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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 $1,089
Start Location
Darwin, Australia
End Location
Darwin, Australia
Age Range
Avg. 39+
Group Size
1 to 48
Tour Style
Tour Themes
Physical Rating
Tour departure dates
09 Apr 201813 Apr 2018Fully BookedAUD $1,209 
23 Apr 201827 Apr 201820AUD $1,209
07 May 201811 May 201813AUD $1,209
21 May 201825 May 201814AUD $1,209
04 Jun 201808 Jun 201822AUD $1,209
18 Jun 201822 Jun 201817AUD $1,209
02 Jul 201806 Jul 201816AUD $1,209
16 Jul 201820 Jul 201815AUD $1,209
30 Jul 201803 Aug 201822AUD $1,209
13 Aug 201817 Aug 201820AUD $1,209
27 Aug 201831 Aug 201821AUD $1,209
10 Sep 201814 Sep 201817AUD $1,209
24 Sep 201828 Sep 201823AUD $1,209
08 Oct 201812 Oct 201823AUD $1,209
22 Oct 201826 Oct 201823AUD $1,209
05 Nov 201809 Nov 201822AUD $1,209
19 Nov 201823 Nov 201821AUD $1,209
03 Dec 201807 Dec 201820AUD $1,209
14 Jan 201918 Jan 201923AUD $1,209
28 Jan 201901 Feb 201923AUD $1,209
11 Feb 201915 Feb 201923AUD $1,209
25 Feb 201901 Mar 201923AUD $1,209
11 Mar 201915 Mar 201923AUD $1,209
25 Mar 201929 Mar 201923AUD $1,209
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 ta 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 Optional activities: -Scenic flight over Kakadu
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
On today’s line up we’ve got an optional cruise through the stunning Katherine Gorge on the cards. Get those cameras ready, it’s gonna be pretty awesome. After, we get back on the famous Stuart Highway as we head for Batchelor, the gateway to Litchfield National Park. Included today: Optional activities: Boat cruise in Katherine Gorge Meals: -Breakfast
Day 5: Litchfield National Park to Darwin
ational 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. If you’re feeling brave or having a #YOLO moment, take the opportunity to get up (very) close and personal with Australia’s iconic saltwater crocodiles at Crocosaurus Cove. Eek! Then, it's time to say our goodbyes. Facebook friends, anyone? Included today: -Entry to Litchfield National Park Meals: -Breakfast -Lunch