Five Day Kakadu, Arnhem Land and Cobourg Peninsula Tour

5 Days & 4 Nights
Kakadu, Northern Territory
Immersion
May to October
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This tour takes in the highlights of Kakadu before leaving the crowds behind and entering Arnhem Land. After visiting the Aboriginal community of Gunbalanya, the safari continues to the pristine Cobourg Peninsula, staying at Cobourg Coastal Camp. Enjoy good food, great guides and see something a bit different on this award-winning small-group tour.

Tour highlights include: Kakadu waterfalls, an Aboriginal guided rock-art tour in Arnhem Land, wildlife cruises full of birdlife and crocodiles, remote safari-style accommodation, fishing and more!

Enquire now for 2023 or Private Charter options. Scheduled departures run from May through October each year and the tour departs Mondays and Thursdays.

Location

Kakadu, Arnhem Land and the Cobourg Peninsula

What to expect

Tour highlights include: Kakadu waterfalls, an Aboriginal guided rock-art tour in Arnhem Land, wildlife cruises full of birdlife and crocodiles, remote safari-style accommodation, fishing and more!

Itinerary

Day 1 We’ll explore Kakadu, embarking on a wetlands cruise before a hike and swim at Barramundi Gorge.

Highlights:

  • Corroboree Billabong Cruise
  • Crocodile & bird watching
  • Kakadu National Park
  • White Lily Billabong
  • Maguk (Barramundi Gorge)
  • Nawurlandja Lookout
  • Snorkelling

Day 2 We’ll enter Arnhem Land and a local Aboriginal guide will show us the spectacular Injalak Hill rock-art sites. We also visit Injalak Arts Centre where guests meet artists and buy traditional and contemporary arts directly from the community.

Highlights:

  • Arnhem Land
  • Gunbalanya Aboriginal community
  • Indigenous guided rock-art tour
  • Escarpments and Stone Country
  • Injalak Aboriginal Arts and Craft Centre
  • Cobourg Peninsula

Day 3 and 4 We’ll then spend the next 3 nights at Cobourg Coastal Camp, Venture North’s private camp on the pristine Cobourg Peninsula. Here we’ll embark on a range of wilderness activities including nature walks, Victoria Settlement ruins tour, boating, birdwatching, fishing, beach combing and much more.

Highlights:

  • Marine park cruise
  • Fishing
  • Victoria Settlement ruins
  • Paperbark swamps
  • Billabongs Turtle nesting grounds
  • Marine life
  • Cobourg Culture and Information Centre
  • Mud crab hunting

Day 5 Visit Ubirr Rock Art site as well as Mamukala wetlands on the drive back to Darwin.

Highlights:

  • East Alligator River lunch
  • Ubirr scenic walk

What is included

This is a 5 day, 4 night experience for a maximum of 6 guests.

The tour is suitable for all ages.

Tour Dates:

Scheduled departures run from May through October each year and the tour departs Mondays and Thursdays.

Cost Includes:

  • Professional guide/driver
  • Luxury Toyota Landcruiser 4WD vehicle (max 6 passengers)
  • Purpose built 4WD trailer and equipment
  • Corroboree Billabong cruise fee
  • All Kakadu, Arnhem Land and Cobourg Peninsula permits and entry fees
  • Arnhem Land royalties
  • Accommodation and camp fees (twin share)
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Injalak Aboriginal guide fee
  • Cobourg Peninsula boat tour
  • Victoria Settlement permit fee
  • Venture North water bottle
  • All meals

Cost excludes:

  • Alcohol - Bring Your Own ("BYO")
  • Breakfast on Day 1, Dinner on Day 5

Meeting point

Your guide will pick you up from your Darwin Accommodation between 6:45am – 7:15am on the day of departure. Please provide your Darwin accommodation details directly to Venture North.

What to bring

  • Backpack
  • Camera
  • Clothes
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimsuit
  • Toiletries
  • Towel
  • Walking shoes
  • Water bottle

YOUR EXPERIENCE PROVIDER

Venture North Safaris

Venture North offer cultural and nature based, micro-group 4WD tours throughout the Top End, Northern Territory and Kimberley, Western Australia. Catering to the higher end of the market they specialise in taking guests off the beaten track in style. Touring routes included Kakadu, Litchfield and Katherine but also the more remote area such as the Kimberley and Arnhem Land.

Holding a number of special access permits Venture North enjoys unparalleled access into many restricted regions on the Northern Territory including Arnhem Land and the Cobourg Peninsula where they operate their unique safari-style camp; Cobourg Coastal Camp. This remote camp offers an array of pristine wilderness experiences, cultural activities and as well as world class fishing.

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