6-Day Kakadu, Katherine and Litchfield National Parks Camping Expedition

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Kakadu, Katherine Gorge, Litchfield and beyond – this is the ultimate top end 4WD expedition! Explore Kakadu, Nitmiluk and Litchfield National Parks in depth as you immerse yourself in Indigenous culture, spectacular and refreshing waterfalls and view an array of wildlife and mesmerizing scenery.

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Duration: 6 days
Starts: Darwin, Australia
Trip Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours >> Multi-day Tours



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Kakadu, Katherine Gorge, Litchfield and beyond – this is the ultimate top end 4WD expedition! Explore Kakadu, Nitmiluk and Litchfield National Parks in depth as you immerse yourself in Indigenous culture, spectacular and refreshing waterfalls and view an array of wildlife and mesmerizing scenery.

Day 1    Darwin – Kakadu (L,D)

Travel across the Marrakai floodplains of the Adelaide River and on into Kakadu. View ancient Aboriginal rock art at Ubirr. Take in spectacular scenery as you climb atop the rocky outcrop for majestic views of the Arnhemland sandstone plateau. Join the Guluyambi Cultural cruise on the East Alligator River to gain an amazing insight into local customs and dreamtime stories from the local Indigenous guide. You may even see a few Crocodiles! Travel to our permanent campsite at Djarradjin Billabong. Showers and toilet facilities available.

Day 2    Twin Falls, Jim Jim Falls & Kakadu (B,L,D)

Time for a a spot of real 4 Wheel Driving today as you travel out towards Jim Jim and Twin Falls.  After crossing the Jim Jim creek, arrive at Twin Falls and take a hike and cruise through the gorge. After lunch we travel back to Jim Jim and walk into the plunge pool for a refreshing swim. Overnight camp at Garnarmar campground.

Day 3    Kakadu (B,L,D)

This morning we travel to the southern sector of the park. You will have the chance to spend some time at the gorgeous walking and swimming area of Maguk before arriving at Gunlom for our overnight camp, hike to the top of the falls to experience the renowned ‘Infinity Pool’ before settling into camp for the evening.

Day 4    Kakadu – Katherine (B,L,D)

This morning, you have the opportunity to visit the Gunlom plunge pool for an early morning swim before hitting the road again on your journey to the township of Katherine. Call in at the Top Didge Gallery and join in the afternoon Cultural activities before making our way out to the Gorge to camp.

Day 5    Katherine – Litchfield (B,L,D)

An early morning cruise through the spectacular Nitmiluk Gorge is a great way to start the day.  Travelling back north, we call in at Edith Falls for lunch and afternoon swim and walk before continuing on towards Litchfield.

Day 6    Litchfield – Darwin (B,L)

Today is spend exploring the many waterfalls of Litchfield National Park. Depending on the group, you may get to visit Tolmer, Florence or Wangi Falls, just to name a few. You will be returned back to Darwin at approximately 5pm this evening, just in time to visit the Mindil Beach Markets.



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