3 Day – Kakadu Private Tour

Sugarbag Safaris offers tailor-made private 3 day tours of Kakadu National Park.

On a Sugarbag Safaris tailor-made private 3 day Kakadu tour, you can 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.

With over 22 years’ experience leading tours in Kakadu and the Top End of the Northern Territory, your guide and owner of Sugarbag Safaris, Hamish, brings a wealth of knowledge about the region and will work with you to create that perfect itinerary suited to your specific interests. Then all you have to do is keep your eyes open, so you don’t miss a thing!

Just some of the 3-day Kakadu tour highlights.

Hike into Jim Jim Gorge and be rewarded with spectacular views and a well-deserved swim.

Wonder through the ancient sandstone outcrops of Ubirr while viewing some of the best Aboriginal Rock Art in the world.

Explore Corroboree Billabong on a wildlife boat tour of the Mary River wetlands with Wetland Cruise’s

Drift off to sleep in your comfy custom-made swag, under the spectacular star-filled night sky.

Day 1 – Darwin to Kakadu National Park

  • Pick up Darwin CBD 6.30am.

Travelling towards Kakadu, our first stop is Corroboree Billabong, for a wildlife boat cruise. While cruising the Mary River wetlands, you get the chance to see saltwater crocodiles, and a fantastic variety of birdlife in their natural habitats, all while learning about the vital ecosystem they share.
  • After lunch, we’re off to Ubirr, we wander through ancient sandstone outcrops, viewing paintings depicting traditional Aboriginal people’s way of life over countless generations,

Climb to the top of Ubirr, where you get amazing panoramic views of the massive flood plains and Stone country of Kakadu and Arnhem Land.
  • Camping under the stars and dinner cooked on the campfire. (BLD) Managed Camping Area

Day 2 – Kakadu National Park

  • Today we’re up early before taking to the dirt roads, for our 4WD adventure into Jim Jim gorge. We make our way over to Jim Jim Gorge, following the walking track through monsoon forest brings you to the base of the falls, a great chance for a refreshing swim surrounded by the towering cliffs of the Jim Jim Gorge.
  • After lunch, we visit Burrungkuy (Nourlangie Rock), one of the significant Aboriginal rock art sites in Kakadu.
    Here you can learn how Aboriginal people lived in this area through changing times. Environmental and social changes are reflected in the rock art and in the ground, where archaeologists have uncovered over 20,000 years of Aboriginal occupation.
  • Camping under the stars and dinner cooked on the campfire. (BLD) Managed Camping Area

Day 3 – Kakadu National Park

  • After breakfast, we head off towards Maguk (Barramundi Gorge). We walk into the Gorge following Barramundi Creek, through majestic paperbark trees. As we cross the creek, heading towards the waterfall, keep an eye out for the many the different species of fish, (Barramundi, Long Tom, Black Bream and Archer Fish. Just to name a few) at the end of the walk you can cool off in the plunge pool below the falls.
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After lunch, we head down to the southern end of Kakadu to Gunlom, this waterfall and swimming spot made famous in the movie Crocodile Dundee.
  • Camping under the stars and dinner cooked on the campfire. (BLD) Managed Camping Area

Katherine river looks amazing from up here.
Thanks @helispirit for the cracking flights, was amazing to see all 13 gorges.
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“Shake your tail-feather”
My first Rainbow Pitta at Ikoymarrwa, what a great start to the day.
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My guys off on an adventure over Jim Jim and Twin Falls. I can’t wait to see their photos. 🚁 🤠
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Motorcar falls is still looking amazing, and was a great place to cool off today.
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I always love it when I get to show people these beautiful grasshoppers.
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What a find, the Black-headed Python is my all time favourite snake. This has to be one of the best ways to start the day. 🐍 #aspiditesmelanocephalus #blackheadedpython #seekakadu #sugarbagsafaris 🤠
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What a great start to the day with the billy on the boil at Mt Bundy Station. 🐃 #mtbundystation #whilethebillyboils #sugarbagsafaris 🤠
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Motorcar Falls was a tad on the chilly side this morning, starting to think the dry is just about here. #motorcarfalls #yurmikmik #seekakadu #sugarbagsafaris 🤠
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How amazing does this look? Jim Jim Falls turning it on. #jimjimfalls #r44 #seekakadu #sugarbagsafaris 🚁🤠
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Tolmer Falls in Litchfield was looking amazing after the recent rains.
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This has to be the best place to be when it starts raining at Ubirr. #seekakadu #wetseason #ubirr #sugarbagsafaris 🤠
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Motorcar Falls was pumping after the resent monsoonal rains. 🤠
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The perfect Christmas tree from Kakadu, decorated with a cloud of Leichhardt’s grasshoppers.
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star rating  We just had the most amazing experience travelling with Hamish from Sugarbag safaris around Kakadu in the Northern Territory. His knowledge of the area is extraordinary. Travelling on a... read more

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April 1, 2021

star rating  We booked Sugarbag Safaris to take us places that we couldn't get to on our own. Turned out to be so much more than expected. Hamish was able... read more

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