Departures are available from May to October.
The 5-Day Kakadu Litchfield Katherine Gorge tour offers an immersive and adventurous experience, showcasing the wetlands and waterfalls of Litchfield National Park and Kakadu National Park. It also takes you off the beaten track to discover secluded locations. During the tour, you will have ample time to appreciate the region’s natural beauty and engage with its indigenous culture and history.
- Kakadu National Park in Australia is a World Heritage Listed site known for its exceptional natural environment, wildlife, and cultural significance.
- You can visit the Bowali Visitor Centre to learn more about Kakadu’s seasons, stories, and cultural history in the region.
- Experience a cultural boat cruise along the East Alligator River on the border of Kakadu and Arnhem Land.
- Be cautious of saltwater crocodiles and Barramundi at Cahills Crossing.
- Visitors can enjoy stunning sunset views at Ubirr Rock.
- Visitors can explore Aboriginal rock art at two renowned sites, Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) and Ubirr Walk, which showcase art dating back over 20,000 years (subject to conditions/seasonality).
- Visitors can explore Kakadu’s largest waterfalls, such as Jim Jim or Twin Falls, depending on conditions and seasonality.
- Visit Maguk (Barramundi Gorge) waterfall and plunge pool to unwind and relax.
- Experience the genuine hospitality of Jabiru and Katherine in the Top End.
- You can take a helicopter flight or cruise at Katherine Gorge.
- Experience the beautiful cascading waterfalls of Edith Falls.
- Experience the awe-inspiring sight of the enormous magnetic termite mounds in the Top End, which have stood for over a century.
- Explore the natural beauty of Litchfield National Park, which features stunning waterfalls and waterholes.
- You can enjoy swimming in the clean plunge p, natural oral, spas and whirlpools at Florence Falls, Buley Rockhole, or Wangi Falls.
This itinerary is subject to change due to seasonal conditions and access restrictions. The waterfalls are rarely open before late June. The itinerary highlights are a rough guideline. Expert guides will ensure a fantastic adventure.
Experience a 5-day 4WD adventure tour in Kakadu, exploring wetlands and waterfalls. The cost is $2,250 per person for a twin-share room. Solo passengers who choose this fare option may be assigned a roommate of the same gender, if available, but it is not guaranteed. Calling all young adventurers! If you’re between 12 and 17, bring a legal guardian or adult and cozy up in your private room. It’s all part of the fun! Attention! We regret to inform you that our accommodations do not provide triple share or family rooms. Additionally, some properties may need to have ensuite facilities due to the extraordinary remote location of our tour. This product is not recommended for infants or children aged 11 and under.
This tour combines the best Top End, a 4-Day Kakadu 4WD Adventure Tour, and a 1-Day Litchfield National Park Trip. There is a hotel night in Darwin City in between. Join us on a 4WD safari adventure to experience the highlights of Kakadu National Park. Witness the ancient and exquisitely preserved Aboriginal Rock Art, a masterpiece transcending time. Explore magnificent landscapes, rainforests, waterfalls, and plunge pools. Discover unique flora and fauna, including saltwater crocodiles, on a boat cruise along the Mary River wetlands. The tour provides accommodation each evening for relaxation after a day of adventure, exploration, and cultural experiences.
Darwin – Kakadu National Park
The adventure starts in Darwin and continues to the Mary River Wetlands region for a Darwin Crocodile Tour on the river. Visitors will have the opportunity to observe a variety of bird species native to the Top End, as well as encounter the saltwater crocodile, one of the region’s largest predators. The next destination is Kakadu National Park, where the camp will be located in Jabiru for the next two nigh take a stop at the Bowali Visitor Centre, where visitors can learn about the region’s t wildlife, landscapes, and Aboriginal art, culture, and region. We then proceed to Cahills Crossing, a dangerous body of water that serves as the only road access between Kakadu National Park and Arnhem Land. Embark on an unforgettable adventure as we glide along the majestic East Alligator River, immersing ourselves in mesmerising indigenous dream time tales and catching glimpses of captivating birds, barramundi, and even mighty crocodiles. Embark on an extraordinary journey to the World Heritage Listed site, Ubirr, where you’ll be captivated by the ancient wonders. Explore this sacred sanctuary, home to the world’s oldest and most well-preserved Aboriginal Ro, and experience the magic of history. Witness the breathtaking sunset over the Nadab Floodplain. After a long day of exploring, we return to our campsite to prepare a meal together and unwind with our fellow travellers.
- Meals: Lunch, Dinner
- Indulge in the exquisite accommodations at Anbinik Kakadu Resort, offering various options like the lively Shared 6Packs, cozy Cabins, luxurious Private Anbinik Suites, and other delightful alternatives.
- Driving Distance: 420km
- The hike distance is a 1km loop with Grades 2-3 grading.
What to Bring
The weather in the Top End can change quickly. In the dry season, temperatures can reach 40 degrees Celsius and drop at night. Before travelling, check the average temperatures and pack appropriate clothing. If it rains or the weather is harsh, your tour will still happen.
COVID Safety Measures
- Wildlife Tours is a registered COVID Safe business that follows guidelines from Safe Work Australia and the ATEC COVID Ready badge program. Our procedures focus on managing the well-being of staff and passengers, practising physical distancing when possible, enhancing hygiene and cleaning protocols, and providing hand sanitisers and disposable face masks on all our vehicles. Additionally, our business is a fully vaccinated workplace.
Wildlife Tours is registered as a COVID Safe business and follows the guidelines of Safe Work Australia and the ATEC COVID Ready badge program. Our procedures focus on four key areas to mitigate the risks of coronavirus for both our Tour Guides and Guests.
- Ensure proper management of staff and passenger welfare.
- When feasible, engage in practical physical distancing.
- Improving our hygiene and cleaning protocols.
- We offer hand sanitiser and disposable face masks on all our vehicles.
- Implementing a policy to require vaccination for all employees in our workplace.