Kakadu & Arnhem Land  
 

KAKADU & ARNHEM LAND


2 Day Short Break

Absorb the natural beauty of the Top End. Discover the wonders of Kakadu National Park, cruise the famous Yellow Water Billabong and spot saltwater crocs and other wildlife. Travel by 4WD into Arnhem Land and take in the amazing scenery and culture.

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, passing major river systems and wetland regions, into Kakadu National Park. Located 257 kilometres east of Darwin, the national park covers 20,000 square kilometres of landscape varying from rocky escarpment that is home to historic Aboriginal rock art dating back thousands of years, to the floodplains that are abundant with wildlife. Visit Warradjan Cultural Centre to view the informative displays depicting the traditions of the Aboriginal people in Kakadu. Join your local guide for a cruise on Yellow Water Billabong Cruise. 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 lead you on a walk to view the rock art galleries.

Hotel: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel, Kakadu

Included Meals:Lunch


DAY 2: Arnhem Land 4WD Adventure - Depart Darwin

This morning travel by 4WD vehicle into Arnhem Land and the Mikinj Valley. The spectacular 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. Return 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.

Details

TOUR DETAILS

  • Code: DK50S
  • Daily (May - Nov) Darwin, 6:30am
  • Returns: Day 2, Darwin 7.30pm approximatel
  • Tour Price: Adult $865
  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
 
Fitness Requirements

FITNESS REQUIREMENTS

  • Reasonable 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
  • Arnhem Land tour operates in 4WD vehicle with 20 seats
 
Dining

DINING

  • Lunch (2)
 
Flight Information

FLIGHT INFORMATION

  • Day Prior: Flights to arrive anytime into Darwin Airport
  • Day 2: We recommend guests to fly out the day after the tour finishes in Darwin
 
       
 
   
 

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