For people who are planning a trip to The Top End and want to see the highlights

Package Price:

  • Budget: A$845.00 pp twin share
  • Standard: A$975.00 pp twin share
  • Superior: A$1085.00 pp twin share

Package Includes:

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • 6 days vehicle rental
  • Kakadu National Park entry pass for 2 Adults (cost $80).
  • Our Comprehensive Travel pack (refer below).

Features:

  • Darwin & Surrounds, Mary River Wetlands, Kakadu National Park, Ubirr Sunset, Bowali Visitors Centre, Nourlangie Rock, Katherine Gorge, Litchfield National Park

Holiday Summary

Day 1: Arrive Darwin

Day 1 Arrive in Darwin and pick up your vehicle before settling into your accommodation and spending the afternoon exploring the local highlights that Darwin has to offer.

Darwin is a modern city whose flair and charm is a real surprise to people who aren’t expecting it. Include a visit to one of the great pubs, eateries or café’s in the city or overlooking the marina and wharf. Well attended markets and sensational sunsets cap off a great day in Darwin.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Car Hire & Accommodation (Darwin)

Day 2: Darwin to Kakadu

Day 2 Travel the 260 km from Darwin to Kakadu National Park along the Arnhem Hwy, Along the way you have the opportunity to explore one of the most populated biomass regions in the world with abundant birdlife, crocodiles and other flora and fauna. Self explore or choose from the available wetlands or jumping croc cruises before continuing on to Kakadu (Please note: cruises are extra cost).

After entering Kakadu check in to your accommodation and relax for a while before heading out to to explore the East Alligator escarpment and aboriginal rock art at Ubirr Rock. Time your visit to Ubirr to watch the incredible sunset over the Wetlands. – A Must Do! (Bus Groups not allowed at Ubirr for sunset) Return to Jabiru where you will spend the night.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Car Hire & Accommodation (Kakadu - Jabiru), National Park Entry

Day 3: Around Kakadu National Park

A full day exploring the magnificent natural and cultural attractions that make Kakadu National Park such a special place. You have the option to spend the day on a guided tour of Arnhemland or Jim Jim, Twin Falls (extra cost).

Alternatively spend the day visiting the excellent (both in design and content) Visitors & Culture Centres. Explore the rock art and spectacular lookouts near Nourlangie or the surrounding wetlands and attractions around Yellow Waters Cooinda. If you have chosen to upgrade to a 4WD vehicle you add the option of exploring the spectacular waterfalls and safe swimming areas of Kakadu. (If you choose to hire a 4WD we recommend adding an extra day to your itinerary).

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Car Rental, National Park Entry, Accommodation (Kakadu - Cooinda)

Day 4: Kakadu to Katherine

A full day experiencing more of the attractions in World Heritage Listed Kakadu and heading south to Katherine. You have the option to wake up early and do the popular 2hr Sunrise Yellow Waters Cruise (extra cost). The flood plains and swamps of Yellow Waters offer an abundance of wildlife (incl crocodiles) & flora making this one of Kakadu’s great experiences.

Spend the day exploring the attractions in the central and southern regions of Kakadu at your own pace before leaving the Park and heading for Katherine taking the time to stop off for a swim at picturesque Edith Falls before arriving in Katherine.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Car Hire, Sunrise Yellow Water Cruise, National Park Entry, Accommodation (Katherine)

Day 5: Around Katherine

Today you will explore the spectacle of the river, shear cliffs and rock art that make Katherine Gorge such a popular attraction. There are four ways to explore the Park, bushwalking, helicopter flight, boat cruise or canoe. The best way to see Katherine Gorge is a combination of two.

If you take up the option of the 3.5hr – 3 Gorge Cruise (extra cost) or one of the southern walks spend the day at Katherine Gorge. Alternatively spend half a day at Katherine Gorge and explore the attractions and places to swim around Katherine including the Hots springs and Low level Nature Park.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Car Hire, Accommodation (Katherine)

Day 6: Katherine to Litchfield National Park

Depart from Katherine and start travelling back towards Darwin with a detour to the spectacular waterfalls and scenic watercourses of Litchfield National Park. Litchfield is THE most attractive park in the Top End. It’s spring fed year round swimming holes make it a must visit destination for anyone touring the Top End. Your departure time from Katherine will depend on how many of the 13 attractions you want to explore and/or swim at in Litchfield.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Car Hire & Accommodation (Litchfield)

Day 7: Litchfield National Park to Darwin

A free morning to relax and re-enter Litchfield National Park before returning to Darwin. Spend as little or as long as you like at Litchfield depending on how you feel on the day. Your decision will be based on what time you need to arrive in Darwin for your departure. Please note; Package price is based on vehicle being returned at the same time as picked up on Day 1.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Car Rental (Package assumes vehicle returned at same time as picked up on Day 1)

Package Includes:

Kakadu National Park Entry!



Kakadu National Park entry

Package includes a Park entry pass for 2 Adults valued at $40 each and valid for 14 Days

Comprehensive Travel Pack

  • Package includes a comprehensive travel pack with detailed maps, photos and recommendations including which attractions, distances and useful tips.

  • The pack includes your vouchers, permits and other useful information such as supplier details as well as availability of fuel and food.

  • Tailored to your itinerary so easy to read and invaluable info you will use every day.

  • We mail this travel pack to you (within Australia) well before travel so you have time to read it and ask us any questions. (Please note if you require pack to be mailed internationally you may incur additional cost to package price quoted)

Accommodation Summary

Budget Accommodation Option

Darwin - 1 night

1 night in a standard motel room at Cullen Bay Serviced Apartments.

Kakadu (Jabiru) - 1 night

1 night Kakadu accommodation in a Bush Bungalow with private external ensuite at Anbinik Kakadu Resort.

Kakadu (Cooinda) - 1 night

1 night Kakadu accommodation in a Lodge Room at Gagudju Lodge in Cooinda with pool & ensuite.

Katherine - 2 nights

2 nights Cabin at Knotts Crossing Resort with private external ensuite.

Litchfield - 1 night

1 night Standard Room at Litchfield Hotel including breakfast.

Standard Accommodation Option

Darwin - 1 night

1 night in a water view room at Cullen Bay Serviced Apartments.

Kakadu (Jabiru) - 1 night

1 night Kakadu accommodation in a Suite at Anbinik Kakadu Resort with private ensuite incl private outdoor shower.

Kakadu (Cooinda) - 1 night

1 night Kakadu accommodation in a Lodge Room at Gagadju Lodge in Cooinda with pool & ensuite.

Katherine - 2 nights

2 nights Katherine Standard Room at Knotts Crossing Resort with ensuite, pool, bar and restaurant.

Litchfield - 1 night

1 night Standard Room at Litchfield Motel including breakfast.

Superior Accommodation Option

Darwin - 1 night

1 night in a Deluxe Room at Skycity Resort.

Kakadu (Jabiru) - 1 night

1 night Kakadu National Park accommodation at the Croc Hotel with ensuite & pool.

Kakadu (Cooinda) - 1 night

1 night Kakadu National Park accommodation in a Lodge Room at Gagudju Lodge in Cooinda with pool & ensuite.

Katherine - 2 nights

2 nights in a Chalet at Katherine Gorge with ensuite and poolside cafe.

Litchfield - 1 night

1 night Superior Room at the Litchfield hotel with breakfast.

Car Hire Summary

Small Hatch included in price

6 Days car hire with standard insurance

** Standard Sedan Upgrade**

Upgrade to a standard sedan (Hyundai Elantra or equivalent) – for an extra $25pp on top of chosen package

** Large Car Upgrade**

Upgrade to a large sedan (Toyota Camry or equivalent) – for an extra $40pp on top of chosen package

**Medium 4WD Upgrade**

Upgrade to a Medium Wagon AWD (Nissan X-Trail or equivalent) for an extra $150pp. NB: Medium Wagon AWD’s are restricted to graded dirt roads.

** Large 4WD Upgrade **

Upgrade to a Large 4WD – for an extra $300pp NB: Large 4WD’s are not allowed into Jim Jim, Twin Falls within Kakadu & Lost City within Litchfield.

Activity Options: Let us know if you would like to include any of the following

Darwin - Sunset Cruise

A tropical sunset experience aboard a sailing schooner or standard boat as you sail Darwin Harbour. Cruises with and without meals available. Cost: Sunset & Taste of Territory A$74 C$45, Sunset & Dinner A$102 C$68.

Wetlands-Jumping Croc Cruise

Watch in awe as a crocodile jumps out of the water at one of the NTs major rivers in the safety of a boat. The Jumping Croc Cruise is popular tour. Cost: A$40 C$25.

Kakadu - Yellow Waters Cruise

View the exceptional wildlife on a Yellow Waters cruise in Cooinda Cost: 1.5HR A$72 C$50, 2HR A$90 C$62 Sunrise (Incl B/fast): A$99 C$70 Sunset: A$90 C$62.

Kakadu - Scenic & Heli Flights

View the stunning escarpment, mighty rivers and unforgettable landscape on a fixed wing plane or helicopter. Cost: Plane: A$150 C$120(30min) A$250 C$200(60min) Heli: $230pp(20min) $335pp(30min).

Kakadu - Jim Jim/Twin Falls

Take a full day guided tour to the awe-inspiring 150m high cliffs of Jim Jim & Twin Falls. Includes guided 4WD, Lunch and swim in Croc free environment. Cost: A$225 C$159.

Kakadu - Arhemland Safari

A guided cultural tour into Arnhemland. Restricted access to the general public except for this tour some of the most beautiful scenery and best Rock Art in the region. Cost: A$259 C$180.

Kakadu - East Alligator Cruise

A cultural cruise on the spectacular East Alligator River, views of Arnhemland, crocodiles & learn traditional ways $79 per adult, $52 per child (4-14 yrs)

Katherine - Gorge Cruise

View the enormous and stunning Katherine Gorge on either a 2hr (2 Gorge) or 3.5hr (3 Gorge) Cruise. Cost: 2HR A$89 C$44.50 3.5HR A$129 C$63.50.

Package Summary

Package Description
7 Days - 6 Nights Top End Highlights accommodation & car hire special
Valid
Travel between 1 April, 2017 to 31st October, 2017
Departs
Daily (Monday to Sunday)
Travellers Obligation
Traveller to organise his/her own flights to & from the Northern Territory.
Pricing
All pricing is in Australian Dollars (AUD)
Car Hire
Small Hatch (Hyundai i20)
Package Cost

Budget: A$845.00 pp twin share
Standard: A$975.00 pp twin share
Superior: A$1085.00 pp twin share

I have some Questions or would like to tweak this package so it better suits me!

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  • Add any of the tours listed.
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