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  • Location: Darwin, Australia
  • Duration:  3 days / 2 nights

Experience the best that the Kakadu National Park has to offer on this 3-day tour from Darwin. View the ancient Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie Rock and Ubirr Rock, cruise the East Alligator River and Yellow Waters and paddle a canoe to majestic Twin Falls.

Highlights

  • Travel to the edge of Arnhem Land and paddle a canoe to Twin Falls on this majestic 3-day tour from Darwin
  • Enjoy a refreshing bushwalk through towering cliffs until you reach the beauty of Twin Falls Gorge
  • Walk into the remote and pristine Arnhem Land guided by a local Aboriginal
  • See ancient Aboriginal rock artwork
  • Delicious lunch is included every day
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Darwin
  • English-speaking guide

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What You Can Expect

3-Day Kakadu National Park and Waterfalls Tour from Darwin

Jim Jim Falls, Kakadu National Park

Day 1: Darwin - Kakadu National Park - Yellow Water Depart Darwin and venture into the vast and diverse landscape of Kakadu National Park. Stop to visit Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre to learn a little about the park, its history, flora, fauna and ancient culture. Continue to Kakadu's most famous wetland area, Yellow Water billabong for your cruise. Watch for crocodiles and the famous Kakadu birdlife. Following lunch, travel to Nourlangie Rock to view galleries of ancient Aboriginal artworks. As is evident from all the paintings, this has always been an area of great significance to local Aborigines.

Overnight accommodation: moderate - Kakadu Lodge or superior - Gagudju Crocodile Holiday Inn

Day 2: Twin Falls by Canoe Travel by 4WD to the edge of the Arnhem Land escarpment and beautiful Jim Jim Falls, the largest waterfalls in the park. Enjoy a refreshing bushwalk through monsoonal forest surrounded by towering cliffs. Continue along the winding sand track to Twin Falls Gorge where there is time to explore this remote region. Note: It's essential you are active and able to paddle your own canoe. Should seasonal conditions not permit visit to Twin Falls, it will be replaced with visit to Maguk (Barramundi Falls).

Day 3: Kakadu National Park- Ubirr - East Alligator River Cruise - Darwin Travel to Ubirr before joining the Guluyambi Cruise on the East Alligator River. By special permission, take a short walk into Arnhem Land accompanied by an Aboriginal guide and finish your day with a call into Bowali Visitor Centre, to see the giant termite mounds.

Overnight accommodation: moderate - Kakadu Lodge or superior - Gagudju Crocodile Holiday Inn

Important: The walk to Jim Jim falls is quite strenuous and an excellent level of fitness is required. Recommended good hiking shoes for this walk.If seasonal conditions do not permit a visit to Jim Jim or Twin Falls it will be replaced with alternative touring. You are not permitted to swim at Twin falls.

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

This was an excellent tour, and I would highly recommend it. There were lots to see, especially if you took the optional joy flight at extra cost. We saw aboriginal art sites, waterfalls and plunge pools and the fabulous Yellow Waters wetlands area. The Croc hotel was fine with the meals adequate. There was one issue in that the Viator website and app suggested that the tour included some canoe paddling. This has not been the case for many years in the particular area and should be corrected. We liked the fact that the three days were actually 3 separate day tours, giving great variety and different people to mix with.

Niv A
Israel

4 star rating: Recommended July 2014

The tour was fascinating. There were three peaks: Yellow Water, Ubirr, East Alligator River.
The tour to the falls is beautiful. However, the guide suggested that we don't go all the way to Jim Jim Falls since the track is hard, so we stopped about half way. Retrospectively, it was a mistake. Rather than deterring us he should encourage and offer to help us. I am sure we could have made it.
Other than that we don't have any critique. It was great. The guide on the the third day, Robert, was super. The Crocodile Hotel is very good.

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