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Location: Darwin, Australia
Short Break: 2 nights / 3 days
Tour the highlights of Katherine and World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park on this 3-day tour from Darwin. Travel by luxury coach from Darwin to Kakadu and Katherine before returning to Darwin. View ancient Aboriginal rock art, take scenic cruises and have the opportunity for swimming beneath tropical waterfalls.
* 3-day touring by luxury, air-conditioned coach
* Hotel pickup and drop off
* Local guide
* Two nights accommodation (1 night in Kakadu National Park, 1 night in Katherine)
* 2x Lunches (1st and 2nd day)
* 1x Breakfast (3rd day)
* Bowali Visitor Center
* World Heritage Listed Kakadu National Park entry fee
* Guluyambi Aboriginal guided cruise on East Alligator River
* Aboriginal art at Nourlangie Rock
* Cruise Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge)
* Ubirr Rock, an Aboriginal art site
* Australia’s Goods and Services Tax (GST)
* Conducted in English
Accommodation for this tour is only available in one category: First Class.
Day 1. Kakadu National Park, Ubirr Art Site, Guluyambi Cruise, Hawk Dreaming (lunch included)
Depart Darwin and journey by 4WD to World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. Travel to the ancient Aboriginal rock art sites at Ubirr. Learn of the significance connected to these x-ray style paintings. You will also see the delicate Mimi paintings, believed to be older than the x-ray style art. Enjoy lunch in a bush setting before joining an Aboriginal guide for the Guluyambi cruise on the East Alligator River. As you glide along the tranquil waters, learn of the flora, fauna, Aboriginal mythology and history of the region from your guide. Continue on to the Aboriginal land of Hawk Dreaming for those staying at our Exclusive Hawk Dreaming Wilderness Camp.
Stay: Kakadu National Park – Gagudju Crocodile Holiday Inn Room (First-Class).
Day 2. Nourlangie Rock, Pine Creek, Katherine Gorge Sunset Dinner Cruise (Dinner included)
Visit Bowali Visitor Centre to view a series of informative displays on the flora and fauna found within the park. Travel to Nourlangie Rock to discover the renowned Aboriginal art site, view galleries of unique x-ray style artwork. Continue to the southern region of the park and through the small township of Pine Creek, stop for lunch (own expense). Travel on to Katherine, a busy little tourist town. Join the Nabilil Dreaming Sunset Cultural Dinner Cruise on Katherine Gorge. Learn about the spirit, history and culture of the Jawoyn people as you cruise along the first two tranquil gorges. As the sunsets, enjoy a three course buffet dinner as you take in the surroundings by candlelight.
Stay: All Seasons Katherine.
Day 3. Litchfield National Park, Florence Falls, Wangi Falls, Darwin
Depart Katherine and travel to the Adelaide River War Cemetery, the resting place for many Second World War soldiers and civilians killed in the 1942 air raids on Darwin. Continue on to Litchfield National Park, stop to view the intriguing termite mounds, some standing well over two metres tall. See the picturesque double waterfall that forms Florence Falls, surrounded by lush rainforest. Stop for lunch (own expense), then travel to the rock pool at Wangi Falls. Enjoy a refreshing swim or nature walk to the top of the falls. Return to Darwin, arriving approximately 6.00pm.
Departure Point: Tour departs from selected Darwin hotels
Departure Time: 7:15am – Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
Return Details: Tour returns to original departure point at approximately 7:00pm on Day 3
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