Top End Complete Road Trip
Top End Complete Road Trip
Top End Complete Road Trip
Top End Complete Road Trip
Top End Complete Road Trip

Top End Complete Road Trip

Embark on this road trip and create memories to last a lifetime as you uncover the beauty and adventure that the Northern Territory has to offer. Experience the best of the NT with this unforgettable 9-night road trip. Base yourself in Darwin before immersing yourself in the natural wonders of Kakadu National Park with a 2-night stay at the Mercure Crocodile Hotel. Delight in a mesmerizing 2-hour Yellow Water Billabong Cruise, where you'll witness the beauty of the wetlands and its diverse wildlife. Continue your adventure with a 2-night stay in Katherine where you will you. Discover the captivating landscapes and cultural richness of the area. Finally, retreat to Litchfield National Park for a 2-night stay, immersing yourself in the region’s breathtaking scenery and natural wonders. 


Tour Inclusions

  • 3 night stay (2 night pre and 1 night post road trip) in Darwin at the DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin including:
    • Breakfast daily. 
    • $100 Food & Beverage credit per room.
    • Free WiFi.
    • DoubleTree cookie per person.
    • Late checkout until 1pm.
  • 2 night stay in Kakadu National Park at the Mercure Crocodile Hotel in a standard room.
  • 2 hour Yellow Water Billabong Cruise.
  • 2 night stay in Katherine at Knotts Crossing Resort in a standard room including daily breakfast.
  • 2 night stay at the Litchfield Outback Resort in a standard room.
  • 9 day car hire with unlimited kilometres^.
  • Kakadu National Park Pass.

  • Plus, choose one of the below bundles:

    Bundle 01:

    • 30 minute Kakadu Scenic fixed wing flight.
    • Dinner and a drink at the iconic Hotel Darwin.

    Bundle 02:

    • Charles Darwin Sunset Dinner Cruise.
    • Darwin City sights half day tour.

    Bundle 03:

    • Nabilil Dreaming Sunset Dinner Cruise at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge.
Per person twin share

Valued up to $2,109

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The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin is located next to the Darwin Entertainment Centre and overlooks the palm-lined esplanade, with stunning ocean views also available from select rooms. All rooms have been newly refurbished, and the hotel also boasts the largest outdoor swimming pool in Darwin, as well as free WiFi, a fitness room and beauty salon. While being located on the esplanade, the DoubleTree is also within walking distance of many Darwin hotspots, eateries and shopping areas. A later check out time of 1pm will also mean a relaxing end to your stay in Darwin.


Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel is an idyllic retreat located in the wilderness of Kakadu National Park. Situated in the township of Jabiru, this hotel is the perfect base to start exploring many of Kakadu's most significant natural attractions such as Ubirr, Nourlangie, Cahills Crossing & Mamukala Wetlands. Cool off in the large outdoor pool, the perfect oasis for relaxing in between discovery tours around Kakadu before feasting on Kakadu bush tucker & gourmet dining at the Escarpment restaurant and bar (own expense).


Welcome to Knotts Crossing Resort, in the picturesque Katherine region of Australia's Northern Territory. Rooms are serviced daily, with fresh linen once a week, and there are two guest laundries. We also have a convenience kiosk and ATM on-site. The grasslands and rocky outcrops of the Territory’s northern savannah form the theme for the resort’s delightful Savannah Bar & Restaurant, serving delicious cooked, continental and buffet breakfasts every day. You can also enjoy al fresco dining at the licensed bar attached to the Savannah Bar & Restaurant near the main pool. The resort has two swimming pools and three outdoor barbecue areas.


Litchfield Outback Resort is the accommodation that offers you convenience, city comforts and style whilst you experience Litchfield National Park and all its beauty. Enjoy your stay with a clean, cool, modern and comfortable room that caters to all of your travel needs – we have many facilities on site to make your Litchfield Region experience hassle free and relaxing. Located just 1 hour south of Darwin City and central to the wonders of the park’s breath taking and thrilling natural falls and rock pools only a 30-40 minute drive from your hotel style room.



What to do:

Join us for a two hour cruise and experience this magical time of day on Yellow Water. Located at the end of the Jim Jim Creek, Yellow Water is part of the South Alligator River system. This river system is unique as it is included in its entirity within a UNESCO World Heritage listed National Park.


With the added benefit of car hire included you are free to explore Katherine, Litchfield National Park and Kakadu National Park at your leisure. The third largest town in the Northern Territory, Katherine, is your gateway to exploring, situated on the banks of the Katherine River which flows through to Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge. Katherine holds a rich history in indigenous art, World War II and the Overland Telegraph Line which are easily accessible throughout the town or its museums.  The majesty of Nitmiluk National Park, incorporating 13 beautiful gorges including the renowned Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, needs to be seen to be believed. And there are a number of ways to explore this incredible bucket-list experience including on-foot, cruising, by air or canoeing!


Welcome to the largest National Park in Australia - Kakadu! Here you’ll find a magical natural paradise just waiting to be explored. Covering nearly 20,000 square kilometres of exceptional natural beauty and unique biodiversity, Kakadu National Park is teeming with wildlife, home to important Aboriginal rock art sites, and diverse and exotic landscapes. This has earned it a World Heritage listing for both its cultural and natural values and draws travellers from around the world to visit its rich natural beauty and abundance of native wildlife. Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre to make the most of your time self-driving through this huge park.


Experience the stunning tropical nature of the famed Litchfield National Park. Discover the town of Batchelor (the gateway to Litchfield) and the magnificent Termite Mounds. View the double waterfalls of Florence Falls from a high vantage point and make your way down to the plunge pool below for a refreshing dip. Continue to the spectacular Tolmer Falls which is home to colonies of rare ghost and orange horseshow bats. Enjoy lunch at Litchfield Café (own expense) and visit the very popular Wangi Falls - the perfect place to end your adventure.


Tailor your Top End holiday and choose one of the following bundles.

Bundle 1:

30 minute Kakadu Scenic fixed wing flight

Embark on a breathtaking 30-minute Kakadu Scenic Flight, soaring above the awe-inspiring landscapes of Kakadu National Park. Marvel at the captivating sights as you fly over The Archway, East Alligator River, Dinosaur Valley, Arnhemland Plateau, and the magnificent Magela Wetlands. Witness the ancient escarpments, meandering rivers, and the remarkable 1.8 billion years of continuous erosion that have shaped this stunning region. Take in the beauty of billabongs, flood plains, and the mesmerizing views of the Archway, Arnhem Land Escarpment, East Alligator Valley, Mikinj Valley Billabongs, and Magela Floodplains.


Bundle 2:

Charles Darwin Sunset Dinner Cruise

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the renowned Darwin sunset as you indulge in a delectable Territory-style buffet aboard the Charles Darwin. Feast on a wide range of culinary delights, including Australian seafood, succulent meat and poultry dishes, fresh salads, and an assortment of delightful cakes and local fruits. Whether you prefer the air-conditioned comfort of the lower deck or the captivating ambiance of the Captain's Deck, you'll have the perfect vantage point to witness the mesmerizing hues of the Darwin sunset painting the harbor with magnificent colors. This is a memorable 2.5-hour experience that combines scenic views with exquisite dining.

Darwin City Sights half day tour

Don't miss the opportunity to tour Darwin City and take in the must-see sights that showcase the city's unique charm and beauty. Immerse yourself in its rich cultural heritage, with the Larrakia people as prominent members of the community. Marvel at Darwin's multiculturalism, with a diverse population from over 60 nationalities and 70 different ethnic backgrounds. Visit the Darwin Aviation Museum, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT), the Darwin Botanic Gardens and more.


Bundle 3:

Nabilil Dreaming Sunset Dinner tour at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge

Indulge in the perfect blend of sightseeing and luxurious comfort at Nitmiluk Gorge. Considered the crown jewel of the Nitmiluk experience, this extraordinary journey is a must-do during your stay. Immerse yourself in the serene surroundings as you are transported to a spiritual world of Jawoyn culture and history. Against the breathtaking backdrop of Nitmiluk Gorge, uncover the captivating stories and traditions of the Jawoyn people. As the sun sets and the night sky emerges, savour a candlelit, fine dining experience prepared by a talented onboard chef and served by attentive wait staff. Relish a delectable three-course meal showcasing fresh, local Australian produce, complemented by a glass of sparkling wine.

Package terms

On sale until 29 February 2024. For travel until 31 March 2024. Price based on travel 1 Dec 23 to 31 Mar 24. Seasonal surcharges apply outside these dates and blackout dates may apply. ^Car hire includes unlimited kilometres, GST (Goods & Services Tax at the current rate of 10%), Super Collision Damage Waiver (SCDW) with Zero Excess on Passenger vehicles and $990 Excess on 4wd Vehicles, Compulsory Third Party Insurance, Vehicle Registration Recovery Fee, Additional Drivers, Premium Location Surcharge, this product is available for renters aged 25+. Please note: road closures may be in place due to inclement weather, for up to date information visit  Some inclusions may be closed over public holidays. Prices and inclusions are correct as of 29 June 2023 and may be subject to change due to availability, surcharges, fees or taxes without notice. Offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Prices are based on per person twin share. Please contact us on 1800 854 897 or to enquire. Airfares and transfers are additional unless otherwise specified. For full terms and conditions and details on our refund policy, view our booking conditions. E&OE.

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