FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The honey has its own unique flavour that can change throughout the year, it is a highly prized food for Aboriginal people who hunt it from wild nest; it’s real bush tucker!
Kakadu National Park entry fee is AUD$40 (GST inclusive) and is valid for 14 consecutive days.
Adult pass | AUD$40
Child (5 – 15) AUS $20
Northern Territory resident | Free
If you are a Territorian you will be asked to produce a current NT driver’s licence or identification that includes your residential address.
Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge) and Litchfield National Park are both free to enter.
Yes, please bring a 1-1.5 Litre bottle to take on your tour.
Tour vehicle carries fresh drinking water so you can top when needed.
May to September average daytime temperatures are usually around 30-32 degrees Celsius.
Late September to November average 35 and over degrees Celsius with high humidity.
Dry season nights on average are around 16-20 degrees Celsius (May-Aug) but it can get as low as 10-12 degrees Celsius in the middle of the year (June-July).
This might not sound cold to some but dropping from 32C during the day to 16C at night, most people feel it.
The late dry season nights can be above 20 degrees Celsius and quite humid (Sep-Nov).
Yes. From May to September the nights can get quite cold, so bring a sleeping bag. It is one of those items that is better to have and not use than to not have and need.
If you don’t have one of your own, you can hire one for AUD$15.00.
Late September can be warm and humid. If you have a sleep sheet or a sarong this can be a great option.
- sturdy walking shoes
- 1-1.5 LTR personal water bottle
- wide brimmed hat
- long sleeve shirt (sun protection)
- light trousers and shirt for nights (insect protection)
- warm jacket (mid year)
- swimming costume (swim shirt – sun protection)
- head lamp or torch
- day pack (for hikes)
- insect repellent.
A swag is an Australian bush bed, made from a foam mattress, bedding and pillow rolled up in a heavy duty canvas, a swag is your home in the bush.
Your swag comes with a pillow, fresh fitted sheet and pillowcase.
“Swags are the furniture of the bush, and neither man nor woman ventures out without one. Slung over the pack pony, hanging from the camel, or thrown into the back of the truck, with a quart-pot dangling from the strap, they stand for house and home and life’s achievement”
Sleep under the stars without the worry of bugs. Simply put your swag inside and watch the stars as you fall asleep- keep an eye out for shooting stars!
Private tours have a minimum age requirement of 7 years of age.
Please feel free to contact me if you would like to know more.
Please advise me of any dietary requirements or special food allergies when booking.
It is licenced for 10 passengers but is restricted to a maximum of 8 passengers.
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