Alice Springs to Darwin via Devils Marbles Mataranka, Daly Waters Katherine Kakadu Tour 3 days
- Duration: 3 Days (approx.)
- Location: Alice springs , Nt
- Product code: 10AKD3
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Travel with us via Kakadu National Park for Hot springs, cool waterholes, sacred sites, awesome nature.
‘If you respect the land, then you will feel the land. Your experience will be one that you cannot get anywhere else in the world.’ BrianBaruwei – Wurrkbarbar clan. Aboriginal traditional owner
Day 1 – Depart Alice Springs at 8am and travel via Wycliffe Wells, Barrow Creek, the old Overland Telegraph stations, Mt Stirling and Ti-tree are significant landmarks before we arrive at the Devils Marbles for great photo opportunities at sunset. The day includes visiting the Aileron Outback Art Gallery where we can see artists at work. Connect with the gold mining history of Tennant Creek, and more of the amazing boulder formations. Aboriginal legend refers to stones like the Devils Marbles as the “Eggs of the Rainbow Serpent”. We travel via Three Ways where the road from Mt Isa and Townsville join the Stuart Highway. Here we see the John Flynn memorial (father of the Royal Flying Doctor Service). We cross the Ashburton and Whittington Ranges as we travel via famous outback town of Renner Springs, Lake Woods & Newcastle Waters. Overnight Daly Waters famous outback rest stop.
Day 2 – Travel via Katherine, and on to Kakadu rock art sites. We take a walk at stunning Nourlangie Rock before Cooinda Resort for overnight. Enjoy the resort facilities at Cooinda Lodge before a spectacular sunset walk at Yellow Waters viewing the birdlife settling in for the night. Overnight Cooinda.
Day 3 – Board the early boat on the Yellow Waters to cruise amongst extraordinary birdlife and crocodiles in this World Heritage listed wetlands. Visit Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Bowali Visitor Centre. Then later we visits Ubirr Rock Window on the Wetlands tranquilviewing area (time permitting) that supports abundant bird life. Travel via Humpty Doo to arrive in Darwin early evening for farewells.
Includes small group modern 4 wheel drive vehicles, camping gear, fees, side trips, all meals. Percentage of cost supports Aboriginal community and nature re-creation projects.
3 Days/2 Nights – From Alice Springs to Darwin via Mataranka hot springs, Devils Marbles – Tour Code AKD3