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This ultimate 5-day Australian 'Top End' adventure is a must-do for those seeking an indigenous experience. Explore Kakadu National Park by 4x4, swim in the clear rock holes and waterfalls of Litchfield National Park, and see a crocodile on a Yellow Waters cruise. Spend a day in remote Arnhem Land where you will see ancient rock art with an indigenous guide, and see towering escarpments and billabongs full of wildlife. Travel to Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge) where you can paddle, cruise, or walk the gorge and take part in an indigenous cultural experience that makes the 'Top End' ofÂ Australia so unique. Spend your nights in private campsites, cooking over the campfire, and marveling at the clear southern skies where stars are plenty and the stories flow free.
Day 1 (L, D)
You will be collected in early morning from your Darwin accommodation for a short journey to Litchfield National Park. Discover intriguing cathedral and magnetic termite mounds and swim, hike and explore Florence and Wangi Falls. Enjoy a picnic lunch before leaving the highway behind and hit the dirt traveling deep into Kakadu National Park. Arrive at your private campsite at Cooinda for the night.
Day 2 (B, L, D)
After breakfast, joinÂ an iconic Yellow Waters cruise. The award winning cruise is Aboriginal owned and centers around a spectacular billabong system that is home to some remarkable and diverse wildlife, including crocodiles. Departing camp, travel to nearby Nourlangie Rock. Here you can see how local Aboriginal people lived in this area through changing times. After lunch, visit the Bowali Visitor Centre where you can see the audio-visual presentations and Marrawuddi Gallery showcasing Aboriginal art. Later, visitÂ the culturally significant Aboriginal art site of Ubirr. Here you will view a wide range of ancient Aboriginal art which will be interpreted by your guide. After learning about the area, itâ€™s time to pick out a quiet spot to sit and watch the sun set over the Kakadu escarpment before making the short journey to your private campsite.
Day 3 (B, L, D)
Today, a once-in-a-lifetime experience awaits. Traveling into remote western Arnhem Land you will witness ancient Aboriginal art brought to life by your indigenous guide at Injalak Hill. Take in the amazing views across the escarpment before traveling to the Injalak Art Centre where you say goodbye to your indigenous guide and hello to some amazing art on offer, or simply watch the indigenous artists at work. Tonight return to camp for another hearty meal and talk about the dayâ€™s adventures with your guide.
Day 4 (B, L, D)
Head into Gunlom Falls for a full morning to enjoy all this spectacular area has to offer. Relax around the lower plunge pool or hike to the top of the falls where an amazing view awaits. After a tasty lunch, it's all aboard as you travel on to the Katherine Region. Later today, stop at Edith Falls for a refreshing dip before retiring to your private campsite near Katherine.
Day 5 (B, L)
Rise early this morning to get into Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge) before the masses for a boat cruise, canoe (optional and own expense), or walk along the sheer rock walls before enjoying lunch. Afterward, visit the award winning Top Didj Cultural Experience. Interact with Top End Aboriginal artist Manuel Pamkal and ask questions about Aboriginal culture whilst being educated on the significance of his painting style, weapons used, and how he lived offÂ the land. Later, itâ€™s time to sit back and relax for your journey back to Darwin. Returns to original departure point at approximately 5:30pm on day 5.