16 Day Cairns to Darwin Accommodated/Camping (C16CD)

Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights

  • Includes Tour Guide and Hostess Cook
  • Hire of sleeping bag and pillow is included
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park
  • Hells Gate
  • Cape Crawford and the Lost City
  • Limmen National Park
  • Leliyn (Edith Falls), Nitmiluk National Park
  • Yellow Water Cruise
  • Kakadu National Park
  • Litchfield National Park

Itinerary

Itinerary

CAIRNS, MT SURPRISE Day 1

CAIRNS, MT SURPRISE - (D)

Early morning pick up from Oz Tours selected locations in Cairns as we travel via Kuranda Range, Mareeba and the Atherton Tablelands. We travel to Undara where we will enjoy a guided tour with a Savannah Guide through the 190,000 year old Lava Tubes.  Overnight accommodation with ensuite facilities.

MT SURPRISE, COBBOLD GORGE Day 2

MT SURPRISE, COBBOLD GORGE - (BLD)

Leaving Mt Surprise following the Gulf Development Road to Georgetown where, time permitting, we have an opportunity to visit the Terrestrial Centre housing the Ted Elliott Mineral Collection (own cost) Todays final destination is the magnificent Cobbold gorge with its ancient landscape and cruise the secluded waterway with a Savannah Guide.

KARUMBA, Day 3

KARUMBA, - (BLD)

Today we travel through Croydon & Normanton and then to Karumba for a sunset Cruise. Overnight accommodation in Karumba with ensuite facilities.

ADELS GROVE Day 4

ADELS GROVE - (BLD)

Following the Savannah Way to Adel’s Grove where we will stay for 2 nights. We arrive early afternoon where we can once again enjoy a swim and explore the surrounding area.   Camping with facilities

BOODJAMULLA NATIONAL PARK Day 5

BOODJAMULLA NATIONAL PARK - (BLD)

Today we visit Boodjamulla National Park with time to explore this wildlife haven. Perhaps try some canoeing (own cost) or just relax. Return to Adel’s Grove.

 

HELLS GATE, Day 6

HELLS GATE, - (BLD)

Today we have a late start with time to relax before leaving after morning tea to make our way to Hells Gate Roadhouse.  Camping with facilities.

CAPE CRAWFORD, Day 7

CAPE CRAWFORD, - (BLD)

Shortly after leaving this morning, we cross the Northern Territory Boarder and the Calvert and Robinson Rivers among others on our way to Borroloola for a supply stop.  Camping at Cape Crawford Hotel.

CAPE CRAWFORD, MUNBILILLA Day 8

CAPE CRAWFORD, MUNBILILLA - (BLD)

Travelling the Savannah Way, we visit some of the sites in this area, including the southern Lost City. This Lost City has spectacular pillar formations and colours. Overnight camp at Munbililla Campground with facilities.

BITTER SPRINGS Day 9

BITTER SPRINGS - (BLD)

Today we visit Roper Bar where Leichardt’s Expedition crossed the Roper River. We move onto Mataranka where we visit the Elsey Cemetery and Elsey Homestead. After lunch spend the afternoon at the beautiful Bitter Springs swimming hole. Overnight camp with facilities.

BITTER SPRINGS, LELIYN (EDITH FALLS) Day 10

BITTER SPRINGS, LELIYN (EDITH FALLS) - (BLD)

Today we travel to Katherine for supplies and a brief stop. We then make our way to beautiful Leliyn in Nitmiluk National Park where we set up camp and relax in the water. Overnight National Park campground.

KAKADU NATIONAL PARK Day 11

KAKADU NATIONAL PARK - (BLD)

Another short travel day. Travelling through Pine Creek turning onto Kakadu Highway to make camp at Gunlom Falls, in Kakadu National Park. We can walk up a steep climb to beautiful pools. We can swim at the top pools or a pool near the camp ground for a cooling afternoon. National Park facilities.

KAKADU, GAGUDJU Day 12

KAKADU, GAGUDJU - (BLD)

After an early morning swim, we continue along the Kakadu Highway to Warradjan Aboriginal Culture Centre, to discover the Aboriginal heritage of the area. After this we will visit Nourlangie Rock to view art and spectacular scenery, return to Gagudju Cooinda Lodge with air conditioned ensuited rooms.

GAGUDJU COOINDA LODGE Day 13

GAGUDJU COOINDA LODGE - (BL)

Early this morning we do a Yellow Water boat cruise to see Crocodiles, bird life and the habitats of the region. After breakfast we explore more of the park including Jabiru, Ubirr and the Boarder Store, before returning to our accommodation. Dinner at own cost.

KAKADU, BATCHELOR Day 14

KAKADU, BATCHELOR - (BLD)

Today we visit Bowali Visitors Centre, then cross the South Alligator River, one of the major rivers of Kakadu. Following the Stuart Highway to Batchelor.
Air conditioned accommodation with share facilities and a camp cooked meal.

BATCHELOR, LITCHFIELD NATIONAL PARK Day 15

BATCHELOR, LITCHFIELD NATIONAL PARK - (BLD)

We have the day in Litchfield National Park today, visiting Florence and Tolmer Falls, then continuing on to Wangi Falls. Here we set up camp, close by is the relaxing pool. National park facilities.

LITCHFIELD NATIONAL PARK, DARWIN Day 16

LITCHFIELD NATIONAL PARK, DARWIN - (BL)

Start today with a cool swim, before dismantling camp for the last time and finish the circuit on the dirt road to Berry Springs (road closure depending). Your Oz Tours adventure  end with a transfer to Travelodge Mirambeena.

Dates / Rates

2020 Rates

Twin Share$5,070.00 per person
Single$5,405.00

Dates

  • 18 August, 2020

Map

Cairns
Karumba Sunset Cruise
Burketown
Lawn Hill National Park
Lawn Hill National Park
Hells Gate
Cape Crawford and the Lost City
Limmen National Park
Limmen National Park
Gunlom Falls
Kakadu National Park
Yellow Water River Cruise
Kakadu National Park
Litchfield National Park
Darwin