4 DAY ARNHEM LAND and TOP END 4WD SAFARI ( Jun - Oct)

4 DAY  ARNHEM LAND  and TOP END 4WD SAFARI  ( Jun - Oct)

The ultimate Top End Adventure tour awaits for those seeking an Indigenous experience. Explore Kakadu and Litchfield National Parksby small group 4 x 4, get up close and personal to a crocodile on aboat cruise, visit the jewels of Kakadu, Twin & Jim Jim Fallsand spend a day in remote Arnhem Land where you will see Ancient Rock art with an Indigenous guide and spend your nights in private campsites, cooking over the campfire and marvelling at the clear Southern skies where stars are plenty.

Tour Highlights

  • Crocodile and Wildlife cruise
  • Mamukala Wetlands
  • Arnhem Land
  • Injalak Hill Rock Art
  • Ubirr
  • Gunlom Falls
  • Edith Falls
  • Katherine Gorge

Tour Info

Code WD-WTA04
Style
  • Bus Tour
  • Classic
Duration 4 Days
Price From $1175
Departures

May to Oct (Seasonal Tour)

Mon, Wed, Fri

Vehicle Coach / 4WD
Suitability Open Age
Start Darwin @ 7.00am
Finish Darwin @ 5.30 pm

You will be collected from your Darwin accommodation at approximately 7.00am for the short journey to Litchfield National Park. Explore the waterfalls, spring-fed streams and rugged sandstone escarpments of Litchfield National Park. Discover intriguing cathedral and magnetic termite mounds and swim, hike and explore Florence and Wangi Falls* and enjoy a picnic lunch.

After lunch we leave the highway behind and hit the dirt travelling along the Marrakai Road before joining the Old Jim Jim Road taking us deep into Kakadu National Park. Travelling past billabongs and traversing water crossings bringing ample opportunity for wildlife spotting. Arrive at our private campsite complete with comfortable permanent tents at Cooinda where we spend the night enjoying dinner and some stargazing.

Meals -(Lunch / Dinner)

Awake for breakfast this morning before joining an iconic Yellow Waters Cruise. A must do activity within Kakadu National Park, the award winning Yellow Waters cruise is Aboriginal owned and centres around a spectacular billabong system that is home to some remarkable and diverse wildlife. Spotting crocodiles is only one of the many wildlife viewing opportunities on this unique water system.

Departing camp we travel to nearby Nourlangie Rock. Here you can see how local Aboriginal people lived in this area through changing times. Environmental and social changes are reflected in the rock art and in the ground, where archaeologists have uncovered over 20,000 years of Aboriginal occupation.

After lunch visit the Bowali Visitor Centre, a Gun-djeihmi name for the local area and creek on land owned by the Mirarrclan. See the audio-visual presentations and Marrawuddi Gallery showcasing Aboriginal art by artists from within Kakadu and the wider region.

Later this afternoon we arrive at the culturally significant Aboriginal art site of Ubirr, located within the East Alligator region of the park. Here you will view a wide range of ancient Aboriginal art which will be interpreted by your guide. Learn the story of the Rainbow Serpent and climb the Nadab Lookout for panoramic views over the floodplain and beyond into Arnhem Land. After learning about the area, it's time to pick out a quiet spot to sit while we watch the sun set over the Kakadu escarpment before making the short journey to our private and permanent campsite for the night.

Meals - (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

Today the jewels of Kakadu National Park await. Departing early we travel to Twin and Jim Jim Falls. Explore Twin Falls Gorge which is accessed by 4-wheel drive track, a boat shuttle service and a rocky walking track and boardwalk. Once there relax on the sandy banks and admire the falls. There's more 4-wheel driving as we make our way to Jim Jim Falls where a walk through monsoon forest and over boulders takes us to the waterfall and plunge pool which are surrounded by 150 metre cliffs.

Spend the afternoon taking in the sheer beauty of your spectacular surrounds before we make ourway back to camp for our last night in the wilderness.

Meals - (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)

Today, a once in a lifetime experience awaits. Travelling into remote Western Arnhem Land you will witness Ancient Aboriginal Art brought to life by your indigenous guide at InjalakHill. Take in the amazing views across the escarpment before travelling to the Injalak Art Centre where you say goodbye to your Indigenous guide and hello to some amazing art on offer or simply watch the indigenous artists at work. Travel back into KakaduNational Park before returning tocosmopolitan Darwinand tales of the days adventures whilst reflecting on the profound effect this magical place has on people.

Meals- (Breakfast / Lunch)

Tour Price Includes

  • Professional guide, travel in an air-conditioned 4WD vehicle, all meals (as listed on itineraries), camping equipment and fees including permanent tent with beds and mattress. All linen including pillow and pillowcase,fitted sheet, sleeping bag, towel and drinking water (please provide your own bottle). 

Note

  • Itinerary may change due to cultural reasons, seasonal changes, operational logistics and accessibility.
  • Safari is not suitable for children under 5 years of age.
  • Twin Falls boat shuttle fee is an additional $12.50 payable on day of departure.
  • Kakadu National Park entry fee is not included and is payable direct on day of departure. 
  • Please call our Reservations Team  during business hours 48 hours prior to departure to confirm pick-up location and time.
  • Due to limited space on the vehicle please restrict luggage to one day pack and one soft overnight bag/backpack (maximum 10kg).
  • Excess luggage should be stored at your Darwin accommodation.
  • *Access to Twin and Jim Jim Falls cannot be guaranteed during the tropical summer months (approx May to June). At this time they will be substituted with locations such as Gunlom, Maguk (Barramundi Falls), Yurmikmik or Gubara Springs.
  • Wangi Falls may not be accessible. During this time we will provide an alternative or spend more time in locations visited.

What you need to bring

  • Torch, 
  • Wide brimmed hat, 
  • Sunscreen, 
  • Insect repellent, 
  • Water bottle (1.5 litres), 
  • Walking shoes/boots, 
  • Sleeping bag (or can be hired for $20), 
  • Toiletries, 
  • Swim wear, 
  • Towel, 
  • Camera, 
  • Comfortable and casual clothings