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Short Breaks from Darwin - 3 Day Tours


3 DAY KAKADU AND TWIN FALLS ADVENTURE
Code: DJ41
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Highlights: • 4 Wheel Drive Adventure • Guluyambi Cruise

Day 1: Darwin – Kakadu
Travel into Kakadu National Park. Take a guided walk to view Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie Rock. After lunch, join the famous Yellow Water Billabong Cruise and later, visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre and view the informative displays and exhibits.
Accommodation: Kakadu Lodge (Moderate) or Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel (Superior), Kakadu, 2 nights.

Day 2: Jim Jim and Twin Falls
Travel by 4WD to Jim Jim Falls carpark from where it is a 900 metre bushwalk to the Jim Jim Falls plunge pool. At the plunge pool there is time for swimming, relaxing and enjoying the spectacular scenery. Morning tea will also be served. After exploring Jim Jim Falls we travel to the day use area for a picnic lunch. After lunch we board boats to travel up the first part of the gorge. Following this there is a 45 minute walk over slippery rocks with sand and along rock ledges. Relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery at the base of the falls. Today's touring is only suitable to people with a good level of fitness.

Day 3: 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. We have an Aboriginal guide with us and with the special permission of the local people, we will be able to go ashore in Arnhem Land. Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre. There is time for an optional 30 minute scenic flight ($120) over the Arnhem Land Escarpment. Return to Darwin.
Kakadu and Twin Falls Adventure

DATES & PRICES

Departs: Daily 6.30am (Jun – Oct) from Darwin (or earlier from your hotel)
Concludes: 7.30pm approximately in Darwin
Valid: 01 June 2014 - 30 September 2014
Prices (AUD) Adult Child Single
Moderate $950 $760 $1170
Superior $1115 $892 $1470
Valid: 01 October 2014 - 31 October 2014
Prices (AUD) Adult Child Single
Moderate $825 $660 $965
Superior $950 $760 $1145
 
The adult price includes a National Park Entry Fee.
The fee is $25 per adult. You only have to pay this fee once when purchasing 2 or more Day Tours in this national park, as entry is valid for 3 consecutive days. It is an additional compulsory government charge at time of booking and is subject to change without notice. Children 15 years and under are not required to pay the entry fee. You must carry your ticket with you every time you enter the National Park or you will be required to purchase another ticket.
 
Valid till 31 March 2015


3 DAY KAKADU AND ARNHEM LAND
Code: DK70
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Highlights: • Kakadu National Park • Arnhem Land

Day 1: Darwin – Kakadu
Travel via Adelaide River and the Marrakai Plains into Kakadu National Park. Take a guided walk to view Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie Rock. After lunch join the Yellow Water Billabong Cruise to observe saltwater crocodiles. Visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre.
Accommodation:Aurora Kakadu (Budget), Aurora Kakadu (Standard), Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel (Moderate or Superior) or Hawk Dreaming Wilderness Lodge* (Superior + Wilderness), Kakadu, 2 nights.

Day 2: Arnhem Land by 4 Wheel Drive
An early start this morning as we travel by 4 Wheel Drive vehicle into Arnhem Land and the Mikinj Valley. We travel through spectacular scenery including sandstone outcrops, escarpments, forests and floodplains. Learn about traditional land ownership, bush skills and ‘bush tucker’. View Aboriginal rock art. Most tours are accompanied by an Aboriginal guide.

Day 3: 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. We have an Aboriginal guide with us who will take us ashore in Arnhem Land. Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre. Take a 30 minute scenic flight ($120) over the Arnhem Land Escarpment. Return to Darwin.
Kakadu and Arnhem Land

DATES & PRICES

Departs: Daily 6.15am (May-29 Nov) from Darwin
Concludes: 7.30pm approximately in Darwin
Valid: 01 May 2014 - 31 May 2014 + 01 October 2014 - 30 November 2014
Prices (AUD) Adult Child Single
Budget $850 $680 $980
Moderate $875 $700 $1015
Standard $950 $760 $1100
Superior $975 $780 $1170
Superior + Wilderness $1325 $1060 $1710
Valid: 01 June 2014 - 30 September 2014
Prices (AUD) Adult Child Single
Budget $950 $760 $1165
Moderate $975 $780 $1200
Standard $1050 $840 $1290
Superior $1150 $920 $1505
Superior + Wilderness $1325 $1100 $1760
 
The adult price includes a National Park Entry Fee.
The fee is $25 per adult. You only have to pay this fee once when purchasing 2 or more Day Tours in this national park, as entry is valid for 3 consecutive days. It is an additional compulsory government charge at time of booking and is subject to change without notice. Children 15 years and under are not required to pay the entry fee. You must carry your ticket with you every time you enter the National Park or you will be required to purchase another ticket.
 
Valid till 31 March 2015


3 DAY KAKADU AND LITCHFIELD NATIONAL PARKS
Code: DK48
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Highlights: • Guluyambi Cruise • Litchfield National Park

Day 1: Darwin – Kakadu
Travel through the Marrakai Plains and deep into Kakadu National Park. View ancient Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie Rock. After lunch at Cooinda, we join our local guide for a cruise on the famous Yellow Water Billabong where there is the opportunity to see bird life and saltwater crocodiles. Later visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre and view displays and exhibits depicting the traditions of the Aboriginal people in Kakadu.
Accommodation: Aurora Kakadu (Budget), Aurora Kakadu (Standard), Hawk Dreaming Wilderness Lodge* (Standard + Wilderness or Superior + Wilderness) or Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel (Superior), Kakadu.

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. We have an Aboriginal guide with us and with the special permission of the local people, we will be able to go ashore in Arnhem Land. Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre. There is time for an optional scenic flight over the Arnhem Land Escarpment. Return to Darwin, arriving approximately 7.30pm.
Accommodation: Value Inn (Budget), Travelodge Mirambeena Resort (Standard or Standard + Wilderness) or Novotel Atrium (Superior or Superior + Wilderness), Darwin.

Day 3: Litchfield National Park – Darwin
Leaving Darwin, we follow the Stuart Highway via the township of Batchelor to Litchfield National Park. Visiting the main falls of the 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. We 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. During the day we stop for a picnic lunch. A great day also for taking many interesting photos, including the amazing stand of termite mounds.
Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks

DATES & PRICES

Departs: Daily (Apr-Nov) and Mon, Wed, Thu & Sun (Dec-Mar) 6:15am
Concludes: 6.00pm approximately in Darwin
Valid: 01 April 2014 - 31 May 2014
Prices (AUD) Adult Child Single
Budget $765 $612 $905
Standard $829 $663 $994
Superior $895 $716 $1120
Superior + Wilderness $1075 $860 $1400
Valid: 01 June 2013 - 31 March 2015
Prices (AUD) Adult Child Single
Budget $825 $660 $1005
Standard $875 $700 $1085
Superior $1025 $820 $1335
Superior + Wilderness $1125 $900 $1450
 
The adult price includes a National Park Entry Fee.
The fee is $25 per adult. You only have to pay this fee once when purchasing 2 or more Day Tours in this national park, as entry is valid for 3 consecutive days. It is an additional compulsory government charge at time of booking and is subject to change without notice. Children 15 years and under are not required to pay the entry fee. You must carry your ticket with you every time you enter the National Park or you will be required to purchase another ticket.
 
Valid till 31 March 2015


3 DAY KAKADU AND KATHERINE GORGE (MAY - OCTOBER)
Code: DG42
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Highlights: • Jumping Crocodile Cruise • Katherine Gorge

Day 1: Darwin – Kakadu
We join the famous Jumping Crocodile Cruise, where your local guide will entice crocodiles to leap from the water. Enjoy lunch before continuing to Kakadu National Park. Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre. There is time for an optional 30 minute scenic flight ($120). Enjoy a guided walk to view rock art and then to the top of Ubirr for great views.
Accommodation: Aurora Kakadu (Budget), Aurora Kakadu (Standard) or Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel (Superior), Kakadu.

Day 2: Kakadu – Katherine
Take a guided walk at Nourlangie Rock to view Aboriginal rock art. Visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre and view the informative exhibits and displays. After lunch join a cruise on Yellow Water Billabong. Travel to Katherine.
Accommodation: Ibis Styles Katherine (Budget or Standard or Superior).

Day 3: Katherine – Darwin
Enjoy a breakfast cruise through Katherine Gorge and be amazed by its sheer sandstone cliffs. Inspect the National Park Information Centre. Continue to beautiful Edith Falls, where there is time to take a refreshing swim (conditions permitting). Visit the Adelaide River War Cemetery before returning to Darwin.
Kakadu and Katherine Gorge

DATES & PRICES

Departs: Tue & Sat 7.15am (May–Oct) from Darwin - Green season itinerary operates Nov – Apr see tour DG52.
Concludes: 6.00pm approximately in Darwin
Valid: 01 May 2014 - 31 May 2014 + 01 October 2014 - 31 October 2014
Prices (AUD) Adult Child Single
Budget $875 $700 $1010
Standard $905 $724 $1050
Superior $950 $760 $1115
Valid: 01 June 2014 - 30 September 2014
Prices (AUD) Adult Child Single
Budget $925 $740 $1100
Standard $975 $780 $1165
Superior $1050 $840 $1300
 
The adult price includes a National Park Entry Fee.
The fee is $25 per adult. You only have to pay this fee once when purchasing 2 or more Day Tours in this national park, as entry is valid for 3 consecutive days. It is an additional compulsory government charge at time of booking and is subject to change without notice. Children 15 years and under are not required to pay the entry fee. You must carry your ticket with you every time you enter the National Park or you will be required to purchase another ticket.
 
Valid till 31 March 2015


3 DAY KAKADU AND KATHERINE GORGE (NOVEMBER - APRIL)
Code: DG52
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Highlights: • Yellow Water Billabong Cruise • Katherine Gorge

Day 1: Darwin – Kakadu
Travel deep into Kakadu National Park. Take a guided walk at Nourlangie Rock to view Aboriginal rock art. After lunch join the Yellow Water Billabong Cruise to observe saltwater crocodiles. Visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre. Opportunity for a scenic flight (own expense) over the Arnhem Land Escarpment.
Accommodation: Aurora Kakadu (Budget), Aurora Kakadu (Standard) or Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel (Superior), Kakadu.

Day 2: Kakadu – Darwin
This morning stop at Ubirr for a short walk to view rock art. Join the Guluyambi Cruise along the East Alligator River in search of saltwater crocodiles. We have an Aboriginal guide with us and with the special permission of the local people, we will be able to go ashore in Arnhem Land. Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre. Return journey to Darwin.
Accommodation: Value Inn (Budget), Travelodge Mirambeena Resort (Standard) or Novotel Atrium (Superior), Darwin.

Day 3: Darwin – Katherine
Travel south from Darwin and stop at the Adelaide River War Cemetery. Continue to Edith Falls, where there is time for a refreshing swim (conditions permitting). Enjoy lunch onboard a 2 hour scenic cruise through Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park. There is a short walk to reach the second gorge. Enjoy a brief tour of Katherine before returning to Darwin. An evening stop is made at Adelaide River where you may purchase dinner (own expense) such as the famous ‘Barra and Chips’.
Kakadu and Katherine Gorge

DATES & PRICES

Departs: Tue, Thu, Sat & Sun 6.15am (Nov – Apr) from Darwin (or earlier from your hotel) - Dry season itinerary operates May – Oct see tour DG42
Concludes: Tue, Thu & Sat 8.30pm and Sat 7.30pm approximately in Darwin
Valid: 01 November 2014 - 31 March 2015
Prices (AUD) Adult Child Single
Budget $795 $636 $905
Standard $850 $680 $1000
Superior $919 $735 $1104
 
The adult price includes a National Park Entry Fee.
The fee is $25 per adult. You only have to pay this fee once when purchasing 2 or more Day Tours in this national park, as entry is valid for 3 consecutive days. It is an additional compulsory government charge at time of booking and is subject to change without notice. Children 15 years and under are not required to pay the entry fee. You must carry your ticket with you every time you enter the National Park or you will be required to purchase another ticket.
 
Valid till 31 March 2015