Top End Natures Way, Road Trip

Top End
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Inclusions

7 night self drive itinerary departing Darwin.
8 day car hire of a Hyundai i20 or similar, picking up and dropping off at Darwin Airport.
Darwin 3 nights accommodation at the 4-star Rydges Darwin Central in a Standard Room.
Crocosaurus Cove Entry Ticket in Darwin.
Kakadu 2 nights accommodation at the 4-star Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel in a Superior Room.
Kakadu Yellow Water Cruise.
Katherine 2 nights accommodation at the 3-star Nitmiluk Chalets in a 1 Bedroom Chalet.
Nit Nit Dreaming 2 Gorge Cruise in Katherine.
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The accommodation

Day 1 to 3 Darwin

Darwin, famed for its markets, festivals, beautiful harbour, and spectacular sunsets, is a cosmopolitan city with a warm and tropical outdoor lifestyle. The strong Indigenous culture here is reflected in the array of languages spoken in the city, as well as the art which fills the city's museums and galleries. The proximity to Asia has also led to strong eastern influences on the energetic food scene and night markets, with the laksa being a firm favourite with the locals. The Mindil Beach Sunset Markets, from April to October, held every Thursday and Sunday have over 60 international food stalls and live music, and the Parap Village Markets are held year round every Saturday morning, offers a selection of Asian-inspired street food. For a birds-eye view of the famous Darwin sunset, why not add the popular Charles Darwin Sunset Buffet Cruise, while enjoying a delicious Territory-style buffet with Australian seafood and local produce, all in air-conditioned comfort.

A trip to Darwin wouldn't be complete with a visit to Litchfield National Park with its crystal-clear waterholes. You can either self-drive or book an escorted tour. It is approximately an hour and half drive to the national park, and if you are making the drive yourself, pack a picnic to take with you, and spend the day relaxing by the waterholes, take a dip to cool-off, or take a short stroll up to the Tolmer Falls or Florence Falls viewing platforms.

Stay in Darwin for 3 nights

Day 4 to 5 Darwin - Kakadu National Park 151km

Depart Darwin and drive to the northern entry of Kakadu, stopping at the Bowali Visitor Centre in Jabiru, to check for possible road closures or inclement weather conditions. Note, a park pass is required to enter Kakadu National Park, which can be purchased online before you leave home.

Kakadu National Park is one of the Northern Territory's true treasures. Inhabited by the Bininj/Mungguy people, and spread over 20,000km2, marvel at the natural beauty and wildlife of this unique landscape. View the prolific ancient rock art sites, such as Ubirr or the World Heritage-listed Nourlangie Rock. Visit the natural rock pools and waterfalls, such as the Gunlom Pools, Maguk, and Jim Jim Falls. A great way to get acquainted with Kakadus most famous wetland is the Yellow Water Cruise, where you can spot wildlife, including crocodiles, wild horses, and jabiru, at the Yellow Water Billabong in Cooinda. Visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre, to learn about the Aboriginal culture in Kakadu. Stop into the Barra Bar & Bistro at the Cooinda Lodge, to sample local bush cuisine with Kangaroo, barramundi, buffalo, and crocodile on the menu, along with a cold beer.

Stay in Kakadu for 2 nights

Day 6 to 7 Kakadu National Park - Katherine 152km

Travel to Katherine, a diverse area boasting rich Indigenous art and craft, dramatic gorges, thermal springs, and misty waterfalls. Visit the largest classroom in the world at Katherine School of the Air. Explore the Nitmiluk National Park, a vast sandstone country, that is home to 13 gorges, carved by time through the ancient landscape. Stop at Nitmiluk Visitor Centre to learn about the significance of this region to the traditional owners, and the best way to appreciate it is on a Nit Nit Dreaming 2 Gorge cruise as you journey through the magnificent Nitmiluk Gorge. For an unforgettable Outback Aussie experience, Marskes Stockmans Camp Tucker Night, is a seasonal outdoor restaurant, serving delicious bush tucker, as you listen to entertaining stories.

Stay in Katherine for 2 nights Day 8 Katherine - Darwin 317km

Make an early start as you make way back to Darwin and return your car hire before your flight.

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