Chairs spilling out of side-street restaurants, museums celebrating the city’s rich past, galleries showcasing the region’s renowned indigenous art. Nature is truly Darwin’s backyard with the iconic national parks of Kakadu and Litchfield only a few hours away.
*National park and reserve fees not included in price
If you love travelling at your own pace and making your own discoveries, pick up your hire car and dive right into the Top End!
OVERNIGHT: H Hotel
Hop in the car and start the day with a 120 kilometre drive on fully sealed roads to one of Australia’s most beautiful national parks, Litchfield. Known for jaw-dropping waterfalls, the pristine park also features idyllic swimming holes and stunning natural scenery.Then it’s onto the grandeur of Kakadu National Park.
OVERNIGHT: 3 nights Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel (B)
Today is yours to explore the World Heritage wilderness of Kakadu. Join ranger-guided activities, cruise billabongs, visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre or ancient rock art sites at Nourlangie. (B)
Yellow Water Cruises from
$93 per person.
Wonder at the dramatic scenery at the Yellow Water Billabong. This cruise explores the World Heritage listed wetlands, with an option for a sunrise or sunset cruise.
There is so much to see in Kakadu. Your self-guided touring today might include the famous Jim Jim, Twin and Gunlom Falls, or a visit to the incredible lookout and rock art galleries at Ubirr. (B)
Time for one last fix of this very special place before driving back to Darwin.
OVERNIGHT: H Hotel (B)
Your last chance to use your hire car to explore Darwin before returning the vehicle. (B)
The Blue Mountains track is currently closed due to a landslide, resulting in a diversion to Sydney and regrettably no Blue Mountains excursion until March 2 for east-bound Indian Pacific guests.