Kakadu & Litchfield National Parks

3 Day Short Break | Darwin Return

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Kakadu & Litchfield National Parks

3 Day Short Break | Darwin Return

Kakadu & Litchfield National Parks

3 Day Short Break | Darwin Return | Travel Period: 1 Apr 2019 – 31 Mar 2020

Escape to the picturesque National Parks of the Top End. Marvel at ancient rock art at Nourlangie and Ubirr, search for crocs on the Yellow Water Billabong and Guluyambi Cultural cruise; and view the cascades of Florence, Wangi and Tolmer Falls at Litchfield.

Departs

Daily (Apr-Nov)
Mon & Thu (Dec-Mar)
6:30am, Darwin

Returns

Day 3, Darwin
6:00pm approximately

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

 

Depart Darwin and travel through pristine wetlands to sprawling Kakadu National Park, with its suite of landscapes varying from red-hued escarpments to floodplains teeming with wildlife. Visit Warradjan Cultural Centre, then join your local guide on an award-winning cruise on Yellow Water Billabong. Keep an eye out for saltwater crocodiles and a colourful range of birdlife.

Hotel: Aurora Kakadu, Aurora Kakadu, Superior Room or Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel, Kakadu.

Included Meals: Lunch

This morning, stop at Ubirr for a short walk to view ancient Aboriginal rock art. Then cruise along the East Alligator River in search of saltwater crocodiles. You’ll have an Aboriginal guide with you, and with the special permission of the local people you’ll be able to go ashore in Arnhem Land. Visit Bowali Visitor Centre before returning to Darwin.

Hotel: Travelodge Darwin Resort, Budget Motel Room, Travelodge Darwin Resort or DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin, Darwin.

Included Meals: Lunch



*Please note:
- In April & November to March if weather conditions preclude access to the East Alligator region, alternative touring will be arranged on day 2.
- During the wet season (Dec-Mar) tour will join the Jumping Crocodile Cruise on the Adelaide River instead of the Guluyambi Cruise on the East Alligator River.
- Budget/Standard Accommodation: From 01 November 2019-31 March 2020 tonight’s accommodation will be the Vibe Hotel Darwin.

In Litchfield National Park today your first stop is beautiful Florence Falls. After a swim in its pristine rock pool, travel on to Tolmer Falls for a magnificent view of the water cascading down to the deep waterhole below. Wangi Falls, with its large crystal-clear pool, is another relaxing spot for a swim. At Howard Springs Nature Park, you’ll have the opportunity to feed the barramundi and turtles. Return to Darwin in the early evening, where your Short Break concludes.

Included Meals: Lunch



As this Short Break concludes at 6:00pm, you may like to pre-book accommodation for tonight.

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.

Travel Date
1 Jun 2019 to 30 Sep 2019
1 Oct 2019 to 30 Nov 2019
Adult Twin
$885
$825
Child
$708
$660
Single
$1085
$965
Aurora Kakadu

Aurora Kakadu is located at South Alligator in the world heritage listed Kakadu National Park. Set in attractive, spacious & lush tropical surroundings, you can marvel at the stunning wildlife from the comfort of this unique resort.  Aurora Kakadu is the perfect place to unwind and relax after a busy day sightseeing, from a dip in the refreshing pool to watching the sun set over the resort billabong, it really is the perfect place to end your day.

Aurora Kakadu Hotel Exterior
Travelodge Darwin Resort, Budget Motel Room

Located in the heart of the CBD, Travelodge Mirambeena Resort Darwin is an inner city oasis, close to everything in town while providing privacy in a lush setting.

Budget Motel Room at Travelodge Darwin Resort
Travel Date
1 Jun 2019 to 30 Sep 2019
1 Oct 2019 to 30 Nov 2019
Adult Twin
$910
$840
Child
$728
$672
Single
$1135
$990
Aurora Kakadu, Superior Room

Aurora Kakadu is located at South Alligator in the world heritage listed Kakadu National Park. Set in attractive, spacious & lush tropical surroundings, you can marvel at the stunning wildlife from the comfort of this unique resort.  Aurora Kakadu is the perfect place to unwind and relax after a busy day sightseeing, from a dip in the refreshing pool to watching the sun set over the resort billabong, it really is the perfect place to end your day.

Superior Room at Aurora Kakadu Hotel
Travelodge Darwin Resort

Located in the heart of the CBD, Travelodge Mirambeena Resort Darwin is an inner city oasis, close to everything in town while providing privacy in a lush setting.

Standard Room at Travelodge Darwin Resort
Travel Date
1 Jun 2019 to 30 Sep 2019
1 Oct 2019 to 30 Nov 2019
Adult Twin
$975
$850
Child
$780
$680
Single
$1260
$1005
Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel

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 Superior Room
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin

Set next to Darwin Entertainment Centre and overlooking the stunning Esplanade, the welcoming DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin is only a 15 minute drive from Darwin International Airport and is the perfect place to relax after a full day of exploring the Top End. The hotel is within walking distance of the city centre and historic attractions like the War Memorial and Parliament House. 

DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Standard Room
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. Find out more

  • Kakadu National Park Ticket
  • Accommodation
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • Return airport transfers - flight details to be provided 14 days prior to tour departure date

Please Note: This itinerary is valid for travel from 1 April 2018. Due to seasonal conditions this itinerary may change without notice. Prices above may vary according to your departure date.

What to Bring

  • Enclosed walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent
  • Water bottle to hold 1 litre
  • Warm layers in cooler months
  • Swimmers & towel (if swimming)

Fitness Requirements

  • Low to moderate level of fitness required
  • 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
  • Florence Falls: 160 step staircase down to swimming area, or there is a viewing platform at top of the falls if you do not wish to swim
  • Tolmer Falls: is a flat walk of 15mins each way
  • Wangi Falls: is an easy walk from the carpark

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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