3 Day 4WD Dragonfly Dreaming Top End Safari

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Experience the rugged beauty of the Australian outback on a three-day 4WD camping safari to Litchfield and Kakadu national parks. Your outback safari takes you on a private cruise through the Yellow Water Billabong, to Kakadu’s peerless indigenous rock art at Ubirr, and to Florence, Wangi, Twin and Jim Jim falls for tranquil swims in some of Australia’s most beautiful waterfall plunge pools. Enjoy personalized attention on this small-group tour, limited to a maximum 16 passengers.

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Duration: 3 days
Starts: Darwin, Australia
Trip Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours >> Multi-day Tours



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Experience the rugged beauty of the Australian outback on a three-day 4WD camping safari to Litchfield and Kakadu national parks. Your outback safari takes you on a private cruise through the Yellow Water Billabong, to Kakadu’s peerless indigenous rock art at Ubirr, and to Florence, Wangi, Twin and Jim Jim falls for tranquil swims in some of Australia’s most beautiful waterfall plunge pools. Enjoy personalized attention on this small-group tour, limited to a maximum 16 passengers.

Itinerary

Day 1: Darwin to Kakadu National Park via Litchfield National Park

Stop At: Litchfield National Park, Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory
You will be collected from your Darwin accommodation at approximately 7.00am for the short journey to Litchfield National Park. Explore the waterfalls, spring-fed streams and rugged sandstone escarpments of Litchfield National Park. Discover the intriguing cathedral and magnetic termite mounds before we head to Buley Rockhole for an invigorating swim. A short journey later we arrive at Florence Falls where you will enjoy a hike and another welcome swim followed by a picnic lunch.
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Kakadu National Park, Kakadu National Park, Top End, Northern Territory
Early afternoon we leave the highway behind and hit the dirt travelling along a typical outback track taking us deep into Kakadu National Park. Travel past billabongs and traverse water crossings bringing ample opportunity for wildlife spotting before a comfort stop and chance for refreshment. Early evening we arrive at our private campsite complete with comfortable permanent tents, you’ll have time to shower and refresh while your guides prepare dinner before enjoying an evening with your fellow travellers and some stargazing.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Private campsite complete with comfortable permanent tents.

Day 2: Yellow Waters Cruise, Twin Falls, Jim Jim Falls

Stop At: Kakadu National Park, Kakadu National Park, Top End, Northern Territory
Awake for breakfast this morning before joining an iconic Yellow Water Cruise. A must do activity within Kakadu National Park, the award-winning Yellow Water Cruises is Aboriginal owned and centres around a spectacular billabong system that is home to some remarkable and diverse wildlife. Spotting crocodiles is only one of the many wildlife viewing opportunities on this unique water system.
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Twin Falls, Kakadu National Park, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory 0822 Australia
Explore Twin Falls Gorge which is accessed by 4-wheel drive track, a boat shuttle service (additional cost applies) and a rocky walking track and boardwalk. Once there relax on the sandy banks and admire the falls.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Jim Jim Falls, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory Australia
There’s more 4-wheel driving as we make our way to Jim Jim Falls where a walk through a monsoon forest and over boulders takes us to the waterfall and plunge pool, which are surrounded by 150 metre cliffs.
Spend the afternoon taking in the sheer beauty of your spectacular surrounds before we make our way back to camp for a hearty dinner and well-earned rest.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Private campsite complete with comfortable permanent tents.

Day 3: Bowali & Ubirr – Return to Darwin

Stop At: Kakadu National Park, Kakadu National Park, Top End, Northern Territory
Awake and enjoy a bush breakfast.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nourlangie Rock, 52 kilometre_s from Jabiru Along A Sealed Road, Jabiru, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory 0886 Australia
This morning we travel to nearby Nourlangie Rock. Here you can see how local Aboriginal people lived in this area through changing times. Environmental and social changes are reflected in the rock art and in the ground, where archaeologists have uncovered over 20,000 years of Aboriginal occupation.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Bowali Visitors Centre, Kakadu Highway, Jabiru, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory Australia
Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre, a Gun-djeihmi name for the local area and creek on land owned by the Mirarr clan. See the audio-visual presentations and Marrawuddi Gallery showcasing Aboriginal art by artists from within Kakadu and the wider region.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ubirr, Oenpelli Road, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory Australia
Lunch today is at the culturally significant Aboriginal art site, Ubirr, located within the East Alligator region of the park. Here you will view a wide range of ancient Aboriginal art which will be interpreted by your guide. Learn the story of the Rainbow Serpent and climb the Nadab Lookout for panoramic views over the floodplain and beyond into Arnhem Land.
Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Darwin, Darwin, Top End, Northern Territory
Returning to your Darwin accommodation in the early evening.

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



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