5 Day Kakadu National Park and Arnhem Land Tour

5 Day Kakadu National Park and Arnhem Land Tour

See the highlights of Kakadu National Park before leaving the crowds behind and exploring Arnhem Land and the Cobourg Peninsula. Enjoy good food, great guides and see something a bit different on this award-winning small-group tour.

Each day is truly different and unique. On day 1 we’ll explore Kakadu, embarking on a wetlands cruise before a hike and swim at Barramundi Gorge.

On day 2 we’ll enter Arnhem Land and have a local Aboriginal guide will show us the spectacular Injalak Hill rock-art sites.

We’ll then spend the next 3 nights at Cobourg Coastal Camp; Venture North’s private camp on the pristine Cobourg Peninsula. Here we’ll embark on a range of wilderness activities including; nature walks, boating, birdwatching, fishing, beach combing and much more!

Itinerary

Day 1: Kakadu National Park

Stop At: Kakadu National Park, Kakadu National Park, Top End, Northern Territory
Explore the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. En route we will join a morning cruise on the picturesque Corroboree Billabong.
Duration: 12 hours

Stop At: Corroboree Billabong, Marrakai NT 0801, Australia
On this scenic cruise you have the opportunity to view a large variety of birdlife as well as salt water crocodiles in their natural environment. Learn more about the wildlife on the billabong from your knowledgeable guide who will make the cruise both fascinating and informative.
Duration: 0

Stop At: Maguk Gorge, Barramundi Gorge, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory 0822 Australia
Continue on to Kakadu via the old Jim Jim Road visiting White Lily Billabong before arriving at Maguk (Barramundi Gorge). Enjoy a scenic 1km walk along the edge of Barramundi Creek before arriving at the base of Barramundi Falls. Here you have the opportunity to swim or snorkel in the large plunge pool below the falls and discover an array of aquatic life.
Duration: 0

Stop At: Nawurlandja Lookout, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory Australia
Depart Maguk late afternoon for Nawurlandja Lookout. A short climb takes us up the sloping sandstone to provide views of the sun setting across Anbangbang Billabong, Nourlangie Rock and the Arnhem Land escarpment.
Duration: 0

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Anbinik Kakadu Resort - Bungalow

Day 2: Arnhem Land

Stop At: East Alligator River, West Arnhem NT 0822, Australia
Visit Cahill’s Crossing on the East Alligator River where we enter Arnhem Land.
Duration: 0

Stop At: Gunbalanya, Gunbalanya, Northern Territory
A 15 km scenic drive to Gunbalanya Aboriginal community provides some of the best driving views in the Top End with floodplains covered in bird life and water lilies running up alongside the Arnhem Land escarpment.

Duration: 0

Stop At: Injalak Arts, Gunbalanya Internal, Lot 383, Gunbalanya, Northern Territory 0822 Australia
Upon arrival at Gunbalanya we will visit the renowned Injalak Arts and Craft Centre. Here you have the opportunity to meet and watch traditional local artists in action before departing with our Aboriginal guide to be shown around the Injalak Hill rock art sites. Spend the morning experiencing some of the best Aboriginal rock art in Australia. The area is home to a unique style of ‘x-ray art’, dating back many thousands of years. Listen to ancient dreamtime stories and learn more about Indigenous culture in the heart of Arnhem Land from your local guide.

Duration: 0

Stop At: Cobourg Peninsula, Cobourg Peninsula, Top End, Northern Territory
Next we will continue our journey to the most northern tip of Arnhem Land; the Cobourg Peninsula.
Duration: 0

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Cobourg Coastal Camp - safari tent

Day 3: Cobourg Peninsula (by boat)

Stop At: Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory Australia
This morning will be spent exploring the Northern Territory’s largest Marine Park by boat. Cobourg is abundant in some amazing marine life including six of the seven species of marine turtle, manta rays, dolphins, sharks, crocodiles, mud crabs and plenty of fish.
Duration: 12 hours

Stop At: Victoria Settlement, Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory Australia
As we cruise the Marine Park we will stop and visit the Victoria Settlement ruins. Established prior to Darwin as a military outpost by the British, this site represents the third failed attempt at settlement in Northern Australia. After surviving for 11 years between 1838 and 1849 it was abandoned. Stone ruins still stand on the shoreline of Port Essington and serve as a reminder of the hardships faced by the early colonists.

Depart the settlement and enjoy a slow journey back to camp stopping along the way to spot marine life and do some fishing.
Duration: 0

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Cobourg Coastal Camp - safari tent

Day 4: Cobourg Peninsula (by 4wd)

Stop At: Garig Gunak Barlu National Park, Garig Gunak Barlu National Park, Top End, Northern Territory
Today we explore the eastern side of the Park this time by 4WD.

Cobourg is home to the first RAMSAR wetland (wetlands of international importance) in world with freshwater paperbark swamps and billabongs 100m from the coastline.

Continue on via the northern beaches, commonly used as turtle nesting areas and covered in a wide range of shells. Low tide provides opportunities to explore exposed coral reefs and rock pools which are home to a variety of marine life.

After lunch you will have an opportunity to go hunting for mud crabs using traditional Aboriginal methods. Learn how to hunt and gather these local delicacies before having a go yourself.

Later in the afternoon we will also visit the Park’s Cultural and Information Centre before making our way back towards camp.

Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Cobourg Coastal Camp - safari tent

Day 5: Kakadu National Park

Stop At: Kakadu National park, Kakadu Hwy, Jabiru, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory 0886 Australia
This morning we depart Cobourg early. Sit back and enjoy the bush scenery of Arnhem Land as we make our way back to Kakadu National Park. After numerous stops along the way we will enjoy lunch next to the banks of the mighty East Alligator River.

Duration: 12 hours

Stop At: Ubirr, Oenpelli Road, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory Australia
After lunch visit Ubirr Rock where we spend time viewing some of Kakadu’s best Aboriginal rock art. A short walk to the top of Ubirr offers spectacular views of the surrounding wetlands and stone country.

Duration: 0

Stop At: Mamukala Wetlands, 14580 Arnhem Hwy, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory 0822 Australia
Depart Ubirr to Darwin via the Arnhem Highway. En route to Darwin we will stop and visit the Mamukala wetlands, which at times is a haven for thousands of Magpie Geese as well as many other species of native birds and reptiles.

Duration: 0

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"



Hora de Inicio: 7:00 AM
Duración: 5 Days
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Darwin Airport, Darwin, Northern Territory Australia



Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Incluye

  • 4x Breakfast
  • 4x Dinner
  • 5x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • Accommodation
  • Entry/Admission - Corroboree Billabong
  • Entry/Admission - Injalak Arts
  • Entry/Admission - Cobourg Peninsula
  • Entry/Admission - Kakadu National park

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