3 Day Kakadu & Litchfield National Parks

Experience the must see attractions of the Top End in this 3 Day Kakadu & Litchfield National Parks Tour with AAT Kings. Visiting Kakadu National Park and Litchfield National Park, you will have the amazing opportunity to view Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie, cruise the East Alligator River and Yellow Water Billabong in search of the formidable saltwater crocodiles and view the amazing stand of termite mounds. View spectacular waterfalls, swim in crystal clear rock pools and enjoy learning about the Aboriginal culture at Bowali Visitor Centre and Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre.


Accommodation

Budget: Aurora Kakadu & Travelodge Mirambeena Resort

Standard: Aurora Kakadu & Travelodge Mirambeena Resort

Superior: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel & DoubleTree Esplanade


Itinerary

Day 1 Darwin - Kakadu: Depart Darwin and travel deep into Kakadu National Park. Take a guided walk to view Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie. Cruise on the Yellow Water Billabong to see prolific wildlife, then stop at the Warradjan Cultural Centre to view the informative displays.

Note: Reverse itinerary will operate on Wed (Dec- Mar)

Day 2 Kakadu - Darwin: This morning stop at Ubirr with a short walk to view Aboriginal rock art. Join the Guluyambi Cruise along the East Alligator River in search of saltwater crocodiles. You have an Aboriginal Guide and with the special permission of the local people, will be able to go ashore in Arnhem Land. Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre before returning to Darwin.

Day 3 Litchfield National Park - Darwin: Follow the Stuart Highway via Batchelor to Litchfield National Park. You have the opportunity for scenic and interpretive bush and monsoon vine forest walks. View Florence Falls before making your way down the stairs to the plunge pool below with an opportunity to swim. Visit Tolmer Falls for a magnificent view of the water cascading down to the deep waterhole below. Venture to Wangi Falls for another opportunity for a swim in the large crystal-clear pool and an optional steady climb through the rainforest to the top of the falls. Stop for a picnic lunch.

* Due to seasonal conditions, this itinerary may change without notice.


Highlights

  • Explore World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park
  • Cruise Yellow Water billabong
  • Explore Nourlangie and Ubirr art sites
  • Cruise East Alligator River with an Aboriginal guide
  • Discover the wonders of Litchfield National Park
  • See stunning Florence and Tolmer falls
  • Enjoy a swim or bushwalk at Wangi Falls (conditions permitting)

Inclusions

  • Accommodation
  • Lunch daily
  • Guluyambi Cruise
  • Yellow Water Billabong Cruise
  • Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre
  • Return Airport Transfers

Times

Departs: 6.30am daily (Apr-29Nov) & 6.30am Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday (30Nov-Mar) from 69 Mitchell St, Darwin
Returns: 6.00pm
Hotel pick ups are available. Please request at the time of booking


Additional Info

Children: 15 years and under are charged at the child rate
What to Bring: Comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, water bottle, camera and a jacket in cooler months
Luggage Allowance: One medium size suitcase per person plus an overnight bag
Note: A good level of fitness is required to access some of the waterfalls. Seasonal conditions may affect inclusions from time to time, in which case alternative touring will be arranged.
During the months November to April, access to Ubirr and East Alligator River is not always possible.
Due to seasonal conditions and varying weather conditions, this itinerary may change without notice.
Tour Code: DK48
Operated By: AAT Kings