8 Day Gorges & Ancient Escarpments

8 Day • Darwin - Katherine - Kakadu

Darwin, Northern Territory

Nitmiluk Tours, Northern Territory

Kakadu Scenic Flight, Northern Territory

8 Day Gorges & Ancient Escarpments

8 Day Short Break - Darwin - Katherine - Kakadu

This 8-day journey takes you through Northern Territory’s adventurous mecca; spellbinding national parks, Aboriginal cultural experiences and exhibits, vast desert monoliths and charming tropical towns.

VALID FOR TRAVEL: 01 Jul 2020 – 31 Mar 2021

Pricing for Aussies
$1783AUD
per person, based on double occupancy
  • Prices above are per person, based on double occupancy.  Subject to availability.
  • Package Includes:
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Darwin, 2 nights’ accommodation in Katherine, 2 nights’ accommodations in Kakadu, Darwin hop-on/hop-off bus, three Gorge Cruise, 30-minute scenic flight around Kakadu, car rental, all transfers and all taxes & fees.
Pricing for Kiwis
$1945NZD
per person, based on double occupancy
  • Prices above are per person, based on double occupancy.  Subject to availability.
  • Package Includes:
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Darwin, 2 nights’ accommodation in Katherine, 2 nights’ accommodations in Kakadu, Darwin hop-on/hop-off bus, three Gorge Cruise, 30-minute scenic flight around Kakadu, car rental, all transfers and all taxes & fees.
Pricing for Canucks
$1711CAD
per person, based on double occupancy
  • Prices above are per person, based on double occupancy.  Subject to availability.
  • Package Includes:
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Darwin, 2 nights’ accommodation in Katherine, 2 nights’ accommodations in Kakadu, Darwin hop-on/hop-off bus, three Gorge Cruise, 30-minute scenic flight around Kakadu, car rental, all transfers and all taxes & fees.
  • Note: the mandatory Australian Travel Visa is included in the Canadian price

Trip Details

Included in your trip

Hotel Accommodations
Itinerary
Customizable
Taxes & Fees
Excursions
Car Rental
Cultural Experience

EXCLUDED IN YOUR TRIP

Travel Insurance
Flights/Airfare
Meals
Guided

WHERE WILL YOU VISIT?

  • Darwin
  • Nitmiluk National Park
  • Katherine
  • Kakadu
  • Scenic Flight
  • Northern Territory

TRIP ITINERARY

Arrive in and Depart from Darwin

8 Day Adventure

Day 1: Arrive Darwin

Collect your rental car from the airport and take a short drive to your hotel where you will check in for 2 nights.  The balance of your day is at leisure.

Day 2: Darwin hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus

Go sightseeing in Darwin with a hop-on hop-off pass. Cruise to top spots including Crocosaurus Cove, the waterfront precinct and Fort Hill Wharf. Enjoy unobstructed views from the open-top double-decker bus and informative onboard commentary. Simply hop on board to travel from sight to sight, and explore in depth on your own by hopping off at any of 11 convenient stops. It takes 60 minutes in the morning or 90 minutes in the afternoon to complete the full loop around Darwin if you remain on the bus. Darwin Hop-on hop-off bus tour Visit Waterfront Precinct, Darwin Military Museum, Cullen Bay Marina, Doctors Gully, RFDS Military Museum and Crocosaurus Cove. Listen to informative pre-recorded commentary. With fantastic views from the top of the bus and strategically placed stops around the city, this is a great way to explore Darwin at your own pace. 

Day 3: Katherine

Drive to Katherine where you will check in to your hotel for 2 nights.  The balance of your day is at leisure.

Day 4: Three-Gorge Cruise

Board your vessel to commence a Timeless Land three-Gorge Cruise. Travel along the first three gorges and marvel at the sheer rock face walls and the striking scenery as you head further into the gorge. Before you return, there may be an opportunity to freshen up with a cooling swim (it is recommended that you wear swimmers under clothes as there are no change rooms on the boat). Gorges are separated by natural rock barriers, therefore walking between the gorges is required on all tours to change boats. The walk-ways are man-made, however are uneven in areas as they follow the natural contours of the bush landscape. The pathways include steps with handrails. A moderate level of mobility is required. 

Day 5: Kakadu

Drive to Cooinda where you will check in to your hotel for 2 nights.  The balance of your day is at leisure.

Day 6: 30-min Scenic Flight at World Heritage Listed Kakadu National park

Best seen from the air, enjoy aerial views over the World Heritage Listed Kakadu National park on a 30 minute scenic flight departing from Jabiru.Board the Kakadu Air flight at Jabiru Airport to commence a 30 minute Kakadu Fun Flight Tour. There is so much to see on this affordable fun flight from ancient escarpments to winding rivers and spectacular 1.8 billion years of continuous erosion. The highlights of this flight include The Archway, Arnhem Land escarpment’s, East Alligator Valley, Mikinj Valley Billabongs and Magela flood plains. This flight includes recorded and live commentary from your pilot as you fly through these spectacular ancient lands. Tour concludes approximately 30 minute after commencement, at departure point. 

Day 7: Darwin

Drive to Darwin where you will check in to your hotel for 1 night.  The balance of your day is at leisure.

Day 8: Depart

Drop off your rental car at the airport this morning… why not stay longer?

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