruise
  • Lunch where included

Tour Info

Code AK-DK70
Style
  • Short Break
Duration 3 Days
Price From $939
Departures

Daily (May to Nov)

Vehicle Luxury Coach
Suitability Open Age
Start Darwin @ 06.15 am
Finish Darwin @ 07.30 pm
Travel Insurance Required

Depart Darwin and travel along the Arnhem Highway, passing major river systems and wetland regions, into Kakadu National Park. Visit 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, 2 nights.

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

This morning travel by 4WD vehicle into Arnhem Land and the Mikinj Valley. The scenery includes sandstone outcrops, escarpments, forests, floodplains and billabongs. You'll visit places inaccessible to most, including ancient rock art sites. Learn about traditional land ownership, bush skills, hunting, food gathering and bush tucker preparation. Most tours are accompanied by an Aboriginal guide

Included Meals: Lunch

Join your Driver Guide to explore the World Heritage Area of Ubirr, where you'll climb up through the ancient Aboriginal rock art galleries to the lookout for the view over the surrounding wetlands. Later, join the Guluyambi Cultural Cruise along the East Alligator River. An Aboriginal guide will provide an insight into their culture, including local mythology, the river's abundant food chain, as well as bush survival skills. Disembark on the Arnhem Land side of the river to see a display of traditional hunting and gathering implements before heading back downstream. Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre before returning to Darwin, where your short break concludes.

Included Meals: Lunch

As this Short Break concludes at 7.30pm, you may like to pre-book accommodation for tonight.

Inclusions

  • Twin Budget Accommodation ( default)
  • 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
  • Camera

Fitness requirement

Reasonable level of fitness required.

  • Day 1: Small amount of walking including a 10-15 minute walk on uneven ground with a gradual climb to the viewing point.
  • Day 1: 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.

Note

  • Minimum child age 8 years
  • As this Short Break departs at 6.30am, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the previous night.
  • As this Short Break concludes at 7.30pm, you may like to pre-book accommodation for tonight.
  • This itinerary is valid for travel from 1 April 2016. Due to seasonal conditions this itinerary may change without notice.
  • Twin/Double and Single Standard and Superior,  Accommodation upgrades available on request.
  • A person, who must be 18 years and over, travelling alone, must pay the single room price. All prices are per person, land only.
  • Child ( under 15 Yr) and Concession rates are applicable on request. Concession rate is for only Australian and New-zealand Concession card holders.