Spend a fun day exploring Litchfield National Park. You will see a landscape that has been formed by water and time with abundant waterfalls, monsoon rainforest, bush walking tracks, swimming holes and amazing magnetic and cathedral termite mounds.
All about the 3 Day 4WD Arnhem Land Dreaming Safari
Join our 3-day tour to journey into Litchfield National Park, Kakadu National Park, and Arnhem Land. Experience the wonders of Australia's Top End on this tour.
You will be traveling with a maximum of 17 people in a purpose built 4-wheel drive vehicles on this 3-day tour. You have the choice to stay in our permanent safari tents at our private campsites or you can upgrade to our comfortable Lodge Accommodation.
On this Top End tour, you will swim in plunge pools under waterfalls in Litchfield National Park, explore for the day in remote Arnhem Land where you will see Ancient Rock art with an Indigenous guide and take in the landscape and waterfalls of Kakadu National Park.
Highlights included adventuring on the rocky 4-wheel drive tracks and taking the famous and iconic Yellow Waters Cruise in Kakadu.
3 Day 4WD Arnhem Land Dreaming Safari
Tour itinerary - 3 Days
Litchfield to Kakadu
Departing from select Darwin Accommodations, we begin the short journey to Litchfield National Park. Explore the waterfalls, spring-fed streams and rugged sandstone escarpments of Litchfield National Park. Discover intriguing cathedral and magnetic termite mounds and swim, hike and explore Florence and Wangi Falls and enjoy a picnic lunch. After lunch, we leave the highway behind and hit the dirt traveling along the Marrakai Road before joining the Old Jim Jim Road taking us deep into Kakadu National Park. Traveling past billabongs and traversing water crossings bringing ample opportunity for wildlife spotting. Arrive at our private campsite complete with comfortable permanent tents at Cooinda where we spend the night enjoying dinner and some stargazing. (L, D)
Awake for breakfast this morning before joining an iconic Yellow Waters Cruise. A must do activity within Kakadu National Park, the award-winning Yellow Waters cruise is Aboriginal owned and centers around a spectacular billabong system that is home to some remarkable and diverse wildlife. Spotting crocodiles is only one of the many wildlife viewing opportunities on this unique water system. Once we depart the camp we travel to nearby Nourlangie Rock. Here you can see how local Aboriginal people lived in this area through changing times. Environmental and social changes are reflected in the rock art and in the ground, where archaeologists have uncovered over 20,000 years of Aboriginal occupation. After lunch visit the Bowali Visitor Centre, a Gun-djeihmi name for the local area and creek on land owned by the Mirarr clan. See the audio-visual presentations and Marrawuddi Gallery showcasing Aboriginal art by artists from within Kakadu and the wider region. Later this afternoon we arrive at the culturally significant Aboriginal art site, Ubirr, located within the East Alligator region of the park. Here you will view a wide range of ancient Aboriginal art which will be interpreted by your guide. Learn the story of the Rainbow Serpent and climb the Nadab Lookout for panoramic views over the floodplain and beyond into Arnhem Land. After learning about the area, it’s time to pick out a quiet spot to sit while we watch the sun set over the Kakadu escarpment before making the short journey to our private and permanent campsite for the night. (B, L, D)
Today, a once in a lifetime experience awaits. Traveling into remote Western Arnhem Land you will witness Ancient Aboriginal Art brought to life by your indigenous guide at Injalak Hill. Take in the amazing views across the escarpment before traveling to the Injalak Art Centre where you say goodbye to your Indigenous guide and hello to some amazing art on offer or simply watch the indigenous artists at work. Travel back into Kakadu National Park before returning to cosmopolitan Darwin and tales of the day’s adventures whilst reflecting on the profound effect this magical place has on people. (B, L)
|Tour code: WTA03|
Adult Twin Lodge accommodation
Adult Single Lodge accommodation
Departs: Select Darwin Accommodation from 6:00 am
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday 1 May 2019 to 30 September 2019
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday 1 to 31 October 2019
Returns: Select Darwin Accommodation at approximately 7.30pm Day 3
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
If you have more time, you might consider our 4 Day Arnhem Land Dreaming tour which follows a similar itinerary and includes an extra day spent exploring the must-see Twin and Jim Jim Falls in Kakadu National Park.
Itinerary may change due to cultural reasons, seasonal changes, operational logistics and accessibility.
Safari is not suitable for children under 5 years of age.
Luggage is restricted to 10kg per person in a soft bag or backpack.
Single travelers will be paired in a tent with another customer of the same gender.
Travel insurance is recommended.
This tour requires a certain level of participation from guests. This may include assisting and cleaning afterward with the preparation of meals, collecting firewood and sweeping out tents.
Choose to stay in permanent tents complete with beds and linen or upgrade to air-conditioned lodge accommodation. Let us know at the time of booking what you would prefer.
From April 2019 - Book this 3 Day Arnhem Land, Kakadu and Litchfield Top End Safari Tour and a 3 Day 4WD Goanna Dreaming Red Centre Tour, 4 Day 4WD Uluru Red Centre Wallaby Dreaming Tour or 5 Day Kangaroo Dreaming 4WD Red Centre Safari in the same booking transaction and receive $50 per person discount per tour. Select products as indicated only; not available on Family and Friend Fares and not combinable with any other offer. Ask us for more details.
You can take advantage of our great group rates on this Arnhem Land trip. We have specials for groups of 4 or more, so get together with your friends for an outback adventure. Please just enquire directly by clicking the contact us button to find out more before booking.
National Park fee local payment of $52.50 due on departure 2018. For 2019 National Park fees will be included in tour price.
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