Depart Darwin early to embark on your 3 hour drive to Kakadu National Park. Travel along the Stuart and Arnhem highway towards Kakadu and along the way visit Windows on the Wetlands a great introduction to the wetlands area. Further along the highway keep your eyes open for giant termite mounds, next stop Mamukala Wetlands which are beautiful all year round.
Head to Bowali Visitors Centre, designed and inspired by an Aboriginal Rock Shelter, with a wealth of information. Following this head to Ubirr for sunset. Enjoy a 2 course dinner and overnight accommodation at Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel.
Catch a Yellow Water Sunrise Cruise followed by breakfast at Cooinda Lodge and a cultural and informative experience at Warradjan Cultural Centre, followed by an optional Scenic Flight over the wetlands of Kakadu with Kakadu Air from Cooinda.
On your way to Jabiru experience Nourlangie Rock Art Site with an optional walk to Nanguluwur Art Site. Grab some lunch at Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel and catch a Jumping Crocodile Cruise on your return to Darwin.