Northern Territory

The Striking Outback: A 4-Day Tour in the Northern Territory

Discover Australia’s world-famous iconic wildlife and incredible flora and fauna on a magical four-day tour of the Northern Territory. Get up close and personal with wallabies, exotic birds and saltwater crocodiles on a tour that showcases the beauty of the Top End region. The rich tapestry of the ever-changing landscape is a veritable nature-lover’s paradise: cascading waterfalls meet overflowing rock pools, high canyons boast colourful walls and lush, dynamic rainforests boast the stunning beauty of the World Heritage-listed parks. Discover the Kakadu National Park, the tranquil Litchfield National Park and the majestic Mary River National Park. Includes all daily meals, two spectacular boat cruises, an experienced tour guide, enriching cultural experiences, air-conditioned coach transfers and more.

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4 Days
Inclusion Highlights:
  • Package valid for one person (twin share - you must purchase two packages)
  • Three nights of deluxe accommodation in a spacious bush bungalow at the Mary River Retreat
  • All daily meals: three breakfasts, four lunches and three dinners
  • Two boat cruises along the Mary River and the Corroboree Billabong

Within the Top End’s diverse territory lies a plethora of rich surprises. Here is where billabong meets birdsong, clear skies merge with rippling waters, and intriguing rock art bears testimony to the region’s rich Indigenous heritage. Immerse yourself in this amazing territory to truly discover the beauty and history behind the world heritage-listed Kakadu National Park, the tranquility of Litchfield National Park and the wildlife wonders of the Mary River.

What You'll Love...

The Experience – Commune with wildlife in their natural habitat and experience great dry and wetlands outdoor adventures

Begin and end your incredible tour in Darwin where you will be transferred to and from the Mary River Wilderness Retreat. This family-owned and operated eco tourism oasis is literally on the doorstep of this stunning region, and boasts an impressive array of indigenous flora and fauna, walking tracks, bike, buggy and boat hire, a restaurant and two swimming pools.

Experience a boat cruise on the Corroboree Billabong, renowned for the highest density of saltwater crocodiles in the world; and a Mary River boat cruise with spectacular wildlife, rare birds and more. Enjoy plenty of opportunities to take amazing pictures as you cruise around this nature-lover's paradise.

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park with views of Arnhem Land and Litchfield National Park with its spectacular waterfalls and rock pools. Kakadu is one of the world’s great natural reserves, housing 290 bird varieties and rich, natural Indigenous rock art. Explore the sprawling Mary River region with its abundance of amazing native wildlife and wetlands, this is a bushwalking, fishing and bird-watching heaven.

The Accommodation – Stay in a tranquil wilderness retreat for three nights

A magnificent 90-minute 'Welcome to Country' ceremony by the Uwynmil clan is the perfect introduction to the renowned Mary River Wilderness Retreat. You will be totally immersed in the authentic environment of this family-owned and operated eco-tourism property, which is stamped with a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

The restful retreat—surrounded by a range of bush and river walks—is an ideal base to explore the Top End’s myriad attractions. It is rich in fauna and flora, with three kilometres of Mary River Frontage and irrigated rolling grass hills – home to many wallabies and birds.

Spread over 900 sprawling acres, it offers budget to deluxe accommodation, caravan & camping sites, restaurant, campers kitchen & amenities, bush walks, river cruises and many other great facilities and experiences. Enjoy authentic gourmet experiences and local Australian produce at the on-site Gecko restaurant’s attractive bistro-style menu.

Your Package Includes:

  • Three nights of deluxe accommodation in a spacious bush bungalow at the Mary River Retreat
  • All daily meals: three breakfasts, four lunches and three dinners
  • Two boat cruises along the Mary River and the Corroboree Billabong
  • An experienced and knowledgeable tour guide throughout the trip to show you the amazing sights of the Top End
  • Air-conditioned coach transfers to and from Darwin so you can relax and enjoy the spectacular views as you travel
  • National park entry fees as per your itinerary

Valid for tours departing on:

29 April 2019

7, 13, 20, 27 May 2019

11, 17, 24 June 2019

1, 8, 15, 22, 29 July 2019

6, 12, 26 August 2019

2, 9, 16, 23 September 2019

The '7 day change of mind guarantee' does not apply for Tour bookings and flights. Due to the high demand and limited departures any cancellation / refund requests must be made within 48 hours of purchase. Otherwise, the standard Refund Policy applies.

The package is valid for ONE PERSON aged 12 years and older (based on twin share). If you are travelling with another person you must purchase TWO PACKAGES, otherwise, an additional single traveller surcharge will apply. Single travellers will get their own room. Should you be happy to share a room with another traveller, please add this information to the 'special requests' field upon booking.

Single Traveller Surcharge: Single travellers must pay an additional surcharge of AU$240, payable directly to the tour company at time of booking.

Please note, this tour is not suitable for children. Guests under the age of 11 years are not permitted on the tour.

Please note:  Disability access is limited during the tour, please consider this when making your booking.

Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated) and menu options are subject to change. Main meals (four breakfasts, four lunches and three dinners across the duration of the tour) and snacks such as fresh fruit, trail mix and nibbles are included, but any additional items such as ice cream or coffees will be at your own expense. Travel insurance is compulsory. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this package.

Please note, alcohol is not included however guests aged 18 years and older may bring their own.

Travel insurance is strongly recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this accommodation package.

Strictly no refunds for this accommodation package for amendments and change of date - fees are at the tour operator’s discretion/policy.

Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations.

Any unused portion of the package is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for other services or cash.

Additional expenses such as (but not limited to) flights are not included with this tour package.

The value and comparative savings has been determined based on the tour company’s published rack rates and the value of inclusions. Please be advised that rack rates may not be reflective of actual rates being charged, dependent on the timing and manner of your booking and therefore are only indicative of the level of saving.

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