Experience the essential sights of Darwin and the tropical Top End, including Kakadu, Yellow Water Billabong cruise and the famous Jumping Crocodiles of Adelaide River with this exclusive 5 day luxury touring package. Experience the majesty of Kakadu National Park, the largest National Park in Australia spanning nearly 20,000 square kilometres. Darwin truly is amazing and this package gives you the perfect introduction to this friendly, tropical city. Themes include: Northern Territory, Departs from Darwin, Luxury Coach, Returns from Darwin. + Show more
Return Flights to Darwin (pricing options below)
4 Nights Accommodation in Darwin
Kakadu Luxury Day Tour
Jumping Crocodile Luxury Day Tour
Cruise on Yellow Water Billabong
Cruise Along Adelaide River
Darwin City Tour
Meet and Greet Personalised Return Airport Transfers
DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book ($500 value discounts at shops, restaurants and attractions in Northern Territory)
DarwinKakadu National ParkJumping Crocodiles CruiseCruise on Yellow Water BillabongPalmerstonAdelaide RiverMarrakai WetlandsNourlangie 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 personally met at the airport by a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA representative and 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.
Meet and Greet Personalised Arrival Transfer, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 2 Darwin City Tour
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.
Enjoy time to relax this evening and spend time exploring the vibrant city of Darwin at your own pace. If you happen to be in Darwin on a Thursday or Sunday between April and October be sure to visit the famous Mindil Markets, which are famous for its food and colourful arts and crafts.
Darwin Tour with Hotel Pick Up, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 3 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.
Luxury Coach Tour with Hotel Pick-Up, Yellow Water Billabong Cruise, Optional Guided Walks, Tropical 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.
Luxury Coach Tour with Hotel Pick-Up, Cruise Along Adelaide River, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 5 Say Goodbye to Darwin
Time to say goodbye to beautiful tropical Darwin, your fellow travellers and friendly hotel hosts. You will be personally met at your hotel by a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA representative and transferred from your hotel to the airport for your flight home.
Meet and Greet Personalised Departure Transfer.
This package includes all flights as detailed below in the price section (including all fees, levies and taxes). However, we can tailor this package to include our special discounted 'package only' airfares from anywhere. Simply let us know.
Darwin Accommodation Included
You have 3 choices of accommodation in Darwin. Our "Good Standard" central Darwin hotels have great facilities, a comfortable room and friendly service (typically 3.5 stars). Alternatively, why not treat yourself? The "Deluxe" hotels have superior facilities, stylish rooms and first class service (typically 4 stars). The “Luxury” hotels are 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.
Airport Transfers Included
You will be personally met by a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA representative and transferred from the airport to your hotel and from your hotel to the airport for your flight home.
DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book
You’ll receive the FREE DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book that includes $500 value of discounts and bonuses throughout Darwin and the NT at shops, restaurants attractions, wineries etc. It’s a great way to save even more on your Darwin holiday.