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6 Day Top End Expedition - Active × × × × × × ×
6 Day Top End Expedition - Active

6 Day Top End Expedition - Active

The Ultimate Top End 4WD Expedition! Explore Kakadu, Nitmiluk Litchfield National Parks in depth as you immerse yourself in Indigenous culture, spectacular refreshing waterfalls and view an array of wildlife an mesmerising scenery.

Kakadu, Nitmiluk Gorge, Litchfield & Beyond!The Ultimate Top End 4WD Expedition!  Explore Kakadu, Nitmiluk & Litchfield National Parks in depth as you immerse yourself in Indigenous culture, spectacular & refreshing waterfalls and view an array of wildlife & mesmerising scenery.

Departs Saturday's April through September

That's so you can do it all in the week and get back to Darwin for the Mindil Markets on Thursday!

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Highlights: Cultural Interaction, Lots of Hiking & Swimming, Wildlife.

  • Ubirr & Nourlangie Rock Art 
  • Guluyambi Cultural Cruise
  • Jim Jim Falls & Twin Falls (Jul-Sep only)
  • Maguk(Barramundi Gorge) & Gunlom (May - Sep only)
  • Nitmiluk Gorge & Edith Falls
  • Litchfield NP - Florence & Wangi Falls

ITINERARY - MAY

Day 1 – Darwin to Kakadu (LD)

  • 7:00 am pick up from your Darwin accommodation.
  • Adelaide River Jumping Crocodile Cruise.
  • Nourlangie Rock Art & Lookouts

Day 2 – Kakadu (BLD)

  • Gubara Rock Pools.
  • Guluyambi Cultural Cruise.
  • Ubirr Rock Art & Lookout

 Day 3 – Kakadu (BLD)

  • Warradjan Cultural Centre.
  • Yurmikmik Waterfalls (Motorcar & Boulder)
  • Gunlom. ** (May not be accessible)

Day 4 – Kakadu to Katherine (BLD)

  • Edith Falls Walk & Swim
  • Top Didge Cultural Experience

Day 5 – Katherine to Litchfield (BLD)

  • Nitmiluk Gorge Cruise.
  • Florence Falls

Day 6 – Litchfield to Darwin – (BL)

  • Tolmer & Wangi Falls
  • Buley Rock Holes.

ITINERARY - JUNE

Day 1 – Darwin to Kakadu (LD)

  • 7:00 am pick up from your Darwin accommodation.
  • .Guluyambi Cultural Cruise
  • Ubirr Rock Art & Lookout

Day 2 – Kakadu (BLD)

  • Gubara Rock Pools.
  • Nourlangie Rock Art & Lookouts
  • Warradjan Cultural Centre.

 Day 3 – Kakadu (BLD)

  • Maguk
  • Gunlom.

Day 4 – Kakadu to Katherine (BLD)

  • Edith Falls Walk & Swim
  • Top Didge Cultural Experience

Day 5 – Katherine to Litchfield (BLD)

  • Nitmiluk Gorge Cruise.
  • Florence Falls

Day 6 – Litchfield to Darwin – (BL)

  • Tolmer & Wangi Falls
  • Buley Rock Holes.

ITINERARY - JULY, AUG,SEP

Day 1 – Darwin to Kakadu (LD)

  • 7:00 am pick up from your Darwin accommodation.
  • .Guluyambi Cultural Cruise
  • Ubirr Rock Art & Lookout

Day 2 – Kakadu (BLD)

  • Jim Jim & Twin Falls

 Day 3 – Kakadu (BLD)

  • Warradjan
  • Maguk
  • Gunlom.

Day 4 – Kakadu to Katherine (BLD)

  • Gunlom
  • Top Didge Cultural Experience

Day 5 – Katherine to Litchfield (BLD)

  • Nitmiluk Gorge Cruise.
  • Edith Falls Walk & Swim

Day 6 – Litchfield to Darwin – (BL)

  • Florence, Tolmer & Wangi Falls
  • Buley Rock Holes.

Tour Includes:

  • Pick up and drop off at ALL Darwin accommodation.
  • All meals (as indicated) & fresh drinking water.
  • 5 Nights Camping at managed camp-grounds (Showers and Toilet facilities available).
  • Camping gear (3 man tents - 2 person per tent, high density foam mats;sleeping bag hire optional).
  • Air conditioned 4WD vehicle.
  • Experienced local guide.
  • Guluyambi Cultural Cruise on the East Alligator River.
  • 2Hr Nitmiluk Gorge Cruise
  • Top Didge Cultural Tour
  • Jumping Crocodile Cruise (April & May only)
  • Cultural interpretation and commentary on local flora/fauna and geology.


  • Duration : 6 Days (approx.)
From AUD $1,255.00

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6 Day Top End Expedition - All Age Book now Available × × × × × ×
6 Day Top End Expedition - All Age

6 Day Top End Expedition - All Age

The Ultimate Top End Expedition! Explore Kakadu, Nitmiluk Litchfield National Parks in depth as you immerse yourself in Indigenous culture, spectacular refreshing waterfalls and view an array of wildlife an mesmerising scenery.

Kakadu, Nitmiluk Gorge, Litchfield & Beyond!The Ultimate Top End Expedition!  Explore Kakadu, Nitmiluk & Litchfield National Parks in depth as you immerse yourself in Indigenous culture, spectacular & refreshing waterfalls and view an array of wildlife & mesmerising scenery.

Departs Monday's during School Holiday periods

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For Groups of 4 or more Adults, a 5% discount will be applied manually prior to final payment.
The Family rates shown already include the 5% discount.

Child Age is 8 to 15.  

16 & over is classed as an Adult. 

 For legal reasons we can only carry children under 8 on private charters as a booster seat is required.
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Highlights: Cultural Interaction, Lots of Hiking & Swimming, Wildlife.

  • Ubirr & Nourlangie Rock Art 
  • Guluyambi Cultural Cruise
  • Jim Jim Falls & Twin Falls (Jul-Oct only)
  • Maguk(Barramundi Gorge) & Gunlom (May - Oct only)
  • Nitmiluk Gorge & Edith Falls
  • Litchfield NP - Florence & Wangi Falls

Tour Includes:

  • Pick up and drop off at ALL Darwin accommodation.
  • All meals (as indicated) & fresh drinking water.
  • 5 Nights Camping at managed camp-grounds (Showers and Toilet facilities available).
  • Camping gear (3 man tents - 2 person per tent, high density foam mats;sleeping bag hire optional).
  • Air conditioned 4WD vehicle.
  • Experienced local guide.
  • Guluyambi Cultural Cruise on the East Alligator River.
  • 2Hr Nitmiluk Gorge Cruise OR Half Day Canoeing
  • Top Didj Cultural Tour
  • Cultural interpretation and commentary on local flora/fauna and geology.


ITINERARY - JULY,  AUG, SEP, OCT

Day 1 – Darwin to Kakadu (LD)

  • 7:00 am pick up from your Darwin accommodation.
  • Guluyambi Cultural Cruise
  • Ubirr Rock Art & Lookout

Day 2 – Kakadu (BLD)

  • Jim Jim & Twin Falls

 Day 3 – Kakadu (BLD)

  • Warradjan
  • Maguk
  • Gunlom.

Day 4 – Kakadu to Katherine (BLD)

  • Gunlom
  • Top Didge Cultural Experience

Day 5 – Katherine to Litchfield (BLD)

  • Nitmiluk Gorge Cruise.
  • Edith Falls Walk & Swim

Day 6 – Litchfield to Darwin – (BL)

  • Florence, Tolmer & Wangi Falls
  • Buley Rock Holes.




  • Duration : 6 Days (approx.)
From AUD $1,255.00

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6 Day Barunga - Top End × × × × × × ×
6 Day Barunga - Top End

6 Day Barunga - Top End

This year commemorates the 32nd anniversary of one of Australia's most important Indigenous festivals - Barunga. Join us for SIX days of cultural immersion as we head down to the festival before exploring the rest of the Top End.

Make your long weekend a week long cultural immersion and Top End exploration!


This much loved Territory event sees people from all over the country descend upon the small Indigenous community south of Katherine where they camp and take part in a program of workshops, dancing ceremonies, didgeridoo making, basket weaving and enjoy plenty of great music and sport from the region. Barunga Festival is an exciting time for the
community as they reunite with family members and countrymen from all over the Top End, and welcome tourists from far and near to experience contemporary community life for the weekend.

Join in activities at the Festival before exploring Kakadu, Nitmiluk & Litchfield National Parks in depth as you immerse yourself in Indigenous culture, spectacular & refreshing waterfalls and view an array of wildlife & mesmerising scenery.


Day 1 (Saturday) – Darwin to Barunga (LD)

Depart Darwin @ 7.00am and make our way towards Katherine. A brief stop at Adelaide River maybe for some breakfast and continue on to Edith Falls for a swim and lunch. Travel on through Katherine and arrive at Barunga (45 min south of Katherine.) mid-afternoon to set up camp in the community camp-ground. Get involved in some of the activities and relax in the evening listening to the Indigenous bands at the Skinnyfish stage or other featured artists down at the riverside APRA tent.

Day 2 (Sunday) – Barunga Festival (BLD)

A whole day to partake in all the different activities available. These include: Damper Cooking, Yidaki (didgeridoo) Making and Demonstration, Weaving Workshops, Bush Tucker, Spear Throwing Competition, Kriol Language Classes & Women’s Story Telling. Spend the evening listening to some fabulous music at either the Skinnyfish stage or the APRA riverside tent.

Day 3 (Monday) – Barunga to Kakadu (BLD)

Pack up camp early and make our way back through Katherine, detouring out to Nitmiluk Gorge for a 2 Hr cruise. Departing the Katherine region, we head back north to Pine Creek and on to Kakadu. This afternoon we visit one our favourite waterfalls, Gunlom   Overnight camp here with time to explore, relax and swim.

Day 4 (Tuesday) – Kakadu (BLD)

We head northwards through the Park to our next favourite waterfall - Maguk(Barramundi Gorge). Nestled amongst the sandstone escarpment at the end of a paper-bark lined creek. The rock pools above and the plunge pool below the falls provide a refreshing swim option. Call in at the Warradjan Cultural Centre before watching a magical sunset on a Yellow Waters Cruise before heading to our overnight camping area. 

Day 5 (Wednesday) – Kakadu to Litchfield (BLD)

This morning we head to the northern region of Kakadu for another day of cultural immersion. Join the Guluyambi Cultural cruise on the East Alligator River to gain an amazing insight into local customs and dreamtime stories from the local Indigenous guide. We may even see a few Crocodiles! View ancient Aboriginal rock art at Ubirr and take in the spectacular scenery as we climb atop the rocky outcrop for majestic views of the Arnhemland sandstone plateau. Travel towards Darwin on the Arnhem Highway, calling in at The Bark Hut Inn for a break before taking a 4WD detour across to our overnight accommodation near Litchfield.

Day 6 (Thursday) - Litchfield to Darwin (BL)

A Short drive to Litchfield National Park this morning so we beat the crowds and explore, relax and swim in some fantastic easily accessible waterfalls.  A fantastic way to finish off our Top End expedition.  We return you to your Darwin accommodation around 5pm so you can check in and get down to the Mindil Beach sunset Markets.


Confirmed Artists for 2017 Barunga Festival


  • Artists will be announced early 2017.

Tour includes:
  • All meals as indicated.
  • All Camping Equipment (Twin share Dome tent,  50 mm foam mattress).
  • Festival Entry Fee
  • Kakadu National Park Fees
  • Nitmiluk Gorge Cruise.
  • Yellow Waters Cruise.
  • Guluyambi Cruise.
Additional Costs:
  • Sleeping bag hire $15
Important Note:
Barunga is a DRY community - No alcohol is to be carried into Festival.  Police will be inspecting vehicles on entry.




For more information about the Festival, visit Barunga Festival website

  • Duration : 6 Days (approx.)
From AUD $1,255.00

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4.5 Day Darwin to Katherine via Kakadu × × × × × × ×
4.5 Day Darwin to Katherine via Kakadu

4.5 Day Darwin to Katherine via Kakadu

Offered only as a STANDBY departure as part of our 6 Day Top End Expedition.

Limited Departures between May to September so book early to avoid missing out!




Day 1 - 7:00am pick up from your Darwin accommodation. 
Our journey today takes us across the Marrakai floodplains of the Adelaide River and on into Kakadu. Learn about the important wetland habitats as we visit Mamukala. View ancient Aboriginal rock art at Ubirr.  Take in the spectacular scenery as we climb atop the rocky outcrop for majestic views of the Arnhemland sandstone plateau.  We join the Guluyambi Cultural cruise on the East Alligator River to gain an amazing insight into local customs and dreamtime stories from the local Indigenous guide.  We may even see a few Crocodiles!  Travel to our overnight campsite at Garnarmarr campground.  (LD)


Day 2 – Kakadu (BLD)

Time for a spot of real 4 Wheel driving today as we travel to Jim Jim and Twin Falls.  After crossing the Jim Jim creek, we arrive at Twin Falls and cruise through the gorge, admiring the towering escarpment from the sandy beach.  Arriving at Jim Jim Falls, walk through the monsoon forest and enjoy an invigorating swim in the plunge pool. Late afternoon we make our way back to our camp-site.

 Day 3 – Kakadu (BLD)

This morning we visit Burrunguy (Nourlangie Rock) to view more ancient rock art before making our way to the southern region of the Park.  Visit one our favourite waterfalls, Maguk (Barramundi Gorge).  Nestled amongst the sandstone escarpment at the end of a paperbark lined creek.  The rock pools above and the plunge pool below the falls provide a refreshing swim option.  Arriving at Gunlom we set up camp and enjoy a refreshing swim in the Gunlom plunge pool  A quick scramble back down the ridge before it gets too dark and enjoy another hearty meal.  

Day 4 – Kakadu to Darwin (BL)

After breaking camp, hike to the top of the falls for a swim in the renowned ‘Infinity’ pool and spectacular scenic views. Enjoy another refreshing swim in the Gunlom plunge pool before setting off towards Katherine.  Exiting Kakadu from the south we call in at the old gold mining town of Pine Creek and take in some of its history.  

At Pine Creek you will transfer to the Greyhound Coach for your return to Darwin.  Arrive back in Darwin at the Darwin Public Bus terminal at 5.20pm.  You will have to make your own way back to Accommodation.



  • Duration : 4 Days (approx.)
From AUD $875.00

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