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Kakadu's Ancient Secrets

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Kakadu's Ancient Secrets

Venture through the untamed wilderness and wetlands of Kakadu National Park and learn of its fascinating Aboriginal heritage on this guided small group journey.  

  • Style: Guided Small Group Journey
  • Duration: 5 days/4 nights
  • Starts in: Darwin
Guide Price £2135
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
Highlights:
  • Climb Nourlangie for spectacular views over Kakadu National Park
  • Exclusive safari cruise on the Corroboree Billabong
  • Discover the many waterfalls of Litchfield National Park
  • Learn about Aboriginal rock art at Ubirr
Itinerary:

Day 1  Darwin to Mary River NP
Meet your local tour leader this morning and board your 4WD vehicle to start your Top End adventure. Travel to Litchfield National Park, famous for its towering termite mounds and hear tales of how the local Indigenous people’s ancestral spirits shaped the landscape. Continue to the Mary River Wetlands and spend the night in a private lodge with permanent safari tents.  

Day 2  Mary River NP to Kakadu NP
Head to Corroboree Billabong for an exclusive wildlife cruise. Explore the floodplains and try to spot crocodiles that find sanctuary in its lotus covered waters. Journey into the tropical depths of Kakadu National Park to embark on a sunset walk to see the Aboriginal rock art of Ubirr and gaze atop Nadab Lookout to watch the sun dip into the lush floodplains.  

Day 3  Kakadu NP to Katherine
Enjoy a morning at leisure, perhaps take a scenic flight over the national park. Travel to Nourlangie to admire the ancient Dreamtime art of the Bininj people before continuing to Katherine in Nitmiluk National Park. Enjoy the facilities of your lodge accommodation this evening.

Day 4  Katherine
Learn of the rich traditional culture of the Indigenous people from a local artist and watch a hypnotic performance played on a didgeridoo. Hear tales of life in the bush and experience first-hand the fine art of rarrk painting. This evening, board a dinner cruise through the Katherine Gorge and learn more about the history of the local Jawoyn people.  

Day 5  Katherine to Darwin
Spend your final morning relaxing at the lodge before travelling north to Darwin. Visit the cascading waters of Edith Falls and pay homage to the fallen war heroes at Adelaide River War Cemetery en route.

Departs:
Frequent departures, Apr - Oct 2021.  

Prices
Guide Price £2135
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
Inclusions
  • 4 nights 4^ to 4^+ accommodation including Cicada Lodge and Wildman Wilderness Lodge
  • 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 4 dinners with wine
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 02/10/2020 to 31/12/2021. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
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