Top End Self-Drive Experience 9D/8N

Learn about Aboriginal culture and traditions on this Top End Self-Drive experience.

Drive through beautiful Kakadu National Park & Litchfield National Park and witness the abundance of wildlife – keep an eye out for crocodiles!

Tour Highlights

  • Explore Kakadu National Park by doing the Yellow waters cruise and marvel at the wildlife
  • Take a Katherine Gorge cruise and learn about the cultural significance of this waterway to the indigenous landowners
  • Visit Ubirr in Kakadu National Park and view Aboriginal rock art dating back some 20,000 years
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Tour Information


  • - 10 Day intermediate auto car hire on standard insurance, pick-up and drop-off Darwin Airport.
  • - 8 Nights accommodation:
  • - 3 nights Darwin,
  • - 2 nights Kakadu,
  • - 2 nights Katherine,
  • - 1 night Litchfield
*Advertised pricing is on a per person basis*


Departs Daily, Year Round


Day 1: Welcome to Darwin. Overnight Darwin.

Darwin Airport to Darwin City 12 kms / approx. driving time 15 minutes.

Day 2: Darwin. Overnight Darwin.

Optional Add-On: Tiwi Islands Aboriginal Cultural Tour. Full Day Tour.

Optional Add-On: Darwin Harbour Sunset Dinner Cruise.

Day 3: Kakadu. Overnight Kakadu.

Darwin to Kakadu 254 kms / approx. driving time 3 hours.

Day 4: Kakadu. Overnight Kakadu.

Optional Add-On: Yellow Water Billabong Cruise. Half Day Tour.

Optional Add-On: Kakadu Scenic Flight. Half Day Tour.

Day 5: Katherine. Overnight Katherine.

Kakadu to Katherine 304 kms / approx. driving time 3 hours.

Day 6: Katherine. Overnight Katherine.

Optional Add-On: Katherine Gorge Cruise. Half Day Tour.

Optional Add-On: Katherine Gorge Scenic Helicopter Flight. 30 mins.

Day 7: Litchfield. Overnight Litchfield.

Katherine to Litchfield 250 kms. / approx.driving time 2.5 hours.

Day 8: Darwin. Overnight Darwin.

Litchfield to Darwin 105 kms / approx. driving time 1.5 hours.

Day 9: Darwin Airport.

Darwin City to Darwin Airport 12 kms / approx. driving time 15 minutes.