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Day 1 – Kakadu National Park
This morning it is an early start but it is worth it. You will be picked up from your accommodation as we make our way to the Mary River Wetlands for our cruise. This spectacular waterway is home to over 250 species of birdlife and has the highest concentration of Saltwater Crocodiles in the Southern Hemisphere. Keep your eyes out for the mighty croc, buffalo, birds and other wildlife. It is then time to enter the spectacular Kakadu National Park at the South Alligator River. This is a beautiful spot so we stop for a picnic lunch. We then make our way to the Bowali Visitor Centre where there is a chance to buy Aboriginal arts and crafts. In the later afternoon we arrive at Ubirr. This is a truly breathtaking site including a wide range of Aboriginal paintings. Your guide will teach you about the paintings and the Dreamtime story of the Rainbow Serpent. We then climb to the top of Nadab Lookout for the most spectacular panoramic views over the floodplain and beyond into Arnhem Land. As the day draws to a close we head to our private campsite for the night.
Day 2 – Twin and Jim Jim Falls
This morning be prepared for a day of adventure and Exploration. We travel into Twin Falls by 4WD track, a boat shuttle and finally a rocky track and boardwalk. We are rewarded for our efforts by the beauty of this remote waterfall. We stay off the beaten track and make our way to Jim Jim Falls which is surrounded by spectacular 150 metre cliffs. The journey involves a walk through monsoon forests and jumping over boulders. We spend some time here soaking up the natural beauty of this majestic location. After a spectacular day we head to our camp for the night.
Day 3 – Litchfield National Park
Today is spent exploring the waterfalls, spring-fed streams and rugged sandstone escarpments of Litchfield National Park. Marvel at the truly intriguing Magnetic and Cathedral Termite Mounds. We have time to swim, hike and explore Florence and Wangi Falls We spend time at Buley Rockhole with its amazing rock pools and cascading waterfalls. After an amazing day it is time to head back into Darwin.
Kakadu National Park and its surrounds are a beautiful, remote and wild place. We will endeavour to follow the itinerary but please note some sights are seasonal and are subject to change at any time due to weather conditions and cultural significance. Access to Twin and Jim Jim Falls cannot be guaranteed. If we are unable to access the falls they will be substituted with an amazing alternative such as Barramundi Gorge
|Tour operates||May to October|
|Tour runs||Daily except Thursday|
|Tour departs Darwin YHA||6:30am|
|Tour returns Darwin YHA||Approximately 5:30pm on day 3|
|Kakadu and Litchfield National Park Tour||2||$613|
|Kakadu and Litchfield National Park Tour + 2 Nights Multishare Accommodation||4||$671|
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While this is a super fun adventure, it can be full on so you need to be pretty fit. Hikes can be over 4km, sometimes scrambling over rocks. It can be crazy hot and freezing cold so a good level of fitness is pretty important
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