Kakadu, Arnhem Land, Twin Falls & Jim Jim Falls

4 Day Short Break | Darwin Return

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

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

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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 for departures between 1 June 2018 - 30 September 2018

Duration 4 Day Short Break

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Kakadu, Arnhem Land, Twin Falls & Jim Jim Falls

4 Day Short Break | Darwin Return

There’s plenty to discover in the tropical Top End. Take in the sights of Kakadu National Park, view ancient rock art at Nourlangie and Ubirr and join the Yellow Water Billabong cruise. Venture into Arnhem Land visiting Jim Jim and Twin Falls by 4WD.

Departs

Daily, Darwin
6:30am (Jun - mid Oct)

Returns

Day 4, Darwin
7:30pm approximately

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

 

Depart Darwin and travel along the Arnhem Highway into Kakadu National Park. Visit Warradjan Cultural Centre then join your local guide for a cruise on Yellow Water Billabong. Search for saltwater crocodiles and the colourful range of birdlife for which this region is renowned. After lunch, stop at Nourlangie, where your Driver Guide will take you on a walk to view the rock art galleries.

Hotel: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel, Kakadu, 3 nights.

Included Meals: Lunch

This morning travel by 4WD vehicle into Arnhem Land and the Mikinj Valley. The spectacular scenery includes sandstone outcrops, escarpments, forests, 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.

Included Meals: Lunch

Travel by 4WD to Jim Jim Falls. Take a 900 metre bushwalk to the Jim Jim Falls plunge pool, where there is time for a swim. After lunch, board boats to cruise up the first part of the Twin Falls gorge. There is a 45 minute walk over slippery rocks with sand and along rock ledges. Relax and enjoy spectacular scenery at the base of the falls. Today’s touring is suitable for people with a good level of fitness.

Included Meals: Lunch

This morning stop at Ubirr for a short walk to view Aboriginal rock art. Later, join the Guluyambi Cultural Cruise along the East Alligator River. An Aboriginal guide will provide an insight into their culture, including local mythology, the river’s abundant food chain, traditional uses for many plants and animals as well as bush survival skills. Disembark on the Arnhem Land side of the river to see a display of traditional hunting and gathering implements before heading back downstream. Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre 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 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.

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
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
  • Lunch (4)
  • 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

Prices above may vary according to your departure date. Due to seasonal conditions this itinerary may change without notice.

What to Bring

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

Fitness Requirements

  • High level of fitness is 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
  • Day 2 & 3: Touring operates in 4WD vehicle with 20 seats
  • Jim Jim Falls: 2km return walk through monsoon forest and over boulders
  • Twin Falls: No swimming allowed
  • Guests must be agile on their feet to do the walks to Jim Jim Falls plunge pool & base of Twin Falls

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