Enjoy the sites of Kakadu on the 3 Day Kakadu and Katherine Gorge tour, visiting Kakadu, Edith Falls and also included is the Yellow Water Billabong Cruise
May to Oct - Tuesday & Saturday
|Start||Darwin @ 07.15 am|
|Finish||Darwin @ 06.00 pm|
As this Short Break departs at 7.15am, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the previous night.
Cruise on the Adelaide River, home to over 1,600 crocodiles, on the Jumping Crocodile Cruise. Then you'll travel into Kakadu National Park. It's home to a myriad of animals, hundreds of bird species and thousands of different insects and plants. After lunch, stop at Bowali Visitor Centre. Continue to Ubirr, where you'll climb up through the ancient Aboriginal rock art galleries to the lookout for a spectacular view over the surrounding wetlands.
Hotel: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel (Superior), Kakadu.
Included Meals: Lunch
OPTIONAL KAKADU SCENIC FLIGHT (30 MINS)
FROM $150 adult$120 child
Add-on a 30 minute scenic flight over Arnhem Land Escarpment.
A scenic flight is the ideal way to appreciate the sheer scale and beauty of Kakadu and the Arnhem Land Escarpment. You'll discover winding rivers, spectacular 1.8 billion years of continuous erosion, billabongs, flood plains and view the Archway, East Alligator River Valley, Mikinj Valley Billabongs and Magela Floodplains.
You'll be mesmerised as you wander around the Nourlangie rock art site. It has provided shelter to the indigenous people for many thousands of years, and while taking shelter, the rock evolved into a canvas that illustrates the traditional owners' very deep spiritual culture. The Bininj people are the traditional custodians of Kakadu and now you'll visit Warradjan Cultural Centre where you'll be introduced to their way of life. Later, join your local guide for a cruise on Yellow Water Billabong, Kakadu's most famous wetland. The picturesque yellow waters are home to thousands of saltwater crocodiles and up to 60 species of colourful birdlife. This afternoon travel to Katherine.
Hotel: Ibis Styles Katherine (Superior), Katherine
Included Meals: Lunch
Enjoy an early morning cruise through Katherine Gorge. One of the most visited sites in Australia's Top End, it is a stunning network of thirteen gorges carved from billion year old sandstone that are home to many rapids and falls, flowing from the Katherine River. Next stop is Leliyn (Edith Falls). The paperbark and pandanus fringed natural pool at base of the falls is suitable for swimming throughout most of the year (conditions permitting). Return to Darwin stopping at Adelaide River War Cemetery, the resting place for many of those killed in the World War II air raids on Darwin. Your short break concludes this evening
Included Meals: Breakfast
As this Short Break concludes at 6:00pm, you may like to pre-book accommodation for tonight.
Itinerary, departure dates & prices may be subject to change.
Low level of fitness required.