Kakadu & Katherine French

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  • 2013-04-01 - 2014-03-31

Explore bountiful Kakadu and the mighty Katherine Gorge

Explore two true gems of Australia's Top End on a captivating tour of Kakadu and Katherine. Travel through the watery wilderness of lush Kakadu National Park, where crocodiles loll on the riverbank, beautiful scenery abounds and a memorable night is spent under a canopy of stars. Travel across the Australian Outback to Katherine Gorge, complete with pristine watering-holes and spectacular vistas. Relax on a peaceful sojourn down Katherine River before arriving refreshed and rejuvenated in Darwin.

  • Soak up steamy vistas in laidback Darwin
  • Canoe through the mighty Katherine Gorge
  • Cruise through the Kakadu wetlands
  • Learn the ancient secrets of Ubirr Rock
  • Discover Pine Creek's gold rush past
  • Take a dive beneath Edith Falls
  • Have a close encounter with a croc on Katherine River

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Day 1 Darwin/Kakadu National Park

A cosmopolitan city in Australia's tropical Top End, Darwin has a relaxed atmosphere and a fascinating multicultural population. Home to colourful rock art and spectacular scenery, Kakadu National Park is a vast wilderness of rainforest, wetlands, waterfalls and amazing wildlife.

Day 2 Kakadu National Park/Katherine

The main attraction in Nitmiluk National Park, Katherine Gorge is a majestic series of gorges, rapids and waterfalls carved out of ancient sandstone by the Katherine River.

Day 3 Katherine Gorge/Darwin

Known for its balmy weather and diverse cultural influences, Darwin has grown from a remote trading outpost into the Northern Territory's modern capital without losing its frontier charm.