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Alice Springs to Kakadu: Starry Nights & Secret Waterfalls

For travellers looking to discover Australia's wild and rugged north, few trips come close to this six-day adventure through some of nature's scenic best. From secret waterfalls to towering gorges, giant termite mounds (yep), croc cruises, sleeping under the star-filled Australian sky, and everything in between, this is an exploration every real traveller has to experience. So suit up, hop in, and hold on for a week you'll remember forever.

  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • Physical rating: Average
  • Supplier Tour ID: OART/257486
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Starts: Alice Springs, Australia
  • Finishes: Darwin, Australia
  • Age requirement: 18 - 39
You will Visit
  • Alice Springs
  • Darwin
  • Litchfield National Park
  • Kakadu National Park
  • Katherine Gorge

Itinerary

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Day 1: Alice Springs

Arrive at any time.
There are no planned activities, so check into the hotel and explore.

02

Day 2: Alice Springs/Darwin

Board your flight bound for Darwin. Spend the afternoon exploring Australia's northernmost city.

03

Day 3: Darwin/Litchfield National Park

Set off early from Darwin and head to Litchfield National Park. Visit the Florence Falls, the Buley Rockhole and see the spectacular giant termite mounds. Later, go on a wetland nature cruise to try and spot crocs. Stretch out in a swag (padded canvas bedroll) and sleep under the stars.

04

Day 4: Litchfield National Park/Kakadu National Park

Explore the waterfalls, swimming holes and trails of Kakadu National Park—a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Embark early on a full day of exploring. Travel to our overnight camp near Kakadu NP, where swags or tents await. End the day with a group barbecue.

05

Day 5: Kakadu National Park/Katherine Gorge

Spend the morning exploring Kakadu NP. Finish the day with a drive to beautiful Katherine Gorge, stopping at Edith Falls on the way.

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Day 6: Katherine Gorge/Darwin

Enjoy a relaxed start to the day in Katherine Gorge. Opt to go kayaking through the gorge or enjoy a leisurely boat cruise. Make your way back to Darwin, with the tour finishing on arrival.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
    • Wetland Nature Cruise
    • Ubirr Rock Art gallery visit
    • Gunlom Falls Visit
    • Visit and entrance fees to Kakadu NP and Litchfield NP
    • Internal flight
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hostels (2 nts, multi-share), swag camping (3 nts)
    • 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
    Transport
    • Private vehicle, boat, plane
    Group Leader
    • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Witness rock formations and the magnetic termite mounds
  • Check out Australia’s northernmost city
  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kakadu NP