Arrived in Darwin

Make your way fly to Darwin,the capital of Australia’s Northern Territory and a former frontier outpost. It’s also a gateway to massive Kakadu National Park. Its popular waterfront area has several beaches and green areas like Bicentennial Park. Also near the water is the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, displaying Southeast Asian and Pacific art, plus a pearling lugger and other seafaring vessels.

Our lovely driver will pick you up at the airport then transfer to hotel.  You can relax and use the rest of the day to explore the city.

Darwin City Tour

Time:

12:45 pm – 5:30 pm

Duration:

4 hours

Itinerary

  • Smith Street Mall
  • Mitchell Street – restaurants and cafes
  • St Mary’s Cathedral
  • Cavanagh Street – old China Town
  • Chinese Temple
  • Stokes Hill and Fort Hill Wharf
  • Trendy Darwin Wharf precinct on the harbour
  • World War II oil storage tunnel
  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Supreme Court of the Northern Territory – Government House and Parliament House
  • Bicentennial Park
  • The Esplanade
  • Casino
  • Mindil Beach – location for Darwin’s famous market
  • Visit the Museum & Art Gallery
  • Learn of Cyclone Tracy – a force that changed this city
  • Exclusive Fannie Bay
  • Look for wallabies in the grasslands
  • Darwin Botanical Gardens

Kakadu Adventure

“Our land has a big story. Sometimes we tell a little bit at a time. Come and hear our stories, see our land. A little bit might stay in your hearts. If you want more, you come back.”

— Jacob Nayinggul, Manilakarr clan

Time:

6:30 am – 7:30 pm

Duration:

13.25 Hours

Please Note

  • National park entry fee is included in the tour price. The Kakadu National Park entry fee of $40per adult, $25 per child, is a government charge and is valid for 14 consecutive days and correct at the time of writing. It is subject to change without notice.
  • Hats, sunscreen, insect repellant, sturdy walking shoes, and bottled water are required when participating in walks.
  • Our itinerary is subject to seasonal conditions.

Itinerary

  • Skirt Francis Bay on Darwin Harbour and head out on Tiger Brennan Drive
  • Berrimah Naval Defence base
  • Palmerston on Darwin’s outskirts
  • Look for massive road trains
  • Head east on the Arnhem Highway passing through Humpty Doo
  • Cross the Marrakai Wetlands and over the Adelaide River – home to native bird life and crocodiles
  • Top-end outback bush – eucalypts, palms, and termite mounds
  • Kakadu National Park on the South Alligator River – a vast pristine wetland and bushland habitat with significant Aboriginal culture
  • Take a 1.5km guided walk around the base of Nourlangie Rock and see ancient Aboriginal rock art
  • Enjoy a tropical buffet lunch with cold meats, salad and fruit
  • Take a 1.5 hour guided cruise on Yellow Water Billabong
  • Look for crocodiles, brolgas, magpie geese and kites
  • Take in the serenity and beauty that nature offers in the Kakadu wetlands
  • Visit Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre and learn of the traditional ways of Aboriginal people in Kakadu

Explore Darwin

Enjoy a free day to explore Darwin at your own leisure.

Katherine Gorge

Nitmiluk National Park is in the Northern Territory of Australia, 244 km southeast of Darwin, around a series of gorges on the Katherine River and Edith Falls. Previously named Katherine Gorge National Park, its northern edge borders Kakadu National Park.

Please Note

  • A reasonable level of mobility is required to take this tour
  • Itinerary is subject to seasonal conditions

Itinerary

  • Head south out of Darwin on the Stuart Highway
  • Endless outback scrub and WWII air strips
  • Visit Adelaide River War Cemetery – a memorial of the Darwin air raids in the 1940’s
  • A morning tea stop will follow (own expense)
  • Travel the western side of Nitmiluk National Park to superb Edith Falls
  • Time for a swim in the waterhole below the falls (conditions permitting) or relax on the grassy banks
  • Throughout the park, Aboriginal rock art display a spiritual nature
  • Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at the Katherine Gorge Visitors Centre in Nitmiluk National Park
  • Browse through the Display Centre and Heritage Museum; the Centre offers a range of souvenirs and artefacts handmade by the Jawoyn people
  • Nitmiluk National Park – take a two hour guided tour and scenic cruise through Katherine Gorge
  • Look for freshwater crocodiles on the banks
  • After the first gorge there is a short walk along the side to the second gorge
  • Marvel at the stark, sheer, richly coloured escarpments of the Katherine Gorge canyon

Depart Darwin

At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to Darwin airport for your homeward flight.

Day 1

Arrived in Darwin

Make your way fly to Darwin,the capital of Australia’s Northern Territory and a former frontier outpost. It’s also a gateway to massive Kakadu National Park. Its popular waterfront area has several beaches and green areas like Bicentennial Park. Also near the water is the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, displaying Southeast Asian and Pacific art, plus a pearling lugger and other seafaring vessels.

Our lovely driver will pick you up at the airport then transfer to hotel.  You can relax and use the rest of the day to explore the city.

Day 2

Darwin City Tour

Time:

12:45 pm – 5:30 pm

Duration:

4 hours

Itinerary

  • Smith Street Mall
  • Mitchell Street – restaurants and cafes
  • St Mary’s Cathedral
  • Cavanagh Street – old China Town
  • Chinese Temple
  • Stokes Hill and Fort Hill Wharf
  • Trendy Darwin Wharf precinct on the harbour
  • World War II oil storage tunnel
  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Supreme Court of the Northern Territory – Government House and Parliament House
  • Bicentennial Park
  • The Esplanade
  • Casino
  • Mindil Beach – location for Darwin’s famous market
  • Visit the Museum & Art Gallery
  • Learn of Cyclone Tracy – a force that changed this city
  • Exclusive Fannie Bay
  • Look for wallabies in the grasslands
  • Darwin Botanical Gardens
Day 3

Kakadu Adventure

“Our land has a big story. Sometimes we tell a little bit at a time. Come and hear our stories, see our land. A little bit might stay in your hearts. If you want more, you come back.”

— Jacob Nayinggul, Manilakarr clan

Time:

6:30 am – 7:30 pm

Duration:

13.25 Hours

Please Note

  • National park entry fee is included in the tour price. The Kakadu National Park entry fee of $40per adult, $25 per child, is a government charge and is valid for 14 consecutive days and correct at the time of writing. It is subject to change without notice.
  • Hats, sunscreen, insect repellant, sturdy walking shoes, and bottled water are required when participating in walks.
  • Our itinerary is subject to seasonal conditions.

Itinerary

  • Skirt Francis Bay on Darwin Harbour and head out on Tiger Brennan Drive
  • Berrimah Naval Defence base
  • Palmerston on Darwin’s outskirts
  • Look for massive road trains
  • Head east on the Arnhem Highway passing through Humpty Doo
  • Cross the Marrakai Wetlands and over the Adelaide River – home to native bird life and crocodiles
  • Top-end outback bush – eucalypts, palms, and termite mounds
  • Kakadu National Park on the South Alligator River – a vast pristine wetland and bushland habitat with significant Aboriginal culture
  • Take a 1.5km guided walk around the base of Nourlangie Rock and see ancient Aboriginal rock art
  • Enjoy a tropical buffet lunch with cold meats, salad and fruit
  • Take a 1.5 hour guided cruise on Yellow Water Billabong
  • Look for crocodiles, brolgas, magpie geese and kites
  • Take in the serenity and beauty that nature offers in the Kakadu wetlands
  • Visit Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre and learn of the traditional ways of Aboriginal people in Kakadu
Day 4

Explore Darwin

Enjoy a free day to explore Darwin at your own leisure.

Day 5

Katherine Gorge

Nitmiluk National Park is in the Northern Territory of Australia, 244 km southeast of Darwin, around a series of gorges on the Katherine River and Edith Falls. Previously named Katherine Gorge National Park, its northern edge borders Kakadu National Park.

Please Note

  • A reasonable level of mobility is required to take this tour
  • Itinerary is subject to seasonal conditions

Itinerary

  • Head south out of Darwin on the Stuart Highway
  • Endless outback scrub and WWII air strips
  • Visit Adelaide River War Cemetery – a memorial of the Darwin air raids in the 1940’s
  • A morning tea stop will follow (own expense)
  • Travel the western side of Nitmiluk National Park to superb Edith Falls
  • Time for a swim in the waterhole below the falls (conditions permitting) or relax on the grassy banks
  • Throughout the park, Aboriginal rock art display a spiritual nature
  • Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at the Katherine Gorge Visitors Centre in Nitmiluk National Park
  • Browse through the Display Centre and Heritage Museum; the Centre offers a range of souvenirs and artefacts handmade by the Jawoyn people
  • Nitmiluk National Park – take a two hour guided tour and scenic cruise through Katherine Gorge
  • Look for freshwater crocodiles on the banks
  • After the first gorge there is a short walk along the side to the second gorge
  • Marvel at the stark, sheer, richly coloured escarpments of the Katherine Gorge canyon
Day 6

Depart Darwin

At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to Darwin airport for your homeward flight.

Fine Print:

  • Travel insurance (Strongly Recommended) Delightful Travel provided 30% off with NIB TRAVEL INSURANCE when Purchasing the Tour. Please email through the details and the Team members will email you the quotation
  • Anything not listed in deal

Travel Advice:

  • For the latest travel advice for your holiday please visit www.smartraveller.gov.au
  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after your trip overseas
  • A visa may be required for your destination or any countries you are transiting. It is your responsibility to ensure you obtain a valid

Bedding Configuration:

  • Twin or Double bedding (subject to availability). Please inform us when book the tour.
  • Bookings are non-changeable & non-refundable once your travel dates are confirmed

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