This 3 day adventure tour from Darwin offers a value for money Kakadu National Park experience which features wildlife, waterfalls, wetlands and Aboriginal art and culture.


On this Northern Territory tour to Kakadu National Park and Litchfield National Park, you will explore the landscape and waterfalls of the national parks and search for crocodiles and other wildlife on a private billabong cruise in the Mary River Wetlands. Swim in plunge pools under waterfalls in Litchfield National Park and learn about the Aboriginal Dreamtime from your guide.


Our Kakadu and Litchfield tour stays at private campsites with basic tents. This tour is perfectly suited for those looking for an Adventure Tour without breaking the bank.


This tour is part of our Alice Springs to Darwin and Darwin to Alice Springs packages. 


For departures from 1 November 2019 - 31 March 2020, we are pleased to offer a complimentary upgrade to our Classic Style, 3 Day 4WD Dragonfly Dreaming tour when booking this Buffalo Dreaming tour. For more details on the itinerary and inclusions of the Dragonfly, follow this link and return to this page to book. 


Twin Falls is currently inaccessible due to water levels and the itinerary has been modified accordingly. Please contact Reservations on 1300 551 510 for further info.


Kakadu and Litchfield Adventure Tour (Buffalo Dreaming)



Kakadu and Litchfield Adventure Tour (Buffalo Dreaming)

$625 AUD


  • Tour Departs

    Darwin, from 6.00am

  • Tour Finishes

    Darwin, Day 3, 5:30pm

  • Tour Style

    Tour Style

    Budget Adventure - Maximum 17 Travellers

  • Transportation Style

    Transportation Style

    Air Conditioned 4WD Truck

  • Tour Type

    Tour Type

    18 - 40 Recommended

  • Accommodation Style

    Accommodation Style

    Basic tents

  • Meals Included

    2 Breakfast - 3 Lunch - 2 Dinner

  • Tour Inclusions

    Professional guide, travel in an air-conditioned four wheel drive, all meals (as listed on itineraries), camping equipment, including tent and mattress, Crocodile and Wildlife cruise, drinking water (please provide your own bottle) and National Park entry fees.


  • Travelling in a small group designed for young and active travellers on a budget
  • Spot crocodiles and other wildlife on a Mary River Wetlands Cruise
  • Visit the Aboriginal Art site of Ubirr
  • Off road driving to the awe inspiring Twin and Jim Jim Falls
  • Swim in the clear waterholes and waterfalls of Litchfield National Park
  • Emphasis on basic camping with private camps


Days of Week Fare Type Price

1 November 2019 - 31 March 2020

Daily Adult - Complimentary Upgrade to 3 Day 4WD Dragonfly Dreaming AUD $625

1 May 2020 - 31 October 2020

Daily Adult AUD $645
Tour Itinerary
  • Crocodile and Wildlife cruise
  • Sweeping views of Arnhem Land from Nadab Lookout
  • Ubirr
  • Twin Falls
  • Jim Jim Falls
  • Termite mounds
  • FlorenceFalls
  • Wangi Falls
  • Buley Rockhole
Day 1 - Darwin to Kakadu National Park via Mary River Wildlife Cruise

Departing from Darwin from 6.00am, our Top End adventure begins as we travel to the Mary River Wetlands for our cruise. This region is home to over 250 bird species and has the highest concentration of saltwater crocodiles in the Southern Hemisphere. Search for the mighty crocs who rule this waterway, buffalo, birds and other wildlife.

Our entrance to Kakadu National Park is at the South Alligator River, a picturesque location for a picnic lunch. We arrive into Ubirr in the late afternoon; here you will view a wide range of ancient Aboriginal art which will be interpreted by your guide. Learn the story of the Rainbow Serpent and climb the Nadab Lookout for panoramic views over the floodplain and beyond into Arnhem Land. As the day draws to a close we head to our private campsite for dinner and our overnight stay.


Day 2 - Twin and Jim Jim Falls to Litchfield National Park

This morning the jewels of Kakadu National Park await. After breakfast and departing camp we travel off road to the majestic Twin and Jim Jim Falls* for a day of adventure and exploration. Travelling into Twin Falls by 4WD track, a boat shuttle and finally a rocky track and boardwalk we will be rewarded by the beauty of this remote waterfall deep within Kakadu National Park. Afterwards we stay off the beaten track where a walk through monsoon forests and over boulders lead us to Jim Jim Falls. Surrounded by 150 metre cliffs, we spend some time soaking up the natural beauty of this majestic location. This afternoon we depart Kakadu National Park and travel towards Litchfield National Park where we will stop along the way at our private campsite. Tonight, enjoy a hearty meal with your fellow adventurers. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

MEALS INCLUDED - DAY TWO Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

Day 3 - Litchfield National Park to Darwin

Today is spent exploring the waterfalls, spring-fed streams and rugged sandstone escarpments of Litchfield National Park. Marvel at the intriguing magnetic and cathedral termite mounds and swim, hike and explore Florence and Wangi Falls*. Discover the many rock holes and cascading waterfalls of Buley Rockhole before our early evening arrival back in Darwin. (Breakfast, Lunch)



Torch, wide brimmed hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, water bottle (1.5 litres), walking shoes/boots, sleeping bag (or can be hired for $30), toiletries, swim wear, towel, camera, comfortable and casual clothing for 3 days. 


  • Our safaris are active participation based tours. We rely on the good will of all passengers to make them a success. This includes your assistance in the preparation of meals, washing up, gathering firewood and loading/unloading vehicles.
  • Itinerary may change due to cultural reasons, seasonal changes, operational logistics and accessibility.
  • * Twin and Jim Jim Falls may not be accessible between the shoulder periods of May-June and October. During this time we will visit Gunlom Falls, Maguk or the Yurmikmik Region (Motor Car Falls or Boulder Creek)
  • Tour is not suitable for children under 15 years.
  • Twin Falls Boat Shuttle Fee ($12.50 is not included and payable direct on day of cruise).
  • Please call our Reservations Team (1300 551 510) at least 48 hours prior to departure to confirm pick-up location and time.
  • Due to limited space on the vehicle please restrict luggage to one day pack and one soft overnight bag/backpack. Excess luggage should be stored at your Darwin accommodation.
  • Travel Insurance is highly recommended.
  • Luggage is restricted to 10kg per person in a soft bag or backpack.