4D Top End Express Northern Territory

4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS TOP END EXPRESS

Set out on an easy-going drive and chillax your way into the Top End’s
unhurried vibe. The coastal journey is your gateway to Northern Australia’s most spectacular natural wonders with tropical weather you can enjoy.

4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS TOP END EXPRESS
(DARWIN TO DARWIN SELF-DRIVE)

ITINERARY

Day 1: Darwin to Kakadu National Park (210 km)
Travel east on the Stuart Highway out of Darwin and then turn left on the Arnhem Highway and head for Kakadu National Park. Highlights on the drive to Kakadu include Fogg Dam and Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre. The scenery of Kakadu is dramatic and the area has prolific wildlife and birdlife. In addition, the aboriginal rock art is amongst the finest rock art in the world. Allow enough time to explore Kakadu this afternoon. We suggest a visit to the Bowali Visitor Centre, located on the Kakadu Highway. Visit Ubirr Rock and Nourlangie Rock for some of the best and oldest examples of Aboriginal rock art. For the adventurous, there is also a moderately steep climb to Gunwarddehwardde Lookout which provides impressive views of Kakadu’s escarpment and Nourlangie Rock.

Day 2: Kakadu National Park
You have a full day at leisure to explore Kakadu. Sights to see today include a visit to Nourlangie Rock and Ubirr Rock, or an optional scenic flight. Aboriginal rock art in this area is very well preserved and accessible. It’s worth taking a guided tour to have the history of the rock art explained to you.

Day 3: Kakadu National Park to Katherine (310 km)
This morning you are booked on a 1.5 hour Yellow Waters Cruise. After your cruise call into the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre before leaving Kakadu. Drive south on the Kakadu Highway towards Pine Creek. At Pine Creek rejoin the Stuart Highway and then travel south to Katherine. Please be aware it may be unpassable in wet weather (from November to April). Please seek local advice before departure. Katherine is the major intersection between northern, southern and western routes.

Day 4: Katherine to Darwin (316 km)
This morning you are booked on the 2 hour Katherine Gorge cruise. Contact the tour desk for precise directions on how to get to the gorge to board the boat. You may like to take a swim after your cruise so be sure to have your swimsuit handy. Katherine Gorge is a system of 13 gorges all joining by rapids. The best way to see the Gorge is from the water, there are also scenic flights and plenty of marked walking tracks. Head back to Darwin this afternoon. From Katherine it’s a leisurely three and a half-hour drive north on the Stuart Highway back to Darwin. Your car is booked until tomorrow and should be dropped off at the city or airport, by the same time as it was picked up on Day 1, to avoid any additional charges.

 

 Travel from now till 31 March 2023
 Book from now till 15 March 2023
 Package Code: AUS-16104

 

 PACKAGE INCLUSION:
• 4-day car rental includes unlimited kms, VRF (Vehicle Registration fee), CRF (Concession Recovery Fee), PLS (Premium Location Surcharge), LDW (Loss Damage Waiver), Super Excess Reduction (NIL Excess), one way fee (if applicable), admin fees and 10% GST
• GPS and Co-pilot kit (maps, driving instructions, itineraries)
• Vehicle type: Group C (ICAR) - Hyundai I30 Active Hatch
• 3-night accommodation on room only, excluding breakfast (ie: 2-nights in Kakadu National Park + 1-night in Katherine Gorge)
• 1.5 hour Yellow Waters Cruise in Kakadu National Park on Day 3
• 2-hour Katherine Gorge Cruise on Day 4

 PACKAGE EXCLUDES: 
 • Airfare, airport taxes, travel insurance, entry visa to Australia
 • Covid-19 test
 • Beverages and meals, tipping & porterages, and other personal expenses

 

 

4D3N Top End Express
(Price Per Person)
Price in Australia Dollars (AUD)

 

Hotels

Type of Hotel

Twin/Double
Sharing

Kakadu: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel
Katherine: Contour Hotel

Standard

739

Kakadu: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel
Katherine: Nitmiluk Cabins

Superior

765

 

 

Terms & Conditions

  • Prices shown are per person in Australia Dollars (AUD) based on per person in a twin-sharing room. 
  • Payment in Ringgit Malaysia, subject to prevailing BSR at time of payment.
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  • Prices are strictly not valid during special events, fairs, conferences and peak period. Surcharge will be advised upon booking confirmation. Surcharge applies for higher category alternatives and subject to clients acceptance. 
  • Any unutilized services included in the package are non-refundable, non-exchangeable & non-transferable.
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Cancellation Policy:

  • Bookings cancelled within 60-days priort to travel incur a cancellation fee of AUD 65, in addition to any fees levied by the hotels/suppliers in the program. 

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