For people who want to explore the whole Northern Territory including Darwin Kakadu Litchfield Katherine Tennant Creek Alice Springs Kings Canyon and Uluru (Ayers Rock) in one package. This package is for people who want to drive between Darwin and Alice Springs.

Package Price:

  • A$2185 pp twin share

Package Includes:

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

Features:

  • Darwin, Litchfield, Kakadu, Katherine, Mataranka, Devils Marbles, Tennant Creek Alice Springs, East MacDonnell Ranges, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) Kings Canyon

Holiday Summary

Day 1: Arrive Darwin

Arrive in Darwin and pick up your vehicle before spending the rest of the day experiencing the relaxed atmosphere and local highlights Darwin has to offer. Darwin is a modern city whose flair and charm is a real surprise to people who aren’t expecting it. Visit some of its great attractions, and great eateries or café’s. Well attended markets & sensational sunsets cap off a great day.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Darwin - Cullen Bay) Car Rental

Day 2: Darwin to Litchfield

Travel the 140 km from Darwin to Litchfield National Park. Litchfield offers year round swimming amongst attractive and easily accessible surrounds. Characterised by a spring fed Plateau. Unlike Kakadu and other spots in the top end, waterfalls flow all year round at Litchfield. Their are number of swimming options including the stunning Buley Rockhole & Wangi Falls.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Lake Bennett Wilderness Resort) Car Rental

Day 3 : Litchfield to Kakadu

An early start travelling from Litchfield to Kakadu, stopping off & exploring the scenery and attractions around the Mary River Wetlands. Unfortunately the wetlands are overlooked by most people as they rush towards Kakadu. One of the most populated biomass region in the world offers stunning views of waterbirds & jumping crocodiles. Arrive into Kakadu and begin exploring this sensational National park.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Croc Hotel - Jabiru) Car Rental

Day 4: Explore Kakadu National Park:

A full day exploring some of the main attractions of this exceptional National Park. Take a scenic flight over the escarpement (extra cost), Explore the rock art around Nourlangie including a nearby rock shelter where there is evidence of occupation stretching back twenty thousand years. After Nourlangie make the drive to Cooinda and its beautiful wetlands.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Gagadju Lodge Cooinda) Car Rental

Day 5: Kakadu to Katherine

Another great day explore the attractions in the southern region of Kakadu at your own pace. A really early morning Yellow Water Cruise, (extra Cost). Head south & experience the great walks around Yurmikmik. Leave the park and head towards Katherine, take the time to stop off at historic Pine Creek or stop over for a swim at picturesque Edith Falls.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Knotts Crossing) Car Rental

Day 6: Around Katherine ( Katherine Gorge)

Drive the 30km from Katherine to the most visited landmark in the region. Katherine Gorge is carved through the Arnhemland plateau. It is a continuous gorge, running along perpendicular fault lines that are separated during the dry season by rock bars. The spectacle of the river, shear cliffs and rock art make this an excellent place to explore. Photos do not do this area justice.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Knotts Crossing) Car Rental

Day 7: Katherine to Tennant Creek

Today you begin driving the Stuart Highway, 112km from Katherine is the wonderful oasis and beautiful spring fed swimming holes of Mataranka. Great spot to stop, relax and soak up the atmosphere before you continue south and a dramatic change in landscape. From here on you’ll experience the enormity and hostility of the Australian landscape. Vast stretches of road cut through the unforgiving surrounds with the occasional pub and roadside stops offering true outback character and a taste of the hardships associated with local history. On arrival into Tennant Creek you’ll find a variety of experiences including a mining museum, underground mine tours.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Bluestone Motor Inn) Car Rental

Day 8: Tennant Creek to Alice Springs

Continue your journey to Alice Springs. Along the way you will come across one of Outback Australia’s iconic landmarks the Devils Marbles. Depending on what time you arrive into Alice begin exploring some of the many attractions within Alice Springs. Alice’s attractions can be explored as 6 separate discovery trails based on themes. Choose and explore one or more of these themes depending on your interests.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Alice Springs Resort) Car Rental

Day 9: West MacDonnell Ranges

A free day to relax and explore more of Alice Springs or alternatively take the opportunity to explore the spectacular gorges and gaps of the West MacDonnell Ranges at your own pace. The road is bitumen all the way till Ormiston Gorge and Glen Helen Lodge. Choose from as many of the 9 attractions that you can fit in depending on your fitness level and interests.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Alice Springs Resort) Car Rental

Day 10: Alice Springs to Wattarka (Kings Canyon)

Spend part of today driving the 450km from Alice Springs to Kings Canyon at whatever time of day suits. Your departure time will depend on the attractions you want to revisit and what you want to see from these two locations and along the Lasseter and Stuart Highways. On arrival in Kings Canyon begin exploring parts of the shear cliff walls of Kings Canyon with the stunning impact of an Outback Sunset.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Kings Canyon Resort) Car Rental

Day 11: Wattarka (Kings Canyon) to Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Spend part of today driving the 300km from Kings Canyon to Uluru at whatever time of day suits. Your departure time will depend on the attractions you want to to see from these two locations and along the Luritja Rd and Lasseter Highway. In the afternoon arrive at Yulara and begin exploring breathtaking Uluru.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Ayers Rock Resort) Car Rental

Day 12: Exploring Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park

A magnificent day exploring the Kata-Tjuta National Park. Spend the time driving or walking around the base of the rock and exploring the many aspects of this amazing monolith. Located 50 km from Ayers Rock along a sealed road is Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) a collection of weathered red domes who many beleive is even more spectacular that the rock. A trip to Uluru Kata-Tjuta National Park is also about experiencing and understanding its cultural & spiritual significance.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Ayers Rock Resort) Car Rental

Day 13: Uluru - Alice Springs

An early wake up to experience sunrise and explore any of the attractions, walks or tours you may be interested in around Uluru. A peaceful 1 hr camel ride over big red sand dunes, a Guided Aboriginal tour at the base of Uluru are just 2 of the many options. After completing your morning adventure return begin the 450km drive back to Alice Springs. Your departure time will depend on the attractions you want to see from these two locations and along the Lasseter and Stuart Highways.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Alice Springs Resort) Car Rental

Day 14: Free Day in Alice

A free day to relax, play golf, shop for souvenirs or explore more of Alices’ highlights depending on what time and how you are leaving Alice.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Car Rental

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

Darwin

1 nights at Cullen Bay Serviced Apartments motel room waterview with ensuite & pool.

Litchfield

1 nights Superior Room at Litchfield Motel including breakfast.

Kakadu / Jabiru

1 night Croc Hotel with ensuite, pool, bar & restaurant

Kakadu / Cooinda

1 nights Lodge Room with ensuite, pool, bar & restaurant at Gagudju Lodge Cooinda

Katherine

2 nights Deluxe room at Knott's Crossing with ensuite, pool, bar and restaurant .

Tennant Creek

1 nights Standard room at Bluestone Motor Inn with ensuite, pool, bar and restaurant

Alice Springs

3 nights Alice Springs at Alice Springs resort standard room with ensuite, pool, bar and restaurant

Uluru (Ayers Rock)

2 night Ayers Rock Resort standard room at the Outback Pioneer Hotel

Kings Canyon

1 night Kings Canyon Resort in a Standard Room with ensuite pool, bar & restaurant

Car Hire Summary

Small Hatch included in price

13 days hire with insurance and unlimited kilometers including 1 way drop fee

** Standard Car Upgrade **

Upgrade to a standard sedan (Hyundai Elantra or equivalent) – for an extra $50pp on top of chosen package

** Large Car Upgrade **

Upgrade to a large sedan (Toyota Camry or equivalent) – for an extra $70pp on top of chosen package

** Medium Wagon AWD Upgrade **

Upgrade to a Medium AWD (Nissan Xtrail or equivalent) – for an extra $80pp on top of chosen package

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

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).

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.

Alice - Outback Ballooning

Experience the breathtaking feeling of floating silently above the Outback as the sun slowly rises over the desert on an awe-inspiring ballooning adventure. Light breakfast included Cost: 30min A$265 C$212 60min A$360 C$288 (plus $30pp insurance fee).

Uluru - Sounds of Silence

Enjoy a spectacular scenic flight over this magnificent region. The aerial view puts the size of Uluru & Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) into perspective. Cost: A$199 C$100.

Uluru - Desert Awakenings

Desert Awakenings takes guests to a secluded sand dune to watch the spectacular sight of sunrise over Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Light breakfast & Flora and Fauna Display. Cost: A$175 C$135.

Uluru - Camel Ride

Experience Sunrise or Sunset with a peaceful 1 hr camel ride over big red sand dunes includes Billy tea and Bush Damper (sunrise), tasty snacks and glass of alcohol (sunset) Cost: $129pp.

Uluru - Complete Base Walk

Understand the natural and cultural significance of Uluru on this complete base walk. This tour begins before sunrise takes 5 hours slow walk the 9.4km (or 6 mile) Cost: A$159 C$129.

Package Summary

Package Description
14 Day Complete Northern Territory Package
Valid
Travel between 1 April, 2017 to 30th September, 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)
Package Cost

A$2185 pp twin share** ( does not include any tours)

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