Specialising in personalised private tours of Kakadu National Park and the Top End of the Northern Territory.

If you are looking to get the best out of your tour, well then, Sugarbag Safaris can work with you to customise the tour to your needs to give you on a once-in-a-lifetime exploration through the tropical heart of the Northern Territory. From incredible wildlife to panoramic landscapes, mind-expanding Indigenous rock art to sleeping under a velvet, starlit sky.

With over 22 years’ experience guiding families, small groups and individual travellers, Hamish, your guide and owner of Sugarbag Safaris, can get you to Kakadu’s must-sees, as well as off the well-beaten track to those hidden gems often overlooked.

All this and more on your custom-made 4wd adventure. These tours allow you time to explore and savour the best the Top End has to offer.

Ecotourism Australia – Climate Action

Sugarbag Safaris has been a proud member of Ecotourism Australia since 2012 and has shown an ongoing commitment to sustainable, environmental and cultural responsible tours.

As of 2021, Sugarbag Safaris have proudly partnered with Greening Australia to offset the vehicle emissions generated throughout the year.

By joining one of the private tours on offer, you can be confident that you are helping to minimise the environmental impact generated while on tour.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates – Private Tailor-made Kakadu Tours

May 28

Sugarbag Safaris, through the Northern Territory Goverment has demonstrated commitment to their COVID-19 Safety Plan and is adhering to:

✔ physical distancing measures

✔ health and hygiene principles

Reference Number – COVID19-CHK-652

July 21

Through Tourism Top End, and their partnership with the Australian Tourism Industry Council, Sugarbag Safaris has obtained and implemented the nationally aligned and recognised COVID – 19 clean practising business module. This program was developed in conjunction with Work Safe Australia and the Quality Tourism Framework (QTF).

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    August 20, 2021

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    September 2, 2019

    star rating  You definitely need a guide if you wish to visit the hidden treasure of Bilkbilkmi (Graveside Gorge) and Hamish from Sugarbag Safaris is one of the best. The organization of... read more

    September 1, 2020


Would you like to set your own pace and do your own thing?

Sugarbag Safaris is pleased to offer customised itineraries for your private tour experience.

Explore World Heritage-listed Kakadu, Katherine or Litchfield National Parks; the choice is yours, perfect for your family, a couple, independent traveller or special-interest group.


5 Day – Kakadu Private Tours

Sugarbag Safaris offers tailor-made private 5 day tours of Kakadu National Park.

A Sugarbag Safaris private 5 day Kakadu tour is the perfect way to explore the World Heritage Listed Kakadu National Park as a couple, family, special-interest group or just as an independent traveller, all at your own pace in the comfort of a luxury Toyota LandCruiser.

Take the hassle out exploring Kakadu & let us show you the sites. Sit back, relax and enjoy the vast landscapes.



This cultural and nature-based 5-day private tour is perfect for families or a small group of friends. You can get up close and personal with ancient Aboriginal rock art, views, nature, culture, wildlife, hiking, canoeing and swimming while camping under the stars.

If you would like to experience and explore Litchfield, Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) and World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park then get in touch.



Sugarbag Safaris offers customised one day itineraries for Kakadu National Park. This tour departs from your accommodation in the heart of Kakadu. Your tour is tailored to your interests, allowing a deeper understanding of the rock art or access to a remote waterfall; we cater for the independent traveller, couple, family, or special-interest group.

Eco Certified - Ecotourism - Sugarbag Safaris
Quality Tourism Accredited Business
Respecting Our Culture Certified - Sugarbag Safaris
Kakadu National Park - Sugarbag Safaris
2009 - Winner Outstanding Interpretive Guide - Sugarbag Safaris
2016 Global Sustainable Tourism Council - Sugarbag Safaris
Ecoguide Australia Certified Guide - Sugarbag Safaris