Private Charter 4WD Tour - Litchfield National Park
Take an adventurous dry season safari exploring the rugged Reynolds River track through remote parts of Litchfield National Park. Swim at rarely visited Surprise Creek Falls. See the riverside community of Nauiyu. Drop a line for a barramundi in the famous Daly River, the largest river in the Top End. Have an adventure that few others have experienced. This charter is only available from June to November, as park authorities close the Reynolds River track for the rest of the year due to wet season flooding.
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Litchfield National Park, covering approximately 1500 km², is near the township of Batchelor, 100 km south-west of Darwin, in the Northern Territory of Australia.
What to expect
Your personable Aboriginal guide will treat you to the real story of the area with fun and laughter.
You’ll be picked up from your hotel and travel in a safe, comfortable, air-conditioned Landcruiser 200 GXL four-wheel drive vehicle. You’ll discover spectacular landscapes, fascinating pioneer heritage and a rich Aboriginal tradition. You’ll splash about and swim in clear, natural pools, out of the reach of crocodiles.
For lunch, you’ll enjoy freshly cooked wild-caught barramundi, crocodile and kangaroo for lunch by the Reynolds River.
You’ll take away a deeper understanding of Aboriginal life, its relationship to country and its place in modern society. Your Aboriginal guide will show you seasonal bush foods and medicines. You’ll be amazed at the uses of termite mounds! Be enriched by this unforgettable experience.
Finniss River - From your Darwin hotel we’ll take the back roads south to the Finniss River crossing*. We’ll stretch our legs at this shady riverside stop.
Blyth Homestead - A few kilometres along the Reynolds River track* and two creek crossings later we’ll reach Blyth Homestead, the heritage-listed childhood home of Tess' Uncle Max Sargent and Aunty Esther. Get a taste of life in the old days, living off cattle, tin and veggies in this rugged environment.
Surprise Creek Falls - Refresh yourself with a cool swim at this remote and crystal clear series of plunge pools.
Nauiyu and Daly River - After a visit to the Nauiyu community, throw in a line and try for the Top End’s iconic barramundi at the Daly River crossing.
Darwin - Settle back into your air-conditioned Landcruiser as you return to Darwin via Adelaide River township.
Pick up and Drop off to your accomodation provider in Darwin. Please confirm your pick up/drop off address directly with Northern Territory Indigenous Tours.
What to bring
YOUR EXPERIENCE PROVIDER
Northern Territory Indigenous Tours is a wholly indigenous owned, locally-based tour company specialising in natural and cultural interpretation from an Aboriginal viewpoint. Based at the indigenous tourism hub of Darwin, they offer:
intimate, small-group day tours and private charters to Litchfield National Park and beyond
multi-day packages and private charters to Kakadu, Nitmiluk and other attractions in the Darwin and Top End region
larger indigenous-focused events for conference and incentives groups.
Northern Territory Indigenous Tours offers a world of understanding, empathy and respect between people of different cultures, enhanced by charismatic Indigenous guides delivering high-quality, engaging and interactive tourism experiences.
Northern Territory Indigenous Tours offers safe, comfortable and interactive tours. Being owned and operated primarily by women, they are ideal women’s tours.