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Top End & Litchfield Camping Adventure

FROM: $895
16
3D
2N
Min. Age
8 Years+

Departure Times

Departs: 6:30am - Saturdays, Tuesdays
Returns: 5:00pm - Mondays, Thursdays

Pricing Options

$895 AUD / Person - Adult (Ages 12+) (Between: 10 Apr 2024 and 28 Oct 2024)
$805 AUD / Person - Child (Ages 8-12) (Between: 10 Apr 2024 and 28 Oct 2024)

Immerse yourself in the rich beauty and heritage of the Top End with a camping adventure in Litchfield National Park!

  • Private vehicle, meals, and expert guide included throughout the tour
  • Join a dreamy sunrise Corrobboree Billabong cruise to spot birdlife and crocodiles
  • See highlights of Litchfield National Park including waterfalls and swimming holes
  • Learn about the area’s culture and history from the First Nation Peoples
  • Camp amongst the magical landscapes at powered campsites 

Embark on an Australian adventure like no other with a 3D2N Top End and Litchfield Camping Adventure! Join your expert local guide as you traverse the magnificent landscapes of the Outback, complete with tumbling waterfalls, pristine gorges, rocky red cliffs, and lush rainforests. You’ll get to take on epic walking trails, spot wildlife on a sunrise river cruise, learn about the special Indigenous culture of the area, and camp under the vast, starry sky. It’s the ultimate Top End experience!

Highlights

  • 3 day adventure in Australia’s Top End
  • Departs from Darwin
  • All transport is covered in a sturdy private vehicle
  • Hike epic walking trails in Litchfield National Park
  • Swim in Florence Falls, Wangi Falls and Buley Rockhole
  • Meet locals and learn about the history and culture of the First Nation Peoples
  • Spot wildlife on a sunrise Corrobboree Billabong cruise
  • Spend 2 nights camping at a powered campsite
  • Immerse yourself in the Outback wilderness
  • Experienced local guides to share their knowledge of the Top End
  • All meals included
  • Small group tour with a maximum of 16 guests

travellers hiking in australia's top end

Sample Itinerary

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Day 1 - Travel to Litchfield National Park and explore waterfalls

  • Total walking time: 1.5 hours
  • Total driving time: 2 hours

Today you’ll be introduced to the stunning landscapes of Litchfield National Park! Here you can see the lush side of the Outback through guided walks and waterfall swims. The first waterfall location will depend on the conditions but you may visit Walker Creek, Upper or ...

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Day 1 - Travel to Litchfield National Park and explore waterfalls

  • Total walking time: 1.5 hours
  • Total driving time: 2 hours

Today you’ll be introduced to the stunning landscapes of Litchfield National Park! Here you can see the lush side of the Outback through guided walks and waterfall swims. The first waterfall location will depend on the conditions but you may visit Walker Creek, Upper or Lower Cascades, Green Ant Creek, or Sandy Creek Falls for a refreshing swim. 

After lunch, you’ll visit Wangi Falls and Tolmer Falls, both of which are highlights of Litchfield. Cool off in the pristine fresh water and soak in the wholesome nature views. Then make your way to the wilderness campsite where you can rest your head in the remote wilderness of the Outback!

man posing in front of a waterfall in Australia


Day 2 - More Litchfield National Park highlights and Wulna Country cultural experience

  • Total walking time: 2 hours
  • Total driving time: 3 hours

Spend the morning visiting two of the top Litchfield attractions before the crowds arrive! Buley Rockhole and Florence Falls are two natural wonders of the park, as are the impressive Cathedral and Magnetic termite mounds. 

Capture epic photos and appreciate the beauty of Litchfield National Park, then it’s time to move on and head into Wulna Country. Here you will meet the local Limilngan-Wulna people, who are the Traditional Owners of the Land. Participate in a Cul Cul or ‘Welcome to Country’ ceremony and learn about local customs including bush tucker talks, didgeridoo demonstrations, and basket weaving demonstrations. 

After this enlightening experience, head to the Mary River Region and visit a local country pub before nestling into your campsite for the night. 

indigenous woman giving a presentation about local crafts


Day 3 - Explore the Mary River Wetlands and head back to Darwin

  • Total walking time: 1.5 hours
  • Total driving time: 3 hours

Today begins with a peaceful cruise on the Corroboree Billabong in the Mary River Wetlands. Marvel at the tranquillity of sunrise as you look for native birdlife and mighty saltwater crocodiles. Then visit the Wetland View Top Centre to learn more about the area’s wildlife and indigenous culture. You can admire the panoramic views from the viewing deck and listen to a magical creation story from the local Traditional Owners.

Have lunch and then visit the Fogg Dam Conservation Area to learn more about the history and ecology of the area’s wildlife and wetlands. Admire some final views of the Top End from the viewing platforms and then begin the drive back to Darwin.

saltwater crocodiles near a river in australia

Accommodation

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The accommodation for this Outback camping adventure is basic campgrounds in the Top End wilderness. Facilities are basic, but you have everything you need for a successful outdoor experience. Campsites are powered and have standard, shared kitchen and toilet amenities. 

A sleeping mat is provide...

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The accommodation for this Outback camping adventure is basic campgrounds in the Top End wilderness. Facilities are basic, but you have everything you need for a successful outdoor experience. Campsites are powered and have standard, shared kitchen and toilet amenities. 

A sleeping mat is provided, though you will need to bring your own sleeping bag! If you don’t already have one, enquire upon booking about renting one for the trip. 

Just remember that this isn’t a 5-star hotel! You’ll need to pitch in with meal prep and cleaning at the campsites to ensure everything runs smoothly. But with the right attitude, this is all part of the adventure! You are camping in some of Australia’s most pristine and ancient wilderness, so cherish every moment!

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What To Bring

  • Sturdy, comfortable walking shoes 
  • Comfortable clothing suitable for outdoor adventures
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Refillable water bottle (we recommend at least a 1.5litre capacity)
  • A headlamp or torch is recommended for around your accommodation at night
  • Powerbank to recharge your phone
  • Sleeping bag (required, please bring your own or arrange to hire one)

Note: There is a 10kg luggage limit in a soft bag. Please...

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What To Bring

  • Sturdy, comfortable walking shoes 
  • Comfortable clothing suitable for outdoor adventures
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Refillable water bottle (we recommend at least a 1.5litre capacity)
  • A headlamp or torch is recommended for around your accommodation at night
  • Powerbank to recharge your phone
  • Sleeping bag (required, please bring your own or arrange to hire one)

Note: There is a 10kg luggage limit in a soft bag. Please leave excess luggage in storage in Darwin.

What's Included

  • 3-day, 2-night adventure tour
  • Powered campsites with shared facilities
  • Sleeping mats
  • All transport in a sturdy terrain vehicle
  • 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Guided walks
  • Immersive Limilngan-Wulna cultural experience
  • Corrobboree Billabong Cruise 
  • National Park entry fees

What's Extra

  • You will need to organise your own luggage storage in Darwin
  • Sleeping bag hire for $35 (if you don’t have your own)

Terms and Conditions

Important Information:

  • Minimum age is 8 years old.
  • This trip requires a moderate level of fitness as there are a variety of walking trails. Guests should be prepared to hike 5-9kms per day. 
  • Please notify us upon booking if there are any dietary requirements. Food is prepared in advance and special diets cannot be catered for unless you tell us in advance. 
  • Itineraries may change due to weather, local conditions, transport schedules, public holidays, or other factors outside of our control.

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All information provided at any time by Outback Tours and our affiliates is subject to these Terms & Conditions. This includes but is not limited to tour information, pricing, blog posts, travel advice, itinerary information and availability.


Your Responsibilities

Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. 

You must reconfirm all booked tours and itineraries prior to travel as specified on your voucher or ticket. If applicable, notes such as dietary requirements, pick-up locations and additional fees should also be confirmed at this time. Reconfirmations cannot be actioned through Outback Tours/Mr Travel and must be done so directly through the Service Operator as specified on each ticket.

It is your responsibility to notify us of ticket discrepancies. Please read through the details on your voucher thoroughly to ensure all details such as passenger names, ages and dates of travel on vouchers/tickets are correct.

It is the responsibility of all passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and the individual tour check-in agent, before boarding, of any medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.

You need to allow adequate time to check-in prior to the specified departure time. Please refer to the specific tour page for full check-in instructions. Guests unable to attend their ticketed tour, transport or accommodation due to delay or lateness will not be eligible for a refund.

If you are undertaking any scuba diving activities, please read and meet the scuba diving medical requirements and information before travel.


Prices/Extra Costs

All prices are stated in Australian dollars and include GST. The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices and extra costs. Extra costs may include EMC fees, Stingersuit/Wetsuit Hire, Luggage Storage, Insurance, Linen Hire, National Park Fees, Fuel Levies, Dietary Fees, etc. Bonds may also apply.

We will also endeavour to communicate these extra costs with you at the time of booking, and on your ticket. However, it is your responsibility to confirm which (if any) additional costs apply with each Service Operator upon reconfirming your trip.


Accountability/Misconduct

All Service Operators have the right to provide client feedback and to cancel bookings based on feedback from other Service Operators. 

Please enjoy your travel experience in a kind and responsible manner.

Outback Tours/Mr Travel will treat this as any normal client cancellation and therefore the cancellation fees stated in the Client Cancellation Policy will apply.


Travel Risk/Insurance

It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We highly recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. You should also ensure your travel insurance will cover special circumstances including weather events preventing guests from travelling to their tour departure destination and cancelled flights due to unforeseen circumstances. 

Guests embarking on activities such as scuba diving, jet skiing, skydiving and hiking experiences should purchase insurance appropriate for the risks involved with these activities. 


Transport

It should be noted that any transport you have booked (buses, flights and ferries) through Outback Tours is non-refundable and non-transferable. It might be possible to change flights however do note this must be done directly with the flight operator and we are unable to offer any support with this. This may incur change fees or cancellation fees, it depends on the T+Cs of the flight operators themselves. As we acted as a booking agent for you, it is possible to liaise with the airline directly should there be any unexpected events and the airline is forced to cancel your flights. If there are any changes to your flight times or days, we will get notified and send this email directly to you in a reasonable time.


Merchant Fees

Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


Other

Terms and Conditions (including the Cancellation Policy) are subject to change.

All ticket/voucher reissues attract a $20 administration fee.


Transfers

The Service Operator reserves the right to limit courtesy transfers to select local accommodations. Private residences or Airbnb properties may be asked to meet at the closest confirmed location. Failure to meet at the specified pick-up location may be treated as “No Show”, for which the Client Cancellation Policy applies. Not all tours offer transfers, please refer to the individual product to see if this is applicable to your tour.


Itinerary tours, accommodation and transport subject to change

Any specific accommodation, tours, transport, activities or product listed in our itineraries is subject to change according to availability. Our travel agents will do their best to secure you the specific listed accommodation, however, if not possible according to availability, Outback Tours reserves the right to swap and substitute certain products for similar experiences, accommodation or transport that works with your timeframe.


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All information, advice or pricing provided by Outback Tours and our affiliates, or through any of our team, is subject to change. Outback Tours articles and products are provided online for general information purposes only and are intended as guides. Any advice interpreted from information on the website (including but not limited to financial, immigration, employment and tax information) is not specialist advice and does not constitute legal, tax or other professional instruction. Outback Tours does not guarantee that any information provided is up-to-date or accurate. Please obtain professional advice before actioning any advice, including but not limited to tax, immigration, employment, travel restrictions and finances.

Open Date Vouchers / Gift Certificate:

Shipping Costs are in addition to the ticket price and will be added at check-out. Shipping costs are non-refundable and do not makeup part of the ticket value. 

E-Vouchers incur no shipping fees.

You have 5 years to use the value of the voucher. Seasonal Price Rises will apply if travelling out the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.

Cancellations

Client Cancellations

All cancellations forfeit 25% of the recommended retail price (RRP) - not the discounted/sale price. No shows or client cancellations made within 60 days of departure forfeit 100% of the total ticket price

Transfers between tours can be made at the suppliers' discretion, however, it should be noted that supplier fees may apply. Tour transfers also incur a $20 administration fee. 

It is compulsory that all cancellation requests are in writing and sent via email to: admin@mr-travel.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.


Supplier Cancellations

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices, alter itineraries, apply a fuel surcharge, cancel departures, arrange alternative transport and vary itineraries and services if necessary.

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Service Operator. If the Service Operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus a 20% administration fee and any associated card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

All add-on activities (including but not limited to scuba diving, stand-up paddleboarding, helmet diving, guided snorkel tours, banana boat rides and waterslides) are subject to availability and price changing, and may not be available during your tour without notice. Guests are not eligible for refunds on the grounds of non-operating extra activities.

In the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Sailing Whitsundays retail outlet located Airlie Beach, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Outback Tours/Mr Travel online department.


Refunds

All refunds are in Australian Dollars and must be made to the card of payment. Outback Tours/Mr Travel is not liable for exchange rate fluctuations or fees, or any other merchant/bank fees associated with domestic and/or international transactions.

Where a full refund is applicable, there is the option to transfer the whole cost of the tour to another tour or “Credit” to avoid the administration fee. A transfer fee of $20 will apply.

You will be emailed confirmation once the refund has been processed. Once the refund has been processed, it may still take time for the banks to clear the amount. Please allow 7-10 business days for the funds to clear into Australian accounts and up to 21 business days for international accounts.


Thank you for booking with our Australian travel experts here at Outback Tours/Mr Travel. If you would like any further advice, assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Happy travels! 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the temperature like in the Top End?

Temperatures in the Top End can be extreme, with intense sun and heat during the day. Please bring appropriate sun protection and remember to drink plenty of water! In the winter months, nighttime temperatures can get cold as well, so just check the weather forecast before your trip and pack accordingly.

What type of clothes should we pack?

Lightweight, active clothing is ideal for the Top End. Bring a mixture of layers, as the temperatures can be hot but long pants and shirts can protect against the sun. If you’re travelling in winter, pack warm clothes for the nights as well. 

How much luggage can we bring on the tour?

You are only allowed to bring a soft bag with a strict limit of 10kg. Any excess luggage must be stored in Darwin. Most accommodations will offer luggage storage!

What is the accommodation like?

You will be staying in powered campsites with basic shared facilities. You may need to pitch in with cleaning and meal prep, but it’s all part of the fun!

A sleeping bag is required, and you can bring your own or organise to hire one for $35. Sleeping mats are provided.

Is there a minimum age for this tour?

Yes, the minimum age is 8 years old. 

Can my dietary requirements be catered for?

Yes, but it's super important to inform us of any special diets or allergies upon booking. Food for the trip is purchased in advance and special requirements cannot be catered for after departing. 

We can cater for dairy-free, pork-free, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free. Religious dietary requirements and specifically prepared/sourced produce cannot be catered for. 

Are hotel pick-ups in Darwin offered?

Yes, but you will need to contact us with your preferred pick up point at least one week before departure. Otherwise, the default pick up location is the Cavenagh Motel at 6:50am (12 Cavenagh St).

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