3 day | Kakadu Tour & Litchfield 4WD Adventure (Nov – April)

Explore the top end of Australia on our 3-day Kakadu tour and Litchfield Adventure. For those short on time, this tour is a great introduction to the waterfalls, unique landscapes and indigenous culture of both Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks.

Tour Highlights:

  • Adelaide River croc cruise
  • Nouralngie Rock
  • Gunlom Falls or Yurmikmik
  • Ikoymarrwa Rock Holes (Moline)
  • Wangi Falls
  • Florence Falls
  • Bluey Rockholes
Price:
$590 (AUD)
Operates:
November - April
Departs:
November to January Tours: Tuesdays Friday
February to April Tours: Tuesday, Friday, Sunday
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 crocodile jumping cruise. This is a great opportunity to get fantastic photo 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!

Welcome to Kakadu National Park!

Arrive at Nourlangie Rock, an ancient Aboriginal occupational and art site. Explore the sites before walking up to Gunwhardewharde lookout for an exceptional view over the escarpment, including Nawurlandja.

After a visit to the Warradjan Cultural Centre, we make our way to Mardugal Safari camp nestled in the heart of Kakadu.

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

Fitness: 3 kms
Meals: Lunch & dinner

Day 2 – Kakadu

Early to rise for a big day and some great walks!

Pack up camp and head to either Gunlom Falls (when accessible) or Yurmikmik. These walks will get your heart rate up, however you will be rewarded with a refreshing swim.

Back to the 4WD and it’s off to Ikoymarrwa Rock Holes (Moline) for another swim.

This is a special permit area, not available to other tour operators and is recognised for its cultural and environmental sensitivity.

The days are hot and the storms are building up so it’s time to head to our camp at Pine Creek. Tonight you will enjoy the comfort of air-conditioned dorm rooms, with the option to camp if preferred!

Fitness: 8 kms
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Day 3 – Kakadu – Litchfield - Darwin

Up early again to head to Litchfield National Park.

First stop is Wangi Falls for a swim in its beautiful natural plunge pool.

We then visit Tolmer Falls with its spectacular views over Litchfield National Park before making our way to relax at Buley Rockhole’s. Enjoy a picnic lunch and then head onto Florence falls for a cool swim.

On our way back to Darwin we get the opportunity to explore giant termite mounds.

Return to Darwin approximately 5.30pm

Fitness: 2 kms
Meal: Breakfast & lunch

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