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Top End Discovery 2018-19 (5 Days, Darwin to Darwin)

On this trip? Well, it's the closest you'll get to time travel. Seriously. See ancient landmarks, discover some amazing Aboriginal artwork and stand atop dramatic cliffs. You've got five days to cram in a lifetime of incredible sights, sounds and experiences from a world gone by. There's nowhere quite like the top of Australia to explore.


Guluyambi Cruise on the East Alligator River (dry season)
Visit Litchfield National Park
Visit Aboriginal rock art sites in Kakadu
4 Breakfasts
4 Lunches
4 Dinners
Tour Provider Topdeck
Number of Days
Price From
AUD $-1
Start Location
Darwin, Australia
End Location
Darwin, Australia
Age Range
18 to 39
Group Size
1 to 48
Tour Style
Tour Themes
Physical Rating
Day 1: Darwin to Kakadu National Park
Kakadu, here we come. Inside the 20,000 square kilometre park, we'll head to the village of Jabiru and check out the Bowali Visitors Centre. For the next two nights you'll be calling the UNESCO World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park home. Tonight, get to know your travel mates over dinner. Wet season itineraries Nov - May will vary slightly and will be adjusted to suit the conditions of the day. All included available sights and walks that are open and can be accessed, will remain on the itinerary. Included today: -Visit Bowali Visitor Centre -Entry to Kakadu National Park Meals: -Dinner
Day 2: Kakadu National Park
Aboriginal Rock Art sites are high on the list for today, as our Kakadu National Park exploring continues. This morning we venture to Nourlangie Rock to spot some of the most famous Australian Indigenous art works. Then we'll see some ancient Aboriginal rock art at Ubirr before climbing to the top of a rocky lookout for beautiful views over the Nardab floodplain. Enjoy the sunset before heading back to our lodge. We'll also check out a small piece of Arnhemland and spot crocs and birdlife on a Guluyambi Cruise (dry season only). Wet season itineraries Nov - May: will vary on this day with access to some areas cut by high water levels. Your crew will ensure that you see and participate in as many areas / activities that are open and available within Kakadu, and include a sightseeing boat cruise on Yellow Waters Billabong. Included today: -Visit Aboriginal Rock Art Sites in Kakadu -Guluyambi Cruise on the East Alligator River (dry season) -Visit traditional Arnhemland (seasonal) -Entry to Kakadu National Park Meals: -Breakfast
Day 3: Kakadu National Park to Katherine
Check out the southern parts of Kakadu this morning. We'll grab some picnic bits and head to one of the NT's best al fresco lunch spots. Explore the magical Edith Falls and have a dip in one of the world's most idyllic natural pools. Cooled off and refreshed we are on the road again and headed for Katherine. As the day draws to a close, we round it out with an evening game of lawn bowls and a BBQ with some locals at the nearby Country Club. Included today: -Visit Edith Falls -Lawn bowls night Meals: -Breakfast -Dinner
Day 4: Katherine to Litchfield National Park
From Katherine, we'll get back on the famous Stuart Highway as we head for Batchelor, the gateway to Litchfield National Park. Meals: -Breakfast
Day 5: Litchfield National Park to Darwin
National Park, pools and a picnic are the order of the day. Then venture over to the Buley Rock Holes for another soaking. After lunch outdoors, we'll take on the short drive and last leg of our discovery trip back into the heart of Darwin. Then, it's time to say our goodbyes. Facebook friends, anyone? Included today: -Entry to Litchfield National Park Meals: -Breakfast -Lunch