|1 DAY KAKADU NATIONAL PARK|
|Highlights: • Nourlangie Rock • Yellow Water Billabong Cruise
Leaving Darwin, we travel on the Arnhem Highway across the Adelaide River and Marrakai Plains. A wide selection of native wildlife has made this region their home. Stop at Nourlangie Rock, where your Guide will lead a walk to view ancient Aboriginal rock art. After lunch we join our local guide for a cruise on the famous Yellow Water Billabong. Search for saltwater crocodiles and the colourful range of bird life this region is renowned for. Visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre and view the informative displays depicting the traditions of the Aboriginal people in Kakadu, before returning to Darwin. An optional spectacular 50 minute scenic flight over Kakadu is available today.
|1 DAY KATHERINE GORGE AND EDITH FALLS|
|Highlights: • Katherine Gorge Cruise • Edith Falls
Travel south through tropical country, passing former WWII airstrips. We make a short stop at the Adelaide River War Cemetery, a site dedicated to those killed in the air raids in Darwin in the 1940s. Continue to Edith Falls, where there is time for a refreshing swim in the waterhole beneath the falls (conditions permitting). Enjoy lunch and a 2 hour scenic cruise through Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park. Enjoy a brief tour of Katherine, the third largest town in the Territory and hub of the region’s cattle and farming industries. An evening stop is made at Adelaide River where you may purchase dinner (own expense). You may like to sample the famous ‘Barra and Chips’, before returning to Darwin.
|1 DAY LITCHFIELD NATIONAL PARK|
|Highlights: • Florence, Tolmer and Wangi Falls
Visiting the main falls of Litchfield National Park, you have the opportunity for scenic and interpretive bush and monsoon vine forest walks. View Florence Falls from a high vantage point before making your way down the stairs to the plunge pool below. 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 monsoon vine forest to the top of the falls. A great day also for taking many interesting photos, including the amazing stand of termite mounds.