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Sounds of Stone - 2 Day ALL YEAR Kakadu tour

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Tips for the tour

Washing
It is unlikely that you will have time to clean clothes during the 2 days although there is a washing facility at the hotel.

Shopping
Once we leave Darwin there is limited time to shop however we will be staying in the township of Jabiru and Cooinda in Kakadu so will have access if required.

Daily Activity Requirements
During the course of the 2 days you can expect to swim, walk over uneven ground at time when temperatures will exceed 32 degrees C. To allow for safe fun to be had by all the following is required:

• Hats
• Sturdy walking shoes
• Towels
• Light clothing
• Camera

We will supply all sunscreens, insect repellents and a water bottle.

Our sunscreens and repellents are environmentally friendly options which work for most situations up here however if you feel you have your own which you are comfortable with then by all means bring it along.

Baggage
Please limit your baggage to a small backpack (10kg). You should be able to store any excess in your hotel in Darwin whilst you are away for the night. Check with them prior to booking your room.

Suggested Clothing
Cargo Shorts – 1, T-shirts – 3, Long Sleeve shirt – 1, Jocks & Socks – your call, swimmers.
I walk in Shorts and long sleeve shirt and boots.

Mobile Reception
There is patchy reception throughout the 2 days although you will have reception at your accommodation.

Medications
Please bring all prescription medication with you for this tour and inform us of any relevant health issues.

Weather and Climate
There are possibilities of storms from Oct to May.

For a clearer look at the weather follow this link.
• Kakadu Weather

Hazards
The Top End does have many animals and plants which can potentially cause injury or death. These include but not limited to:
• Snakes (king brown, death adders)
• Crocodiles (Saltie)
• Scorpions
• Spiders (red back, mouse spiders)
• Fish (catfish)
• Sharks
• Strychnine tree

Due to high humidity and temperatures there is also a need to be aware of both heat exhaustion and sun exposure.

Included in price:
Accommodation • 1 Night in hotel or glamping style (confirmed at time of booking) Activities • Yellow waters sunrise wildlife cruise • Bowali information centre • Nourlangie Rock Art Galleries • Anbangbang Billabong Catering • 2 x Morning Tea o Tea/coffee (bag), milo o Homemade muffins • 2 x Afternoon Tea o Homemade biscuits / ice tea • Lunch - Not included in tour price - available at cafes and hotels on throughout the journey • Snacks & refreshments o Fruits, nuts, water, juices, muesli bars Dinner - not included tour price - at own expense and available at the hotel restaurant
What to bring:
See additional information section.
Fitness level required:
Medium
Child policies:
Children over 8 years of age are permitted with all children under 18 years of age to be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Departure points:
Darwin, Northern Territory
Departure time:
9:00 AM Wed
Pickup/departure instructions:
From the front of your accommodation. Pickup begins in the city at 9 am. Palmerston and outer suburbs by arrangement.
Duration:
2 Days
Approximate Return Time:
7 pm
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Tour Details

Operator
ethical adventures NT
Destinations
Adelaide River and Kakadu National Park
Departs From
Darwin

Tour Description

Join ‘Sounds of Stone’ - 2 Day Kakadu Regional experience as ethical adventures journeys into the heart of indigenous culture in the Top End. Surrounded by the internationally significant World Heritage national park of Kakadu, witness the countless centuries of human endeavor carefully recorded on this ancient landscape.

Meet the present day traditional owners of the country. Hear their stories. Feel their love for the country. Understand some of the issues.

Including Nourlangie, Anbanbang Billabong, Bowali centre, Sunset at Nawurlanja, Morning Yellow Waters Cruise and limited to 10 guests ... the 'Sounds of Stone' is a relaxed, comprehensive immersion into this special region.

OVERVIEW
Day 1

As a feature of this we will:
• Depart Darwin at 9 am
• Visit Adelaide River War Cemetery
• Lunch at Pine Creek and town tour (at own expense)
• Settle into accommodation in Kakadu - relax for an hour or so
• Enjoy Sunset at Nawurlanja Lookout

Dinner at Hotel restaurant (at own expense)

Day 2
• Early morning cruise on Yellow Waters Billabong
• Breakfast by Anbangbang Billabong
• Guided rock art walk through the galleries of Nourlangie
• Optional extra - light wing scenic flight at Jabiru
• Visit to Bowali information centre / local gallery

Return to Darwin around 7 pm



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Sounds of Stone - 2 Day ALL YEAR Kakadu tour

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Please Note: Prices are listed in Australian dollars and include GST.