3 Day Kakadu/Litchfield 4WD Expedition (June to September)
Explore the top end of Australia on this 3 day adventure featuruing the highlights of Litchfield and Kakadu National Parks. Visit all the main attractions in a small group travelling by 4WD with one of the Top End’s best tour operators.
Day 1 – Darwin to Kakadu
Picking up between 6.30am to 6.45am from your nominated accommodation in Darwin, we start our expedition by heading towards Kakadu to join a wildlife cruise on Corrobboree Billabong. This is a great opportunity to observe crocodiles and the prolific birdlife in their natural habitat. Following the cruise, we commence our drive into Kakadu National Park.
Stop & enjoy a picnic lunch near the East Alligator River with the opportunity to spot some crocs and flying foxes!
We then make our way to the world famous Ubirr in the northern reaches of Kakadu National Park where some of the best examples of
northern Australian rock art can be found. Learn about the ancient art from your guide and the meaning behind these special paintings. A climb to the top of Ubirr will be rewarded with staggering 360º views over the Nardab floodplains and into Arnhemland.
Tonight, we camp at our exclusive safari camp at Mardugal Billabong in the heart of Kakadu National Park where we can enjoy sitting around an open campfire enjoying a cool beverage or a toasted marshmallow.
Fitness: 3 kms / Meals: Lunch & Dinner.
Day 2 – Kakadu National Park
An early rise this morning as we prepare for a big day of spectacular waterfalls and some great walks!
Following breakfast we make our way to Maguk (Barramundi Gorge). A 1 kilometre hike through a paperbark forest with some rock scrambling leads us to the plunge pool for a cool swim in a pristine environment.
We then head to 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 and a great place to relax on the beach.
We finish the day with a short hike and swim at Ikoymarrwa (Moline Rockhole), a special permit area with very few visitors.
Tonight we set up camp at Mary River Roadhouse on the Kakadu border.
Fitness: 4 kms / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 3 – Kakadu to Litchfield National Park to Darwin
Another early start as we make our way to Litchfield National Park to spend our last day together exploring the wonders of the Top End!
Learn about the intriguing Cathedral and Magnetic mounds that are prolific in this region. Hiking and swimming at Buley Rockhole’s, Florence Falls and Wangi Falls.
Return to Darwin approximately 5.30pm
Fitness: 2 kms / Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Please note: there is an AUD40 National Park Entry Fee to be paid directly to your Tour Guide on the morning of departure.
Itinerary may be done in reverse at Guides discretion.
All itineraries are subject to change without notice due to seasonal and extreme weather conditions, national park road or attraction closures and cultural commitments from Traditional owners. All tours must be reconfirmed 24 hrs prior to travel.