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Visit all the major National Parks in the region. Spend 5 days exploring waterfalls, searching for crocs whilst on a wildlife cruise, view ancient aboriginal rock art and learn about the region and absorb the beauty of the Top End.

HIGHLIGHTS [PNTK5]
  • 4WD Drives
  • Aboriginal Culture
  • Gunlom Falls
  • Jim Jim Falls
  • Kakadu National Park
  • Katherine Gorge
  • Litchfield National Park
  • Maguk (Barramundi Gorge)
  • Mary River Wetlands
  • Twin Falls
  • Ubirr
  • Wildlife boat trip

Katherine GorgeLitchfield National Park

TOUR RATES
1 April 2014 - 31 March 2015
Tour
Code
Tour
Style
Adult Child Departures
PNTK5 Bush Camp $965 - Apr - Oct Mon Wed

Departure location:
100% Adventure Shop at 6:50am, Shop 2/ 52 Mitchell St, Darwin. Or hotel pick up times will be confirmed at time of booking.
Arrival location:
Darwin accommodation early evening day 5

Mary River WetlandsMary River Wetlands

INCLUDED
Experienced tour guide, meals as indicated, accommodation transfers, permanent campsites, 4 nights camping fees & equipment.

TO BRING
Sturdy walking shoes (ankle high), swimming gear, hat & sunscreen, towel & toiletries, water bottle, torch, insect repellent, camera & film, pillow, sleeping bag (can be hired for $20).

Please Note:
Safaris must be reconfirmed by 4.00pm the day before travel. Itineraries may vary and/or attractions be substituted due to seasonal & extreme weather conditions, Traditional Owner and national park requirements.

Tour Icons
How fit do you need to be for this tour? What is the maximum number of people allowed on this tour? What kind of accommodation can you expect? How much luggage can you take with you? Does this tour run reverse?
Moderate Fitness Maximum 16 people 3 Nights Camping
1 Night Bush Camping
10 KG Luggage No

ITINERARY [NTK5]

Day 1 :: Darwin to Mary River
A refreshing start to your day; the waterfalls of Litchfield National Park, followed by the spectacular Mary River Wetlands. Birds aren’t the only wildlife abundant around here; keep your eyes out for lurking crocodiles on the private river cruise! A secluded campsite at Point Stuart Wilderness Lodge is where you’ll stay tonight. (LD)

Day 2 :: Mary River to Kakadu
Discover ancient Aboriginal rock art at Ubirr, the first stop this morning. Clamber to the top of a rocky lookout for fabulous views over the Nardab floodplain. Next it’s on to Maguk (Barramundi Gorge), where a hike is rewarded with a reviving swim in the plunge pools. Tonight you stay at the permanent camp within Kakadu NP. (BLD)

Day 3 :: Kakadu National Park
Get ready for some 4WD action today on the way to Jim Jim Falls! Once you get there, you’ll hike to the base of the falls before continuing on to Twin Falls. Feel the beauty of the stunning gorge and powerful falls from the National Park operated boat and boardwalk experience. You get to your campsite at Gunlom just in time to see the vibrant colours of the tropical sunset take over the evening sky. (BLD)

Day 4 :: Kakadu to Katherine Gorge
Climb to the top of Gunlom Falls this morning and you’ll be rewarded with stunning views from the top! Cool down with a refreshing dip at Edith Falls. Tonight you’ll be camping at our permanent campsite near Katherine Gorge. (BLD)

Day 5 :: Katherine Gorge to Darwin
Paddle or cruise (at own expense) through Katherine Gorge this morning. There are more chances to get wet this afternoon! Chill out in the thermal waters of Katherine Hot Springs (seasonal) before you get you back to Darwin. (BL)


» TROPICAL SUMMER ITINERARY (NOV/DEC TO MAY)

Day 1 ::
Litchfield National Park, overnight Mary River permanent camp. (LD)

Day 4 ::
Katherine Gorge, Hike to Southern/Northern Rockhole (seasonal), overnight Katherine permanent camp. (BLD)
Day 2 ::
Wildlife cruise, Ubirr, Gubara, overnight Cooinda permanent camp. (BLD)

Day 5 ::
Edith Falls, Katherine Hot Springs (seasonal), return to Darwin. (BL)
Day 3 ::
Gunlom Falls/Motor Car Falls (seasonal), overnight Katherine permanent camp. (BLD)

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