5 Day Kakadu, Litchfield and Katherine Gorge 4WD Adventure Tour


    BOOK YOUR "TOP END ESCAPE" TODAY - For travel from 05 MAY 2022 to 27 Oct 2022.

    This 5-day tour is the perfect combination of a Top End adventure during the day and relaxing indoors in comfort each night.

    Join us on an exclusive 5 day Kakadu, Litchfield, and Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk National Park) tour, an adventure of a lifetime showcasing the very best of the Top End.

    Imagine traveling to the oldest and best-preserved Aboriginal rock art in the World. Cruising the ancient wetlands by boat, keeping a lookout for some of our prehistoric friends (crocodiles) as we go. Visiting spectacular waterfalls and cooling off in some of the most beautiful natural plunge pools imaginable. And that is just the start of your Kakadu 4WD Outback Adventure! Spectacular waterfalls and cool off in some of the most beautiful natural plunge pools imaginable. Explore the internationally protected Mamukala Wetlands, We’ll be traversing some truly spectacular countryside, amongst pockets of rainforest packed with endemic species of flora and fauna.

    No camping on this adventure tour. We provide you with a fully accommodated tour staying in a resort in Kakadu and motels along the way. So you can relax indoors in comfort each night after action-packed days of exploration, culture, and unmatched vistas. Stay in only the best at Anbinik Kakadu Resort, Pine Creek motel, and Darwin Hotel.

    It’s the ultimate ‘get away from it all’ experience. Embark on our Kakadu Litchfield and Katherine Gorge Tour 4WD journey and take in the sights of some of the most remarkable Aboriginal rock art in the entire world. Have a close encounter with a freshwater crocodile in the wild, cruise through ancient wetlands on a small boat and discover some of Australia’s most beautiful wilderness areas − all in one unforgettable trip!

    Kakadu & Litchfield National Park Adventure 5 Day (Twin Share)

    Adult( 18 - 99 ) $2250
    Child 0-5( 0 - 5 ) $2250
    Youth 12-17( 12 - 17 ) $2250
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      Itinerary

      Day 1: Darwin to 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. After some relaxation and time to catch a glimpse of the elusive Tingo 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 a delicious dinner and olur comfortable indoor accommodation.
      Meals: Lunch, Dinner
      Accom: Anbinik Kakadu Resort Private Rooms (with shared bathroom) or similar
      Driving Distance: 420km
      Hike Distance: 2km + 2km

      Day 2: Jabiru Return

      Jim Jim and Twin Falls 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. But not before we partake in an exclusive Aboriginal cultural experience On Country. Picnic lunches 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
      Accom: Anbinik Kakadu Resort Private Rooms (with shared bathroom) or similar
      Driving Distance: 250km
      Hike Distance: 4 km

      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 cooking a delicious breakfast at Anabangbang Billabong. We then discover Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) Rock which houses fantastic Aborigional 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
      Accom: Pine Creek Motel 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 heritage listed Adelaide River War Cemetery to learn of the World War II impact in this part of Australia.
      After this the vibrant Mindil Markets await as we return to Darwin just in time for you to grab some delicious local food while you watch the sunset on an action-packed 4 days.

      Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
      Accom: Darwin Hotel Private Rooms (with ensuite) or similar
      Driving Distance: 360km
      Hike Distance: 2km

      Day 5: Darwin to Litchfield Return

      Allow us to show you one of our favorite places on earth… Litchfield National Park. We leave Darwin and make our way towards the world class Litchfield National Park surrounded by thick pockets of tropical rainforest, it offers cool respite from the Top End heat.
      Stopping along the way you’ll have an opportunity to jump on the famous Jumping Crocodile Cruise (optional extra) on the Adelaide River, alternatively we visit the Fogg Dam Conservation Centre. The traditional lands of the Limilngan-Wulna people (who are active in the reserve’s management) are one of the most spectacular places to explore the diverse wildlife of the Top End, home to numerous species of birds, turtles, water pythons and of course the iconic Saltwater Crocodile.
      We’ll visit some incredible monolithic Magnetic Termite Mounds and then have an opportunity to cool off in one of Litchfield’s beautiful natural plunge pools like Buley Rockholes or Wangi Falls. Visit a thundering waterfall like Florence Falls or Tolmer Falls and marvel at the sheer beauty carved out amongst the rocky escarpment. Fully relaxed and rejuvenated after a day in the stunning tropical national park we make our way back to Darwin.

      Meals: n/a (opportunity to purchase lunch on tour, in Batchelor or BYO as we will have eski onboard.)
      Driving Distance: 317 km
      Walking Distance: 1km / 2km

      Highlights
      What To Bring
      • 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
      • Impressive century-old magnetic termite mounds
      • Roaring waterfalls and hidden water holes of Litchfield National Park
      • 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.
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        Couple at Nawurlandja lookout on our 4 day Kakadu National Park Tour from Darwin

        5 Day Kakadu, Litchfield and Katherine Gorge 4WD Adventure Tour