Mataranka, Litchfield and Kakadu

Mataranka, Litchfield and Kakadu

Immerse yourself in the land of The Never Never; millions of years old with opportunities to see some of the most diverse landscapes, flora and fauna in the world. Start at Mount Isa and travel into the Top End, discovering the Thermal Pools at Mataranka, the tranquil lagoons of Yellow Waters and the waterfalls and waterholes at Litchfield National Park.

Immerse yourself in the land of The Never Never; millions of years old with opportunities to see some of the most diverse landscapes, flora and fauna in the world. Start at Mount Isa and travel into the Top End, discovering the Thermal Pools at Mataranka, the tranquil lagoons of Yellow Waters and the waterfalls and waterholes at Litchfield National Park.

 

Fly/Coach/Fly

8 days

 

Ultimate Experiences

• Relax in the thermal pools at Mataranka—an oasis of the north

• Cruise between the sandstone walls of Katherine Gorge

• Watch out for all sorts of wildlife whilst cruising on Yellow Water Billabong

• Be dwarfed in time by the heritage of the early aboriginal art forms and the views from Nourlangie Rock

• Explore Kakadu, Bachelor and Litchfield National Parks

 

INCLUSIONS

• Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

• Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane area*

• Pickup and return locations throughout the Hunter, Central Coast and Sydney

• Flights

• 21 quality meals

• Traveller’s Refund Guarantee

• Entries and attractions as shown

• Modern luxury tour coach

• Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Director

• Robert’s Famous Homemade Morning Tea

 

*As per conditions

 

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Day 1

Home – Mount Isa
Your flight to Mount Isa will begin your week long adventure into some of our country's most beautiful and untouched wilderness. Enjoy lunch and a guided town tour of Mount Isa before
heading to Lake Moondarra for afternoon tea.
Ibis Styles, Mount Verona

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Day 2

Mount Isa – Barkly Homestead – Tennant Creek
It soon becomes apparent just how big our country is. Camooweal will be the last town before crossing the border into the Northern Territory. From here we will travel past Avon Downs Cattle Station and stop for lunch at Barkly Homestead. Continue onto the Three Ways, where the Barkly and Stuart Highways meet, before arriving into Tennant Creek.
Bluestone Motor Inn

B, L, D

Day 3

Tennant Creek – Mataranka
Continue north to the famous Daly Waters Hotel. After lunch travel through the area made famous by Jeannie Gunn in We of the Never Never before arriving at Mataranka. Remember to have your swimwear close at hand to take advantage of the famous thermal pools. Crystal clear water set under the palm fronds—this truly is an oasis!
Territory Manor Motel

B, L, D

Day 4

Mataranka – Kakadu
Today we experience the beauty of Nitmiluk Gorge with lunch served to us on the deck of the Visitors Centre before a relaxing cruise. Please be aware there is a 200m walk between the two gorges that needs to be negotiated twice and sensible walking shoes and reasonable fitness are required. We then continue on our journey to Kakadu National Park where we will stay the next two nights.
2 Nights Cooinda Lodge Kakadu

B, L, D

Day 5

Kakadu
Today we explore some of what Kakadu has to offer with a visit to the Bowali Visitors Centre. Enjoy a delicious morning tea in the café before heading on to Nourlangie Rock. You will need
sunscreen and hat for the walk, taking you past an ancient Aboriginal shelter and several outstanding art sites. This afternoon you can relax as you enjoy a magical sunset cruise through the Yellow Water wetlands.

B, L, D

Day 6

Kakadu – Batchelor
Today we begin with a scenic flight over the Arnhem Land escarpment which will allow you to enjoy unique vista views over this World Heritage Listed area. We then traverse the Arnhem
Highway to Adelaide River for the Jumping Croc cruise. Continue on to Batchelor, in the Litchfield National Park where we will enjoy an overnight stay in this beautiful wilderness.
Litchfield Motel (Previously Batchelor Resort)

B, L, D

Day 7

Batchelor – Darwin
Explore the wonders of Litchfield National Park and all its natural beauty, including the Magnetic termite mounds, Florence Falls and Wangi Falls where you may even have time for a quick swim. This afternoon, travel to Darwin to complete this experience of the Top End.
Doubletree By Hilton Esplanade

B, L, D

Day 8

Darwin – Home
Today we explore the Charles Darwin National Park with its diverse wetlands and woodlands. It is also noted for its World War II era concrete bunkers, one of which has been converted into a Visitors Centre. Spend some free time in the city centre where you can purchase an early lunch before transferring to the airport for your flight home.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING BRISBANE: $5,109 per person

TOUR FARE (incl GST) DEPARTING THE HUNTER: $5,329 per person

Single Supplement available @ $742 extra

 

 

Booking Conditions

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note, not all pick-ups are available on all departures.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note, not all pick-ups are available on all departures.

Name Address Contact Details
Belmont Shops N Bus Stop on Pacific Hwy (Northbound) near
The Reject Shop, Belmont
Charlestown Smart St Bus Zone in Smart St outside Presbyterian Church
(opposite library car park), Charlestown
Doyalson Wentworth Ave N Bus stop outside Ambulance Station (Northbound)
On Pacific Hwy opposite Wentworth Ave, Doyalson
Home pickups Taxi home pickups and returns are provided.
Contact us to see if your address is included.
Kariong Information Ctr At Kariong Information Centre car park,
The Avenue, Kariong
New Lambton Wests N Bus Stop on Hobart Rd approaching Tauranga Rd
near Wests Leagues Club, New Lambton
Newcastle Airport Newcastle Airport, Meet at check-in
1 Williamtown Drive
Swansea Coles N Tourist Bus stop outside Coles
on Pacific Hwy (Northbound), Swansea
Thompsons Corner Rest Area On Castle Hill Rd, OPP. Church St
MT Wilberforce Lookout Reserve
Thornton AAJ Depot All Australian Journeys - Thornton Depot
3 Woodford Place, Thornton
Tuggerah Westfield Bus stop near cinemas at the back of
Westfield Shopping Centre, Tuggerah
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2019
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