4 Day Kakadu & Jim Jim Falls Tour ( June to October Only)

4 Day Kakadu & Jim Jim Falls Tour   ( June to October Only)

Enjoy this 4 day adventure visiting Darwins most famous sites including Kakadu, Arnhem Land, Jim Jim & Twin Falls plus more

Tour Highlights

  • Nourlangie Rock
  • Arnhem Land
  • Twin & Jim Jim Falls
  • Aboriginal Culture

Tour Info

Code AK-DJ59S
Style
  • Short Break
Duration 4 Days
Price From $1559
Departures

Daily (Jun-Oct) - Seasonal tour

Vehicle Luxury Coach
Suitability Open Age
Start Darwin @ 06.30 am
Finish Darwin @ 07.30 pm

Depart Darwin and travel along the Arnhem Highway, across the Adelaide River and Marrakai Plains, into Kakadu National Park. The park covers 20,000 square kilometres of landscape varying from rocky escarpment, to the floodplains that are abundant with wildlife. Stop at Nourlangie where your Guide will lead you to see the ancient Aboriginal rock art.

After lunch, join a Local Guide for a cruise on the famous Yellow Water Billabong. Search for saltwater crocodiles; see paper bark swamps, water lilies and the colourful range of birdlife for which this region is renowned.

Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre and view the informative displays depicting the traditions of the Aboriginal people in Kakadu.

Hotel: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel (Moderate or Superior), Kakadu, 3 nights.

Included Meals: Lunch

This morning travel by 4WD vehicle into Arnhem Land and the Mikinj Valley. The spectacular 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.

Meet Aboriginal artists at Injalak Arts and Crafts Centre in Oenpelli (conditions permitting).

Included Meals: Lunch

Travel by 4WD to Jim Jim Falls. Take a 900 metre bushwalk to the Jim Jim Falls plunge pool, where there is time for swimming, relaxing and enjoying the spectacular scenery.

Afterwards, travel to a scenic rest area for a picnic lunch. Then board boats to cruise up the first part of the Twin Falls gorge. There is a 45 minute walk over slippery rocks with sand and along rock ledges.

Relax and enjoy spectacular scenery at the base of the falls. Today's touring is only suitable for people with a good level of fitness.

Included Meals: Lunch

- Darwin

This morning stop at Ubirr for a short walk to view Aboriginal rock art.

Later, join the Guluyambi Cultural Cruise and take in the pristine wilderness along the East Alligator River. An Aboriginal Guide will provide an insight into their culture, including local mythology, the river's abundant food chain, traditional uses for many plants and animals 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 this evening.

Included Meals: Lunch

Note: 

  • Due to seasonal conditions, this itinerary may change without notice.
  • Superior accommodation is only available  Form 1st of June 2016 

Inclusions

  • Accommodation
  • Lunches (4)
  • Experienced Driver Guides
  • Detailed and informative commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Jacket in the cooler months

Fitness requirement

  • Low level of fitness required. Small amount of walking including a 10-15 minute walk on uneven ground with a gradual climb to the viewing point. 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.