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3 Day Kakadu Adventure

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    Fun at Jim Jim Falls Beach
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    Secluded Swimming at Koolpin Gorge
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    Hike into Koolpin Gorge
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    Floating Your Troubles away at Maguk Barramundi Gorge
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    Kicking Back in the Rock Pools above Twin Falls
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    Top of the world at Nourlangie

Tour Highlights:

  • Cruise the spectacular Yellow Waters at sunset for crocodile and wildlife spotting
  • Warradja Cultural Centre within Kakadu National Park
  • Jim Jim Falls swim & hike
  • Ubirr, hike & rock art. Views over Arnhemland
  • Maguk (Barramundi Gorge) or Gunlom Falls hike & swim
  • Budjmi Lookout hike

Day 1: Darwin- Kakadu

  • Pick up at 6.30 from your Darwin accommodation
  • En route to Kakadu, stopover at the iconic Australiana Bark Hut for quick refreshment.
  • Stop & enjoy the sights of the tidal East Alligator River with the opportunity to spot some crocs and flying foxes!
  • Experience Ubirr; Some of the best examples of northern Australian rock art can be found here- A climb to the top is rewarded with staggering 360º views over the Nardab floodplains and into Arnhemland.
  • Accommodation tonight is at the Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel in Jabiru.
  • Dinner is in the hotel restaurant (own expense)

Fitness: 3 kms
Meals: Lunch included. 

Day 2: Kakadu

  • 4 Wheel driving to Jim Jim Falls; a 1 km walk through the gorge surrounded by towering 200m high sandstone cliffs leads to the impressive plunge pool for a well-deserved refreshing swim, or simply relax on the beach whilst taking in the breathtaking views.
  • Visit the Warradjan cultural centre for the opportunity to gain some insight into the traditional owners of Kakadu
  • Accommodation is at Cooinda Lodge- enjoy a relaxing swim in the pool before joining a 2hr Sunset Cruise on the famous Yellow Waters where you get to see spectacular wildlife including abundant birdlife and crocodiles in their natural habitat.
  • Dinner is at Cooinda Lodge (own expense)

Fitness: 5kms
Meals: Breakfast & lunch. 

Day 3: Kakadu- Darwin

  • First stop is Maguk (Barramundi Gorge) for a short 1km hike through a paperbark forest with some rock scrambling leads to the plunge pool for a cool swim in a pristine environment.
  • Experience the amazing Gunlom Falls in the southern end of Kakadu, a hike to the top is rewarded with a swim in the naturally occurring infinity pools whilst taking in the panoramic views of southern Kakadu. The bottom plunge pool not to be missed is a must see
  • Return to Darwin via the historic town of Pine Creek arriving in Darwin at approximately 5.30pm.

Fitness: 3 kms
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.

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  • Accommodation transfers
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Interpretation of the natural and cultural features of Kakadu.
  • Awesome waterfalls, hikes, and walks
  • Ancient Aboriginal rock art
  • Epic Lookouts
  • Wildlife & crocodile cruise
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Departs Tuesdays through June, July, and August
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Make an Enquiry Call 1800 942 386

Things You Should Know


  • Good walking shoes or boots
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • A wide brimmed sun hat
  • Long sleeve light 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 other personal requirements
  • Towel
  • Torch/flashlight
  • A sense of humour


Cancellation and Amendment Fees


Due to the discount offered and the structure of this package - it is non-refundable once confirmed.


Each amendment (not cancellation) to the original booking, after confirmation will incur a fee of A$25 per person and per amendment.

Amendments are subject to availability.

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Cancellations and Amendments

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please notify us immediately by email. You can find the email contact details on your booking confirmation. Cancellation and change fees are outlined below:


  • A minimum cancellation fee of $25 per booking will apply to all cancellations. This fee excludes tour operator fees which will vary at the discretion of the supplier/s involved.
  • Cancellations within 48 hours of the tour, activity, accommodation, transport item commencing will incur a 100% cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued.
  • No- shows/ failure to check- in for any tour, activity, accommodation, and/or transport item is considered a cancellation and a refund will not be issued.
  • Refunds are not available on unused portions of tour packages.


  • Booking changes and amendments must be made 5 business days prior to the confirmed date of commencement for the tour, activity, accommodation, or transport item.
  • Booking changes and amendments to any booking made within 48 hours of the tour, activity, accommodation, and/or transport item may result in full cancellation and rebooking of each item and will therefore be charged full cancellation fees.
  • Each change/ amendment after confirmation will incur a minimum fee of $25 per person, per change/ amendment. This fee is in addition to any fees imposed by the tour operator which will vary in line with the cancellation and change terms and conditions of the tour operator involved.

 YHA Membership

This YHA Experiences product is not restricted to YHA members and guests. You do not need to be a member or guest of YHA to purchase this product.

  • If there is accommodation included in this YHA Experiences product and you are not already a member of YHA Australia, membership will be included as part as your first night’s stay
  • If you are an Australian resident, your membership is valid for 2 years from the month that you stay at your first YHA hostel in Australia. Your membership will renew automatically, unless you have not stayed in a YHA hostel in the past 24 months and have unsubscribed from all electronic communications.
  • If you are not an Australian resident, your membership is valid for 2 years from the month that you stay at your first YHA hostel in Australia.

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Last updated 19th January 2021

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