It is the tapestry of great ecosystems that creates the beauty of Kakadu. Sandstone escarpments shaped by an incomprehensible time span, monsoon forests and flood plains, great rivers journey serpentine to the sea, stunningly beautiful billabongs and lagoons are richly clad in a profusion of colour by glorious water lilies and edged by pandanas and paper bark trees.
Kakadu homes birds of every size, every hue and every song, fearsome crocodiles on the mudslides of billabongs, Aboriginal artwork painted on rock cave walls. This place is creation in its wonderful diversity, this place is Kakadu and it will leave a long last impression.
Skirt Francis Bay on Darwin Harbour and head out on Tiger Brennan Drive
Berrimah Naval Defence base
Palmerston on Darwin's outskirts
Look for massive roadtrains
Head east on the Arnhem Highway passing through Humpty Doo
Cross the Marrakai Wetlands and over the Adelaide River - home to native birdlife and crocodiles
Top end outback bush - eucalypts, palms and termite mounds
Kakadu National Park on the South Alligator River - a vast pristine wetland and bushland habitat with significant Aboriginal culture
Take a short guided walk to Nourlangie Rock and see ancient Aboriginal rock art
Enjoy a tropical buffet lunch with cold meats, salad and fruit
Take a 1.5 hour guided cruise on Yellow Water Billabong
Look for crocodiles, brolgas, magpie geese and kites
Take in the serenity and beauty that nature offers in the Kakadu wetlands
Visit Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre and learn of the traditional ways of Aboriginal people in Kakadu
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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2017 - 2018 season. The 2017 - 2018 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2017 - 31st March 2018. The 2018 - 2019 season rates commence on the 1st April 2018.