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​Yurmikmik Walks: a Kakadu wet season favourite

​Yurmikmik Walks: a Kakadu wet season favourite

Posted on 19 October, 2019 in Wet Season, Kakadu, Hiking

The four interconnected trails traversing Kakadu National Park’s southern Yurmikmik region are not for the faint-hearted, especially in the heat of the wet season. There is one shorter 30 minute walk but the rest are much longer and more difficult. Accessible all year ‘round, these trails are most enjoyable in the ​wet season when the creeks, plunge pools and waterfalls have been topped up by the tropical summer rains. So, if monsoon rainforest-lined paths, secluded swimming holes and woodland wildlife spotting sound good to you, read on to find out more about Yurmikmik Walks, which are possibly one of Kakadu’s best-kept secrets (and an essential part of any Kakadu wet season itinerary!)...

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When is the best time to visit Kakadu?

When is the best time to visit Kakadu?

Posted on 24 July, 2019 in Kakadu, Tours, Wet Season, Top End Locations

The timing of your Kakadu tour will have a massive impact on what you see and experience in Australia’s largest National Park, where the landscapes are entirely dictated by the seasons. To non-Aboriginal people, there are two main seasons in the Northern Territory’s Top End region, where Kakadu is located: the wet and the dry. Not a fan of the heat? The dry is probably the best time of the year to head to Kakadu for you. Prefer solitude? Travel to Kakadu in the wet and it’ll feel like you have this grand expanse all to yourself. Although we think any time is a great time to visit the park, we’ve weighed up the pros and cons of each season for you below to help you plan your trip to Kakadu...

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5 Day Litchfield, Katherine, Kakadu & Arnhem Land Tour

5 Day Litchfield, Katherine, Kakadu & Arnhem Land Tour

Posted on 03 June, 2019 in Kakadu, Katherine, Litchfield, Arnhem Land, Tours, Wet Season, Rock Art, Wildlife, Luxury

Departing in May only, this new tour is for people looking to experience the most famous parts of the Top End while travelling in a small, intimate group (maximum of 6 guests). Your expert Venture North tour guide/driver will show you all the popular (and lesser known) spots and give you the insiders guide to the history and culture of the region. You'll see plenty of wildlife and get to enjoy some glamping in Kakadu and a touch of luxury at Katherine Gorge...

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Things To Do In Darwin In The Wet Season

Things To Do In Darwin In The Wet Season

Posted on 17 October, 2018 in Darwin, Wet Season

Darwin is a great place to visit in the wet season if you are prepared for a bit of heat, humidity and some rain. This time of year is famous for it's epic lightning storms, pumping waterfalls, bulging rivers systems and lush, green National Parks. 'The Wet', as we Territorians call it, officially runs from the start of November to the end of April. In the wet season you'll see the Top End at the mercy of mother nature...

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Kakadu and Arnhem Land Wildlife Tours

Kakadu and Arnhem Land Wildlife Tours

Posted on 12 February, 2016 in Arnhem Land, Birdwatching, Cobourg, Kakadu, Wildlife, Wet Season

Kakadu National Park and Arnhem Land are home to some of the most bio-diverse landscapes in the world. These two regions combined take up approximately 120,000 square kilometres. With so much country to cover and so many places to visit, where to begin? From access to wildlife hot spots, here's some local knowledge to get you started.

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