From (AUD)$5,295
Days10
Escorted Tour
Explore the Top End in depth on this small group tour with Bunnik Tours. Departing from tropical Darwin we will bear witness to World Heritage-listed Aboriginal Rock Art throughout Kakadu. Our journey will see us trekking the scenic bushlands teeming with natural wonders, from amazing lookouts and towering waterfalls, to billabongs perfect for swimming, and all while spotting the incredible wildlife that call Australia home.
Group Size — Max 20
No Hidden Extras

Witness the city highlights of Darwin, from the iconic Museum & Art Gallery of NT, to the WWII Oil Storage Tunnels and Royal Flying Doctor Service facility.

Tour Kakadu’s Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) region, including the ancient Anbangbang Gallery Rock Art, finishing at the breathtaking Nawurlandja lookout to take in the full expanse of the imposing Arnhem Land escarpment

Take a refreshing dip amongst the rocky cliffs and tranquil waters of Leliyn (Edith Falls) in Nitmiluk (Katherine) National Park.

Experience the highlights of Litchfield National Park, including Karrimurra (Florence Falls), Tolmer and Wangi Falls and the intriguing Magnetic Termite Mounds.

Special Experiences

Together with an Aboriginal guide, we’ll cruise the East Alligator River, gaining a unique insight into the river’s cultural significance, abundant food chain, and bush survival skills. We’ll also disembark on the Arnhem Land side of the river for a hunting demonstration.
Cruise the breathtaking three gorges of Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, as we learn from expert guides the history and meaning behind the ancient Aboriginal Rock Art, dating back 8-10 thousand years. Take the opportunity to swim, an experience we will never forget!
Enjoy a short hike to the towering Tolmer Falls, before continuing to view the pristine waters of the iconic Karrimurra (Florence Falls).

Itinerary Top End Discovery

Itinerary

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Inclusions Top End Discovery

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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  • Small Group of maximum 20 people
  • City tour of Darwin, including the Museum & Art Gallery of NT, WWII Oil Storage Tunnels and the Royal Flying Doctor Service facility
  • Tour the Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve
  • Stay 3 nights in the heart of iconic Kakadu National Park
  • Tour Kakadu’s Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) region
  • Sail the East Alligator River on the Guluyambi Cultural Cruise
  • View the Ubirr Aboriginal Rock Art
  • Walk to Nadab Lookout to witness the spectacular view over Arnhem Land
  • Visit the Warradjan Cultural Centre
  • Cruise the Ngurrungurrudjba (Yellow Water) Billabong at sunset
  • Dip in the pools of Leliyn (Edith Falls) in Nitmiluk (Katherine) National Park
  • Drift through the three gorges of Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge
  • Visit Tom Curtain's Katherine Outback Experience, for an insight into life on a sheep and cattle farm
  • Take a short walk at Litchfield’s well-known Wangi Falls
  • Tour the staggering Magnetic Termite Mounds
  • Enjoy the natural beauty of Karrimurra (Florence Falls) and Tolmer Falls
  • Walk through the monsoon forest of Berry Springs Nature Park and even enjoy a swim at the waterhole

Touring

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  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles
  • National Park Pass

Accommodation

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  • 9 nights accommodation in 3-4 star hotels & motels

Properties include:

  • Adina Apartment Hotel Darwin Waterfront, Darwin
  • Cooinda Lodge, Kakadu National Park
  • Contour Hotel, Katherine
  • Litchfield Outback Resort, Batchelor

Hotels listed are an indication and are subject to change without notice.

Meals

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  • 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 4 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners

Tour Guides

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  • Escorted by a Bunnik Tours representative
  • English-speaking driver guide

Some things to note

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Traveller safety is our highest priority. Bunnik Tours’ has therefore adopted the covid safe travel protocols released by the Council of Australian Tour Operators (CATO) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) to ensure a high level of hygiene and safety on our tours.  Bunnik Tours has always practiced social distancing through our policy of using full sized coaches for small groups.

Information Top End Discovery

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates 2+ hours of walking, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging. 

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding. 

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking, minimum of 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation 

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in South America & Africa
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Africa & Central America
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk for a minimum of 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for a minimum of 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats 

Passengers 75 years or over must provide a signed Fitness to Travel declaration form (Part 2) from their doctor within one month of making their booking.

While we will still confirm your place on your tour, flight tickets cannot be issued until both completed forms have been received. Additional costs may be incurred if completed forms are not received by Bunnik Tours within these time frames.

Bunnik Tours generally does not accept bookings for single travellers 80 years of age and over without a travelling companion. Neither our Tour Director nor your fellow travellers are equipped to act as a carer. 

Passengers must inform us and the service provider of any medical conditions which may affect your ability to participate in the tour. 

At our discretion we, including the service provider, can exclude you from a tour or in any activity if we consider that you are unable to safely participate in that tour or activity or if we consider your participation may place the safety of other guests at risk. 

We reserve the right to cancel your booking if any changed or non-disclosed medical conditions mean that you will require special assistance from our personnel which we cannot reasonably provide. We strongly suggest that your travel insurance policy includes comprehensive cancellation coverage.

We will not be liable for any damage, injury, death or loss of any kind arising from your failure to fully disclose relevant medical information or resulting from any pre-existing medical condition.


Do you want to Travel with Confidence and be extra fit and healthy for your upcoming adventure? If so, check out our blog here, where we introduce you to Linda from Embracing Fitness, Food & Life and hear how she can get you feeling like you can take on the world!


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Dates & Prices Top End Discovery

Dates & Prices
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*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
Per person
twin share
Status    
10 Jun 22
19 Jun 22
$5,295
Fully Booked
27 Jun 22
06 Jul 22
$5,295
Fully Booked
04 Jul 22
13 Jul 22
$5,295
Fully Booked
16 Jul 22
25 Jul 22
$5,295
Limited Seats
15 Aug 22
24 Aug 22
$5,295
Fully Booked
01 Sep 22
10 Sep 22
$5,295
Available
18 Sep 22
27 Sep 22
$5,295
Available

Additional Information

Booking Deposit
$350 per person
Single Supplement
From $1,450
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

All prices shown are per person based on twin share. Prices and itineraries correct at current time but are subject to change. Please call for more details. View our full terms & conditions here.

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