short break icon 4 Day Short Break

Kakadu, Arnhem Land, Twin Falls & Jim Jim Falls

  • Crocodile, Yellow Water Billabong

    Crocodile, Yellow Water Billabong

  • Aboriginal artist, Injalak Craft Centre

    Aboriginal artist, Injalak Craft Centre

  • Katherine Gorge

    Katherine Gorge

  • Injalak Hill, Gunbalanya, Arnhem Land

    Injalak Hill, Gunbalanya, Arnhem Land

  • Guluyambi Cultural Cruise

    Guluyambi Cultural Cruise

  • Ubirr, Kakadu National Park

    Ubirr, Kakadu National Park

  • Twin falls (Wet Season)

    Twin falls (Wet Season)

Tour codes: DJ59S

Prices From

$1119

adult twin ?

$895

child ?

$1365

single ?
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Itinerary

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

Day 1: Darwin – Kakadu National Park

Depart Darwin and travel along the Arnhem Highway into Kakadu National Park. Visit Warradjan Cultural Centre then join your local guide on a cruise of 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 (Superior), Kakadu, 3 nights.

Included Meals: Lunch

Optional Experience: Add-on a 50 minute scenic flight over Arnhem Land Escarpment

Experiencing Kakadu from the air gives you a true sense of the vastness of this amazing landscape. Between June & November, this fabulous scenic flight takes you out over Arnhem Land and Dinosaur Valley, following the rugged escarpment along the boundary of Kakadu National Park. It passes ancient Nourlangie and Lightning Dreaming, the beautiful savannah woodlands, South Alligator River, deep-water billabongs and floodplains. Between December & May, you’ll fly over breathtaking Jim Jim and Twin Falls.

Optional Kakadu Scenic Flight (50 mins)
Optional Kakadu Scenic Flight (50 mins)
Day 2: Arnhem Land 4WD Adventure

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

Day 3: Jim Jim and Twin Falls

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

Day 4: Kakadu – Guluyambi Cruise – Farewell from Darwin

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 this evening.

Included Meals: Lunch

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

Note: This itinerary is valid for travel from 1 April 2016. Minimum child age is 8 years.

4 Day Short Break

Departs

Daily 6.30am (Jun - Oct), Darwin

Returns

Day 4, approximately 7.30pm, Darwin

Need Accommodation?

Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts.
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Inclusions

  • Accommodation
  • Kakadu National Park Ticket
  • Lunch (4)
  • Yellow Water Billabong Cruise
  • Guluyambi Cruise
  • Experienced Driver Guides
  • Detailed and informative commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • Return airport transfers- flight details to be provided 45 days prior to travel

What to bring

  • Enclosed sturdy walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Jacket in the cooler months
  • Swimmers & towel (if swimming)

Fitness requirement

Good level of fitness is required.

  • Minimum child age 8 years.
  • Small amount of walking including a 10-15 minute walk on uneven ground with a gradual climb to the viewing point. There is wheelchair access, however, this is on uneven ground and is accessible for only a small part of the walk and must have a carer to assist.
  • Day 2 & 3 touring is by small vehicle. Guests must have a reasonable level of fitness and agile on their feet to do the walks to Jim Jim Falls plunge pool and the base of Twin Falls. Suitable footwear must be worn.

Accommodation Standards & Prices

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.

Tour with Superior Accommodation (DJ59S)

Superior Room at Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel
Where you'll be staying
  • Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel  
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FROM
$1119
adult twin ?
$895
child ?
$1365
adult single ?

Prices above may vary according to your departure date. 



Please Note: Itinerary, departure dates & prices may be subject to change.

Your choice of accommodation standards

Choose from a range of accommodation standards. 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.

  • Superior (S)

  • Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel
    1 Flinders St, Jabiru, NT 0886
    • Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel Superior Room
    • Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel Aerial View
    • Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel Reception
    • Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel Gallery Area

    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.

    • Features
    • Bathtub and shower
    • Satellite/cable colour TV
    • Broadband Internet access
    • Hair Dryer
    • Air Conditioning
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Refrigerator
    • Ensuite

Traveller Reviews

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Kakadu, Arnhem Land, Twin Falls & Jim Jim Falls
"Wonderful Kakadu"
Review by , 12 March 2013
Have toured Kakadu with AAT Kings. Great time and learned a lot about this wonderful National Park.
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