Based on 3 reviews
Kakadu’s Ancient Secrets - Inspiring Journeys
5 days

Kakadu’s Ancient Secrets

From Darwin to Darwin
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12 to 99 year olds
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US $2,512
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  • Discover spectacular waterfalls at Litchfield National Park
  • Climb Nourlangie for breathtaking views over Kakadu
  • Immerse yourself in the history of Aboriginal rock art
  • Relax in authentic luxury boutique accommodation


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Darwin – Mary River
  2. Day 2: Mary River – Kakadu
  3. Day 3: Kakadu – Nourlangie – Gunlom Falls – Katherine
  4. Day 4: Katherine Gorge
  5. Day 5: Katherine – Farewell from Darwin
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      Customer Reviews

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      • 4.7
      • PM
        May 03, 2019
        The tour exceeded our expectations on all fronts except for the accommodation at Wildman Wilderness Lodge which was full of bugs and stifling hot at night. Most of the meals were excellent but a few lunches had mediocre sandwiches.
        Inspiring Journeys commented on this review
        Hi Paul, We thank you for sharing your feedback and hope to see you again on an Inspiring Journey. Many Thanks, Inspiring Journeys
        Trip date: April 2019
      • K
        November 20, 2018
        What an amazing tour! Unique accommodations, neat stops with great commentary from our driver guide Gordon! Great group of people! I cant say enough good things about this tour and this company!
        Inspiring Journeys commented on this review
        Hi Kristina, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased to hear you had a great time exploring the Top End with us on your Inspiring Journey. Thank you for choosing to travel with Inspiring Journeys and we hope to welcome you back on board again soon.... Show more
        Trip date: September 2018
      • Kakadu’s Ancient Secrets reviewer 3
        November 20, 2018
        Thoroughly enjoyed the trip! Meals could have been a lot better, particularly lunches- very poor.
        Inspiring Journeys commented on this review
        Thanks so much for sharing your feedback Kate, we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip. It is disappointing to hear that your lunches could have been better, we apologise that they weren't up to standard. We hope to see you on another... Show more
        Trip date: April 2018



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          Tipping is not compulsory in Australia or New Zealand however if you are happy with the service you received from your Travel Director or Driver Guide you can feel free to leave them a tip at your own discretion.

        • How can I pay for the Optional Experiences?

          All your Optional Experiences can be organised directly with your Travel Director whilst on the tour and you can choose to either pay in either local cash or by credit card.

        • What is the maximum luggage allowance?

          Due to strict Government vehicle weight restrictions you are allowed one medium size suitcase per person, with dimensions not to exceed H76cm x W46cm x D25cm. The maximum weight of all luggage must not exceed 23kg (50lbs).
          You are also allowed one piece of hand luggage on-board the coach: however it must be able to fit in the overhead compartments or under the seat in front of you if required.

        • On travelling days how often do we get a break?

          On travelling days you will stop every 2 to 3 hours either at a rest stop or for sightseeing, activities or free time.

        • Can I join the tour later or finish the tour earlier?

          You can choose to join the tour at a later date or finish the tour early, however, it is important to note that Inspiring Journeys is unable to offer a discount for choosing to do so as the tour is a set package with a strict itinerary.

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