Venture North – 2 Day Kakadu & Arnhem Land Safari

Includes 1 Night Lakeview Bush Bungalows Accommodation
Location: Darwin
Day 1:
A Venture North vehicle will pick you up from your hotel to commence a two day Kakadu & Arnhem Land Safari. Depart Darwin and travel via Fogg Dam and the Adelaide River Wetlands. Continue along the Arnhem Highway with a refreshment stop at Bark Hut Inn, before entering Kakadu National Park. Cross the South Alligator River and stop at the Bowali Visitor & Information Center, which provides a wealth of information on the Park and its habitats. Depart Bowali and enjoy a picnic lunch before exploring Nourlangie Rock, an ancient Aboriginal rock art site. Your guide will provide detailed explanations of the stories behind the rock art and surrounding area. From Nourlangie, it is a short drive to the Nawalandja lookout for spectacular views throughout Kakadu and over into the Arnhem Land escarpment. Enjoy the changing colors on Nourlangie and the escarpment in the background before heading to Jabiru. Overnight accommodation at Lake View Bush Bungalows. (L, D)
Day 2: After breakfast transfer to Jabiru airport, and depart by scenic flight across the Arnhem Land escarpment and East Alligator region to Arnhem Land and the Aboriginal community of Gunbalanya. Upon arrival, be met by an Aboriginal guide who will welcome you before commencing a special tour throughout the community and its surrounds. Gunbalanya is steeped in history from ancient Abor iginal culture, dreaming and rock art to the more recent history of buffalo shooters and early missionaries. Visit one of the communities rock art sites to learn the story of ‘Dog Dreaming’. Next, visit the Injalak Arts and Craft Center for the opportunity to meet with traditional artists from the community, and the opportunity to make a purchase. After lunch, say goodbye to your hosts and reboard your plane for the scenic flight back to Jabiru. From Jabiru, head back to Darwin along the Arnhem Highway with stops along the way, including a visit to the Mamukala wetlands. Tour concludes at approximately 6.30pm, at which time hotel drop offs will commence. (B, L)
From $2109 per couple