Darwin is the only Australian city featured in recently-released Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2012. According to Lonely Planet, Darwin offers a “pumping nocturnal scene, magical markets and restaurants, and world-class wilderness areas just down the road, today Darwin is the triumph of Australia’s Top End”.

Darwin has a relaxed outdoor lifestyle and enjoys warm weather all year round. Perched on a peninsula with sea on three sides, Darwin is an excellent base to explore the natural attractions of World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park, Litchfield and Nitmiluk National Parks, the Tiwi Islands and Arnhem Land.

This morning at around 6.30 am, you’ll depart Darwin. On arrival at Adelaide River War Cemetery, disembark the coach for a stretch of the legs and to pay your respects to the Second World War soldiers and civilians that were killed in the 1942 air raids on Darwin and subsequently laid to rest here
Departing the tropical city of Darwin at 7 am, travel south and ascend the rocky Tabletop Range where dry woodlands and forests dominate the huge sandstone plateau. Along the way, stop to view the giant magnetic termite mounds, some standing well over two metres tall. These amazing natural architect
Depart the tropical city of Darwin and enter World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. Covering some 20,000 square kilometres, Kakadu is Australia’s largest national park. Kakadu’s vast wetlands and ancient escarpment are home to one of Australia’s largest and most diverse bird populations,
Departing Darwin, travel across the Marrakai Plains and journey into World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park, home to a profusion of birds and other native fauna. Covering some 20,000 square kilometres, Kakadu is Australia’s largest national park. Continue by 4WD to Ubirr to see superbly preser