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)

Your adventure begins with a early morning pick up from Oz Tours selected locations. We travel via the Kuranda Range, Mareeba and the Atherton Tablelands. Arriving at Herberton, where we visit the Historical Village Herberton. (Lunch own cost) We follow the Kennedy Highway through Mt Garnet and onto Mt Surprise. Overnight accommodation with ensuite facilities.

MT SURPRISE, KARUMBA Day 2

MT SURPRISE, KARUMBA - (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). We continue on to Croydon another historic town and to Normanton with its Purple Pub.  We arrive in Karumba for a sunset dinner cruise. Overnight accommodation with ensuite facilities.

KARUMBA, ADEL'S GROVE Day 3

KARUMBA, ADEL'S GROVE - (BLD)

Today we start our travel on the Savannah Way, passing Leichhardt Falls to Burketown. Arriving at Adel’s Grove. 2 nights camping with facilities.

BOODJAMULLA (LAWN HILL) NATIONAL PARK Day 4

BOODJAMULLA (LAWN HILL) 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.

LAWN HILL, HELLS GATE Day 5

LAWN HILL, 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 for a night camping with facilities.

HELLS GATE, CAPE CRAWFORD Day 6

HELLS GATE, CAPE CRAWFORD - (BLD)

Shortly after leaving this morning, we cross the Northern Territory border and the Calvert and Robinson Rivers among others on our way to Borroloola for a supply stop. 2 nights camping at Cape Crawford Hotel.

CAPE CRAWFORD, LOST CITY Day 7

CAPE CRAWFORD, LOST CITY - (BLD)

During today we have an opportunity to take a 30 minute helicopter flight (own cost) and view the Lost City and surrounding are. This is a stunning experience. The rest of the day is free to enjoy the pool.

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