OVERVIEW

World Heritage Kakadu National Park offers hikers stunning vistas, unique landforms, abundant wildlife and outstanding Aboriginal rock art. This is a unique Kakadu tour where we will get to places that can only be reached on foot.

At Nitmiluk National Park, the walking takes you to rugged gorges and remote swimming holes via the rim of Katherine Gorge itself, including one section of the long-distance Jatbula Trail.

Stunning Litchfield National Park is the grand finale, with sections of the long-distance Tabletop Track and a dozen huge waterfalls that plummet down impressive escarpments.

Enjoy this incredible trip where every last detail is taken care of. With two outstanding guides, you've the choice of easier or harder walking options. All you have to do is decide!

Highlights

  • Kakadu National Park with its wildlife,  swaying palm trees and savannah country
  • Cruising the East Alligator River along the Arnhem Land border, waters chock-full of crocodiles
  • Edith Falls section of Katherine Gorge, with numerous inviting swimming spots
  • Nitmiluk National Park, walking alongside the mighty river
  • The massive termite mounts in Litchfield National Park
  • The spectacular waterfalls of Wangi Falls
  • The challenge of Litchfield Tabletop Track

WALK OVERVIEW

TYPE OF WALK
GROUP GUIDED
TRIP LENGTH
8 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Easy

Grade 1 - Easy

Mostly flat, on even terrain with no steep sections. Suitable for all fitness levels.

PRICE FROM
$ 4095

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 845

Accommodations charge the same price per room regardless of whether there are one or two people occupying it. To cover the cost of a room when occupied by one person we need to charge the single occupancy fee.

per person

Book now

ITINERARY

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8

DAY 1
DARWIN TO KAKADU WALKS AT MAMUKALA AND FOGG DAM

Start in Darwin at 7.30am or Darwin Airport at 7.50am. A fabulous introduction to Kakadu’s wetlands begins with our first walk at the Territory Wildlife Park, experiencing the incredible diversity of animals, particularly birdlife, in the Top End. Next, it’s on to Kakadu World Heritage Area, Mamukala, for an afternoon passing termite mounds, swaying palm trees and savannah country.

Walking: Easy / 7 km / 3 hrs

Meals: Lunch and 2-course dinner at the resort/local restaurant

Accommodation: Anbinik Kakadu Resort with ensuite room

DAY 2
UBIRR WALK AND EAST ALLIGATOR RIVER BOAT CRUISE

Our Kakadu tour continues today with a cruise on the East Alligator River, one of the great northern rivers that form a boundary with Arnhem Land. The tour is 100% Aboriginal-owned and operated; you’ll learn about traditional survival skills and see a lot of wildlife including the famed crocodiles. There’s also an opportunity to get off the boat and spend some time in Arnhem Land.

We then travel to Ubirr to tackle a short 1km circuit showcasing several fascinating Aboriginal rock art sites. There’s also an optional rock scramble to a lookout for expansive views over the Nadab floodplain.

After lunch, we enjoy the Manngaree Rainforest and Bardedjilidji Walk, which begins with a monsoon rainforest circuit and then continues along the banks of the East Alligator River.

Walking: Easy to moderate / 9 km / 4 hrs / easier option available

Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch, BBQ dinner under the stars

Accommodation: Anbinik Kakadu Resort with ensuite room

DAY 3
NOURLANGIE ROCK AND BAARK WALKS AND ONTO KATHERINE

Our final Kakadu walk is in the Nourlangie Rock area, beginning with some stunning Aboriginal art sites. We then continue on the challenging Barrk Walk through a remote sandstone country. This hike offers spectacular views of the Kakadu escarpment, culminating in a visit to the Nanguluwur Gallery art site, far away from the tourist crowds.

Walking: Moderate / 11 km / 6 hrs / easier option available

Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch, and dinner at a local restaurant

Accommodation:  Knotts Crossing Resort, Katherine, with ensuite room

DAY 4
EDITH FALLS AND KATHERINE GORGE

After a short drive north, we’ll spend the day in the Edith Falls section of Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge). The more challenging walk option will be on a section of the long-distance Jatbula Trail to Sweetwater Pool. This trail follows the route travelled by generations of Jawoyn Aboriginal people to access the escarpment country.

A shorter option to the halfway point of the Long Hole Pool will also be offered. There are a couple of excellent swimming options in the pristine river today. At the end of the walk, a series of large swimming holes with the impressive Edith Falls plummeting into the refreshing waters. Bring your swimming goggles – there’s so much exciting life to explore underwater.

Walking: Moderate / 15 km / 5-6 hrs / shorter 11km option available

Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and dinner at a local restaurant

Accommodation: Knotts Crossing Resort, Katherine with ensuite room

DAY 5
KATHERINE GORGE WALKS

Spend the day in the Katherine Gorge section of Nitmiluk National Park. Our chosen route parallels the mighty river. with the option to drop down to the banks for a refreshing swim. A more challenging walk option includes the Baruwei Walk, Butterfly Gorge and Southern Waterhole (an easier option is available). Depending on your preference, cruise along the river, go kayaking or enjoy a helicopter trip to a remote section of the gorge (at your own expense).

Walking: Moderate to challenging / 20 km / 8 hrs / shorter option available

Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and dinner at a local restaurant

Accommodation: Knotts Crossing Resort, Katherine, with ensuite room

DAY 6
LITCHFIELD WANGI AND TJAETABA FALLS

Head northwards to Litchfield National Park to see massive termite mounds and embark on two walks this afternoon. The first is to a viewing point over Tjaetaba Falls. The second is to one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the park, Wangi Falls. There will be time to swim in the delightful waterhole at the falls. The water in the pools at Litchfield has an incredible clarity that makes swimming here a real highlight.

Walking: Moderate / 7 km / 4 hrs

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner at the accommodation restaurant

Accommodation: Butterfly Farm or other local accommodation with ensuite room

DAY 7
LITCHFIELD TABLE TOP TRACK WALK AND FLORENCE FALLS WALK

A choice of walks today. The harder, longer option is a section of the long-distance Tabletop Track or at Tolmer Falls and the Cascades track. This is remote, challenging walking, and a dip in the pool below Wangi Falls will be a welcome end to the hike. The easier option will include a visit to the historic Bamboo Creek Tin Mine (1.5km, easy), and a swamp area that houses many water birds. Then there’s a walk from Florence Falls to Buley Rockhole with plenty of time for swimming en route.

Walking: Easy / 11 km / 5 hrs / shorter 7 km walk available

Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and dinner at the accommodation restaurant

Accommodation: Butterfly Farm or other local accommodation with ensuite room

DAY 8
BERRY SPRINGS AND BACK TO DARWIN

For our final day, we’ll leave Litchfield and head for Berry Springs en route to Darwin. This is a crystal clear natural spring with a waterfall and excellent swimming in the warm spring water. There’s a short forest walk here too. We’ll travel back to Darwin, arriving at approximately 1.30 pm.

Walking: Easy / 3 km / 1.5 hrs

Meals: Breakfast

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Pack-free walking

  • 25+ years experience

  • Customised

  • Eco Travel

  • All-inclusive pack free walking holiday
  • All transport from Darwin, including luggage transport
  • A comprehensive walking tour of Katherine Gorge, Edith Falls, Litchfield and Kakadu National Parks
  • 2 engaging, knowledgeable and experienced guides
  • 7 nights comfortable accommodation in rooms with ensuites
  • All daily meals, including walkers lunches and 2-3 course dinners
  • National Park admission
  • Auswalk guide pack including notes, maps, lunch bag and container

ACCOMMODATION & DINING

OVERVIEW

This is the remote Top End, thus the accommodations reflect the area’s character and are in memorable locations. They’re comfortable and provide a great place to relax after a day on the track. All the rooms have ensuites.

The dinners are two to three-course meals in local/resort restaurants, as well as our excellent guide prepared dinner under the stars.  Most days you will wake to a cooked breakfast to ready yourself for the upcoming day’s walk. Lunch will be enjoyed at incredible locations along the track. The walker lunches are comprehensive ensuring that your appetite is always satisfied.

  • NIGHTS 1 & 2

  • NIGHTS 3, 4 & 5

  • NIGHTS 6 & 7

FITNESS GUIDE

It’s well worth investing some time and effort preparing for your walking holiday. The graph shows the average daily distance, elevation and terrain difficulty for your hike. The dotted line indicates the average across all our walks, which will give you a feel for how challenging your walk is compared to all – and the recommended type, and amount, of preparation needed.  Of course, you can adapt this according to your existing fitness levels and lifestyle.

The graph and the information below can be used in conjunction with the fitness guide to help you prepare for your walking adventure. Across all walks, average daily distance is 16.8km, average daily elevation is 448m, average terrain difficulty is 5/10.

ngraph

DISTANCE - BELOW AVERAGE

Distance is not a major consideration in your training program. However, you should still incorporate some long walks as it will increase your cardiovascular fitness.

ELEVATION - BELOW AVERAGE

Elevation is not a major consideration in your overall training program. However, you should still incorporate some form of resistance training to increase your endurance.

TERRAIN

ROCKY TERRAIN

Whilst preparing for walking on rocky terrain, you must focus on the development of balance, strength, and agility.

Integrate targeted strength exercises, such as lunges, squats, and step-ups, to strengthen your leg muscles, with a particular emphasis on improving stability on uneven surfaces. Balancing exercises are essential. Undertake core strength activity, coupled with exercises such as planks and Russian twists to enhance balance. As you progress, include hikes on progressively rougher terrain if you can. Additionally, the appropriate footwear with good ankle support and tread for grip are essential. Stay mindful, watch your step, and use trekking poles for added stability.

FLAT TERRAIN

Whilst training for walking on flat and hard terrain, you should focus on building endurance and ensuring you can maintain a comfortable pace.

Start with regular walks on sidewalks, roads, or paved paths to get used to the surface. Maintain a proper posture and engage your core muscles to support your back, keeping a steady gait. Ensure that you have comfortable, supportive footwear with adequate cushioning. If endurance is important, consider incorporating low-impact cross-training activities like swimming or cycling into your routine.

 

GENERAL INFO

The track is generally well graded and relatively easy to navigate. Full-day walks average about 14 to 15 km. The walking on the Kakadu tour section is moderate with one optional more challenging walk. At Katherine Gorge, the walking becomes a little more challenging with many of the tracks being rough and rocky. At Litchfield and Mataranka the walking is easy to moderate, with a few optional challenging sections. All the hardest sections of the walking are scheduled for the mornings.

There are some great opportunities for fit walkers to challenge themselves. However, for the most part, the walking reflects the region’s laid back attitude, as walkers can enjoy themselves exploring places only accessed on foot. This trip operates with two professional guides ensuring that you have both a safe and enjoyable walking holiday. Knowledgeable of the Top End, including wildlife and the region, they can offer easier and harder walk options along the way. Please contact the office if you need further advice, or would like to speak with one of our guides.

Alcohol or drinks with meals are not included (except tea/coffee and juice with breakfast).

Pre and post-tour accommodation: there are many good hotels in Darwin, however, we pick up and drop off from one central hotel, the Mantra on the Esplanade, 88 The Esplanade, Darwin. The tour starts at 7.30am at the Mantra or 7.50am at the airport. We arrive back in Darwin on the last day at about 1.30pm.

For what to bring please refer to Gear Advice on our FAQ section.

WEATHER

We only offer this holiday during the winter months, when daily temperatures are the lowest for this region. It can still be quite warm to hot on occasions but there is usually a refreshing waterhole close at hand for a swim.

See the Bureau of Meteorology for information about temperatures and rainfall ahead of time to ensure proper clothing.

INSURANCE

We require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For all trips that require international travel, you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

We also charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it to cover costs incurred from our suppliers and in the office.  See the FAQ section for more information.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions about the Top Ends walking trip, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants or to speak with one of our guides. You can get in touch with us via our contact form, email us at info@auswalk.com.au, or call us at +61 3 9597 9767.

MAP

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    PER PERSON
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • 29 Jun 2024
    CLOSED
    from

    $4095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $845
  • 10 Aug 2024
    CLOSED
    from

    $4095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $845
  • 6 Jun 2025
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $4315

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $895
  • Calder and Lawson Private Group
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $4315

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $895

    17 June 2025

  • 22 Jul 2025
    AVAILABLE
    from

    $4315

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $895

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Overview

OVERVIEW

World Heritage Kakadu National Park offers hikers stunning vistas, unique landforms, abundant wildlife and outstanding Aboriginal rock art. This is a unique Kakadu tour where we will get to places that can only be reached on foot.

At Nitmiluk National Park, the walking takes you to rugged gorges and remote swimming holes via the rim of Katherine Gorge itself, including one section of the long-distance Jatbula Trail.

Stunning Litchfield National Park is the grand finale, with sections of the long-distance Tabletop Track and a dozen huge waterfalls that plummet down impressive escarpments.

Enjoy this incredible trip where every last detail is taken care of. With two outstanding guides, you've the choice of easier or harder walking options. All you have to do is decide!

Highlights

  • Kakadu National Park with its wildlife,  swaying palm trees and savannah country
  • Cruising the East Alligator River along the Arnhem Land border, waters chock-full of crocodiles
  • Edith Falls section of Katherine Gorge, with numerous inviting swimming spots
  • Nitmiluk National Park, walking alongside the mighty river
  • The massive termite mounts in Litchfield National Park
  • The spectacular waterfalls of Wangi Falls
  • The challenge of Litchfield Tabletop Track

WALK OVERVIEW

TYPE OF WALK
GROUP GUIDED
TRIP LENGTH
8 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Easy

Grade 1 - Easy

Mostly flat, on even terrain with no steep sections. Suitable for all fitness levels.

PRICE FROM
$ 4095

per person twin/double share

SINGLE OCCUPANCY
$ 845

Accommodations charge the same price per room regardless of whether there are one or two people occupying it. To cover the cost of the accommodation when occupied by one person we need to charge the single occupancy fee.

per person

Book now
Itinerary

ITINERARY

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8

DAY 1
DARWIN TO KAKADU WALKS AT MAMUKALA AND FOGG DAM

Start in Darwin at 7.30am or Darwin Airport at 7.50am. A fabulous introduction to Kakadu’s wetlands begins with our first walk at the Territory Wildlife Park, experiencing the incredible diversity of animals, particularly birdlife, in the Top End. Next, it’s on to Kakadu World Heritage Area, Mamukala, for an afternoon passing termite mounds, swaying palm trees and savannah country.

Walking: Easy / 7 km / 3 hrs

Meals: Lunch and 2-course dinner at the resort/local restaurant

Accommodation: Anbinik Kakadu Resort with ensuite room

DAY 2
UBIRR WALK AND EAST ALLIGATOR RIVER BOAT CRUISE

Our Kakadu tour continues today with a cruise on the East Alligator River, one of the great northern rivers that form a boundary with Arnhem Land. The tour is 100% Aboriginal-owned and operated; you’ll learn about traditional survival skills and see a lot of wildlife including the famed crocodiles. There’s also an opportunity to get off the boat and spend some time in Arnhem Land.

We then travel to Ubirr to tackle a short 1km circuit showcasing several fascinating Aboriginal rock art sites. There’s also an optional rock scramble to a lookout for expansive views over the Nadab floodplain.

After lunch, we enjoy the Manngaree Rainforest and Bardedjilidji Walk, which begins with a monsoon rainforest circuit and then continues along the banks of the East Alligator River.

Walking: Easy to moderate / 9 km / 4 hrs / easier option available

Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch, BBQ dinner under the stars

Accommodation: Anbinik Kakadu Resort with ensuite room

DAY 3
NOURLANGIE ROCK AND BAARK WALKS AND ONTO KATHERINE

Our final Kakadu walk is in the Nourlangie Rock area, beginning with some stunning Aboriginal art sites. We then continue on the challenging Barrk Walk through a remote sandstone country. This hike offers spectacular views of the Kakadu escarpment, culminating in a visit to the Nanguluwur Gallery art site, far away from the tourist crowds.

Walking: Moderate / 11 km / 6 hrs / easier option available

Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch, and dinner at a local restaurant

Accommodation:  Knotts Crossing Resort, Katherine, with ensuite room

DAY 4
EDITH FALLS AND KATHERINE GORGE

After a short drive north, we’ll spend the day in the Edith Falls section of Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge). The more challenging walk option will be on a section of the long-distance Jatbula Trail to Sweetwater Pool. This trail follows the route travelled by generations of Jawoyn Aboriginal people to access the escarpment country.

A shorter option to the halfway point of the Long Hole Pool will also be offered. There are a couple of excellent swimming options in the pristine river today. At the end of the walk, a series of large swimming holes with the impressive Edith Falls plummeting into the refreshing waters. Bring your swimming goggles – there’s so much exciting life to explore underwater.

Walking: Moderate / 15 km / 5-6 hrs / shorter 11km option available

Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and dinner at a local restaurant

Accommodation: Knotts Crossing Resort, Katherine with ensuite room

DAY 5
KATHERINE GORGE WALKS

Spend the day in the Katherine Gorge section of Nitmiluk National Park. Our chosen route parallels the mighty river. with the option to drop down to the banks for a refreshing swim. A more challenging walk option includes the Baruwei Walk, Butterfly Gorge and Southern Waterhole (an easier option is available). Depending on your preference, cruise along the river, go kayaking or enjoy a helicopter trip to a remote section of the gorge (at your own expense).

Walking: Moderate to challenging / 20 km / 8 hrs / shorter option available

Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and dinner at a local restaurant

Accommodation: Knotts Crossing Resort, Katherine, with ensuite room

DAY 6
LITCHFIELD WANGI AND TJAETABA FALLS

Head northwards to Litchfield National Park to see massive termite mounds and embark on two walks this afternoon. The first is to a viewing point over Tjaetaba Falls. The second is to one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the park, Wangi Falls. There will be time to swim in the delightful waterhole at the falls. The water in the pools at Litchfield has an incredible clarity that makes swimming here a real highlight.

Walking: Moderate / 7 km / 4 hrs

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner at the accommodation restaurant

Accommodation: Butterfly Farm or other local accommodation with ensuite room

DAY 7
LITCHFIELD TABLE TOP TRACK WALK AND FLORENCE FALLS WALK

A choice of walks today. The harder, longer option is a section of the long-distance Tabletop Track or at Tolmer Falls and the Cascades track. This is remote, challenging walking, and a dip in the pool below Wangi Falls will be a welcome end to the hike. The easier option will include a visit to the historic Bamboo Creek Tin Mine (1.5km, easy), and a swamp area that houses many water birds. Then there’s a walk from Florence Falls to Buley Rockhole with plenty of time for swimming en route.

Walking: Easy / 11 km / 5 hrs / shorter 7 km walk available

Meals: Breakfast, walkers lunch and dinner at the accommodation restaurant

Accommodation: Butterfly Farm or other local accommodation with ensuite room

DAY 8
BERRY SPRINGS AND BACK TO DARWIN

For our final day, we’ll leave Litchfield and head for Berry Springs en route to Darwin. This is a crystal clear natural spring with a waterfall and excellent swimming in the warm spring water. There’s a short forest walk here too. We’ll travel back to Darwin, arriving at approximately 1.30 pm.

Walking: Easy / 3 km / 1.5 hrs

Meals: Breakfast

What’s Included

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Pack-free walking

  • 25+ years experience

  • Customised

  • Eco Travel

  • All-inclusive pack free walking holiday
  • All transport from Darwin, including luggage transport
  • A comprehensive walking tour of Katherine Gorge, Edith Falls, Litchfield and Kakadu National Parks
  • 2 engaging, knowledgeable and experienced guides
  • 7 nights comfortable accommodation in rooms with ensuites
  • All daily meals, including walkers lunches and 2-3 course dinners
  • National Park admission
  • Auswalk guide pack including notes, maps, lunch bag and container
Accommodation & Dining

ACCOMMODATION & DINING

OVERVIEW

This is the remote Top End, thus the accommodations reflect the area’s character and are in memorable locations. They’re comfortable and provide a great place to relax after a day on the track. All the rooms have ensuites.

The dinners are two to three-course meals in local/resort restaurants, as well as our excellent guide prepared dinner under the stars.  Most days you will wake to a cooked breakfast to ready yourself for the upcoming day’s walk. Lunch will be enjoyed at incredible locations along the track. The walker lunches are comprehensive ensuring that your appetite is always satisfied.

  • NIGHTS 1 & 2

  • NIGHTS 3, 4 & 5

  • NIGHTS 6 & 7

Fitness Guide

FITNESS GUIDE

It’s well worth investing some time and effort preparing for your walking holiday. The graph shows the average daily distance, elevation and terrain difficulty for your hike. The dotted line indicates the average across all our walks, which will give you a feel for how challenging your walk is compared to all – and the recommended type, and amount, of preparation needed.  Of course, you can adapt this according to your existing fitness levels and lifestyle.

The graph and the information below can be used in conjunction with the fitness guide to help you prepare for your walking adventure. Across all walks, average daily distance is 16.8km, average daily elevation is 448m, average terrain difficulty is 5/10.

ngraph

DISTANCE - BELOW AVERAGE

Distance is not a major consideration in your training program. However, you should still incorporate some long walks as it will increase your cardiovascular fitness.

ELEVATION - BELOW AVERAGE

Elevation is not a major consideration in your overall training program. However, you should still incorporate some form of resistance training to increase your endurance.

TERRAIN

ROCKY TERRAIN

Whilst preparing for walking on rocky terrain, you must focus on the development of balance, strength, and agility.

Integrate targeted strength exercises, such as lunges, squats, and step-ups, to strengthen your leg muscles, with a particular emphasis on improving stability on uneven surfaces. Balancing exercises are essential. Undertake core strength activity, coupled with exercises such as planks and Russian twists to enhance balance. As you progress, include hikes on progressively rougher terrain if you can. Additionally, the appropriate footwear with good ankle support and tread for grip are essential. Stay mindful, watch your step, and use trekking poles for added stability.

FLAT TERRAIN

Whilst training for walking on flat and hard terrain, you should focus on building endurance and ensuring you can maintain a comfortable pace.

Start with regular walks on sidewalks, roads, or paved paths to get used to the surface. Maintain a proper posture and engage your core muscles to support your back, keeping a steady gait. Ensure that you have comfortable, supportive footwear with adequate cushioning. If endurance is important, consider incorporating low-impact cross-training activities like swimming or cycling into your routine.

 

General Info

GENERAL INFO

The track is generally well graded and relatively easy to navigate. Full-day walks average about 14 to 15 km. The walking on the Kakadu tour section is moderate with one optional more challenging walk. At Katherine Gorge, the walking becomes a little more challenging with many of the tracks being rough and rocky. At Litchfield and Mataranka the walking is easy to moderate, with a few optional challenging sections. All the hardest sections of the walking are scheduled for the mornings.

There are some great opportunities for fit walkers to challenge themselves. However, for the most part, the walking reflects the region’s laid back attitude, as walkers can enjoy themselves exploring places only accessed on foot. This trip operates with two professional guides ensuring that you have both a safe and enjoyable walking holiday. Knowledgeable of the Top End, including wildlife and the region, they can offer easier and harder walk options along the way. Please contact the office if you need further advice, or would like to speak with one of our guides.

Alcohol or drinks with meals are not included (except tea/coffee and juice with breakfast).

Pre and post-tour accommodation: there are many good hotels in Darwin, however, we pick up and drop off from one central hotel, the Mantra on the Esplanade, 88 The Esplanade, Darwin. The tour starts at 7.30am at the Mantra or 7.50am at the airport. We arrive back in Darwin on the last day at about 1.30pm.

For what to bring please refer to Gear Advice on our FAQ section.

WEATHER

We only offer this holiday during the winter months, when daily temperatures are the lowest for this region. It can still be quite warm to hot on occasions but there is usually a refreshing waterhole close at hand for a swim.

See the Bureau of Meteorology for information about temperatures and rainfall ahead of time to ensure proper clothing.

INSURANCE

We require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For all trips that require international travel, you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

We also charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it to cover costs incurred from our suppliers and in the office.  See the FAQ section for more information.

INFORMATION PACK

For nearly 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions about the Top Ends walking trip, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants or to speak with one of our guides. You can get in touch with us via our contact form, email us at info@auswalk.com.au, or call us at +61 3 9597 9767.

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Departure Dates

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    PER PERSON
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • 29 Jun 2024
    CLOSED
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    from

    $4095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $845
  • 10 Aug 2024
    CLOSED
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    from

    $4095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $845
  • 6 Jun 2025
    AVAILABLE
    Details
    from

    $4315

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $895
  • 17 Jun 2025
    AVAILABLE
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    from

    $4315

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $895
  • 22 Jul 2025
    AVAILABLE
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    from

    $4315

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    $895
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