Litchfield National Park is an Aboriginal Dreamtime region that retains its mysterious spirituality in the silence of still forest valleys and rock face escarpments. With rugged sandstone, monsoon forests, spectacular waterfalls into cool abyss plunge pools, fascinating termite mounds, time for swimming in warm tropical waters, walking and exploring; this area... so remote... so totally Australian; will leave you with a lasting impression.
Highlights of this tour
Skirt Francis Bay on Darwin Harbour
Head south out of Darwin on the Stuart Highway
Take a short break at the town of Batchelor
Stop at the Meridean Termite Mounds - an opportunity to learn about Cathedral and Magnetic Termite Mounds
Florence Falls - take in stunning views of the falls or perhaps walk down to the plunge pool for a swim in this beautiful oasis
Visit Buley Rockhole - cascades and many rockpools offer an opportunity for a refreshing swim*
Take a walk to Tolmer Falls - a breathtaking valley with a waterfall and distant views toward the coast over cattle stations
Monsoon forests and woodland areas
Enjoy lunch at the Litchfield Cafe - a Litchfield institution
Visit Wangi Falls and plunge pool - stunning waterfalls and a delightful pool bordered by river pandanas palms
There's time for a swim in these superb surrounds
Perhaps take a walk through lush tropical forest or relax and just take it in
A good level of fitness is required to access some of the waterfalls. Hats, sunscreen, sturdy walking shoes and bottled water are required when participating in walks. * Our itinerary is subject to seasonal conditions.
Free, optional Japanese, Mandarin or Italian commentary via iPod