Day 1 Darwin to Kakadu
Board the famous Jumping Crocodile Cruise. See the big crocs up close, as they raise their bodies out of the water to eat the dangling food right before your eyes!
Journey into Kakadu National Park and visit the Bowali Visitor Centre.
There is time for an optional 30-minute scenic flight (own expense).
Observe ancient Aboriginal rock art and take a guided walk to the top of Ubirr for magnificent views.
Overnight: Aurora Kakadu (budget)Aurora Kakadu (standard)Gagudju Crocodile Holiday Inn (superior), Kakadu
Day 2 Kakadu to Katherine
Take a guided walk to view Aboriginal Rock Art at Nourlangie Rock. There are several shelters along the walk; the shelters contain several impressive paintings that deal with Aboriginal mythology.
Continue to the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre, before a cruise on the famous Yellow Water Billabong to observe saltwater crocodiles and abundant wildlife.
Travel via Pine Creek and on to Katherine.
Overnight: All Seasons Katherine
Day 3 Katherine to Darwin
Enjoy a tasty breakfast while crusing through Katherine Gorge and watch for crocodiles bathing in the sun.
Visit the informative National Park Information Centre, before continuing on to the Edith Falls.The paperbark and pandanus fringed natural pool at the base of the falls is safe for swimming throughout most of the year (conditions permitting).
Stop at the Adelaide River War Cemetery.
Overnight: Value Inn (budget)Mirambeena resort (standard)Mantra on the Esplanade (superior), Darwin
Day 4 Litchfield National Park to Darwin
Travel south to Litchfield National Park; an aesthetically stunning landscape, shaped by water and time, culturally rich and steeped in history.
From the Tabletop Range you will witness the picturesque Florence and Tolmer Falls.
Continue to Wangi Falls, where there is time to unwind and swim before returning to Darwin.