Kakadu & Katherine Gorge

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3 Days

Discover the stunning sights of the Top End. Join the famous Jumping Crocodile and Yellow Water Billabong Cruise, view ancient Aboriginal rock art at Ubirr and Nourlangie then cruise through the glorious Katherine Gorge stopping at Edith Falls.

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Itinerary, Pricing & Availability

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Day 1

Darwin – Jumping Crocodile Cruise – Kakadu


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As this Short Break departs at 7.15am, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the previous night.

Cruise on the Adelaide River. Later, travel into Kakadu National Park, home to a myriad of animals and hundreds of bird species. Stop at the Bowali Visitor Centre, and then continue to Ubirr. Climb up through the ancient Aboriginal rock art galleries to the lookout for a spectacular view over Kakadu.

Hotel: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel, Kakadu.
Included Meals: Lunch

Day 2

Kakadu – Katherine


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This morning you’ll be mesmerised as you explore the renowned Nourlangie rock art site, which had provided shelter to Indigenous people for millennia. Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre for an insight into the local Bininj culture. Later, join your local guide for a cruise on Yellow Water Billabong, Kakadu’s most famous wetland and home to saltwater crocodiles and dozens of species of colourful birdlife. Before arriving in Katherine, stop at Leliyn (Edith Falls), whose pandanus-fringed natural pool is suitable for swimming throughout most of the year (conditions permitting).

Hotel: Ibis Styles Katherine, Katherine
Included Meals: Lunch

Day 3

Katherine – Depart Darwin


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Enjoy a morning cruise through Katherine Gorge, a stunning network of thirteen gorges carved from billion-year-old sandstone. You’ll be at its heart among freshwater crocodiles, wonderful birdlife and amazing scenery. Later, view the displays at the Nitmiluk Visitor Centre, where you may purchase artefacts handmade by the Jawoyn people. Return to Darwin, stopping at historic gold mining town of Pine Creek and the poignant Adelaide River War Cemetery. Your Short Break concludes this evening.

Included Meals: Breakfast

As this Short Break concludes at 6:00pm, you may like to pre-book accommodation for tonight.

2020 Departures1 May - 31 Oct
Adult Twin Superiorfrom $1,160pp
Adult Single Superiorfrom $1,435pp

* All prices are per person & based on Twin share unless otherwise listed

National Park entry fee is included