Best Darwin to Kakadu bus tours. 1, 3, 4, and 5-day tours

3 day Kakadu Adventure

Darwin to Kakadu bus, overland 4WD

Kakadu – getting around the national park

There are a lot of tours in Kakadu from off road 4 wheel drive  Kakadu day tours and shorter tours such as cruises and flights that depart from within Kakadu.  There are a couple of day tour options departing Darwin such as The Arnhem Land Safari, Kakadu Skytour, Kakadu day tour by coach which includes Nourlangie Rock and Yellow Water Cruise. 

Best Darwin to Kakadu bus tours, 1, 3, 4, and 5-day tours

One Day Kakadu tour

The one Day Kakadu Tour from Darwin departs at 6 am and returns approximately 7:30 pm. It operates on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and on Sundays from December to March and daily from April to November. You can travel across Adelaide River and Marrakai Plains and deep into Kakadu on this tour.

The highlights of this tour include

Nourlangie Rock

 Your Guide will lead a walk to view ancient Aboriginal rock art.

Yellow Water Billabong Cruise

Search for saltwater Crocodiles a range of birds, buffalos and other wild life for which Kakadu National Park is well known.

 Warradjan Cultural Centre

View the informative displays depicting the traditions of the Aboriginal people in Kakadu.

  Kakudu National Park

It is a landscape of exceptional beauty and diversity. Mangrove fringed coastal areas blend into expansive flood plains all interwoven between various open woodland and forest habitats. Kakadu is teeming with wildlife in the water, on land and in the air, there are many species which provide a diversity and concentration seen nowhere else.

The tour includes

The tour includes an experienced driver guide, buffet Lunch comprehensive commentary while traveling is by air conditioned coach.

What to bring

Comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen and hat, water bottle, Camera and a Jacket during cooler months are needed.

Fitness requirement

Low level of fitness required. A small amount of walking including a 10-15 minute walk, on uneven ground with a gradual climb to the viewing point is involved.

Darwin to Kakadu day trip

Darwin is the largest city and the capital city of the Northern Territory of Australia. It is considered as the Top End‘s regional centre.  A day trip from Darwin to Kakadu is one of the best day tours in Australia where you get to visit and experience the largest National Park in Australia. You also get to discover the ancient Aboriginal Rock Art, spot Salt Water Crocodile, and view birdlife in the Kakadu Wetlands.

Darwin to Kakadu tours daily departs at 6.30 a.m. This overland adventure begins on the Stuart Highway which is one of the longest roads in the country. You will be able to view the incredible terrain of the area as you travel along one of the longest roads in the country.

Kakadu National Park overland tour

Darwin to Kakadu tours first stops in Kakadu National Park which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. This park covers more than 19,000 kilometres. You are sure to be surprised at the landscapes from coastal areas, to forests, open woodland, lowland hills and expansive flood plains. Darwin to Kakadu trips allows you to explore hundreds of species of birds, many plants and other animals both on land and in the water.

Darwin to Kakadu tours experience Indigenous culture

You will also witness Aboriginal rock art. Another place you must visit is The Nourlangie Rock Art. This site has been a home for the indigenous community and the rock had been used as a place for Aboriginals to illustrate their culture. You must take the 1.5 kilometre walk around the base of the rock site.

See the crocodiles om the Darwin to Kakadu tours

After lunch, you can go on a cruise to view the saltwater crocodiles. There are more than a thousand crocodiles living in these waters. Next on the tour is a visit to the Binini People at the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre. The Binini people are the traditional locals and they will welcome and introduce you to their lives in Kakadu National Park.

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