Litchfield waterfall
Litchfield waterfall at the top of ubirr mary river wetlands Camping Permanent Tent

3 day 2 night Kakadu and Litchfield 4WD Tour with Comfort

$875.00 $799.00

Transport:
All Terrain Vehicle
Difficulty:
Medium
Accom:
Tented Camping
Duration:
3 days, 2 nights
Food:
All Meals
Guided?:
Fully
Departs:
Between 6:00am -7:00am
Returns:
Approx 6:30pm
Visit Kakadu and Litchfield national parks in the comfort of a 4 wheel drive

Kakadu and litchfield parks are full of amazing waterfalls, wildlife and adventure. Take this amazing guided tour and make sure you get to see the best spots and make the most out of your trip.

View the massive termite mounds and swim in the streams and waterfalls. Check out the local Aboriginal Rock art and get to the top Ubirr Rock for 360 degree views of the floodplanes. Depending on the time of the year you can visit Gunlom falls, Twin Falls and Jim Jim falls for a truly amazing experience.

Includes:

  • Friendly, informative guide
  • travel in 4WD Vehicle
  • camping equipment and fees
  • Meals as listed in itinerary

 $12.50 for Twin Falls Boat Cruise pay on board.

Paul little face“Travel Kakadu and Litchfield national park in style in a comfortable 4 wheel drive vehicle which allows you access to some of the best sights!”  Paul – One Stop Adventures Travel Expert.

 

 

Description

  • Comfortable 4 wheel drive vehicle
  • Sleep in Style in awesome tentssleep under the stars 
  • Massive Termite Mounds
  • Twin Falls and Jim Jim Falls!
  • Swim in the beautiful Waterfalls and swimming holes
  • Cruise on the Yellow Water Billabong spotting Crocodiles and wildlife
  •  See Aboriginal Rock Art and Learn the stories attached
  • Venture to the top of Ubirr Rock and get 360 degree views of the Flood Plains

ITINERARY FOR TRAVEL IN APRIL & NOVEMBER  TO MARCH 

Day 1 (Lunch, Dinner) 
Departing Darwin at 7am, the first stop on your adventure is Ubirr Rock, one of the main cultural sites within the park. At Ubirr you can view a wide range of Aboriginal rock art which will be interpreted by your guide. Here you will learn about the Rainbow Serpent and climb the Nadab Lookout for excellent views over the surrounding floodplain and beyond into Arnhem Land. In the afternoon visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre to learn about the 40,000 years of aboriginal occupation within the park.  Tonight enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at either our private campsite or air-conditioned accommodation at Cooinda

Ubirr Rock - Warradjan Cultural Centre - Cooinda

Day 2 (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) 
Up early to enjoy a crocodile cruise on the Yellow Waters billabong. A must do activity within Kakadu National Park, the award winning Yellow Waters cruise is Aboriginal owned and centres around a spectacular billabong system that is home to some remarkable and diverse wildlife. Spotting crocodiles is only one of the many wildlife viewing opportunities on this unique water system.   Later, enjoy a half day hike and swim at the beautiful Gubara Springs* and/or Gunlom Falls*, and walk to the top of the Nawurlandja lookout with spectacular views over Kakadu. Late afternoon we will drive to Mount Bundy, close by Litchfield National Park and spend tonight at our private permanent campsite with your fellow travellers, or in your lodge room nearby.

Yellow Waters Cruise - Gunlom Falls - Gubara Springs - Nawurlandja Lookout - Mount Bundy Homestead

Day 3 (Breakfast, Lunch) 
Enjoy the short journey to Litchfield National Park. Explore the waterfalls, spring-fed streams and rugged sandstone escarpments of Litchfield. Discover intriguing cathedral and magnetic termite mounds and swim, hike and explore Florence and Wangi Falls* (water level dependent) as well as Buley Rockhole. Return to Darwin in the early evening.

Termite mounds - Florence Falls - Wangi Falls - Buley Rockhole

 

ITINERARY FOR TRAVEL FROM MAY TO OCTOBER

Day 1 - (Lunch, Dinner)
You will be collected from your Darwin accommodation at approximately 7.00am for the short journey to Litchfield National Park. Explore the waterfalls, spring-fed streams and rugged sandstone escarpments of Litchfield National Park. Discover intriguing cathedral and magnetic termite mounds and swim, hike and explore Florence and Wangi Falls* and enjoy a picnic lunch.

After lunch we leave the highway behind and hit the dirt travelling along the Marrakai Road before joining the Old Jim Jim Road taking us deep into Kakadu National Park. Travelling past billabongs and traversing water crossings bringing ample opportunity for wildlife spotting. Arrive at our private campsite complete with comfortable permanent tents at Cooinda where we spend the night enjoying dinner and some stargazing. Lodge customers will stay in an air-conditioned room nearby.

Florence Falls - Wangi Falls - Outback tracks and Four-Wheel-Driving  

Day 2 - (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Awake for breakfast this morning before joining an iconic Yellow Waters Cruise. A must do activity within Kakadu National Park, the award winning Yellow Waters cruise is Aboriginal owned and centres around a spectacular billabong system that is home to some remarkable and diverse wildlife. Spotting crocodiles is only one of the many wildlife viewing opportunities on this unique water system.

Departing camp we travel to nearby Nourlangie Rock. Here you can see how local Aboriginal people lived in this area through changing times. Environmental and social changes are reflected in the rock art and in the ground, where archaeologists have uncovered over 20,000 years of Aboriginal occupation.

After lunch visit the Bowali Visitor Centre, a Gun-djeihmi name for the local area and creek on land owned by the Mirarr clan. See the audio-visual presentations and Marrawuddi Gallery showcasing Aboriginal art by artists from within Kakadu and the wider region.

Later this afternoon we arrive at the culturally significant Aboriginal art site of Ubirr, located within the East Alligator region of the park. Here you will view a wide range of ancient Aboriginal art which will be interpreted by your guide. Learn the story of the Rainbow Serpent and climb the Nadab Lookout for panoramic views over the floodplain and beyond into Arnhem Land. After learning about the area, it’s time to pick out a quiet spot to sit while we watch the sun set over the Kakadu escarpment before making the short journey to our private and permanent campsite for the night. Lodge customers will sleep nearby.

Yellow Waters morning cruise - Nourlangie Aboriginal art site - Bowali Visitor Centre - Ubirr art site and sunset

Day 3 - (Breakfast, Lunch)
Today the jewels of Kakadu National Park await. Departing early we travel to Twin and Jim Jim Falls. Explore Twin Falls Gorge which is accessed by four-wheel drive track, a boat shuttle service and a rocky walking track and boardwalk. Once there relax on the sandy banks and admire the falls. There’s more 4-wheel driving as we make our way to Jim Jim Falls where a walk through monsoon forest and over boulders takes us to the waterfall and plunge pool which are surrounded by 150 metre cliffs.

Spend the afternoon taking in the sheer beauty of your spectacular surrounds before we make our way back to Darwin and your accommodation after three magical days of adventure and  wildlife, rich in cultural history and natural beauty.

Twin Falls - Jim Jim Falls

*Access to waterfalls during the tropical summer may not be possible at all locations. Waterfalls possible include Gunlom, Maguk (Barramundi Falls), Yurmikmik or Gubara Springs.

* Wangi Falls may not be accessible during the wet season. During this time we will provide an alternative or spend more time in locations visited.

Extra Costs:

Twin Falls boat Shuttle: $12.50

Departs: Daily except some fridays around 6:30am

Itinerary may change due to cultural reasons, seasonal changes, operational logistics and accessibility. Safari is not suitable for children under 5 years of age.

What you need to bring:

Torch, wide brimmed hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, water bottle (1.5 litres), walking shoes/boots, sleeping bag (if you prefer to use your own), toiletries, swim wear, towel, camera, comfortable and casual clothing for 3 days. Due to limited space on the vehicle please restrict luggage to one day pack and one soft overnight bag/backpack (maximum 10kg). Excess luggage should be stored at your Darwin accommodation.


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