The dual World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park is your destination on this Kakadu sightseeing day tour from Darwin. This site has a dual listing thanks to the immense natural and cultural significance it bears to the country. Start early from...
The dual World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park is your destination on this Kakadu sightseeing day tour from Darwin. This site has a dual listing thanks to the immense natural and cultural significance it bears to the country.
Start early from Darwin on a comfortable air-conditioned coach that takes you through one of the longest roads in Australia, the Stuart Highway. After you pass some remarkable terrain, your coach will turn onto the Arnhem Highway that offers beautiful backdrops of Marrakai Plains. While listening to comprehensive commentary by your driver/guide, you’ll reach your first stop for the day, Kakadu National Park.
Sprawling over 19,800 square kilometres, Kakadu, is the largest National Park in Australia and is also one of the most diverse in the world. You’ll find everything from mangrove-fringed coastal regions, vast flood plains, lowland hills, sweeping woodlands to lush forests filled with native wildlife on your Kakadu National Park day tour. As diverse as the land is, so is its wildlife. Home to multitude of flora and fauna, Kakadu is also renowned for its rock art sites, few of which date back to over 50,000 years.
Up next, is some cruise time at Kakadu's largest and most famous wetland, the Yellow Water Billabong. Enjoy spectacular views and explore the region inhabited by thousands of saltwater crocodiles and over 60 species of vibrant birdlife on your Yellow Water Billabong cruise. Spot some crocodiles and birds and make the most of the photo ops on the cruise before moving on.
It’s now time for a delicious buffet lunch at Cooinda. At your next stop, the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre, get acquainted with heritage and culture that’s unique to the Australia. Meet the traditional custodians of the region, the Bininj people. See their unique way of life, hear tales and folklores and see related videos and artefacts during your time there!
Then comes your last stop, the Nourlangie rock art site. Learn the story of the rock’s evolution from a shelter for indigenous tribes to a spiritual canvas depicting their culture and art, spanning thousands of years. You’ll explore the whole site on a 1.5km walk around the base of the rock, throughout which your driver/guide will give you a low-down on the area, its history and its people!
Get back to Darwin on your coach by sundown, surrounded by beautiful sunset views! Experience a full day exploring Darwin’s wildlife and culture in great detail!
*Book language devices in Japanese, Italian and Mandarin at no additional cost
*Low level of fitness required. A walk for 10-15 minute on uneven ground with a gradual climb to the viewing point is included in the tour. Wheelchair access available for a small part of the walk, provided there is a person accompanying to assist
Operates: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Departure/Pickup Location: From Darwin
Boards: 06:15 | Departs: 06:30 | Returns: 19:30
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