Kakadu & Katherine Gorge  
 

KAKADU & KATHERINE GORGE



3 Day Short Break

Discover the stunning sights of the Top End. Join the famous Jumping Crocodile and Yellow Water Billabong Cruise, view ancient Aboriginal rock art at Ubirr and Nourlangie then cruise through the glorious Katherine Gorge stopping at Edith Falls.

See and Do

ITINERARY

As this Short Break departs at 7.15am, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the previous night.

DAY 1: Darwin - Jumping Crocodile Cruise - Kakadu

Cruise on the Adelaide River. Later, travel into Kakadu National Park, home to a myriad of animals and hundreds of bird species. Stop at the Bowali Visitor Centre, and then continue to Ubirr. Climb up through the ancient Aboriginal rock art galleries to the lookout for a spectacular view over Kakadu.

Hotel: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel, Kakadu.

Included Meals: Lunch


DAY 2: Kakadu - Katherine

This morning you’ll be mesmerised as you explore the renowned Nourlangie rock art site, which had provided shelter to Indigenous people for millennia. Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre for an insight into the local Bininj culture. Later, join your local guide for a cruise on Yellow Water Billabong, Kakadu’s most famous wetland and home to saltwater crocodiles and dozens of species of colourful birdlife. Before arriving in Katherine, stop at Leliyn (Edith Falls), whose pandanus-fringed natural pool is suitable for swimming throughout most of the year (conditions permitting).

Hotel: Ibis Styles Katherine, Katherine

Included Meals: Lunch


DAY 3: Katherine - Depart Darwin

Enjoy a morning cruise through Katherine Gorge, a stunning network of thirteen gorges carved from billion-year-old sandstone. You’ll be at its heart among freshwater crocodiles, wonderful birdlife and amazing scenery. Later, view the displays at the Nitmiluk Visitor Centre, where you may purchase artefacts handmade by the Jawoyn people. Return to Darwin, stopping at historic gold mining town of Pine Creek and the poignant Adelaide River War Cemetery. 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.


Planning to travel in April or between November and March?
We have a wet season itinerary available see tour DG52 (Overnight in Darwin instead of Katherine on Day 2).

Details

TOUR DETAILS

  • Code: DG42S
  • Tue & Sat (May - Oct) Darwin, 7.25am
  • Returns: Day 3, Darwin 6.00pm approximately
  • Tour Price: Adult $1160
  Darwin Day Tours CONDITIONS PRINT
Included

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Kakadu National Park Ticket
  • Accommodation
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
 
Need to Bring

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING

  • Enclosed walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent
  • Water bottle
  • Warm layers in cooler months
  • Swimmers & towel (if swimming)
 
Fitness Requirements

FITNESS REQUIREMENTS

  • Low level of fitness required
  • Nourlangie Rock: 1.5km walk around the base. The walk has built in steps along the path
  • Ubir: Walk is slightly uneven around the base but quite steep on the way to lookout
  • Katherine Gorge: Rough uneven walk required between 1st & 2nd Gorge, approx 800m
 
Dining

DINING

  • Breakfast (1)
  • Lunch (2)
 
Flight Information

FLIGHT INFORMATION

  • Day Prior: Flights to arrive anytime into Darwin Airport
  • Day 3: We recommend guests to fly out the day after the tour finishes in Darwin
 
       
 
   
 

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