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  • Location:Darwin, Australia
  • Duration:4 days / 3 nights

4-Day Kakadu National Park, Katherine and Litchfield National Park Camping Tour from Darwin

Venture deep into the Australian Outback on a camping tour through Kakadu, Katherine and Litchfield National Parks from Darwin. Travel by purpose built all terrain vehicles to remote outback areas. Swim in freshwater rock pools, canoe down Katherine Gorge, discover ancient rock art and learn the stories from the Dreamtime. Camp under the stars at permanent campsites, enjoy traditional Australian bush tucker and feel the heart of the Australian Outback.


  • 4-Day Camping tour of Kakadu National Park, Katherine Gorge, Litchfield National Park
  • Enjoy traditional bush cooking over a camp fire
  • See Ubirr Rock, one of Australia's finest Aboriginal rock art collections
  • Swim in natural swimming holes including the cascading Edith Falls
  • Cruise or canoe the tranquil waters of Katherine Gorge
  • Swim in the picture perfect waterholes at Litchfield National Park
  • Visit Florence Falls, Wangi Falls and Buley Rockholes

What You Can Expect

4-Day Kakadu National Park, Katherine and Litchfield National Park Camping Tour from Darwin

Kakadu National Park

Day 1: Darwin to Kakadu National Park (L,D)
After an early start from Darwin travel to Kakadu, with its stunning natural beauty, vast landscapes and impressive wet lands. The region is extremely important to the indigenous people, many who still live in the park. Keep your eyes peeled and your cameras ready on a cruise down the river looking out for crocodiles patrolling the waters. Next, head to Ubirr Rock and what can only be described as a museum in the desert. See impressive rock art, still vibrant in color and over thousands of years old.
Overnight: Kakadu Permanent Campsite

Day 2: Kakadu to Katherine (B, L, D)
After breakfast head out to explore more of the Kakadu wetlands before an energizing swim in croc-free waters. Then travel south to the historic gold mining center of Pine Creek, stopping for another refreshing swim along the way at the cascading Edith Falls.
Overnight: Springvale Homestead Permanent Campsite

Day 3: Katherine (B, L, D)
Travel to the majestic Katherine Gorge, with soaring sandstone cliffs and clear blue waterways. Take a two hour cruise along the gorge or for the more adventurous, hit the water and paddle by canoe. After lunch, travel across the plains to Mt Bundy Station, established in 1911 this working cattle stations was one of the largest in the ‘Top End’. Relax and watch the sun go down before a 'Territorian' BBQ dinner where you can try crocodile or kangaroo.
Overnight: Mt Bundy Station Permanent Campsite

Day 4: Litchfield National Park to Darwin (B, L)
Today travel from Katherine to Darwin via Litchfield, the perfect place to soak up the tranquility of the tropics. Visit Florence Falls, Wangi Falls and Buley Rockholes, before walking through the steamy rainforest and cooling off with a dip in a picture perfect swimming hole. Later depart for Darwin, arriving early in the evening.

Customer Reviews

4 star rating: Recommended April 2014

Very well organised, the guide had a lot of knowledge.

4 star rating: Recommended June 2012

A great way to see all the national parks outside darwin. The guides were excelent and had great knowlege of the area. The food was very good and well presented. The camping sites had everything you needed, note you dont need to bring pillows or towels as they have all being provided for and should make your travelling luggage lighter, allthough the camp site we stayed on our second night was very poor, the toilets were dirty and no hot water for showers, if this camp site had the same standard as the other 2, I would have gave this trip 5 stars as everything else on the trip was first class. The only other thing I like to point out is I was staying in a motel with the same name as a hotel in Darwin for my pick up, they went to the wrong place, I was a bit stressed as I phoned intrepid which was the number on my voucher and couldnt get through probably because of the time in the morning and had to leave a message. I was worried the tour group had missed me and I was worried where I was going to stay over the next 3 nights if they didnt show, but in the end thankfully the showed up. Would it not be better to give a direct contact number to the tour guide that has the pick up that morning should any problem like this arise.

3 star rating: Worth doing June 2012

Great guides/drivers - very informative and nice small group.
WOuld have loved to have tea provided during the day and perhaps a little more interesting food.
Would recommend.

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