Days 1 - 4
Flowing through Australia’s Northern Territory, the Mary River stretches for over 220 kilometres encompassing the Mary River National Park and spanning lush wetlands, monsoon forests, and freshwater billabongs. Mary River makes for an excellent stop on the way to Kakadu. Take a leisurely cruise down the river and view abundant wildlife such as jumping crocodiles, kangaroo and wallaby; visit Fogg Dam Conservation Area to view over 200 bird species including kingfishers, herons and kites; and join a fishing charter and enjoy world-class fishing along the river.
El Questro Wilderness Park
Days 4 - 7
Resting in the rugged Kimberley region of Western Australia, about 110 kilometres west of Kununurra, El Questro Wilderness Park is a working cattle station offering visitors the chance to explore almost a million acres of untamed Australian outback. This impressive expanse of wilderness is characterised by dramatic cliffs, mighty river systems, swimming holes, thermal springs, and deep gorges, many of which feature lush pockets of tropical rainforest and spectacular waterfalls. Discover this vast, ancient land in a variety of ways, from scenic flights to adventurous walks, exhilarating four-wheel-drive tours or relaxing cruises along its waterways. Visitors can look forward to spotting a variety of flora and fauna including fresh water crocodiles and over 100 species of bird.
Days 7 - 8
Darwin is a tropical seaport in the Northern Territory of Australia that serves as a convenient access point to Katherine Gorge, Kakadu National Park and Litchfield National Park. The city is a melting pot of different cultures, with more than 50 nationalities represented here. With a strong Asian influence you can expect a kaleidoscope of cuisines and cultural influences that include Thai, Sri Lankan, Japanese, Indian, Chinese and Malaysian. Darwin's city centre buzzes with a lively tourist vibe, while unique museums celebrate the city's past and galleries showcase the region's rich indigenous art. Sail to the intriguing Tiwi Islands, take a jetboat ride or go fishing in a tinny – the local version of a small boat.
Days 8 - 10
Located in the south of Australia’s Northern Territory, the remote town of Yulara lies only 18 short kilometres from the sacred world heritage site, Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock. This isolated town serves as a service hub for the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and offers some welcome comfort in the harsh Outback landscape. Visitors use it as a base when exploring the park and viewing the main attraction in the area, Uluru. This epic sandstone formation stands almost 350 metres high and measures 10 kilometres in circumference featuring hidden caves, ancient rock art and otherworldly fiery hues at sunset. Other popular attractions and activities include: the Field of Light Uluru, the Desert Awakenings Tour and the Wintjiri Arts & Museum.