Kakadu and Litchfield National Park Tour - 3 Days

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    Florence Falls Litchfield National Park
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    Swimming at Jim Jim falls
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    Beaching around at Jim Jim Falls
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    Natural Lilies in the Kakadu Wetlands
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    Hiking in Kakadu


Experience the magnificent wildlife and waterfalls of Kakadu National Park and the natural plunge pools of Litchfield National Park

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


  • 3 Day Kakadu and Litchfield tour, with a passionate and experienced tour guide
  • Pick up and drop off Darwin YHA
  • All meals on tour
  • Sleep out under the stars in swags or basic tents
  • Maximum 17 passengers
  • Travel in a comfortable air conditioned 4WD Truck
  • Authentic indigenous cultural experiences
  • Option to add 2 nights discounted multishare accommodation at Darwin YHA before and after your tour
  • *PLEASE NOTE* Payment at time of booking for the travel package is $560. The Kakadu National Park fee of $40 and Twin Falls boat shuttle fee of $13 ($53) is paid to your driver at time of pick up on Day 1. Total Package price is $613

Tours depart

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
Please book for the date you want to jump on the tour


A sleeping bag is mighty useful for this tour. You can hire one from your guide for $30, or bring your own. Let us know when you book if you need a sleeping bag.


From 01/05/2018 until 31/10/2018
Options Nights Price (AUD) Select
Kakadu and Litchfield National Park Tour 2 $613
Kakadu and Litchfield National Park Tour + 2 Nights Multishare Accommodation 4 $671

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Things You Should Know

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



  • A sense of adventure
  • Luggage up to 15kg per person
  • Good walking shoes
  • Small day pack
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Small torch
  • Hat
  • Water bottle
  • Swimming gear
  • Clothes for the hot and the freezing cold


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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-If you are not already a member of YHA Australia, membership will be included as part as your first night’s stay if your tour includes accommodation.

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- 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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