Kakadu National Park and East Alligator River

Discover the highlights of Kakadu on this two day tour. Travel along the Arnhem Highway into Kakadu National Park. Here you will explore rocky escarpment home to historic Aboriginal rock art dating back thousands of years, to floodplains abundant with wildlife. Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre. Join your local guide on a cruise of Yellow Water Billabong. Stop at Nourlangie to view the rock art galleries. Explore the World Heritage Area of Ubirr. Join the Guluyambi Cruise on the East Alligator River. And finally, visit the Bowali Visitor Centre before returning to Darwin.

Day 1: Darwin - Kakadu

Depart Darwin and travel along the Arnhem Highway, their major river systems and wetlands, into Kakadu National Park. Located 257 kilometres east of Darwin, this national park covers 20,000 square kilometres of landscape from rocky escarpment home to historic Aboriginal rock art dating back thousands of years, to floodplains abundant with wildlife. Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre to view the informative displays depicting the traditions of the Aboriginal people in Kakadu. Join your local guide on a cruise of Yellow Water Billabong. Search for saltwater crocodiles and the colourful range of birdlife for which this region is renowned. After lunch, stop at Nourlangie, where your guide will lead you on a walk to view the rock art galleries. (L)

There is the opportunity for an optional 50 minute scenic flight (own expense).                

Overnight: Kakadu

Day 2: Kakadu – Darwin

This morning join your 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 are able to go ashore in Arnhem Land. Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre before returning to Darwin, where your short break concludes. (L)                                         

Below price valid for travel between 01 April 2017 and 31 March 2018

Cost:

per person starts from

Budget                    Adult $615.00   Pension $589.00               Single supp $74.00

Standard               Adult $625.00   Pension $599.00               Single supp $80.00

Superior                 Adult $650.00   Pension $624.00               Single supp $100.00

Prices based on 01 Apr – 31 May & 01 Oct – 31 Mar (Twin share)

Includes: Touring, accommodation, cruise, lunch, national park entry, return transfers 
Departs:

6.30am daily (Apr – Dec) or Mon and Thu (Jan – Mar) from Darwin

Returns: 7.30pm in Darwin
Note: During Nov – Apr, access to Ubirr and East Alligator River is not always possible. Alternative touring will be arranged. 

Booking Code: 

Superior (DK40S)

Standard (DK40R)

Budget (DK40B)

To book call 1800 703 357




 

Below price valid for travel between 01 April 2018 and 31 March 2019

Cost:

per person starts from

Standard               Adult $625.00   Pension $599.00               Single supp $80.00

Superior                 Adult $650.00   Pension $624.00               Single supp $100.00

Prices based on 01 Apr – 31 May & 01 Oct – 31 Mar (Twin share)

Includes: Touring, accommodation, cruise, lunch, national park entry, return transfers 
Departs:

6.30am daily (Apr – Dec) Mon, Thu (Jan – Mar) from Darwin

Returns: 7.30pm in Darwin
Note: During Nov – Apr, access to Ubirr and East Alligator River is not always possible. Alternative touring will be arranged. 

Booking Code: 

Superior (DK40S)

Standard (DK40R)

To book call 1800 703 357