Kakadu and Koolpin Gorge Safari 4WD Tour – Camping (5 Days)


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Package Description

5 Days / 4 Nights

Start / Finish: Darwin NT / Darwin NT

Trip Style: Mid Range

Ages: 8 - 65 Years

Fitness Level: Moderate

Suited To: Families with older children, Couples, Young adults, Active travellers

Transport: 4WD Bus

Accommodation: Camping - Permanent Tent

Meals Included: Breakfast x 4, Lunch x 5, Dinner x 4

The 5 Day 4WD Kakadu and Koolpin Tour explores Kakadu National Park at its best.The tour visits the special permit area of Koolpin Gorge as well as seeing Jim Jim Falls, Barramundi Gorge, Nourlangie Rock, Gunlom Falls and Yellow Waters. 

All itineraries are subject to change without notice due to seasonal and extreme weather conditions, national park road or attraction closures and cultural commitments from Traditional owners. All tours must be reconfirmed 24 hrs prior to travel.


  • 2hr Sunset Cruise on the famous Yellow Waters
  • 4 Wheel driving to Jim Jim Falls
  • World famous Ubirr for views over the Nardab floodplains and into Arnhem land
  • Gunlom Falls in the southern end of Kakadu
  • Bowali Information Centre within Kakadu National Park
  • Jarrangbarnmi (Koolpin Gorge), special permit restricted area, hike & swim
  • Maguk (Barramundi Gorge) hike through paperbark forests & swim in the pristine plunge pool


  • Small groups (ensures minimal environmental impact)
  • All meals as indicated
  • Accommodation transfers
  • Camping fees and equipment
  • Great walks/hikes (getting away from the crowds)
  • Interpretation of the natural and cultural features of Kakadu
  • Swimming in idyllic locations
  • Ancient Rock Art
  • Great Lookouts = great photographs
  • Wildlife & crocodile cruise
  • Special permits into restricted areas of Kakadu which include Jarrangbarnmi (Koolpin Gorge)
  • Ikoymarrwa Rock Holes (Moline) and Old Goodparla (Home stead ruins of the first European settlement in what is now Kakadu)
  • Safari camping permits at Mardukal which allows us to camp in the heart of Kakadu surrounded only by trees and a sky full of stars!

What to Bring:

  • Good walking shoes or boots
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • A wide brimmed sun hat
  • Long sleeve light shirt for sun protection
  • 1 litre water bottle for drinking water
  • Swimmers/ bathers/ togs
  • Light comfortable clothing
  • A jacket (mainly for June, July and August nights)
  • Medication and other personal requirements
  • Towel
  • Torch/flashlight
  • A sense of humour!
  • Sleeping bag (can be hired for $20, please advise when booking)
  • Note: Luggage is strictly restricted to a soft bag of 10kg per person

Important Notes

  • Please note we are Territory Expeditions, not Territory comfortable, take it easy, sightseeing tours. Our tours are focused on adventure. This includes 4WD vehicles on rough and rugged dirt tracks, longer hikes and swims. You will get dirty and be challenged. This is not a luxury bus tour.
  • Your accommodation is camping in a permanent safari tent with the option to sleep in a swag. The only stars are in the sky.
  • Please note that the 3 Day Kakadu Adventure is fully accommodated so no camping applies to this tour.
  • Please note that while we operate successful trips in this region throughout the year, some changes may occur in our itineraries due to inclement weather and common seasonal changes to timetables and transport routes. This can happen with little notice so please be prepared for modifications to the route.

Travel Insurance is required to take part in this package

** All information & pricing is current as of 1/2/24 but is subject to change

This package tour is run by Territory Expeditions, Not Whitsunday Bookings


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