01 June - 08 June 2020
One of the most vast and beautiful places in Australia is Kakadu National Park. Spanning over 20,000 square kilometres – that’s about half the size of Switzerland, and inhabited by the traditional owners for over 65,000 years. Kakadu is truly an amazing place. From ancient rock paintings, stunning waterfalls, wetlands and wildlife, our Kakadu Wonders holiday package is a once in a lifetime experience.
Flying into Darwin, we will hit the red highway to Kakadu. Staying at the famous Mercure Crocodile Hotel, located in the wilderness of Kakadu and actually shaped like a crocodile! We will embark on tours of discovery to some of Kakadu’s natural gems such as Ubirr, Nourlangie Rock, Maguk Falls, Mamukala Wetlands and many other of the regions other points interest and indigenous culture. Between adventures, relax in the perfect oasis of the large outdoor pool area. We’ll be treated to gourmet dining and try some bush tucker at the Escarpment restaurant. As the largest National Park in Australia, Kakadu is home to countless wonders just waiting to be discovered.
This package includes staffing support (at required level), return flights, transport at the destination, accommodation, activities as per itinerary & all main meals. Each participant will also receive the option for a hard cover photo book, full of their fun holiday memories.
Total Package Cost:
$990.00 + NDIS Supports ex. Sydney
$1350.00 + NDIS Supports ex. Brisbane
$1400.00 + NDIS Supports ex. Melbourne
Not an NDIS Participant or don't wish to use NDIS funds? Contact Us for a full cost breakdown.
Meeting at the airport departure terminal, we will introduce everyone to the group, farewell our family and friends and get ready to check into our flight. On arrival in Darwin, we will collect our 4WD and hit the red highway, bound for Kakadu! On arrival we will check into our rooms before heading out for dinner as a group. After dinner we will have some free time before bed. We have an exciting and busy week ahead.
Today is our first day of Kakadu discovery! We’ll pop into the Bowali Visitor Centre, the centre contains a wealth of information, videos to watch and open displays. We will check out the Marrawuddi Gallery before enjoying some lunch at the Anmak An-me cafe. Next will visit Nourlangie Rock. Nourlangie (Burrungkuy) is one reason why Kakadu is World Heritage-listed for outstanding cultural values. This famous site, with its stunning rock paintings, documents life in the region from 20,000 years ago to the first contact with European explorers. This walk invites you to take a visual journey through time to an outdoor cultural museum where paintings, shelters and artefacts present traditional ways of life.
Today we’ll have a day of relaxation. We’ll enjoy the facilities at the hotel, chill out pool side and take a dip as we please. We’ll enjoy a BBQ lunch in the great outdoors at Jabiru lake. After we have recharged our batteries, later we’ll get ready to go out for dinner as a group. Dinner will be at the Anbinik Restaurant, a short drive from our crocodile hotel. After dinner will be free time before bed.
We’re hitting the road again on another outback day of adventure. We will visit the spectacular and magical Maguk (previously known as Barramundi Gorge). People of all ages and fitness levels can enjoy the walking trail, with sandy patches, large rocks to clamber over, and stepping-stone water crossings, keeping walkers on their toes. The ultimate reward at the end of the walk is the stunning Maguk Gorge and swimming hole. Once reaching Maguk Gorge travellers can take in the towering escarpments and pandanus-lined pools, and take a dip in the soothingly cool waters. Even if you’re not a confident swimmer you can enjoy a paddle at Maguk. We’ll use the BBQ facilities in the picnic area and whip up a tasty lunch while enjoying the beautiful surrounds. Then we’ll jump back in the 4WD and hit the tracks back to the hotel to relax a while before dinner at the end of our big day.
First thing on our list today is a visit to the Mamukala Wetlands. Kakadu is home to one third of Australia’s bird species, and many aren’t found anywhere else in the world and Mamukala is the place to see them! Next stop will be the Waradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre where there is lots to see and dreamtime stories to hear. We’ll have lunch at the centre. Lastly we will visit Ubirr. There are three main sites of rock art to experience at Ubirr. We’ll take in the stunning sunset views from the lookout over the rocky structures and floodplains. After enjoying the sunset we’ll head back to the hotel for some relaxation time before dinner at the restaurant. After dinner will be free time before bed.
Today we will have a free touring day. We will decide as a group what places we wish to venture to or revisit. We’ll enjoy a picnic lunch on the way and a refreshing dip in one of the swim holes or at the hotel pool.
After several actioned packed, adventurous days, today we will relax and go at a slower pace. Travellers will be able to enjoy a refreshing swim, local lunch and some time for souvenir shopping in the afternoon. We will enjoy our last dinner together at the Escarpment restaurant.
After breakfast, we’ll pack our bags, say goodbye to our crocodile hotel and make our way back to Darwin for our flight home. On arrival back home, we will meet up with our family and friends and farewell our new friends.
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