Top End Highlights

Top End Highlights

Departure Dates:

2017: May 14, June 4 & 18, July 9 & 23 August 13 & 27, September 10 & 24
Tour Code: NT06

Discover the highlights of the Top End with its vibrate indigenous culture, friendly characters and varied scenery the top end will leave you spellbound.

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Must See Highlights

  • Darwin City Sights Tour
  • Litchfield National Park
  • Toast a Top End Sunset on Mindil Beach
  • Mindil Beach Sunset Markets
  • Wangi Falls
  • Magnetic Termite Mounds
  • Katherine Gorge Cruise
  • Kakadu National Park
  • Visit Adelaide River War Cemetery
  • Nourlangie Art Sights
  • Ubirr Art Sights
  • Bowali Visitor Centre
  • Stay in Luxury at Wildman Wilderness Lodge
  • Enjoy a Safari Cruise on Corroboree Billabong

Holiday Inclusions

  • Return Air travel from home port to Darwin (flights to arrive prior to 1.30pm)
  • Return airport/hotel transfers in Darwin
  • 2 nights at the Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront with daily breakfasts
  • 6 Day fully accommodated tour to Katherine, Kakadu & Litchfield tour
  • Tour including 6 x breakfast, 2 x lunches & 5x dinners
  • Includes New National Park Entry Fee


7 day package, per person twin share including return airfares*

Twin Share

*Airfare Included in Package price

Adelaide from $3414  $824
Brisbane from $3342 $752
Canberra from $3562 $972
Hobart from $3588 $998
Melbourne from $3334 $744
Perth from $3370 $780
Sydney from $3382 $792
7 day land only cost $2590
Single supplement $830

*The fares used in the package price are based on the best available instant purchase air fares at the time of print and are subject to change without notice and are also subject to availability. No guarantee can be given by Aussie Getaways that these fares will be available on any specified day and we will always offer the cheapest fare available for your nominated days of travel. Please use the airfares quoted as a guide only and ask your travel consultant for more details. Airfares quoted may use night time services.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1:Welcome To Darwin (D)
On arrival at Darwin Airport you will be transferred to your hotel by private car. This afternoon enjoy a tour of the tropical city to see old Government House, the new Northern Territory Parliament building and more. Join your Travel Director at the colourful Mindil Beach Sunset Market, where you’ll toast the spectacular sunset with a couple of cooling beverages under the coconut palms before dinner. You may like to try some succulent fresh BBQ seafood, authentic Indian or Chinese cuisine or even Greek or Japanese.
Overnight: Adina Vibe Hotel, Darwin

Day 2: Darwin to Katherine (B,D)
Today you’ll depart Darwin and travel to Litchfield National Park, famous for its waterfalls. Your first
stop is an amazing stand of Termite Mounds. You’ll continue on to view the beautiful waterhole at
Florence Falls from a high vantage point before venturing on further to tropical Wangi Falls for a
relaxing swim in the large crystal-clear pool surrounded by spectacular monsoon rainforest. Later, you’ll journey to Katherine.
Overnight: Paraway Motel, Katherine

Day 3: Katherine Gorge (B,L,D)
Today join local Aboriginal guides for a walk to follow ‘the Footsteps of our Ancestors’. Learn about bush tucker and traditional bush medicines and see damper and kangaroo tail being prepared and cooked in hot coals before a Be My Guest BBQ lunch. Afterwards join in activities including traditional painting, fire lighting and spear throwing. This evening sit back and relax in tranquil surroundings on a Katherine Gorge dinner cruise. Discover the history and culture of the Jawoyn people, traditional owners of Nitmiluk as you explore two gorges with a backdrop of stunning rock faces that change colour as the sun sets. You’ll indulge in a three course candlelit dinner featuring fresh local produce prepared on board the boat.
Overnight: Paraway Motel, Katherine

Day 4: Katherine to Kakadu  (B,L,D)
This morning stop at Edith Falls with the opportunity for a swim. You’ll then pass through the gold mining town of Pine Creek. Travel deep into World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park. The focal points of Kakadu are the spectacular escarpment and abundant wildlife, including over 280 species of birds. After lunch, visit Warradjan Cultural Centre to view informative displays and exhibits, before taking a guided walk to view ancient Aboriginal artwork at Nourlangie.
Overnight: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel, Jabiru

Day 5: Kakadu to Mary River (B,D)
This morning you’ll visit Ubirr and view Aboriginal rock art dating back some 20,000 years. Climb to Nadab Lookout at the top of this rocky outcrop for superb views over the flood plains and escarpment country. You’ll stay tonight in private permanent safari tents at Wildman Wilderness Lodge. This evening celebrate your Top End Highlights holiday at a farewell dinner with your Travel Director and new-found friends.
Overnight: Wildman Wilderness Lodge, Mary River

Day 6: Mary River to Darwin (B)
This morning you’ll take a safari cruise on the renowned Mary River Wetlands and Corroboree Billabong. Your local guide will share with you all the secrets of these ancient waterways. This region is home to the largest concentration of saltwater crocodiles in the world and you may also spot wild buffalo and wallabies at the water’s edge. Bid farewell to your fellow travellers as your holiday concludes this afternoon in Darwin.
Overnight: Adina Vibe Hotel, Darwin

Day 7: To Home port (B)
Free time until you are transferred to Darwin Airport for your onward flight.

*All coach touring is operated by Travel North and AAT Kings. Meal Code: B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner

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