Territory Expeditions: 4 day/3 night 4WD Kakadu/Arnhemland Experience
This tour covers both Kakadu and Arnhemland National Parks. This is a very active tour which puts large emphasis on aboriginal culture while learning about the wildlife and landscape. The tour is physically active and involves camping, hiking and swimming at waterfalls.
4 Day Kakadu/Arnhemland Experience - Available May to October
Small groups (ensures minimal environmental impact)
All meals as indicated
Camping fees and equipment including swags and tents.
Great walks/hikes (getting away from the crowds)
Interpretation of the natural and cultural features of Kakadu.
Swimming in idyllic locations.
Ancient Rock Art.
Great Lookouts (great photographs)
Wildlife & crocodile cruise
Vegetarians easily catered for.
Taste plate of Crocodile, Kangaroo and Buffalo with Aussie BBQ
Territory Expeditions tours are designed for the fit and active.
Age groups 18-35
What to Bring:
Please note Luggage is restricted to 10 kilos per person.
Good walking shoes or boots
Light long sleeve shirt for sun protection.
a 1 litre water bottle.
Swimming costume and a towel
Light, comfortable clothing
Camera gear and video
A jacket (Mainly for June July and August nights)
Medications and other personal requirements
A sense of humour
A sleeping bag (can be hired for $15)
Day 1 - Includes Lunch & Dinner
-We start our day by heading straight for a Billabong, for a spectacular nature based cruise experience with crocodiles and bird watching. Fantastic photo opportunities.
-We then drive down the old Jim Jim Road, straight on to the dirt, for a Picnic lunch at White Lily Billabong.
-After lunch we make our way to Barramundi Gorge (Maguk) for a 1km walk through towering paperbarks and crystal clear waters for a refreshing swim in the plunge pool.
-Dinner and camping under the stars.
-Toilet facilities only.
Day 2: - Includes Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
-An early start as we head to the Warradjan Cultural Centre to learn more about the local Aboriginal people of Kakadu.
-Next is the famous Twin Falls, for a cruise/walk, through the gorge to the base of the falls.
-A short climb up Budjimi Lookout will reward you with spectacular views of the ancient Arnhemland escarpment.
-Then we’ll find a shady spot by Jim Jim Creek for some lunch.
-After lunch, a 1km walk through monsoonal vine forest to the base of Jim Jim Falls for a relaxing afternoon swimming in the plunge pool and resting on the beach.
-Tonight we camp at Garnamarr, at the base of the escarpment. Tonight we replenish ourselves with the Great Aussie BBQ including a taste plate of Crocodile, Buffalo and Kangaroo.
-Showers and toilets available.
Day 3: - Includes Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
-Bowali Visitors Centre Headquarters.
-Then on to the world famous Ubirr Rock in the north of the park. Ancient rock art and staggering 360º views.
-The East Alligator region. Here we can have a picnic lunch on the rivers bank (not too close!) with the opportunity to spot some crocs and flying foxes.
-After lunch we can do the Manngarre walk, which explores the monsoonal rainforest next to the East Alligator River. Last chance for a bit of croc spotting.
-Accommodation at Jabiru
Day 4: - Includes Breakfast & Lunch
-You will be picked up from your accommodation at approx 8:30am for the start of an unforgettable experience.
-Today we visit Aboriginal Lands (Arnhem Land) access to this area is restricted to a select group of tour operators.
-While we are in Arnhem Land a traditional Aboriginal guide will show you excellent examples of rock art on Injalak Hill (Long Tom Dreaming), this area has some of the best rock art examples in Western Arnhem Land and some say Australia.
-The view from the top of the hill is simply breathtaking, looking out across the floodplains and around the escarpment
-When we farewell our Aboriginal guide back at the Injalak Art & Craft Centre there is an opportunity to browse or purchase goods from this non-profit Aboriginal organisation.
-This afternoon we are privileged to have access into the valley, with its stunning scenery of billabongs, birds, escarpment this is truly a place where you can escape and experience this unique untouched haven of the Northern Territory.
Returning to Darwin approximately 7pm
Departs: Darwin Mon,Wed and Sat. 6.30am
Returns: Darwin approximately 7pm