3-Day Camping Expedition in Kakadu and Katherine National Park from Darwin

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Experience the magic of the Northern Territory peaks on this 3-day expedition from Darwin. You will explore Kakadu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and learn about Katherine and its surroundings. Drive through Australia's most beautiful national parks, swim in crystal clear waters, spot crocodiles, learn about Aboriginal culture and admire massive termite mounds.


  • Done in English
  • Instant confirmation
  • Multi-day trip
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Discover the sites from a boat
  • Taxes, fuel surcharges and service included

Your guide will show you all of this and more as they focus on prioritizing – making sure you have a great time. The atmosphere is relaxed and laid back, yet very professional. You'll enjoy excellent Aussie cuisine cooked over the campfire and you're welcome (but not obliged) to lend a hand.

Day 1: Darwin / Kakadu (L, D)
After being collected from your hotel or accommodation, you will head to Kakadu National Park. Your first adventure is a cruise to try to spot crocodiles. You will visit the Bark Hut Inn and continue to Kakadu. you'll cross the South Alligator River before departing for Ubirr Rock, where you'll see classic examples of Aboriginal rock art and spectacular 360-degree views. At the end of the day, you will travel to your campsite in Kakadu. During the evening you will enjoy a hearty meal at our camp.
Overnight accommodation: Kakadu Permanent Campsite

Day 2: Kakadu to Katherine (B, L, D)
After breakfast you will head out to explore one of the many beautiful natural attractions in the national park, depending on the season and weather conditions. You will have the opportunity to swim in cool, clear water, walk through bush tracks and explore the spectacular sandstone area. After lunch, you will travel south out of the park into the historic mining area of ​​Pine Creek. On the way you will stop at Edith Falls for another refreshing swim. You finish the day by heading back to your campsite at the historic Springvale Homestead.
Overnight Accommodation: Springvale Property Permanent Campground

Day 3: Katherine to Darwin (B, L)
You will travel to the majestic Katherine Gorge for a choice of a two hour cruise or a canoe adventure. The waters are clear, calm and safe for swimming. After lunch, you will travel up the track to Darwin. Arrival back in Darwin is around 19:00 p.m.

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Tour departs from selected Darwin hotels

Departure time :

  • 7.00 p.m

Return details:
Return to the starting point around 19:00 p.m. on day 3

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