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Kakadu & Arnhemland Explorer

Duration
3 Days
Prices From:
US$ 833

Australia’s Northern Territory offers an outback experience like no other.


Enjoy an authentic taste of Aboriginal culture on this 3-day Northern Territory adventure.

Cruise down the Adelaide River into Kakadu. You’ll see Aboriginal rock art and a wealth of bird species before venturing out on the Yellow Water Billabong, a waterway well known for its saltwater crocodiles and native birds. An early start the next day takes you into Arnhem Land. This is one of Australia’s best spots to learn about indigenous culture, history and traditions. It’s a spectacular natural setting as well, with sandstone outcrops, escarpments and unspoiled bushland. Return to Darwin for departure.


 

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Duration
3 Days
Prices From:
US$ 833

Itinerary

Day 1

Darwin to Kakadu

Depart Darwin and travel along the Arnhem Highway, their major river systems and wetlands, into Kakadu National Park. Located 257 kilometres east of Darwin, this national park covers 20,000 square kilometres of landscape from rocky escarpment home to historic Aboriginal rock art dating back thousands of years, to floodplains abundant with wildlife. Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre to view the informative displays depicting the traditions of the Aboriginal people in Kakadu. 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 lead you on a walk to view the rock art galleries.

There is the opportunity for an optional 50 minute scenic flight (own expense).

Meal Plan Lunch
Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel

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    Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel



    From the marble foyer to the uniquely shaped exterior, Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel is a cool retreat in the midst of Kakadu National Park's wilderness. Just a two and a half hour drive from Darwin, Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel is the only full service hotel ...

    From the marble foyer to the uniquely shaped exterior, Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel is a cool retreat in the midst of Kakadu National Park's wilderness. Just a two and a half hour drive from Darwin, Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel is the only full service hotel for Kakadu accommodation and is the ideal base to explore the Ubirr, Nourlangie and Jim Jim areas of Kakadu.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Barbeques (BBQ)
    • Bellman/Porters
    • Business Centre
    • Concierge
    • Conference Facilities
    • Gift Shop
    • Laundry facilities
    • Newsstand
    • Parking
    • Pool (s)
    • Reception (24 hrs)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Room Service
    • Wheelchair Accessible Rooms

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Day 2

Arnhem Land by 4WD

There is an early start this morning as we travel by 4WD vehicle into Arnhem Land and the Mikinj Valley. Travel through spectacular scenery including sandstone outcrops, escarpments, forests and floodplains. Learn about traditional land ownership, bush skills, and 'bush tucker'. View Aboriginal rock art in its natural state. Most tours are accompanied by an Aboriginal Guide.

Meal Plan Lunch
Day 3

Kakadu to Darwin

This morning join explore the World Heritage Area of Ubirr, where you'll climb up through the ancient Aboriginal rock art galleries, believed to be 20,000 years old, to the lookout for the view over the surrounding wetlands. Join the Guluyambi 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, as well as bush survival skills. With special permission of the local people, you are able to go ashore in Arnhem Land. Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre before returning to Darwin.

Meal Plan Lunch

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DEPARTURES:

Daily from May-October

PRICE INCLUDES:

Sightseeing as indicated, meals as indicated by BLD, accommodation for 2 nights

TB AATKINGDAR14CO: DK70S
30 Nov 2017
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