Enjoy all-inclusive Darwin touring at its best, featuring Katherine Gorge, Kakadu, Jumping Crocodiles, Yellow Water Billabong cruise, Adelaide River cruise, Special Harbour Dinner Cruise and more meals. 6 days in Darwin with flights, Top End luxury touring, 4 cruises, accommodation, meals and transfers. Enjoy luxury coach touring to Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks, cruises along the Adelaide River and Yellow Water Billabong and a special buffet dinner cruise around Darwin Harbour as well as 2 buffet lunches. Themes include: Northern Territory, Departs from Darwin, Luxury Coach, Returns from Katherine. + Show more
Return Flights to Darwin (pricing options below)
5 Nights Accommodation in Darwin
Breakfast Daily, Special Dinner, 2 Buffet Lunches
Kakadu Luxury Day Tour
Katherine Gorge (or Litchfield National Park) Luxury Day Tour
Jumping Crocodile Luxury Day Tour
Darwin Coach Tour
Special Sunset Harbour Cruise Dinner
Cruise on Yellow Water Billabong
Cruise at Katherine Gorge
Cruise Along Adelaide River
Return Airport Transfers
DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book ($500 value discounts at shops, restaurants and attractions in Northern Territory)
DarwinKatherine Kakadu National ParkLitchfield National ParkJumping Crocodiles CruiseCruise on Yellow Water BillabongKatherine GorgeSpecial Cruise DinnerArafura SeaTimor SeaPalmerstonFlorence FallsWangi FallsTermite MoundsBuley RockholeAdelaide RiverMarrakai WetlandsArnhem HighwayHumpty DooWarradjan Aboriginal Cultural CentreWetlands Visitor CentreSouth Alligator RiverNourlangie RockRock Art Galleries (up to 50,000 years old)Cullen Bay MarinaMindil Beach Sunset MarketsMitchell Street restaurants and cafesWorld War II Oil Storage TunnelsCyclone Tracy MuseumCharles Darwin National ParkFannie BayUSS Peary Memorial Darwin Botanic GardensNorthern Territory Parliament HouseThe EsplanadeDarwin Convention CentreLyons CottageEast Point ReserveLake AlexanderCavanagh Street (old China Town)Chinese TempleStokes HillFort Hill WharfTrendy Darwin WharfBicentennial ParkNT Government House
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DAY 1 Welcome to Darwin
When you arrive into Darwin you can sense the cosmopolitan and thriving atmosphere of this historic tropical North Australian city. You will be transferred from the airport to your hotel. You can relax and use the rest of the day to explore your hotel and its facilities, perhaps take a stroll around the neighbourhood and central Darwin.
Arrival Transfer, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 2 Darwin Tour, Sunset Cruise & Special Dinner
Enjoy a leisurely start to your day today before your fascinating 4 hour guided tour of Darwin's rich culture and history.
Your friendly local driver will pick you up in the comfortable air-conditioned coach before sharing experiences, fascinating facts and enchanting stories in the on-board full commentary. Enjoy the colourful sights of our unique city, take in the devastation of Cyclone Tracy, marvel at the majesty of Darwin Harbour, tour through the World War II Oil Storage Tunnels (engineering feat built to protect Darwin's oil supplies from the Japanese, now also houses a collection of Allied wartime photographs), see Sweetheart (famous 5.1m crocodile responsible for a series of attacks on boats) at the NT Museum and Art Gallery, and see Historical Palmerston Town, Parliament House, Military Museum, Darwin Waterfront, Darwin Botanic Gardens, Fannie Bay Gaol, Botanical Gardens, the Qantas Hanger and much more.
Time to relax and take your time getting ready for your Special Dinner tonight. As the sun goes down you will cruise off into the balmy tropical evening on a relaxing 2.5-hour sunset cruise around the harbour. Take in the cool night air on the top deck, experience the early-evening views of Darwin's Harbour and the unforgettable Top End sunsets. For your Special Dinner tonight, dine onboard the vessel, savouring a delicious buffet dinner (with salad bar), a choice of complimentary drink and first-class service as you look out across the pristine Arafura Sea. What an amazing first full day in the Top End!
Breakfast, Darwin Tour with Hotel Pick Up, Sunset Harbour Cruise, Buffet Dinner, Drinks, Overnight
DAY 3 Katherine Gorge Luxury Day Tour & Cruise
Set-off this morning for a day filled with spectacular and unique Territory scenery and rich human stories. Experience the grandeur of Katherine Gorge's dramatic setting of towering rock wall ramparts protruding out of the banks of the Katherine River, learn some of the ancient Aboriginal Dreamtime stories, see prolific birdlife and cruise through this spectacular gorge. Discover Edith Falls (cascading down the sheer rock wall face into a paperbark encompassed plunge pool), Pine Creek, and the take time at the well maintained Adelaide River War Cemetery to get a real sense of modern Australian history.
Your friendly driver will pick you up in the comfortable air-conditioned luxury coach before sharing experiences, fascinating facts and enchanting stories in the onboard full commentary throughout the day. Head south from Darwin on the Stuart Highway, see endless outback scrub and World War II airstrips. Take a break at Adelaide River, visit Adelaide River War Cemetery (with memorial of the Darwin air raids in the 1940's), spot for wallabies, travel the western side of Nitmiluk National Park to the spectacular Edith Falls (perhaps take a swim in the waterhole below the falls or relax on the grassy banks). Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at the Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park. Take a two hour guided tour and scenic cruise through Katherine Gorge (look for freshwater crocodiles on the banks) - marvelling at the stark, sheer, richly coloured escarpments of the Katherine Gorge canyon. Tour through the outback township of Katherine (third largest in the Territory), stop at Adelaide River (perhaps purchase the local delicacy 'Barra and chips'). Arrive back into Darwin with your camera full of wonderful new memories.
ALTERNATIVELY - you could enjoy the Litchfield National Park Luxury Day Tour. Experience magnificent Litchfield, including Florence Falls, Wangi Falls, Tolmer Falls, Buley Rockhole and termite mounds. There is even time for a swim in the tropical pools boarded by river pandanas palms. Simply let us know if you would prefer the Litchfield alternative at the time of booking.
Breakfast, Luxury Coach Tour with Hotel Pick-Up, Scenic Cruise through Katherine Gorge, Guided Tour, Buffet Lunch, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 4 Jumping Crocodiles Luxury Day Tour & Cruise
Enjoy some free-time this morning to explore Darwin before you set off for an exciting afternoon.
Travel inland to cruise a section of the Adelaide River and witness saltwater crocodiles close up as they leap out of the water to snatch their food. The Adelaide River starts in Litchfield National Park and is well known for its high concentration of saltwater crocodiles along with other wildlife including white-bellied sea eagles, whistling kites, freshwater crocodiles, bull sharks and black flying-fox. An excellent opportunity to observe these primeval creatures as you cruise along the Adelaide River.
Today you will cruise the Adelaide River in crocodile infested waters, watch as your guide entices wild saltwater crocodiles to jump and snatch their food (witnessing crocodiles in a relatively close situation), visit Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre (educational display with sweeping views over the wetlands, plus see birds of prey scavenge for leftovers), see Fogg Dam Nature Reserve (Top End wetlands eco system with an abundance of birds and reptiles). Today is an amazing adventure.
Breakfast, Luxury Coach Tour with Hotel Pick-Up, Cruise Along Adelaide River, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 5 Kakadu Luxury Day Tour & Cruise
World Heritage-Listed Kakadu is internationally famous for very good reason. Experience Australia's biggest national park - with its dramatic escarpments, tropical rainforest, lush wetlands, millions of migratory birds, thundering waterfalls, sparkling waterholes, delicate waterlilies, prehistoric crocodiles, rock art galleries (up to 50,000 years old) and traditional Aboriginal owners, the happy and proud Bininj/Mungguy people. Kakadu is a tapestry of treasures waiting to be explored with six (6) dramatically different seasons.
This morning skirt Francis Bay on Darwin Harbour, head out on Tiger Brennan Drive and see Berrimah Naval Defence Base, Darwin suburb of Palmerston, spot for massive road-trains, head east on the Arnhem Highway, pass through Humpty Doo, cross the Marrakai Wetlands and Adelaide River. See the Top End outback bush, eucalypts, palms and termite mounds. At Kakadu National Park on the South Alligator River, take a short guided walk to Nourlangie Rock to see ancient Aboriginal rock art (optional but included in the price), enjoy a tropical buffet lunch (cold meats, salad and fruit), take a 1.5 hour guided cruise on Yellow Water Billabong, spotting for crocodiles, brolgas, magpie geese and kites. Take in the serenity and beauty that nature gifts in the Kakadu wetlands and visit Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre to learn the stories and traditional ways of the beautiful Aboriginal people of Kakadu. Head back into Darwin after a full day of discovery and wonderful experiences to treasure. If you choose to join the guided walks, don't forget your hat, sunscreen, insect repellant, sturdy walking shoes and bottled water. The memories of Kakadu last a lifetime.
Breakfast, Luxury Coach Tour with Hotel Pick-Up, Yellow Water Billabong Cruise, Optional Guided Walks, Tropical Buffet Lunch, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 6 Say Goodbye to Darwin
Time to say goodbye to beautiful tropical Darwin, your fellow travellers and friendly hotel hosts. Your transfer will take you back to Darwin Airport to meet your flight home.
Breakfast, Airport Transfer.
About Your Accommodation
You have 3 choices of accommodation in Darwin. Our "Good Standard" central Darwin hotel has great facilities, a comfortable room and friendly service (typically 3.5 stars). Alternatively, why not treat yourself? The "Deluxe" hotel has superior facilities, stylish room and first class service (typically 4 stars). The “Luxury” hotel is upscale with a more luxurious feel for the discerning traveller and great for celebrating an anniversary (typically 5 stars).
The package is priced on the "Good Standard" option. See Optional Upgrades below for more details, or simply ask.
“Deluxe” Hotel Upgrade (4 star)100*$
The "Deluxe" hotel option has superior facilities, stylish room and first class service (typically 4 stars). Upgrade this package to 5 nights in a "Deluxe" Darwin hotel, from just $100 per person.
“Luxury” Hotel Upgrade (5 star) 200*$
The “Luxury” hotel option is upscale with a more luxurious feel for the discerning traveller and great for celebrating an anniversary (typically 5 stars). Upgrade this package to 5 nights in a "Luxury" Darwin hotel, from just $200 per person.