Darwin & Kakadu – Top End Adventure

30 June - 5 July 2024

Explore the Northern Territory’s Kakadu National Park and witness the Ubirr Rock Art and Yellow Waters Cruise, experience Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge and Litchfield National Park, tour Darwin City and visit the Mindil Beach Sunset Markets plus much more. Includes return flights from Sydney, quality accommodation, local coach guide and most meals throughout.


6 Days for only
$3,699 pp t/s
Single Suppliment $1,100 

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Please note that for full enjoyment of this tour, a reasonable level of fitness is required.


Day 1 – Sunday 30 June 2024

(Meals: L, D)

Your tour starts at Sydney Airport – Qantas Domestic Terminal 3 where you meet your KTG Tours Host who will accompany you on your 6 day adventure. Our flight departs Sydney at 8:15am, flying direct to Darwin.* On arrival at Darwin Airport, we meet our local experienced Driver and board our awaiting coach. We pay a visit to the Museum & Art Gallery of Northern Territory for an insight into the region and a spot of lunch. Then, take a scenic drive around to learn more about this culturally diverse city before checking in to our hotel. Tonight, we venture out for dinner in Darwin where you have the opportunity to get to know your fellow travellers over a tasty meal.

Hotel: Mantra Pandanas Darwin, DARWIN NT [4.5 star rated]


Day 2 – Monday 1 July 2024

(Meals: B, L, D)

Today we explore the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park. We depart Darwin and travel along the Arnhem Highway stopping at Humpty Doo to see the Big Boxing Croc. Witness the world class Ubirr Rock Art Site with indigenous paintings up to 20,000 years old. Take an easy walk around the 1km circuit to see the impressive art and climb to the lookout for spectacular views over the wetlands. This afternoon the Indigenous-owned Yellow Water Cruises takes us on a sunset discovery tour through the rich wildlife, dramatic scenery and ever-changing landscape of the world-famous Yellow Water Billabong. Enjoy dinner tonight at our accommodation.

Hotel: Cooinda Lodge Kakadu, JABIRU NT [3.5 star rated]


Day 3 – Tuesday 2 July 2024

(Meals: B, L, D)

This morning we depart Kakadu and pause in the old gold mining town of Pine Creek then on to Edith Falls in Nitmiluk National Park where we can take a refreshing dip in the clear water lagoon. Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at the Nitmiluk Visitors Centre followed by an incredible journey through Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) on the NitNit Dreaming Two Gorge cruise. Discover the cultural significance of two gorges to the traditional land owners the Jawoyn people along with spectacular scenery and wildlife.

Hotel: Knotts Crossing Resort, KATHERINE NT [3.5 star rated]


Day 4 – Wednesday 3 July 2024

(Meals: B, L, D)

Our journey today takes us to Adelaide River where we pause at the War Cemetery for a sobering reminder of the impact World War II had on this part of Australia. We then venture into Litchfield National Park where we witness one of parks most impressive sights and learn about the hundreds of Magnetic and Cathedral Termite Mounds, some up to 100 years old. See Florence Falls as well as the glorious Wangi Falls where we stop for a picnic lunch and a refreshing dip. This afternoon we visit picturesque Berry Springs before arriving back in Darwin where we enjoy dinner at our hotel.

Hotel: Mantra Pandanas Darwin, DARWIN NT [4.5 star rated]


Day 5 – Thursday 4 July 2024

(Meals: B)

Today enjoy a FREE DAY to explore at your leisure. You may like to book yourself on an optional at own expense activity such as a cruise on Darwin Harbour, take a scenic flight or get up close to a giant Croc at Crocosaurus Cove – if you dare! Alternatively, you could relax at the hotel or visit the museums, shops and art galleries. Lunch and Dinner today will be at own expense. This afternoon you may like to visit the famous Mindal Beach Sunset Markets which is just a short taxi ride from the hotel.

Hotel: Mantra Pandanas Darwin, DARWIN NT [4.5 star rated]


Day 6 – Friday 5 July 2024

(Meals: B)

After breakfast this morning we farewell our hotel and stop to admire the views from Dudley Point Lookout and explore the fascinating Darwin Military Museum. It’s then time to farewell the Top End as we are transferred to Darwin Airport for our direct flight home, arriving back in Sydney at 5:50pm.*


* Flight details are subject to change and will be confirmed prior to tour departure. Complementary food and beverages are served on the flights in accordance with each airline.

Tour Inclusions

  • Return Economy Class seat flights with Qantas from Sydney
  • Quality Accommodation as stated
  • Coach Travel and Transfers with experienced Local Coach Captain
  • Meals as stated: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
  • All Tours and Attractions as per this itinerary
  • All National Park Passes and Entry Fees as required
  • Escorted from Sydney Airport by experienced KTG Tours Host

PLEASE NOTE: This itinerary has been put together to take in the best of the region and its attractions. Details are subject to change and cannot be guaranteed due to availability and other circumstances. Any exclusions from the standard itinerary are stated in the brochure. The tour price is based on per person twin share. Single supplement for this tour is $1,100. Tour price does not include Travel Insurance [Travel Insurance is highly recommended for all travellers]; personal expenses for drinks, laundry and personal requirements; optional extra touring; meals other than specified; tips or gratuities. Pictures are for illustrative purposes only.