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 the Ubirr Art Site for sunset. Enjoy a taste of Kakadu cuisine and overnight accommodation at Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel.
Travel early to Cooinda Lodge for an all day 4WD tour with Spirit of Kakadu Adventure Tours to Jim Jim and Twin Falls (subject to weather conditions - alternate venues will be visited). Enjoy a dinner and overnight accommodation at Cooinda Lodge.
Catch a Sunrise Yellow Water Cruise and breakfast at Cooinda Lodge, optional three hour Yellow Water Fishing followed by a cultural and informative experience at Warradjan Cultural Centre. Depart Cooinda Lodge. 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.