Visit Kakadu National Park, enjoy Arnhem Land Escarpment, take a cruise along the famous Yellow Water billabong and learn about the history of the area.
World Heritage-listed and the largest National Park in Australia, Kakadu is one of the most diverse landscapes you’ll ever experience. You’ll be amazed at the population of wildlife in the water, on the land and in the air. See some of the most amazing terrain Australia has to offer on your way to and inside Kakadu. Marvel at the concentration of rock art sites that illustrate Aboriginal culture, some dating back 50,000 years.
Kakadu’s vast wetlands and ancient escarpment are home to one of Australia’s largest and most diverse bird populations and carry outstanding natural and cultural significance.
At Jabiru, visit the Aboriginal Cultural Center, or for an additional cost enjoy a 50-minute scenic flight over the Arnhem Land Escarpment and take in the beauty of the region from the air.
Afterwards, join a wonderful, guided cruise on famous Yellow Water billabong and keep an eye out for wildlife inhabiting the billabong and its surrounds. You may even spot crocodiles!
Then travel to Nourlangie Rock to view a variety of ancient Aboriginal rock art. The shelters at Nourlangie Rock contain amazing paintings that represent the Aboriginal Dreaming with depictions of Namandi spirits. There are even paintings of Tasmanian Tigers – known to have been extinct for 3500 years.
Varies based on season. Not operating on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day.
Departs 6:30am, Returns 7:30pm (approximately)
– National Park fee
– Comprehensive commentary
Need to Know:
Wear enclosed walking shoes and bring sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, water bottle and warm layers in cooler months. Low level of fitness required. Includes a 10-15-minute walk on uneven ground with a gradual climb to the viewing point.
Upgrade with a scenic flight over Arnhem Land Escarpment (additional cost).