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Kakadu, Arnhem Land, Twin Falls & Jim Jim Falls

4 Day Guided Holiday

(Tour Code FTAATKATJ)

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Itineraries

As this Short Break departs at 6.30am, accommodation will need to be pre-booked for the previous night.

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Day 1: Darwin – Kakadu National Park

Depart Darwin and travel along the Arnhem Highway into Kakadu National Park. Visit Warradjan Cultural Centre then join your local guide for a cruise on Yellow Water Billabong. Search for saltwater crocodiles and the colourful range of birdlife for which this region is renowned. After lunch, stop at Nourlangie, where your Driver Guide will take you on a walk to view the rock art galleries.

Hotel: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel (Superior), Kakadu, 3 nights.
Included Meals: Lunch

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Day 2: Arnhem Land 4WD Adventure

This morning travel by 4WD vehicle into Arnhem Land and the Mikinj Valley. The spectacular scenery includes sandstone outcrops, escarpments, forests, floodplains and billabongs. You’ll visit places inaccessible to most, including ancient rock art sites. Learn about traditional land ownership, bush skills, hunting, food gathering and bush tucker preparation.

Included Meals: Lunch

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Day 3: Jim Jim and Twin Falls

Travel by 4WD to Jim Jim Falls. Take a 900 metre bushwalk to the Jim Jim Falls plunge pool, where there is time for a swim. After lunch, board boats to cruise up the first part of the Twin Falls gorge. There is a 45 minute walk over slippery rocks with sand and along rock ledges. Relax and enjoy spectacular scenery at the base of the falls. Today’s touring is suitable for people with a good level of fitness.

Included Meals: Lunch

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Day 4: Kakadu – Guluyambi Cultural Cruise – Depart Darwin

This morning stop at Ubirr for a short walk to view Aboriginal rock art. Later, join the Guluyambi Cultural Cruise along the East Alligator River. An Aboriginal guide will provide an insight into their culture, including local mythology, the river’s abundant food chain, traditional uses for many plants and animals as well as bush survival skills. Disembark on the Arnhem Land side of the river to see a display of traditional hunting and gathering implements before heading back downstream. Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre before returning to Darwin, where your short break concludes.

Included Meals: Lunch

As this Short Break concludes at 7.30pm, you may like to pre-book accommodation for tonight.

Inclusions

  • Accommodation
  • Kakadu National Park Ticket
  • Lunch (4)
  • Yellow Water Billabong Cruise
  • Guluyambi Cruise
  • Experienced Driver Guides
  • Detailed and informative commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • Return airport transfers- flight details to be provided 14 days prior to travel

Fitness requirement

  • High level of fitness is required.
  • Minimum child age 8 years.
  • Nourlangie Rock 1.5km walk around the base. The walk has built in steps along the path.
  • Ubir walk is slightly uneven around the base but quite steep on the way to lookout.
  • Day 2 & 3 touring operates in 4WD vehicle with 20 seats.
  • Suitable footwear must be worn and guests must be agile on their feet to do the walks to Jim Jim Falls plunge pool and the base of Twin Falls.
  • Jim Jim falls walk is 2km return walk through monsoon forest and over boulders.
  • There is no swimming allowed at Twin Falls

 

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
  • Water bottle to hold 1 litre
  • Camera
  • Jacket in the cooler months
  • Swimmers & towel

Dates & Rates 2019

Departures between 30 May 2018 – 13 October 2019

Adult Twin Superior From$1450.00
Adult Single Superior From$1750.00

National Park entry fee is included.

Call 1300 197 351 for up to date availability.

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Accommodation

Superior - Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel

The indigenous owned luxury accommodation is uniquely shaped to represent Kakadu's most famous inhabitant, the saltwater crocodile. Relax in the recently refurbished rooms, unwind in your private courtyard, by the shaded outdoor pool or take in the landscaped interior garden view from the balcony.