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.

Day 2 Kakadu - Darwin: Explore the World Heritage Area of Ubirr, where you’ll climb up through the ancient Aboriginal rock art galleries. Join the Guluyambi Cruise on the East Alligator River. An Aboriginal guide will provide an insight into their culture, local mythology, the river’s ecology as well as bush survival skills. 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)
  • Visit Howard Springs Nature Park

Inclusions

  • Accommodation
  • Kakadu National Park Ticket
  • Yellow Water Billabong Cruise & lunch (Day 1)
  • Guluyambi Cruise & lunch (Day 2)
  • Lunch (Day 3)
  • Return airport transfers (flight information required at time of booking)

Times

Up to 31Mar19:
Departs: 6.30am daily (Apr-29Nov) & 6.30am Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday (30Nov-Mar) from 69 Mitchell St, Darwin
Returns: 6.00pm

From 01Apr19:
Departs: 6.30am daily (Apr-Nov) 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