An early start this morning as you take a 20 minute scenic flight to Bathurst Island. Visit the local museum with its interesting displays of traditional art and depictions of the Tiwi ‘dreamtime’ stories and religion. Be taken through the successful arts and crafts centres and see where the artists work. Enjoy billy tea and damper for morning tea with the company of the local Tiwi ladies as they work on their weaving and painting. Enjoy a performance of totem dances and a smoking ceremony to bless the visitors. View the Tiwi burial site and learn about the culture, before taking a swim at the local waterhole.
Overnight in Darwin.
One Nights Accommodation: Crowne Plaza Darwin
Darwin to Kakadu National Park
Travel from Darwin to the World Heritage Listed Kakadu National Park and experience Yellow Water Billabong onboard a cruise in the heart of Kakadu (Nov-Mar). With around one third of Australia's bird species located in the National Park, this experience will open your eyes to a world of wildlife. See crocodiles and Buffalo, river channels wetlands and floodplains. Stay 2 nights.
Two Nights Accommodation: Gagudju Lodge Cooinda
Today you will venture into the Arnhem Land region on a cultural and heritage tour. Arnhem Land is owned by the Aborigines and is still very rich in indigenous culture and traditions. This tour takes you to extraordinary places which aren’t accessible to the public. Take a look at the ancient rock art sites, and learn about the culture of the Aboriginal people including bush skills, hunting and bush tucker preparation.
Make your way back to Darwin where you have a free day to explore the city. Take a walk along the waterfront precinct, relax by the ocean of check out the Mindil Beach Sunset markets. For nature lovers, head to the Crocosaurus Cove for an up close experience with the salt water crocodiles. For those who are looking for an adrenalin rush, swim amongst the crocodiles from the cage of death!
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