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Top End Explorer: 4 Days (Darwin - Kakadu - Katherine - Darwin) Self Drive

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 341

Enjoy the complete freedom and flexibility of a self-drive vacation through Australia’s “Top End”, beginning and ending in Darwin with stops at Kakadu and Katherine along with way.


Discover the Top End your way on this 4 day self driven round trip.

Darwin is a city brimming with World War 2 history. Consider an extra day here before your trip, which may include a visit to the Aviation Heritage Centre to see its collection of over 18 aircraft. Make your way to Jabiru, in the heart of Kakadu National Park. A paradise for bird-watchers, the park is also home to over 550 species of animals, including fearsome saltwater crocodiles. Take a cruise on the Adelaide River Queen to see these powerful creatures leap up to 2 metres out of the water.

Visit the gold-mining town of Pine Creek on your way to Katherine Gorge, one of the region’s most impressive sights. See Edith Falls and mysterious Cutta Cutta Caves. During the dry season, consider a swim or hire a canoe to explore the saltwater crocodile-free Gorge before your return to Darwin.


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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 341

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Day 1

Arrive Darwin

Arrive Darwin and collect your rental vehicle. The remainder of the day is at leisure

Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront

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    Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront



    Vibe Hotel Darwin is the ideal haven for guests that want to trade in tradition for a fresh and vibrant accommodation alternative offering a contemporary edge and a whole lot of style. Reflecting the lifestyle of the guests, the 120 rooms are stylish and the ...

    Vibe Hotel Darwin is the ideal haven for guests that want to trade in tradition for a fresh and vibrant accommodation alternative offering a contemporary edge and a whole lot of style. Reflecting the lifestyle of the guests, the 120 rooms are stylish and the food is delicious. Situated in the iconic Darwin City Waterfront, guests are perfectly positioned to explore the restaurants, boutique shops and seafront promenades.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Conference Facilities
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Parking
    • Pool (s)
    • Reception (24 hrs)
    • Restaurant(s)

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Day 2

Darwin to Kakadu 255 km (160 miles) 3 hours

Make your way to Kakadu. Travel along the Arnhem Highway to Jabiru and Kakadu National Park. On your journey you may wish to visit the Window on the Wetlands Visitors Centre, enjoy a cruise on the Adelaide River Queen to witness the famous jumping crocodiles and visit Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve which is a paradise for waterbird-watchers on the Adelaide River flood plains.

Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Aurora Kakadu

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    Aurora Kakadu



    Aurora Kakadu situated in the Kakadu National Park is the perfect base to visit one of the world's finest wildlife reserves. Set amidst 10 hectares of lush bush land, Aurora Kakadu offers tropical gardens, manicured lawns and abundant relaxation areas. The facilities include the Wetlands ...

    Aurora Kakadu situated in the Kakadu National Park is the perfect base to visit one of the world's finest wildlife reserves. Set amidst 10 hectares of lush bush land, Aurora Kakadu offers tropical gardens, manicured lawns and abundant relaxation areas. The facilities include the Wetlands Restaurant, a bar and cafe. The resort also has a fuel outlet, gift shop, pool, spa, tennis court, and laundry and ironing facilities for guests.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Barbeques (BBQ)
    • Conference Facilities
    • Golf
    • Laundry facilities
    • Parking
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Spa(Hot-tub)/Jacuzzi
    • Tennis
    • Wheelchair Accessible Rooms

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Day 3

Kakadu to Katherine 300 km (185 miles) 3.25 hours

An early start is recommended this morning. Continue on to the gold-mining town of Pine Creek and then on to Katherine. Hire a canoe on Katherine Gorge, listen into the world's largest classroom - School of Air, visit Edith Falls and the mysterious Cutta Cutta Caves.

Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Ibis Styles Katherine

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    Ibis Styles Katherine



    With 10 acres of lush tropical gardens, the Ibis Styles Katherine makes the perfect base for a busy day of activities. The hotel is in close proximity to all of the main attractions in the area. The property offers 100 comfortable and welcoming rooms.

    With 10 acres of lush tropical gardens, the Ibis Styles Katherine makes the perfect base for a busy day of activities. The hotel is in close proximity to all of the main attractions in the area. The property offers 100 comfortable and welcoming rooms.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Games Room
    • Internet Access
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Tennis

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Day 4

Katherine to Darwin 320 km (200 miles) 3.5 hours

Depart Katherine and return to Darwin. Drop off your rental vehicle and depart Darwin.

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Detailed itinerary
  • Hertz Group S car rental with unlimited kilometers and vehicle depots across the country, toll-free assistance telephone line during your travels
  • Goway's co-pilot Backpack kit.

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

 

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