Welcome to Darwin. Here transfer to the hotel on your own. Check-in to the hotel and have rest of the day for leisure.
Today after an early breakfast, we proceed on a 4WD tour first to Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve which is in the wetland region along the Arnhem highway. These wetlands have international significance because of their beauty and natural ecosystems. A great variety of fauna can be found here throughout the year as well as a large variety of birdlife. Later we head out to Kakadu National park, a world heritage. It is the largest national park in Australia, which has some of the world’s finest rock art and a variety of habitats, including floodplains and savannah woodlands. After reaching at the National Park we check into the hotel. Post lunch head out to Ubirr for a guided walking tour through the galleries of ancient aboriginal rock art.
Today after breakfast proceed for a full day tour within Kakadu National Park. First stop of the day will be guided tour at Nourlangie Rock, an ancient Aboriginal shelter, famous for its rock art, followed by a short hike to Nawalandja lookout for a magnificent view of Arnhemland escarpment. Moving along the dirt road lined with termite mounds reach Maguk (Barramundi Gorge and falls) to enjoy the magnificent view of the falls and for a swim at the plunge pool. Later in the afternoon board the sunset Yellow Waters wetlands cruise. This is the largest river system in Kakadu and contains extensive wetlands, including river channels, floodplains and backwater swamps. There are also plenty of crocodiles in their natural habitat, and buffalo on the floodplains.
After an early breakfast check-out from the hotel and proceed to visit Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre to get an insight into the cultural heritage of Kakadu National Park. Later proceed to Gunlom (Waterfall Creek) where you have an option to take the walk to the top of the falls where pristine rock pools and a spectacular view await you. After enjoying this beautiful view proceed to Katherine en-route stop at historic town of Pine Creek. In the afternoon we reach our destination at Nitmiluk Gorge in Katherine.
Today after breakfast check-out from hotel and proceed for a cultural experience at Katherine Art Gallery for an interactive session with resident artist who shares tales of tribal life, language, the hunting and gathering techniques, ceremony, weapons used and aboriginal contemporary life and experience Rarrrk painting with the resident artist. Also participate in one of the traditional hunting activities (firelighting, spear throwing etc.). Post lunch cruise through Nitmiluk Gorge for 2 hours, viewing the beautiful scenery and discovering the customs of the traditional owners, the Jawoyn people.
It is time to bid adieu to Australia, armed with an enriching experience and memories to last a lifetime
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