4 day Kakadu National Park Tour

    Explore the floodplains of Ubirr, Twin and of Jim Jim Waterfalls, and Butterfly Gorge on our fully accommodated comfort adventure tour.

    Join our 4 day Kakadu Tour from Darwin to journey into Kakadu National Park and Nitmiluk National Park. Experience the wonders of Australia’s Top End on this tour. Our small group Kakadu Tours over four days are designed for you to really experience the diversity of this stunning World Heritage-listed region.

    You will stay in our comfortable Lodge Accommodation. No camping on this tour! This fully accommodated tour has you relaxing indoors in comfort each night after action-packed days of exploration, culture, and unmatched vistas. Stay at the famous Anbinik Kakadu Resort for two nights on tour.

    Take a journey into the wonders of Kakadu National Park, the land that time forgot for hiking, bird spotting at Billabongs, and waterfall swimming. Visit Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge) and hike Edith Falls or Butterfly Gorge. Discover some of the oldest and best-preserved Aboriginal rock art in the world. Keep a lookout for some of our prehistoric friends (crocodiles) as we cruise the ancient wetlands by boat. Visit spectacular waterfalls and cool off in some of the most beautiful natural plunge pools imaginable. We’ll be exploring some truly spectacular countryside, amongst pockets of rainforest packed with endemic species of flora and fauna.

    On this 4 day Kakadu Tour from Darwin, you will take in the landscape and waterfalls of Kakadu National Park and Edith Falls in Nitmiluk National Park. Our 4 day Kakadu tour from Darwin is the adventure of a lifetime, showcasing the very best Kakadu has to offer.

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    Kakadu Outback Adventure 4 Day (Twin Share)

    Adult( 18 - 99 ) $1950
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      Day 1: Darwin - Kakadu National Park

      Start your adventure by departing from Darwin and head out to the floodplains of the Mary River to join Corroboree Billabong Wetland Cruises. Here we have ample opportunity to spot a huge range of Top End Bird life and not to mention some fresh and salty apex predators… crocodiles!
      We journey on to Kakadu National Park where our home for the next two nights in Jabiru awaits, the Bowali Visitor Center offers a beautiful introduction to the Park’s landscape and wildlife and we take time to soak it in, before checking into our local accommodation. We journey north to *Cahills Crossing on the border of Kakadu and Arnhem Land, here we see crocodiles lining up along the East Alligator River where they and the locals hope to catch some barramundi! We then take you to one of the best-preserved collections of Aboriginal Rock Art in the world at Ubirr Sunset, this incredibly significant site showcases many styles of Rock Art and allows us to climb up high for a sunset that will blow you away looking out over the Nadab Floodplain. We head home back to Jabiru for dinner and an early night in preparation for the rest of the tour highlights.

      Meals: Lunch, Dinner.

      Accommodation: Anbinik Kakadu Resort Private Room (with ensuite facilities) or similar.

      Driving Distance: 420km.

      Hike Distance:2km + 2km

      Day 2: Jabiru Return

      Jim Jim or Twin Falls (seasonal access) are probably two of the most famous and stunning locations within Kakadu, depending on seasonal factors and cultural observations we will visit one of these amazing waterfalls situated at the bottom of an adventurous 4WD road. Please be aware, that access to the falls is seasonal conditions permitting. Picnic lunches are provided, we then hike out to the falls and enjoy plenty of time to cool off surrounded by thick monsoon forest. We head back home with a stop first at the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Center where you have time to delve into the culture of Kakadu and gain deeper insight into how the World Heritage Listed Park is managed.

      Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

      Accommodation: Anbinik Kakadu Resort Private Rooms (with ensuite facilities) or similar.

      Driving Distance: 250km.

      Hike Distance: 4km.

      Day 3: Jabiru to Pine Creek

      This morning starts bright and early as we take you to one of the best sunrise spots in the park, the Nawurlandja Lookout before venturing off to explore Anabangbang Billabong. We then discover Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) Rock which houses fantastic Aboriginal Rock Art of the Bininj which we view at the Anabangbang Gallery before heading up for incredible views of Kakadu’s Escarpment from Kunwarddewardde Lookout.
      Another 4WD track awaits us as we travel south and enjoy a picnic lunch at the plunge pool of Maguk, one of the most picturesque and pristine waterfalls in Kakadu. After our 2km walk and lunch, we head towards tonight’s accommodation in Pine Creek to relax and enjoy the local hospitality.

      Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

      Accommodation: Pine Creek Hotel Private Rooms (with ensuite) or similar.

      Driving Distance: 270km.

      Hike Distance: 1km + 2km + 2km.

      Day 4: Pine Creek to Darwin

      Our last day of this epic adventure takes us to one of two amazing waterfalls for exploration and swimming. Depending on the time of year and access conditions we will either be visiting Edith Falls or Butterfly Gorge, both offer relaxation in picture-perfect Top End surroundings with clear water and a welcome chance to cool off! We then begin the journey back up towards Darwin along the Stuart Hwy, stopping at Adelaide River, a town steeped in history, we visit the Commonwealth Heritage Listed Adelaide River War Cemetery to learn of the World War II impact on this part of Australia. Returning to Darwin in time to freshen up and head down to the vibrant Mindil Markets to grab some delicious local food while watching the sunset after an action-packed 4 days in the Kakadu National Park.

      Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.

      Driving Distance: 360km.

      Hike Distance: 2km.

      What To Bring
      Booking Info
      • Visit world heritage listed Kakadu National Park
      • See an apex predator up close, on a billabong cruise
      • Explore both Bowali and Warradjan cultural centers
      • Internationally Protected Mamukala Wetlands
      • Watch for Crocs and Barramundi at Cahills Crossing
      • Breathtaking sunset view over the Nadab Floodplain
      • Be guided through two world-class Aboriginal rock art sites (Burrunkguy and Ubirr)
      • Join an intimate Aboriginal cultural experience
      • Adventure to Jim Jim or Twin Falls
      • Relax at Maguk’s serene plunge pool
      • Enjoy the hospitality of a classic gold mining township
      • Discover the spectacular Edith Falls or Butterfly Gorge
      • 2-3L Refillable water bottle
      • 15kg overnight bag & small day pack
      • hat, sunglasses & sunscreen
      • comfortable hiking shoes
      • towel & swimwear
      • all-weather clothing as days are hot and the evenings are cold
      • tropical strength insect repellent
      • spending money and camera to capture the scenic views.
      • This Twin Ensuite fare price is Per Person for Adults or Children. Children aged between 12 to 17 years old, must be accompanied by an adult or legal guardian at all times. Solo passengers who book this fare option will be paired in a room with another traveler, where possible with the same gender but not guaranteed.
      • Not suitable for infants or children 12 years and under, due to safety requirements and the level of fitness required to complete the walks.
      • This itinerary is subject to change due to seasonal access permitting us from entering certain areas pre and post the dry season. Please note the falls are rarely open before late June. Highlights are a guideline only, Kakadu’s diverse landscape and weather conditions mean a high amount of change and flexibility in the itinerary is expected. Your expert guides will ensure the most amazing adventure is had by all!
      Whats the weather going to be?

      The weather in the Northern Territory can fluctuate and be extreme. It is not unheard of for temperatures to reach over 50+ degrees Celsius in the dry season and in the evening the temperature drops dramatically. Please ensure you have checked the average temperatures for the time of year you are traveling and have packed adequate clothing. In the event of rain or inclement weather, your experience will still go ahead, unless contacted by the provider.

      Please note the falls are rarely open before late June

      How fit do I need to be on tour?

      A moderate to advanced level of fitness is required to complete the walks. Walks can be up to 6km in length, often over steep and rocky sections and in direct sunlight. Length of walks may vary and will be at the guide’s discretion. This terrain is not suitable for mobility-impaired travelers, wheelchairs, walkers, or strollers.

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