Journey to Australia’s Northern Territory and uncover the rich history and incredible landscapes of the Top End
The northernmost section of the remote Northern Territory, Australia’s Top End packs an unbelievable punch. This is where the tropics meet the Outback, sandstone escarpments are decorated with ancient First Nations rock art, and the national parks are bursting with plunging waterfalls, monsoon forests and breathtaking waterholes. This five-day adventure spends ample time at Kakadu National Park, Nitmiluk National Park and Litchfield National Park and includes exclusive access to Arnhem Land. Spend time with the Traditional Owners of Wulna Country, take a croc-filled cruise along the East Alligator River, check out the spectacular Jim Jim Falls and swim in the breathtaking locations on this unforgettable adventure through Australia’s far north.
See rocky red cliffs, monsoon forests, plunging waterfalls and some of the Top End’s best landscapes with visits to three national parks: Kakadu National Park, Nitmiluk National Park and Litchfield National Park.
Gain a deeper understand of the history, traditions and culture of the land’s Traditional Owners with a range of interactive experiences.
Enjoy the flexibility of a private vehicle, the local knowledge of a passionate guide and the magic of camping under the great southern sky.
Visit the Mawurndaddja art site for a unique insight into ancient Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture. Uncover artefacts and art from over 18,000 years ago while exploring this site.
Rumble through the Top End’s best-known national Park, Kakadu, on a 4WD adventure, stopping to check out the spectacular Jim Jim Falls.
Hike through the rich greenery of Litchfield National Park, cooling off with swims in Florence Falls, Wangi Falls and Buley Rockholes.
You'll spend some nights of the trip sleeping in outback camping grounds. While conditions can be basic and facilities are minimal, this is all part of the adventure. You'll need to pitch in with preparing meals and cleaning.
This trip requires a moderate level of fitness as it involves a lot of walking, allowing you to truly enjoy the surrounding nature. Some hikes are longer and more challenging than others. Please bring sturdy, comfortable walking shoes and comfortable clothing.
Temperatures in the Top End can be extreme. During the day the weather can be hot (and the Australian sun is strong) so please bring appropriate clothing, use sun protection and drink plenty of water. In the evenings temperatures really drop, so ensure you have base layers and warm clothing.
This trip has a strict luggage limit of 10kg. Excess luggage can not be carried however, it can be stored at Darwin accommodation.
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1. Tour commences in Darwin on Day 1 at 6.50 am and finishes in Darwin Day 5 at approx 6 pm.
2. Onward travel from Darwin must be booked for the following day.
3. Strict luggage limit of 10 kg applies in Kakadu. Excess luggage can be stored at Darwin accommodation.
4. This trip requires a sleeping bag during the cooler months of May to October.
5. Please note there is no single supplement available for this trip.
Our Top End and Arnhem Land Adventure trips score an average of 4.61 out of 5 based on 36 reviews in the last year.
Amber is a great tourguide.
Review submitted 17 Aug 2018
Excellent trip to see the best parts of the Nothern Territory in a short space of time! Try to get to Darwin a few days early and stay in Alice a few days afterwards to really make the most of it!
Review submitted 11 Aug 2018