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Gems of Kakadu

Embark on a journey of discovery, natural wonders and wildlife, unique to our homeland. Kakadu National Park is Australia's largest and is rich in culture and stunning natural landscapes. Starting your journey in Darwin, you'll discover history at the Aviation Museum before arriving in Kakadu. Take in the ethereal beauty as you cruise Katherine Gorge and Yellow Water Billabong. Learn about Aboriginal culture and if you're lucky, witness the incredible wildlife including saltwater crocodiles.

Book together with the 20 May 2022 Treasures of the Red Centre departure and you can save $600 per couple*


Inclusions

  • 5 day / 4 night Gems of Kakadu tour from Darwin including 4 star accommodation, most meals and all sightseeing and entrance fees. Highlights include:
    • Kakadu National Park.
    • Katherine Gorge Cruise.
    • Yellow Water Billabong Cruise.
    • Nourlangie Rock Art Site.

4 nights from:
$3,449pp

Offer ends:
30 Nov 2021

For travel on 26 May 2022 departure only.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Darwin

Welcome to Darwin. You will be met by your local guide and/ or driver from Wendy Wu Tours. You will be taken to your hotel in Darwin. Late this evening enjoy a welcome dinner at Hanuman.


Day 2 - Darwin - Kakadu

Enjoy the famous Jumping Crocodile cruise on the Adelaide River. Then continue on into Kakadu National Park, travelling through pristine wetlands and a suite of landscapes varying from red-hued escarpments to floodplains teeming with wildlife. Continue to Ubirr, where you'll climb up through the ancient Aboriginal rock art galleries, believed to be around 20,000 years old, to the lookout for a spectacular view.


Day 3 - Kakadu - Katherine

This morning you'll be mesmerized as you explore the renowned Nourlangie rock art site. Later, visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre for an insight into the local Bininj culture before joining your specialist local guide for a cruise to experience the beautiful and peaceful scenery on Yellow Water Billabong. Enroute to Katherine, stop at Leliyn (Edith Falls). The pandanus-fringed natural pool is suitable for swimming throughout most of the year.


Day 4 - Katherine - Darwin

Enjoy a morning cruise through Katherine Gorge. This stunning network of thirteen gorges are carved from billion-year-old sandstone. You'll be at its heart among freshwater crocodiles, wonderful birdlife and amazing scenery. Later, view the displays at the Nitmiluk Visitor Centre, where you may purchase artefacts handmade by the Jawoyn people. Return to Darwin, stopping at the historic gold mining town of Pine Creek and the poignant Adelaide River War Cemetery.


Day 5 - Depart Darwin

This morning following breakfast, enjoy a half day sightseeing tour of the city. Visit the Darwin Aviation Museum and learn about the B-52 Bomber on permanent loan from the United States Air Force, among 19 aircraft on display. View some rare amateur footage of and original footage from Japanese archives. Later, enjoy time at leisure in the stunning Darwin Botanic Gardens before you'll be transferred to Darwin airport for your onward journey.


Package terms

On sale until 30 November 2021. For travel on 26 May 2022 departure only, further conditions apply.

*Offer is valid between 27 Nov and 20th Dec 2021 on selected group departures of Australia and New Zealand. Tours are subject to availability. Offer applies to selected land only tours of Australia and flight inclusive tours of New Zealand. Wendy Wu Tours reserves the right to release specials which are applicable to new bookings only. Bookings are not transferable. Offer is available in conjunction with loyalty discount and will be applied to the booking total. Wendy Wu Tours reserves the right to correct any errors in rates quoted or calculated, or any omissions made at any time during your booking. Any verbal quote given is an indication only of the final price and is subject to confirmation in writing.