FOR TRIPS DEPARTING MAY THROUGH OCTOBER
The itinerary and accommodation in both Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks vary depending on the season (wet vs. dry). We will visit slightly different attractions depending on the weather conditions. During wet season (November through April), we will usually visit Litchfield National Park first before continuing on to Kakadu National Park.
Day 1 Darwin/Kakadu NP (1L,1D)
Meet at the joining hotel at 6:30am sharp. See Joining Hotel in the trip details or your voucher for the meeting location. Pre-accommodation is available at the meeting location; please speak to your sales agent to book. Depart to Corroboree Billabong for an included wildlife and crocodile-spotting cruise. Visit Ubirr to look at the indigenous rock art. Stop at an Aboriginal arts and crafts centre to learn about the ideas behind the creations. Overnight at our campsite near Jim Jim Falls (seasonal from May-October). At Jim Jim Falls there are options to sleep in a tent or outside under the night sky in a swag (canvas bedroll). During the wet season (usually November - April) groups will stay in dorm accommodation (located outside the park) to avoid the rain. NOTE: The itinerary will vary depending on the season and weather conditions. Estimated travel time: 4 hours Travel distance: 250 km
Day 2 Kakadu NP/Litchfield NP (1B,1L,1D)
Embark early on a full day of exploring. Hike to the top of Twin Falls for great views and an outstanding swimming spot. Walk to Jim Jim Falls and take in the sandstone cliffs while taking time to cool off in the refreshing plunge pools. Travel to our overnight camp near Litchfield, swags (canvas bedrolls) or tents await. End the night with a group BBQ. NOTE: The itinerary for this day varies depending on the season. During the rainy season the accommodations will be dorm-style and we will visit slightly different attractions depending on the weather conditions. Estimated travel time: 3 hours Travel distance: 200 km
Day 3 Litchfield NP/Darwin (1B,1L)
An early start to take advantage of time in Litchfield National Park. Visit the Wangi, Florence and Tolmer Falls with opportunities to go for a swim. Visit the Buley Rockholes and see the amazing giant termite mounds. Tour ends in Darwin upon arrival at 6pm, please book departure flights after 8pm. Estimated travel time: 2 hours Travel distance: 170 km
FOR TRIPS DEPARTING NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL
Day 1 Darwin/Litchfield NP (1L,1D)
Day 2 Kakadu NP (1B,1L,1D)
Depart from Darwin at 6:30am, an early start to take advantage of time in Litchfield National Park. Visit the Florence and Tolmer Falls and cool off with a swim. Visit the Buley Rockhole and see the spectacular giant termite mounds before continuing on to the Adelaide River for a croc cruise.
Day 3 Kakadu NP/Darwin (1B,1L,1D)
Cross into Kakadu National Park and visit an Aboriginal cultural centre, learn about some rock art and hike down to a breathtaking gorge with various pools.