Sightseeing & Experiences...
In and Around Darwin
Discovering Darwin and the Top End
Kakadu, Nourlangi & Yellow River
Travel to Kakadu National Park, home to one of Australia's largest and most diverse bird populations. Visit Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Center before joining a guided cruise along Yellow Water Billabong, watching out for the region's abundant wildlife, including crocodiles. Take a guided tour to Nourlangie Rock to see well-preserved galleries of Aboriginal rock art. On the return trip to Darwin, stop at Window on the Wetlands for a complimentary glass of wine as you watch the changing light of day over the flood plains. Departs daily.
Litchfield National Park Day Tour
View giant magnetic termite mounds, some more than six feet tall. See the picturesque Florence Falls, surrounded by rainforest, then continue to Tolmer Falls. Continue to the rock pool at Wangi Falls, where there’s time for a refreshing swim (conditions permitting), or take a nature walk to the top of the falls.
Katherine Gorge Cruise Day Tour
Depart Darwin and stop at the Adelaide River War Cemetery. Continue on to Nitmiluk National Park, home to 13 stunning gorges, and cruise through the sheer sandstone cliffs of Katherine Gorge. Learn about the area's diverse plants and wildlife, and keep an eye out for crocodiles and birdlife. This afternoon, visit Leliyn (Edith Falls), where there's time for a swim (conditions permitting).
Arnhem Land Safaris
Experience a camping adventure safari inside Arnhem Land for 3, 4 or 5 days. Aboriginal Dreamtime and the local flora and fauna are the main focus of these unique tours. The camping is in permanent tents complete with fans, beds, power and easy bathroom access. All meals, transfers and return flights from Darwin are included. Mt Borradaile has the most prolific Aboriginal artwork in the Top End, or if you're keen to catch a Barramundi, this is the place to experience it.
Kakadu, Jim Jim & Twin Falls
On this 3-day journey, witness the beauty of Kakadu's stunning Twin Falls and Jim Jim waterfalls. Venture along sandy 4WD tracks through monsoonal forests to this remote region of the National Park. You'll also admire the sights of both the Yellow Water and Guluyambi Cruise while staying in fi rst class accommodation. Moderate level of fitness required. Departs daily (Jun-Oct).
Kakadu, Ubirr & Guluyambi Cruise
Travel to World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park. Your first stop is Ubirr Rock to view Aboriginal rock art and spectacular 360° views of the surrounding floodplains. After lunch join the Guluyambi Cruise along the East Alligator River with an Aboriginal guide. Return to Darwin via the Window on the Wetlands Visitor Center to learn about the wildlife and seasonal changes followed by a complimentary glass of wine as you watch the sun set over the wetlands. Lunch is included. Departs daily. (May-Nov).
More Sightseeing Ideas: Darwin & the Top End
- Begin or end your Top End stay with a sunset dinner cruise on Darwin Harbor.
- Choose either a 1-1/2 or 2-hour Yellow Water cruise while in Kakadu National Park.
- Witness the expansive wetlands of Kakadu from a helicopter scenic flight.
- 4-day excursion combines Kakadu, Katherine, Litchfield and Darwin.
- 3-day Top End highlights tour visits Katherine Gorge and Kakadu by luxury coach.