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Ubirr & Kakadu Combo Wet Season Tour

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Inclusions

  • Return scenic flights Darwin to Kakadu, including Jabiru Airport transfers
  • Ubirr Combo Tour - Guluyambi Wet Season Tour and Cruise. Includes light snack and refreshment
  • Lunch including a refreshment drink at the Mercure Crocodile
  • **National Park pass not included**

Highlights

  • Approximately 2 hours of spectacular scenic flying
  • Return journey over the iconic Jim Jim and Twin Falls
  • Cruise through the Magela Creek floodplains
  • Visit Ubirr Rock Art 
  • Lunch at the Mercure Crocodile

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Ubirr & Kakadu Combo Wet Season Tour

Kakadu Air & Kakadu Cultural Tours have put together a trip of a life time with departures commencing 24 February. Fly from Darwin to Jabiru over the magnificent Mary River wetlands before passing into Kakadu and this year has been a spectacular season with billabongs overflowing and bursting with life.

A transfer to the flooded Magela Creek allows you to sit back on board Guluyambi and soak up the World Heritage wilderness as you leisurely cruise through the flood creek. A local guide will take you through time to learn about Aboriginal culture, local folklore, and stories. Discover how the region’s abundant food chain works, along with traditional uses of many plants & animals. 

Slipping through the paperbark trees you cross back to Oenpelli Rd where a 4WD is waiting for your journey to Ubirr. Immerse yourself in a timeless culture through rock art sites, and spectacular views over the floodplains. The opportunity to visit Ubirr during Kudjewk (monsoon) is not always possible.

Cruise back through flooded creek in awe of this serene landscape. Recharge yourself with a sumptuous lunch hosted by Mercure Crocodile before your return flight.

Returning to Darwin your pilot will track along the Kakadu escarpment, past sites such as Nourlangie Rock, Lightning Dreaming and onto the iconic Jim Jim & Twin Falls, fly over the rich Kakadu floodplains and be amazed at the winding Alligator, Mary and Adelaide River systems before landing back in Darwin.

Departs Wednesday to Saturday from 24 February - 5 April

Inclusions

Tours & Activities

1

Kakadu Air Services

2 Slade Court Eaton NT 0820

OVERVIEW

Fly with Kakadu Air, the Northern Territory's scenic flight specialists, to truly appreciate the vastness of this timeless land. Ideal for time-poor travellers who want to see the spectacular highlights of world-heritage Kakadu National Park. Kakadu Air
Established 1981 is the Territory's longest established, most experienced, best equipped, best value, scenic flight company

Ubirr & Kakadu Combo Tour Wet Season Day Tour 2021
Kakadu is Australia’s largest National Park and no trip to the Northern Territory would be complete without a visit to this world-famous icon. It is World Heritage listed for not just its spectacular natural beauty – but also its outstanding cultural value. It is home to the world’s oldest living culture, hosting some of the world's most significant rock art. The sacred sites at Ubirr are one of the reasons for Kakadu's dual World Heritage status.

Kakadu Air terminal at 2 Slade Court in the light aircraft section of Darwin Airport, check in closes at 7:00am.

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Guluyambi Cultural Cruise

Up Stream Boat Ramp East Alligator River Kakadu National Park

OVERVIEW

100% Aborigial Owned & Operated
Local Aboriginal Guides
No 1 Kakadu cruise experience on TripAdvisor
The Guluyambi Cultural Cruise is a unique boat tour on Kakadu’s spectacular East Alligator River. Take in the wonderful pristine wilderness as you leisurely cruise upstream, keeping a look out for the variety of wildlife that inhabits this region, including crocodiles.
Local Aboriginal guides provides guests with an insight into their Indigenous culture – local mythology, the river’s abundant food chain, traditional uses for many plants and animals as well as bush survival skills. With special permission from the local custodians, disembark on the Arnhem Land side of the river for a short walk into Arnhem Land. Enjoy the unique opportunity to immerse yourself in ancient Aboriginal culture during a display of traditional hunting and gathering techniques before heading downstream. Limited to just 25 guests, the Guluyambi Cultural Cruise ensures an intimate and personalised cultural experience.
Kakadu Cultural Tours is a proud partnership between Australia’s premier safari tour operator and Djabulukgu, who represent the traditional owners of Kakadu, including the descendants of Big Bill Neidjie, a founder of Kakadu National Park. KCT offers small group, authentic indigenous experiences that showcase the Aboriginal Culture and art of Australia’s first peoples. Let us show you the amazing scenery, art and culture of Kakadu through the eyes of the traditional owners.
The Guluyambi Cultural Cruise is a unique boat tour on Kakadu’s spectacular East Alligator River. 1 hour 45 minutes.
Tour Highlights:
Cruise the spectacular East Alligator River
Enjoy expert commentary from an Aboriginal guide
Learn about local mythology, traditional uses for plants and animals and bush survival skills
Watch a display of traditional hunting implements
Limited to just 25 guests

UBIRR COMBO TOUR

The wet season produces some absolutely magnificent scenery in the Territory’s Top End. This is the time of the year our Wetlands flood. In Kakadu the flooding cuts off the road access to Ubirr Rock, an icon of the World Heritage-listed National Park. Kakadu Cultural Tours operates the Ubirr Combo Tour that over comes this access issue. The Ubirr Combo Tour collects clients in customised 4WD vehicles from Jabiru based accommodation
and heads out to the East Alligator River district through the flooded Magela Creek. Once you arrive at the creek you are transferred onto a waiting Guluyambi Cultural Cruise. Expert Aboriginal guides will provide guests with an insight into local Aboriginal mythology, traditional uses for many plants and animals as well as bush survival skills required for this wilderness environment. After departing the cruise you’ll head to the nearby Ubirr Rock Complex, where you’ll take in some of its ancient rock art sites and experience the views from the lookout before heading back across the flooded Magela Creek to Jabiru. Note: Permit conditions do not allow for casual parking at the Magela Creek. All clients must use shuttle bus from Jabiru.

For your comfort we would recommend you bring a water proof bag for your camera, a hat, loose comfortable clothing and good walking shoes. Thongs are inappropriate for this tour. The cruise component of the tour could occur on either the Magela Creek and or the East Alligator River depending on water levels.

Terms & conditions

Departs Wednesday to Saturday from 24 February - 5 April

KAKADU AIR SERVICES:
Reservations cancelled inside of 72 hrs (3 days) from departure will forfeit payment in full
Reservations cancelled between 72 hrs and 168 hrs (7 days) from departure are refunded 50%
Reservations cancelled beyond 7 days will receive a full refund

GULUYAMBI CULTURAL CRUISE:
Due to the extensive organisation involved with touring, cancellation fees are applicable to compensate for costs and lost revenue.  We strongly recommend your customers take out travel insurance to cover against such charges.
100% cancellation fee- if cancelled within 24 hours of departure or no show
50% cancellation fee – if cancelled within 24-48 hours of departure

TOURISM TOP END:
Amendments: an amendment fee of $25.00 will be charged per itinerary change.
Cancellations: cancellation of bookings will incur a 10% administration fee calculated on the total booking cost.

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