Your Camping Adventure
Travelling with a maximum of 18 people in purpose built 4-wheel drive vehicles, experience the beauty of the Top End staying in comfortable private campsites complete with permanent safari tents and swim in plunge pools under waterfalls in Litchfield National Park. Learn about Aboriginal Culture from your guide at the Aboriginal art sites of Nourlangie and Ubirr and explore the landscape and waterfalls of Kakadu National Park – World Heritage listed for both its cultural and natural values. You’ll also experience true 4-wheel driving traveling along rocky tracks and take part in an iconic Yellow Waters Cruise.
Day 1 - Darwin to Kakadu
Departing from Darwin around 7.00am we begin the short journey to Litchfield National Park to explore the waterfalls, spring-fed streams and rugged sandstone escarpments. Discover the intriguing cathedral and magnetic termite mounds before we head to Buley Rockhole for an invigorating swim. A short journey later we arrive at Florence Falls where you will enjoy a hike and another welcome swim followed by a picnic lunch.
Early afternoon we leave the highway behind and hit the dirt travelling along a typical outback track taking us deep into Kakadu National Park. Travel past billabongs and traverse water crossings bringing ample opportunity for wildlife spotting before a comfort stop and chance for refreshment. Early evening we arrive at our private campsite complete with comfortable permanent tents, you’ll have time to shower and refresh while your guides prepare dinner before enjoying an evening with your fellow travellers and some stargazing.
Meals: Lunch and dinner
Day 2 - Kakadu National Park
Awake for breakfast this morning before joining an iconic Yellow Water Cruise. A must do activity within Kakadu National Park, the award-winning Yellow Water Cruises is Aboriginal owned and centres 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.
On completion of your cruise we travel to Twin and Jim Jim Falls. Explore Twin Falls Gorge which is accessed by 4-wheel drive track, a boat shuttle service and a rocky walking track and boardwalk. Once there relax on the sandy banks and admire the falls. There’s more 4-wheel driving as we make our way to Jim Jim Falls where a walk through a monsoon forest and over boulders takes us to the waterfall and plunge pool, which are surrounded by 150 metre cliffs.
Spend the afternoon taking in the sheer beauty of your spectacular surrounds before we make our way back to camp for a hearty dinner and well-earned rest.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 3 - Kakadu to Darwin
This morning 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.
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.
Lunch today is 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 before returning to your Darwin accommodation in the early evening.
Meals: Breakfast and lunch
3 day Camping Adventure - from £598
All prices are per person, and include meals shown. Accommodation is based on permanent tents with twin bedding, linen, towel and pillow. Park fees payable locally. Luggage should be restricted to 10kg in a soft bag or backpack plus a day pack. Seasonal supplements may apply. Call Freedom Destinations to confirm departure dates and availability. Itineraries for tours departing after 1 April 2022 may vary.
Departs: Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 7.00am May to October only.