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Territory Expeditions: 4 day/3 night 4WD Kakadu/Arnhemland Tour (May to Oct)

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Territory Expeditions: 4 day/3 night 4WD Kakadu/Arnhemland Tour (May to Oct)


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Duration: 4 Day/ 3 Night

Location: Darwin

Time: Depart 6:30am/ Return 5:30pm

Meet Location: Your Accomodation in Darwin

Vibe: Adventure, Hike, Camping, Explore

Fees on arrival: Sleeping bag hire $15 each to be paid to the driver

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Tour Intro:

Explore Kakadu and Arnhemland, two of the most culturally diverse National Parks in Australia. This tour has an in-depth look at the indigenous culture of Kakadu and Arnhemland.

The trip hits up both > Kakadu and Arnhemland National Parks. This is a very active trip which puts large emphasis on aboriginal culture - it involves camping, hiking and swimming at waterfalls.

You'd be mad not too, NO?

Itinerary:

Day 1

  • We start our Kakadu tour by heading straight for a wildlife cruise with crocodiles and bird watching. Fantastic photo opportunities.
  • Then we commence the drive toward Kakadu National Park.
  • A picnic lunch on the East Alligator rivers bank (not too close!) with the opportunity to spot some crocs and flying foxes.
  • Then on to the world famous Ubirr Rock in the north of the park. Ancient rock art and staggering 360º views over the Nardab floodplain.
  • Dinner and camping under the stars in the heart of Kakadu at our safari camp.
    Toilets and Showers at Garnamarr. (L,D)

Day 2:

  • After breakfast we do some 4 Wheel driving to Twin Falls. From here we take the escarpment walk to the top of the falls for a swim in the crystal clear pools away from the crowds.
  • Then we’ll find a shady spot by Jim Jim Creek for some lunch.
  • A short climb up Budjimi Lookout will reward you with spectacular views of the ancient Arnhemland escarpment.
  • After lunch, a 1km walk through monsoonal vine forest to the base of Jim Jim Falls for a relaxing afternoon swimming in the plunge pool and resting on the beach.
  • Tonight we camp at Garnamarr, at the base of the escarpment. Tonight we replenish ourselves with the Great Aussie BBQ including a taste plate of Crocodile, Buffalo and Kangaroo.
  • Showers and toilets available. (B,L,D)

Day 3:

  • An early start as we head to the Warradjan Cultural Centre to learn more about the local Aboriginal people of Kakadu.
  • We then make our way to Barramundi Gorge (Maguk) for a 1km walk through towering paperbarks and crystal clear waters for a refreshing swim in the plunge pool.
  • After a relaxing afternoon we drop you off at your accommodation in Jabiru where you can relax, regroup and get ready for 2 more days of adventure. (B,L,D)

Accommodation at Jabiru.

Territory Expeditions has arranged tonight’s accommodation at Aurora Kakadu Lodge. This is a resort style caravan park with a magnificent lagoon style pool, which is surrounded by lush tropical gardens and is complemented by the Poolside Bar & Bistro. Upon arrival you will be given a tent, swag, dinner and breakfast vouchers. The camp site is unpowered so be sure to bring a torch.

Day 4:

  • You will be picked up from your accommodation at approx 8:30am for the start of an unforgettable experience.
  • Today we visit Aboriginal Lands (Arnhem Land) access to this area is restricted to a select group of tour operators.
  • While you are in Arnhem Land a traditional Aboriginal guide will show you excellent examples of rock art on Injalak Hill (Long Tom Dreaming), this area has some of the best rock art examples in
  • Western Arnhem Land and some say Australia.
  • The view from the top of the hill is simply breathtaking, looking out across the floodplains and around the escarpment
  • When we farewell our Aboriginal guide back at the Injalak Art & Craft Centre there is an opportunity to browse or purchase goods from this non-profit Aboriginal organization.
  • This afternoon we are privileged to have access into the valley, with its stunning scenery of billabongs, birds, escarpment this is truly a place where you can escape and experience this unique untouched haven of the Northern Territory.
  • Returning to Darwin approximately 7pm ending this amazing Kakadu tour. (B,L)

Itinerary may be done in reverse at Guides discretion.

Inclusions:

Small groups (ensures minimal environmental impact)All meals as indicated Accommodation transfers within the city Camping fees and equipment including swags and tents.Great walks/hikes (getting away from the crowds)Interpretation of the natural and cultural features of Kakadu. Swimming in idyllic locations.Ancient Rock Art.Great Lookouts (great photographs)Wildlife & crocodile cruise Vegetarians easily catered for.Taste plate of Crocodile, Kangaroo and Buffalo with Aussie BBQ (When available)

What to bring:

Please note Luggage is strictly restricted to a soft bag of 10 kilos per person. Sunscreen Insect Repellent A wide brimmed sun hat Light long sleeve shirt for sun protection 1 Litre water bottle for drinking water Swimmers/ Bathers/ Togs Light comfortable clothing A jacket (mainly for June, July and August nights)Medication and others personal requirements Towel Inflatable camping pillow or small cushion Torch/ Flashlight A sense of humor!Sleeping bag (can be hired for $15, please advise when booking)


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