Kakadu, Katherine & Litchfield Adventure

Escape with a 4 day outback safari from Darwin to Kakadu National Park and explore the highlights of Australia's iconic Top End on this family-friendly adventure. Discover the wonders of Kakadu National Park. See ancient traditional rock art or take an optional flight over astounding landscapes


Tour Highlights

Journey into the Northern Territory's rugged Top End on this short but sweet four-day tour. Learn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander legends and customs during the Top Didj cultural experience, go bird and croc spotting in the lush Mary River and see traditional rock art in Ubirr. Climb high to look down on the Nardab Floodplain and then find refuge from the tropical heat in the swimming holes of World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. Discover the history of the First Peoples of Australia at Anbangbang and cruise through the towering rock walls of Katherine Gorge. The reds of the soil and orange of the sunsets will leave you with a lasting impression of the Territory’s beauty and biodiversity.

Departs Saturdays & Wednesdays


Day 1: Darwin - Mary River via Litchfield National Park

Accommodation: Permanent tented camp with shared facilities- 1 night

Welcome to the Northern Territory! Your adventure begins in the tropical city of Darwin. Set off from Darwin and head south to Litchfield National Park, a huge sandstone plateau with dozens of waterfalls. Explore Florence Falls, Wangi Falls and the Buley Rockholes. After a picnic lunch, stroll through steamy rainforests and cool off with a dip in one of Litchfield's picturesque swimming holes. Enjoy some relaxed time at the campsite and a meal before climbing into bed at the secluded Mary River campsite.

Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 2: Kakadu National Park: Ubirr & Barramundi Gorge

Accommodation: Permanent tented camp with shared facilities- 1 night

After breakfast this morning, head to onto the water on a wildlife cruise in the Mary River Wetlands, a network of waterways home to crocodiles and native bird species. Kakadu National Park and discover ancient Aboriginal rock art in Ubirr. Your guide will lead an interpretive cultural walk through the numerous rock galleries, before you climb to the top of a lookout for views over the Nardab floodplain. Tonight, relax by the pool at the Kakadu campground and enjoy a group dinner.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 3: Kakadu - Katherine

Accommodation- Permanent tented camp with shared facilities- 1 night

This morning you have the option to take a scenic flight over Kakadu (at your own expense). The flight takes in views over the Arnhem Land escarpment, vast flood plains and billabongs. Later spend time exploring Kakadu’s other major Aboriginal rock art site – Nourlangie (Burrunggui), while your guide provides a glimpse into how the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people live. After lunch head south and stop to visit the historic gold-mining centre of Pine Creek. Stop for a quick dip at Maguk or Gunlom Falls, before continuing on to Katherine, where you'll settle in for the night at a private campsite near Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge).

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Optional Activities: Flight (Fixed Wing Aircraft) over Kakadu - from - $150

Day 4: Katherine Gorge - Darwin

Depending on the season, head out on a morning cruise along the inky waters of Katherine Gorge, or canoe between red rock walls that are up to 70 metres high (both of these activities are optional and at your own expense). This 23 million-year-old landscape was formed by the Katherine River, which flows from Arnhem Land out to the Timor Sea. After lunch we head to the beautiful Edith falls for one last refreshing swim in the huge plunge pool before we hit the road back to Darwin, where your adventure comes to an end on arrival.

Breakfast & Lunch included

Optional Activity: Katherine Gorge Scenic Cruise - $95.

Additional Info

Price is based per adult in twin share room. 

3 nights in furnished tented camp with shared facilities -

All terrain vehicle transport included

Commences in Darwin Day 1 at 6.50 am - Finishes in Darwin Day 4 at 6 pm.

Onward travel must be booked for the following day.

Strict luggage limit of 10kg applies in Kakadu. Excess luggage can be stored at Darwin accommodation.

The opening and closing of attractions is dependent on National parks.

3 breakfast, 4 lunch & 3 dinners included

Single supplement is not available for this trip.

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