6 Days Top End Escape Tour

6 Days Top End Escape Tour

Visit 6 days Top End Escape Tour and enjoy Kakadu National Park, Litchfield National Park, Guluyambi Cruise , Guluyambi Cruise, Katherine Gorge Cruise

Tour Highlights

  • Kakadu National Park
  • Guluyambi Cruise
  • Katherine Gorge Cruise
  • Litchfield National Park
  • Aboriginal culture

Tour Info

Code AK-KKL6
Style
  • Explorer Tour
Duration 6 Days
Price From $1295
Departures

Daily

Vehicle Luxury Coach
Suitability Open Age
Start Darwin @ Morning
Finish Darwin @ 10.00 am
Travel Insurance Required

On arrival at Darwin Airport you'll be transferred to your hotel (flights anytime). The rest of the day is free to explore Darwin.

Hotel: Travelodge Mirambeena Resort, Budget Motel Room (Budget), Travelodge Mirambeena Resort (Standard) or DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin (Superior), Darwin.

Travel on the Arnhem Highway across the Adelaide River and Marrakai Plains. Stop at Nourlangie, where your Driver Guide will lead you to view ancient Aboriginal rock art. After lunch join a local guide for a cruise on the famous Yellow Water Billabong. Search for saltwater crocodiles and the colourful range of birdlife for which this region is renowned. Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre and view the displays depicting the traditions of the Aboriginal people in Kakadu.

Hotel: Aurora Kakadu (Budget or Standard) or Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel (Superior), Kakadu.

Included Meals: Lunch

This morning stop at Ubirr for a short walk to view rock art. Located on the Arnhem Land escarpment, Ubirr has been added to the World Heritage list because of its anthropological and archaeological value. Then join the Guluyambi Cruise on the East Alligator River with an Aboriginal Guide. This wonderfully scenic cruise is a great introduction to Aboriginal culture in the Territory. Watch for a variety of wildlife, including crocodiles. Learn about the ancient culture and legends of the region. With special permission of the local custodians, disembark for a short walk into Arnhem Land. Enjoy the unique opportunity to immerse yourself in ancient Aboriginal culture during a display of traditional hunting and gathering techniques and implements. Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre before returning to Darwin.

Hotel: Travelodge Mirambeena Resort, Budget Motel Room (Budget), Travelodge Mirambeena Resort (Standard) or DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin (Superior), Darwin, 3 nights.

Included Meals: Lunch

Travel south through tropical country, passing WWII airstrips en route to Adelaide River. Stop at the Adelaide River War Cemetery, a site dedicated to those killed in the Darwin air raids in the 1940s. Continue to Edith Falls for a swim in the waterhole beneath the falls (weather conditions permitting). After visiting the Nitmiluk National Park Information Centre, enjoy a cruise through Katherine Gorge. You may see fresh water crocodiles sunning themselves on the banks of the river. Your guided tour takes you past sheer rock walls and requires a short walk to reach the second gorge. After the cruise, travel by coach to Katherine, the third largest town in the Northern Territory and hub of the regions cattle and farming industries. Return to Darwin stopping en route for the opportunity to purchase dinner (own expense).

Included Meals: Lunch

Follow the Stuart Highway via Batchelor to Litchfield National Park. Visiting the main falls of the Park, you have the opportunity for scenic and interpretive bush and monsoon vine-forest walks. View Florence Falls before making your way down the stairs to the plunge pool below for an opportunity to swim. Then visit Tolmer Falls for a magnificent view of the water cascading down to the deep waterhole below. Venture to Wangi Falls for another opportunity for a swim in the large crystal clear pool with an optional steady climb through the rainforest to the top of the falls. During the day you'll stop for a picnic lunch. It is a great day also for taking photos, including the amazing stand of Termite Mounds.

Included Meals: Lunch

Your short break concludes this morning in Darwin. You'll be transferred to Darwin Airport for your onward flight (flights anytime).

Inclusions

  • Accommodation
  • Lunches (4)
  • 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, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera

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.