3 DAY 4WD KAKADU ADVENTURE - ACCOMMODATED (JUNE - SEPT)
- Duration: 3 Days (approx.)
- Product code: 3KA
Retail : Adult $1852 Child $1637
Price includes National Park Fee of $40/Adult and $20/Child to be paid on board
Single supplement $2272 includes $40 NPF POB
Age 8-65 years
DAY 1 – DARWIN – KAKADU
Pick up at 8 - 8.15am from your nominated accommodation in Darwin
We start our Kakadu tour by heading towards the world heritage listed Kakadu National Park, with a stopover and the iconic Australiana Bark Hut for quick refreshment .Arriving in Kakadu enjoy a picnic style lunch at Anbangbang Billabong with panoramic views across the billabong towards Burrunguy (Nourlangie rock).
After lunch explore the galleries at the base of Burrunguy and learn about the stories behind the rock art and how this area is so spiritually important the traditional owners, before climbing to the top of Gunwhardewharde lookout for a spectacular view over the Arnhem Land escarpment and the surrounding woodlands.
Tonight, we stay at Cooinda Lodge where you can enjoy a relaxing swim in the pool before joining a 2hr Sunset Cruise on the famous Yellow Waters. Here we will have the opportunity to see spectacular wildlife including abundant birdlife and crocodiles in their natural habitat.
Return to Cooinda Lodge for dinner, which is at your own expense.
Meals: Lunch included. Dinner is at your own expense.
DAY 2 – KAKADU
This morning after a healthy breakfast we head to Gunlom Falls in the southern end of Kakadu. A hike to the top is rewarded with a swim in the naturally occurring infinity pools whilst taking in
the panoramic views of southern Kakadu. The bottom plunge pool not to be missed is a must see with its oasis style beach and a great place for another swim before some lunch.
This afternoon we visit Maguk (Barramundi Gorge). A 1 km hike through a paperbark forest with some rock scrambling leads to the plunge pool for a cool swim in a pristine environment.
Time permitting, we visit the Warradjan cultural centre, this is a great opportunity to gain some insight into the traditional owners of Kakadu through interactive displays and demonstrations.
Tonight, we stay at the Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel in Jabiru.
Dinner tonight is at your own expense in the restaurant.Fitness: 5 kms
Return to Cooinda Lodge for dinner.
Meals: Breakfast & lunch included. Dinner is at your own expense.
DAY 3: KAKADU – DARWIN
We start our day with a short drive to the northern boundary of Kakadu, Stop & enjoy the sights of the tidal East Alligator River with the opportunity to spot some crocs and flying foxes!
Then on to the world famous Ubirr in the north of the park. Some of the best examples of northern Australian rock art can be found here. Learn about the art from your guide and the meaning behind these special paintings. A climb to the top is rewarded with staggering 360º views over the Nardab floodplains and into Arnhem Land.
From here we start to make our way to Darwin stopping off at Mamukala wetlands for some bird watching and views, and then on to the world Famous Humpty Doo Hotel for a cold drink before returning to Darwin at approximately 5pm.
Fitness: 3 kms
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.
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.