2-Day Kakadu National Park Cultural and Wildlife Tour from Darwin

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Experience Kakadu National Park, an area of great natural beauty and sweeping landscapes on this 2-day trip from Darwin. Cruise the Yellow Water Billabong and East Alligator River with a local guide, and keep an eye out for crocodiles and other local wildlife. View the Aboriginal rock art galleries at Nourlangie Rock and Ubirr with your guide. Choose from different levels of accommodation to suit all budgets.

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Duration: 2 days
Starts: Darwin City, Australia
Trip Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours >> Overnight Tours



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Experience Kakadu National Park, an area of great natural beauty and sweeping landscapes on this 2-day trip from Darwin. Cruise the Yellow Water Billabong and East Alligator River with a local guide, and keep an eye out for crocodiles and other local wildlife. View the Aboriginal rock art galleries at Nourlangie Rock and Ubirr with your guide. Choose from different levels of accommodation to suit all budgets.

Itinerary

Day 1: Darwin – Kakadu

Pass By: Djukbinj National Park, Arnhem Highway/Woolner Road, Marrakai, Northern Territory 0822 Australia
Travelling towards Kakadu along the Arnhem Highway, the Marrakai Plains will provide a beautiful backdrop for your onward journey

Stop At: Nourlangie Rock, 52 kilometre_s from Jabiru Along A Sealed Road, Jabiru, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory 0886 Australia
Travel to the Nourlangie rock art site and take a walk with your Driver Guide around its base to see many different forms of Aboriginal rock art
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Cooinda Lodge Kakadu, Kakadu Hwy, Kakadu NT 0822, Australia
Stop for your included lunch in Cooinda.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Yellow Water (Ngurrungurrudjba) Cruises, Kakadu Hwy, Kakadu NT 0886, Australia
Join your local guide for a cruise on Yellow Water Billabong, home to thousands of saltwater crocodiles and up to 60 species of colourful birdlife, including sea eagles, brolgas and tiny brilliantly-hued kingfishers.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Warradjan Cultural Centre, Kakadu Kakadu National Park, Jim Jim, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory 0886 Australia
Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre, where you’ll be introduced to the way of life of the Bininj people, traditional owners of this land
Duration: 20 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Guluyambi Cultural Cruise

Stop At: Ubirr, Oenpelli Road, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory Australia
This morning, head off with your Driver Guide to explore the World Heritage area of Ubirr, where you’ll explore extensive Aboriginal rock art galleries believed to be 20,000 years old, and considered among the best in the world. Climb to the lookout for stunning views over the floodplains, woodlands and dark ribbons of rainforest of the surrounding Nadab wetlands.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: East Alligator Upstream Boat Ramp, Unnamed Rd,, Kakadu NT 0822, Australia
Then take the Guluyambi Cultural Cruise along the East Alligator River, where an Aboriginal guide will provide insights into their culture, including local mythology, the river’s abundant food chain, as well as bush survival skills. With special permission of the local people, you are able to go ashore in Arnhem Land.
Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Stop At: Bowali Visitors Centre, Kakadu Highway, Jabiru, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory Australia
Visit Bowali Visitor Centre, which houses a wealth of information on the Park’s ecology and Aboriginal culture. Finally, you’ll return to Darwin, where your Short Break concludes this evening.
Duration: 40 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.



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