Kakadu, Arnhem Land & Gunlom Falls Adventure  
 

KAKADU, ARNHEM LAND & GUNLOM FALLS ADVENTURE



4 Day Short Break

There’s plenty to discover in the tropical Top End. Take in the sights of Kakadu National Park, view ancient rock art at Nourlangie and Ubirr and join the Yellow Water Billabong cruise. Travel by 4WD to visit famous Gunlom Falls and the stunning Ikoymarrwa Rock Pool.

See and Do

ITINERARY

As this Short Break departs at 6.30am, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the previous night.

DAY 1: Darwin - Kakadu National Park

Depart Darwin and travel along the Arnhem Highway into Kakadu National Park. Visit Warradjan Cultural Centre then join your local guide for a cruise on Yellow Water Billabong. Search for saltwater crocodiles and the colourful range of birdlife for which this region is renowned. After lunch, stop at Nourlangie, where your Driver Guide will take you on a walk to view the rock art galleries.

Hotel: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel, Kakadu, 3 nights.

Included Meals: Lunch


DAY 2: Arnhem Land 4WD Adventure

This morning travel by 4WD vehicle into Arnhem Land and the Mikinj Valley. The 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. Most tours are accompanied by an Aboriginal guide.

Included Meals: Lunch


DAY 3: Gunlom Falls

Travel by 4WD through the southern end of Kakadu to visit famous Gunlom Falls, and the plunge pool suitable a swim, plus the stunning Ikoymarrwa Rock Pool. Finish the day with drinks and canap├ęs by a private billabong.

Included Meals: Lunch


DAY 4: Kakadu - Guluyambi Cultural Cruise - Depart Darwin

Stop at Ubirr for a short walk to view Aboriginal rock art. Later, join the Guluyambi Cultural Cruise along the East Alligator River. An Aboriginal guide will provide an insight into their culture. Disembark on the Arnhem Land side of the river before heading back downstream. Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre before returning to Darwin, where your Short Break concludes.

Included Meals: Lunch

As this Short Break concludes at 7.30pm, you may like to pre-book accommodation for tonight.

Please note: Moderate fitness levels required and Days 2+3 touring will operate in 4WD vehicle.

Details

TOUR DETAILS

  • Code: DJ59S
  • Daily, Darwin 6:30am (Jun - mid Oct)
  • Returns: Day 4, Darwin 7:30pm approximately
  • Tour Price: Adult $1685
  Darwin Short Breaks 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

  • High level of fitness is required
  • Minimum child age 8 years
  • 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
  • Day 2 & 3: Touring operates in 4WD vehicle with 20 seats
  • Day 3: Gunlom Falls requires moderate fitness levels
 
Dining

DINING

  • Lunch (4)
 
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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