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Kakadu Dreaming

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5 Days

Highlights

Watch the sunset at Cullen Bay
Darwin City Tour
Parap Markets
Gain fascinating insights into Aboriginal culture at the Warradjan Cultural Centre
Hike to see thousands-of-years-old ancient Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie Rock
Spot crocodiles in their natural habitat on a Yellow Waters Cruise at Kakadu

What's included

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Throughout your adventure you'll be with an expert Aussie Trip Manager who knows these parts better than anyone. They'll be your friend as well as your guide, imparting their killer local trivia and tips as you explore the Northern Territories.

You will visit

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Age requirement

18 to 35 years old
There's nowhere in Australia quite like the Northern Territory. Crocs, hot springs, sparse beauty, spectacular waterfalls, Aboriginal culture, - this part of the world has a little something for everyone. On this sun-soaked adventure you'll hike, cruise, and widen your eyes in wonder every single step of the way.
Kakadu Dreaming
Starts
Darwin
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Ends
Darwin

Itinerary

  • Welcome to Darwin, a land of tropical sunsets and a gateway to jaw-dropping national parks. After meeting and greeting today we have an optional visit to Crocosaurus Cove, that lets you get up-close and personal with these primitive predators at the world's largest display of Australian reptiles. Then we'll regroup at Cullen Bay to watch the spellbinding sunset, before a free evening to check out the city's cosmopolitan nightlife.
  • After included breakfast at the hotel this morning, we'll take a city tour on the coach, and visit Parap Markets, a ritual for locals. With the aromas of rich roasted coffee and fragrant Asian cuisine filling the air, we'll check out some of the arts and crafts, before heading to Kakadu National Park.It's time to get to grips with the breathtaking landscapes of Kakadu National Park. We'll kick things off by meeting some local Aboriginal people at their business, Pudakul. We'll be taken on an immersive cultural tour where we'll have the chance to learn and understand the local customs and traditions of the Aboriginal people of the region. It's an experience not to be missed. Fully immersed in these timeless lands we'll take a hike up to Ubirr lookout, to catch a stunning sunset over the Nadab floodplain before enjoying a free evening to chill out in Anbinik.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Cameras at the ready! We have all day today to explore the breathtaking beauty of the surrounding National Park. You'll have the option to see the unique terrain of the Northern Territory from the sky, gliding over the strikingly different landscapes on a scenic flight. We'll also get to enjoy an included Sunset Yellow Waters cruise this evening, while learning why this region is so important to the local Aboriginal people.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
  • More natural beauty in store today, as we head to the otherworldly Katherine Gorge.Welcome to the spectacular sandstone landscapes of Katherine Gorge. We'll have the opportunity to take a cruise and explore the world famous National Park, spotting waterfalls, ancient aboriginal rock art and of course the incredible gorge itself. After visiting Mataranka Hot Springs and Edith Falls, we'll settle in our accommodation and compare photos.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
  • Our trip comes to an end today, but not before some incredible last hurrahs...We'll make the most of our last day by heading to Litchfield National Park where we'll check out the enormous termite mounds and famous Florence Falls, two waterfalls pouring over a wide plateau into into deep, picture-perfect water holes. Grab your swimmers to take a heavenly dip in the crystal clear waters.Our trip comes to an end in Darwin, where our adventures began. We'll never forget the singular beauty of the Northern Territories.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
Trip ID: 4063