3 Day | 4WD Kakadu Tour

Explore the wilderness of Kakadu National Park on a 3-day Kakadu adventure! You’ll see all the main attractions such as Jim Jim falls, take on the challenging hike to Ubirr Rock. Small group numbers, great hikes, spectacular waterfalls, indigenous culture and exploring via 4WD, this is a great Kakadu tour for those looking for fun and adventure.

Tour Highlights:

  • Cruise the spectacular Corroboree Billabong for crocodile and wildlife spotting
  • Warradja Cultural Centre within Kakadu National Park
  • Jim Jim Falls swim & hike
  • Ubirr, hike & rock art. Views over Arnhemland
  • Maguk (Barramundi Gorge) or Gunlom Falls hike & swim
  • Budjmi Lookout hike
Price:
$630 (AUD)
Operates:
May - October
Departs:
Monday, Wednesday & Saturday
Fitness:
Accomm style:
Safari

Day 1 – Darwin – Kakadu

Pick up at 7am from your nominated accommodation.

We start our Kakadu tour by heading towards Kakadu to join a wildlife cruise on Corroborree Billabong. This is a great opportunity to get fantastic photos of the local wildlife.

After the cruise, we commence our drive toward Kakadu National Park.

Stop & enjoy a picnic lunch on the East Alligator River bank with the opportunity to spot some crocs and flying foxes!

Then on to the world famous Ubirr Rock in the north of the park. Ancient rock art and staggering 360º views over the Nardab floodplain and Arnhemland.

Tonight we camp at our exclusive safari camp at Garnamarr at the base of the escarpment and within the National Park.

Dinner tonight is an Aussie BBQ with a taste plate of croc, buffalo and kangaroo

Fitness: 3 kms
Meals: Lunch & dinner

Day 2 – Kakadu

After breakfast we do some 4 Wheel driving to Twin Falls. From here we take the escarpment walk to the top of the falls for a swim in the crystal clear pools away from the crowds.

Then we’ll find a shady spot by Jim Jim Creek for some lunch.

A short climb up Budjimi Lookout will reward you with spectacular views of the ancient Arnhemland escarpment.

After lunch, a 1km walk through monsoonal vine forest to the base of Jim Jim Falls for a relaxing afternoon swimming in the plunge pool and resting on the beach.

Tonight we camp at Garnamarr, at the base of the escarpment.

Tonight we replenish ourselves with the Great Aussie BBQ including a taste plate of Crocodile, Buffalo and Kangaroo.

Fitness: 5kms
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 3: Kakadu – Darwin

An early start as we head to the Warradjan Cultural Centre to learn more about the local

Aboriginal people of Kakadu.

We then make our way to Barramundi Gorge (Maguk) for a 1km walk through towering paperbarks and crystal clear waters for a refreshing swim in the plunge pool.

Heading home after a fantastic tour along the old Jim Jim road stopping of at White Lily billabong

for our last look at Kakadu and a stretch of the legs.

We return to Darwin approximately 5.30pm ending our Kakadu tour.

3kms

Territory Expeditions Provides

A Territory Expeditions experience will include:

  • Small groups (ensures minimal environmental impact)
  • All meals as indicated
  • Accommodation transfers
  • Camping fees and equipment
  • Great walks/hikes (getting away from the crowds)
  • Interpretation of the natural and cultural features of Kakadu
  • Swimming in idyllic locations
  • Ancient Rock Art
  • Great Lookouts = great photographs
  • Wildlife & crocodile cruise
  • Special permits into restricted areas of Kakadu which include Jarrangbarnmi (Koolpin Gorge)
  • Ikoymarrwa Rock Holes (Moline) and Old Goodparla (Home stead ruins of the first European settlement in what is now Kakadu)
  • Safari camping permits at Mardugal and Garnamarr which allows us to camp in the heart of Kakadu surrounded only by trees and a sky full of stars!

What to Bring

  • Good walking shoes or boots
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • A wide brimmed sun hat
  • Long sleeve light shirt for sun protection
  • 1 litre water bottle for drinking water
  • Swimmers/ bathers/ togs
  • Light comfortable clothing
  • A jacket (mainly for June, July and August nights)
  • Medication and other personal requirements
  • Towel
  • Torch/flashlight
  • A sense of humour!
  • Sleeping bag (can be hired for $10, please advise when booking)
  • Note: Luggage is strictly restricted to a soft bag of 10kg per person

Small print & important info

  • Itinerary may be done in reverse at guides discretion.
  • All itineraries are subject to change without notice due to seasonal and extreme weather conditions, National Park road or attraction closures and cultural commitments from Traditional owners.
  • All tours must be reconfirmed 24 hrs prior to travel.
  • All tours are most suitable for ages between 18 and 45, however those older than this range can be taken into consideration.
  • Travel insurance is highly recommended to travellers who embark on any tours with Territory Expeditions.
  • Further terms & conditions and cancellation information can be found on our website

Let us share with you the complete Kakadu & Top End Northern Territory experience