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Kakadu's Ancient Secrets (5 Days) - Inspiring Journeys
5 days

Kakadu's Ancient Secrets (5 Days)

Start and end in Darwin
Tour Operator:
Inspiring Journeys
Max group size:
20
Age range:
12 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
137190
Private available:
From
US $2,705
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Highlights

  • 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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Itinerary

Start and end in Darwin! With the Adventure tour Kakadu's Ancient Secrets (5 Days), you have a 5 days tour package taking you through Darwin, Australia and 6 other destinations in Australia. Kakadu's Ancient Secrets (5 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Litchfield National Park - Kakadu
  2. Day 2: Kakadu
  3. Day 3: Kakadu – Katherine Gorge
  4. Day 4: Katherine
  5. Day 5: Farewell from Darwin
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Additional Services
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
Lodge

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Good
    3.8
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    4.3
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.8
  • Food
    Average
    3.0
  • 4.4
  • SJ
    · June 14th, 2021
    Communication vis message system and telephone slow and ineffective. Demands that I have a COVID test less than 48 hours before the tour starts were contrary to NT government policy and caused great distress. This demand was totally unnecessary and... Show more
    Trip date: June 2021
  • PM
    · May 3rd, 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 20th, 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 (5 Days) reviewer 4
    · November 20th, 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

Dates & Availability

5 days
Kakadu's Ancient Secrets (5 Days)
From Darwin to Darwin
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • Is tipping my Travel Director or Driver Guide compulsory?

      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.

    • Where do I meet the tour and my Tour Director?

      Your tour will start from a centrally located hotel on day 1 of the tour, as this hotel is subject to change it is recommended to contact our team of Travel Experts for more information once your booking is confirmed.

    • Am I able to bring my children on this tour?

      Children are welcome on all Inspiring Journeys tours however they are required to be a minimum age of 12 years or older due to the luxury standard of the tour. It is recommended that if you are travelling with children to consider whether the itinerary is suitable and in particular the activities involved.

    • I am travelling alone, is there a single supplement?

      If you are a single traveller there is a compulsory single supplement cost as it is not possible to share a room with another traveller unless you are travelling with them. To book a single room please make sure to choose this option on the booking page or simply contact our team of Travel Experts.

    • Can airport transfers be arranged?

      Arrival and departure transfers can be arranged for you once you have a confirmed booking. Please contact our team of Travel Experts if you would like a transfer added to your tour booking or for more information.

    • When will I receive my travel documents?

      Your travel documents will be posted to you in a travel wallet which will contain your documents and luggage tags to you approximately four weeks before your departure date.

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    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, South Africa you will need an adaptor for type I.

      Type I
      Australia
    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area for Australia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
      • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Australia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
      • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before September 26th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after September 26th, 2021, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Inspiring Journeys. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Inspiring Journeys will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
      • The following cards are accepted for "Inspiring Journeys" tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.
    • Accessibility
      Some tours are not suitable for mobility-restricted traveller, however, some operators may be able to accommodate special requests. For any enquiries, you can contact our customer support team, who are ready and waiting to help you.

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