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SOLO OFFER! Explore the Top End - 6-day Tour from Darwin

SAVE 50% off single supplement!

The vibrant Indigenous culture, friendly local characters and magnificent landscapes you’ll encounter on this Top End journey will leave you spellbound. Book by 19 Feb 2020 for 50% off solo supplement.

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DURATION
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5 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
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  • restaurantSelected meals
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About this holiday

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National Park

Cruise waterways teeming with wildlife, and immerse yourself in the culture of the traditional Aboriginal owners of the lands you’re exploring. A myriad of deep gorges, plunging waterfalls and tranquil rock-pools add to the drama of your Top End experience

Inclusions

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TOUR INCLUSIONS:

  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Travel by luxury coach
  •  Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  •  Airport transfers (see FAQ below)

SIGHTSEEING INCLUSIONS:

  • Sightseeing tour of Darwin
  • Toast a Top End sunset on Mindil Beach
  • Wander through the Mindil Beach Sunset Market
  • Explore amazing Litchfield National Park
  • Take a refreshing dip at Wangi Falls
  • Aboriginal cultural experience with Manuel Pamkal
  • Cruise on Katherine Gorge
  • Swim at glorious Edith Falls
  • Discover the wilderness of Kakadu National Park
  • Climb to Nourlangie Lookout for spectacular views
  • View the rock art galleries of Ubirr in Kakadu
  • Enjoy a spectacular Top End sunset
  • Spot crocodiles on Yellow Water Billabong Cruise

Accommodation

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H Hotel
  • H Hotel, Darwin
  • Being centrally located on Smith Street in the Darwin CBD, the hotel is a short distance to the Entertainment Centre, Darwin Convention Centre, Esplanade and Mitchell Street (Darwin's dining and night-life hub). If your mission is leisure, H Hotel provides the ease for exploration to nearby attractions like Crocosaurus Cove and Mindil Markets.

  • Paraway Motel, Katherine
  • The Paraway Motel is within walking distance to the town centre. Set in tropical gardens with a shaded pool, Paraway Motel is a great place to relax while on holiday or travelling for work.

  • Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel
  • The indigenous owned luxury accommodation is uniquely shaped to represent Kakadu's most famous inhabitant, the saltwater crocodile. Relax in the recently refurbished rooms, unwind in your private courtyard, by the shaded outdoor pool or take in the landscaped interior garden view from the balcony.

Travel dates

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Please note that prices are subject to availability at time of booking or until sold out.

Solo Traveller - USUALLY $2855 - NOW FROM $2540

  • 10-15 May 2020
  • 31 May-05 Jun 2020
  • 14-19 Jun 2020
  • 05-10 Jul 2020
  • 19-24 Jul 2020
  • 23-28 Aug 2020
  • 20-25 Sep 2020

Call our local travel team on 1300 414 198 to book and SAVE!

Itinerary

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Day 1 - Welcome to Darwin

On arrival in tropical Darwin, enjoy a tour of the cosmopolitan city before joining your Travel Director and fellow travellers at the colourful Mindil Beach Sunset Market to experience a spectacular sunset under the coconut palms. There’s plenty of time to explore the art and crafts, aromas and atmosphere of the marketplace. You may like to try some succulent fresh BBQ seafood or authentic Indian, Chinese, Greek or Japanese cuisine.

Day 2 - Darwin - Katherine

En-route to the renowned waterfalls of Litchfield National Park today, stop to explore a stand of architectural, two metre- tall termite mounds. At Florence Falls, view the beautiful waterhole from a high vantage point before venturing further to tropical Wangi Falls for an unforgettable swim in the large crystal-clear pool surrounded by spectacular monsoon rainforest. Later, travel on to Katherine.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 - Katherine Gorge

This morning, meet Manuel Pamkal to share his passion for the rich traditional culture into which he was born. There is the opportunity to purchase some local Indigenous art. Later, sit back and relax in tranquil surroundings as you cruise on Katherine Gorge. Stunning rock faces will tower over you as you discover the history and culture of the Jawoyn people, traditional owners of Nitmiluk. This evening, consider an optional experience at the Stockman’s Bush Dinner under the stars.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 - Katherine - Kakadu

This morning stop at Edith Falls where there’s an opportunity for a swim. Then pass through the mining town of Pine Creek, whose buildings date back to the heady gold-rush days. Travel deep into World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park and discover its spectacular escarpment, serene waterholes and teeming wildlife. Board the famed Yellow Water Billabong Cruise, spotting basking crocodiles and abundant birdlife with a local guide. Later, view spectacular Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 - Kakadu National Park

This morning, perhaps take an optional experience scenic flight over Kakadu. Be amazed as you visit Ubirr to view astounding Aboriginal rock art dating back some 20,000 years. Take the short climb to the top of this rocky outcrop for superb views over the floodplains and endless escarpment country. Celebrate your Top End journey this evening at a Farewell Dinner with your Travel Director and newfound friends.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 6 - Farewell from Darwin

Leave Kakadu this morning to return to Darwin. Keep an eye on those river crossings to see if you can spot saltwater crocodiles. Your final stop is Fogg Dam, a birdwatcher’s paradise. Bid farewell to your fellow travellers as your holiday comes to an end and you are transferred to Darwin Airport for your onward flight.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Questions

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What to Bring:

  •  Comfortable walking shoes
  •  Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  •  Water bottle
  •  Warm layers in cooler months
  •  Swimmers & towel (if swimming)

Fitness Requirements:

  • Moderate level of fitness required for the climb to the top lookout of Ubirr

Flight Information:

  • Day 1 – flights to arrive prior to 1.30pm into Darwin Airport
  • Day 6 – flights to depart after 1.30pm from Darwin Airport
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Fine print

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Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only on selected departures.

Guests travelling as a Solo Traveller on selected AAT Kings Guided Holidays & Inspiring Journeys receive a 50% discount on the single supplement. Offers available only to travellers selecting Solo room type, not available for those selecting twin share. Selected departures only, subject to availability. Valid until sold out. Combinable with concession discount, Early Bird Savings and Past Passenger discount if available. For new bookings only.