2 Day Kakadu and East Alligator River Short Break
visit Kakadu National Park, see Darwin, Nourlangie Rock, Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre and cruise the East Alligator River plus much more. Tour by luxury mini coach featuring air-conditioning, reclining seats, extra leg room and tinted windows.
Day 1: Darwin – Kakadu National Park
Depart Darwin and travel along the Arnhem Highway, passing major river systems and wetland regions, into Kakadu National Park. Located 257 kilometres east of Darwin, the national park covers 20,000 square kilometres of landscape varying from rocky escarpment that is home to historic Aboriginal rock art dating back thousands of years, to the floodplains that are abundant with wildlife. Stop at Nourlangie Rock, where your Guide will lead you on a walk to view the rock art galleries. After lunch, join your Local Guide on a cruise of the fabled Yellow Water Billabong. Search for saltwater crocodiles and the colourful range of birdlife for which this region is renowned. Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre to view the informative displays depicting the traditions of the Aboriginal people in Kakadu.
50 Minute Scenic Flight – Kakadu Optional 50 minute scenic flight over Kakadu is available
Hotel: Aurora Kakadu (Budget), Aurora Kakadu (Standard), Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel (Moderate or Superior) or Hawk Dreaming Wilderness Lodge* (Superior Wilderness), Kakadu.
Included Meals: Lunch *Wilderness Lodge includes dinner
Day 2: Guluyambi Cultural Cruise – Darwin – Darwin
This morning you'll head off with your Guide to explore the World Heritage Area of Ubirr, where you'll climb up through the ancient Aboriginal rock art galleries, believed to be 20,000 years old, to the lookout for the view over the surrounding wetlands. Join the Guluyambi Cruise along the East Alligator River in search of saltwater crocodiles. You will have an Aboriginal Guide with you and, with the special permission of the local people, you will be able to go ashore in Arnhem Land. Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre before returning to Darwin, where your Short Break concludes this evening.
Included Meals: Lunch * Wilderness Lodge includes breakfast
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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2020 - 2021 season. The 2020 - 2021 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2020 - 31st March 2021. The 2021 - 2022 season rates commence on the 1st April 2021.