Short Breaks

Kakadu & Arnhem Land Explorer

3 days | Darwin Return

Travel Period

Kakadu National Park • Aboriginal Rock Art • Yellow Water Billabong Cruise • Arnhem Land by 4WD • Cultural Cruise with Aboriginal Guide


Departs

Daily (May-Nov)
6.30am


Returns

7.30pm approximately

Prices From Code: DK70

$1355

Adult Twin i Two people sharing a room, one of whom must be 18 years and over. All prices are per person, land only.

$850

Child i A child must be accompanied by a person 18 years+. Some tours have min. age requirement

$1745

Single i A person 16 years and over (note a person 16–17 years must be accompanied by a person 18 years and over).
Prices above are in USD, for selected departures, Superior Accommodation
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Itinerary

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As this Short Break departs at 6.30am, accommodations will need to be pre-booked for the previous night.

 

Depart Darwin and travel into Kakadu National Park. Visit the Warradjan Cultural Center to view the informative displays. Join your local guide for a cruise on Yellow Water Billabong. Search for saltwater crocodiles and the colorful range of birdlife for which this region is renowned. After lunch, stop at Nourlangie, where your Driver Guide will lead you on a walk to view the rock art galleries.

  Hotel: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel, Kakadu, 2 nights.

  Included Meals: Lunch

This morning travel by 4WD vehicle into Western Arnhem Land and the Mikinj Valley. The scenery includes forests, sandstone outcrops, escarpments, floodplains and billabongs. You’ll visit places inaccessible to most, including ancient rock art sites. Learn about traditional land ownership, bush skills, hunting, food gathering and bush tucker preparation. Most tours are accompanied by an Aboriginal guide.

  Included Meals: Lunch

This morning join your Driver Guide to explore the World Heritage Area of Ubirr, where you’ll climb up through the ancient Aboriginal rock art galleries, believed to be 20,000 years old, to the lookout for a view over the surrounding wetlands. Join the Guluyambi Cruise on the East Alligator River. An Aboriginal guide will provide an insight into their culture, including local mythology, the river’s abundant food chain, as well as bush survival skills. With special permission of the local people, you can go ashore in Arnhem Land. Visit the Marrawuddi Art Gallery before returning to Darwin, where your Short Break concludes.

  Included Meals: Lunch



As this Short Break concludes at 7.30pm, you may like to pre-book accommodations for tonight.

Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.

Please Note: This itinerary is valid for travel from 1 April 2020. Due to seasonal conditions this itinerary may change without notice. Prices above may vary according to your departure date.


Accommodation

Choose from a range of accommodation standards below. AAT Kings has hand-picked a range of hotels in key destinations to suit all kinds of budgets and we’ve pre-negotiated amazing prices for you.

Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel, Kakadu, 2 nights.

The indigenous owned luxury accommodation is uniquely shaped to represent Kakadu's most famous inhabitant, the saltwater crocodile. Relax in the recently refurbished rooms, unwind in your private courtyard, by the shaded outdoor pool or take in the landscaped interior garden view from the balcony.

Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel
Need accommodation before or after your tour?

Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts. Ask our friendly reservations at the time of booking.

Trip Details

What's included

  • • Kakadu National Park Ticket
  • • Accommodation
  • • Experienced Driver Guide
  • • Comprehensive commentary
  • • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

What to Bring

  • • Enclosed walking shoes
  • • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent
  • • Water bottle
  • • Warm layers in cooler months

Fitness Requirements

  • • Reasonable level of fitness required
  • • Minimum child age 8 years
  • • Nourlangie Rock: 1.5km walk around the base. The walk has built in steps along the path
  • • Ubir: Walk is slightly uneven around the base but quite steep on the way to lookout
  • • Arnhem Land tour operates in 4WD vehicle with 20 seats

Dining

  • • Lunch (3)

Flight Information

  • • Day Prior: Flights to arrive anytime into Darwin Airport
  • • Day 3: We recommend guests to fly out the day after the tour finishes in Darwin

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