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Kakadu National Park Explorer

1 day | Darwin Return

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World Heritage listed and the largest National Park in Australia, Kakadu is one of the most diverse landscapes you’ll ever experience, and you’ll be amazed at the population of wildlife in the water, on the land and in the air. See some of the most amazing terrain Australia has to offer on your way to and inside Kakadu. Marvel at the concentration of rock art sites that illustrate Aboriginal culture, some dating back 50,000 years.


Until 31 March 2021: Tue, Fri & Sun 6.30am from Darwin (meet at the front entrance of the Mantra on the Esplanade Hotel)

From 01 April 2021: Daily (Apr-Nov) and Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun (Dec-Mar) from Darwin (meet at the front entrance of the Mantra on the Esplanade Hotel)


Darwin, 7.30pm approximately 

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Prices From Code: D4


Adult i A person 16 years and over (note a person 16–17 years must be accompanied by a person 18 years and over).


Child i A child must be accompanied by a person 18 years+. Some tours have min. age requirement
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Kakadu National Park - Travelling along the Arnhem Highway, the Marrakai Plains will provide a beautiful backdrop for your journey.

Warradjan Cultural Centre - Call in to learn more about the region.

Bininj people - Learn about the traditional owners of Kakadu.

Yellow Water Billabong Cruise - Join a local guide to spot saltwater crocodiles and colourful birdlife, including sea eagles, brolgas and tiny brilliantly-hued kingfishers.

Estuarine Crocodiles - See them basking in the shallows and on the sandy banks.

Lunch - Enjoy time out at Cooinda Lodge.

Nourlangie - Walk with your Driver Guide to view many different forms of Aboriginal rock art at this site.

Optional Scenic Flight - Fly over the Kakadu escarpment.

  Included Meals: Lunch

Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.

Prices above may vary according to your departure date.

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Kakadu Air Scenic Flights Cover pict

Many parts of Kakadu are completely inaccessible from the ground. A scenic flight is a must-do activity to make the most of your experience in Kakadu. A 50 minute scenic flight with informative commentary will add to your appreciation of this vast and ancient land. Highlights include the Archway, Arnhem Land Escarpment, East Alligator Valley, Mikinj Valley billabongs and Magela flood plains.

Trip Details

What's included

  • • Lunch
  • • National Park Ticket
  • • Yellow Water Billabong Cruise
  • • Experienced Driver Guide
  • • Comprehensive commentary
  • • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

What to Bring

  • • Enclosed walking shoes
  • • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • • Water bottle to hold 1 litre
  • • Warm layers in cooler months

Fitness Requirements

  • • Low level of fitness required. Includes a 10-15 minute walk on uneven ground with a gradual climb to the viewing point.
  • • There is wheelchair access, however, is on uneven ground and is accessible for only a small part of the walk and must have a carer to assist.


  • • Lunch

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