7 Days Darwin, Kakadu National Park, Katherine Gorge Touring Package

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World Heritage listed and the largest National Park in Australia, Kakadu is one of the most diverse landscapes you’ll ever experience, and you’ll be amazed at the population of wildlife in the water, on the land and in the air. See some of the most amazing terrain Australia has to offer on your way to and inside Kakadu. Marvel at the concentration of rock art sites that illustrate Aboriginal culture, some dating back 50,000 years.

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Duration: 7 days
Starts: Eaton, Australia
Trip Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours >> Multi-day Tours



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World Heritage listed and the largest National Park in Australia, Kakadu is one of the most diverse landscapes you’ll ever experience, and you’ll be amazed at the population of wildlife in the water, on the land and in the air. See some of the most amazing terrain Australia has to offer on your way to and inside Kakadu. Marvel at the concentration of rock art sites that illustrate Aboriginal culture, some dating back 50,000 years.

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Darwin

Pass By: Darwin, Darwin, Top End, Northern Territory
Arrive in Darwin Airport or Train Station, Transfer to Hotel.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight: Hotel 4 Star

Day 2: Katherine Gorge – Darwin to Katherine Gorge

Pass By: Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, Gorge Road, Nitmiluk National Park, Katherine, Northern Territory 0852 Australia
Leaving Darwin we travel south through tropical country, passing former WWII airstrips en route to Adelaide River. Make a short stop at the Adelaide River War Cemetery, a site dedicated to those killed in the air raids in Darwin in the 1940’s. Continue to Edith Falls, where there is time for a refreshing swim in the paperbark and pandanas fringed waterhole beneath the falls (conditions permitting). After your included lunch, we join a 2 hour scenic cruise through Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park, with a chance to see freshwater crocodiles sunning themselves on the banks of the river and many interesting species of birdlife. Our cruise of the first two gorges takes us past sheer rock walls and requires a short walk to reach the second gorge. Back through the township of Katherine, the hub of the region’s cattle and farming industries. Travel via Pine Creek, an historic gold mining town, to our evening stop where you may purchase dinner at Emerald Springs (own expense)

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 Star Hotel

Day 3: Darwin City Sights

Pass By: Darwin, Darwin, Top End, Northern Territory
See the lush Botanic Gardens and the Chinese Temple, which was re-built after it was totally demolished by Cyclone Tracy in 1974. Tour the historic sites of the city including the East Point Military Precinct. See the Stokes Hill Wharf area, the Mooring Basin and Darwin Aviation Museum. There is also time available to explore the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, whose collections encompass Aboriginal art, visual arts, and Northern Territory history and natural sciences.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 Star Hotel

Day 4: Darwin – Kakadu National Park – Darwin to Kakadu National Park

Pass By: Kakadu National park, Kakadu Hwy, Jabiru, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory 0886 Australia
Depart Darwin and travel through pristine wetlands to Kakadu National Park, with its suite of landscapes varying from red-hued escarpments to floodplains teeming with wildlife. Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre, then join your local guide on an award-winning cruise to experience the dramatic scenery of the Yellow Water Billabong. Keep an eye out for saltwater crocodiles, a diverse array of smaller wildlife, and the range of birdlife for which this region is renowned.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 Star Hotel

Day 5: Guluyambi Cruise

Pass By: Ubirr, Oenpelli Road, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory Australia
This morning join your Driver Guide to explore the World Heritage Area of Ubirr, where you’ll climb up through the ancient Aboriginal rock art galleries, believed to be 20,000 years old, to the lookout for a view over the surrounding wetlands. Join the Guluyambi Cruise on the East Alligator River. An Aboriginal guide will provide an insight 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 can go ashore in Arnhem Land. Visit the Marrawuddi Art Gallery before returning to Darwin.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 Star Hotel

Day 6: Litchfield National Park & Waterfalls

Pass By: Litchfield National Park, Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory
In Litchfield National Park today your first stop is beautiful Florence Falls. After a swim in its pristine rock pool, travel on to Tolmer Falls for a magnificent view of the water cascading down to the deep waterhole below. Wangi Falls, with its large crystal-clear pool, is another relaxing spot for a swim. At Howard Springs Nature Park, you’ll have the opportunity to feed the barramundi and turtles. Return to Darwin in the early evening, where your tour conclude.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 Star Hotel

Day 7: Transfer to Airport (Train Station)

Pass By: Darwin, Darwin, Top End, Northern Territory
After Breakfast, Tranfer to Airport ( Train Station)

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



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