Kakadu Wet Season

Katherine, Litchfield and Kakadu Wet Season Tour

Some rain, humidity and heat all create the perfect atmosphere for adventure in Darwin and just on the doorstep is some of the Northern Territory’s best bush land and National Parks. The wet season brings out the area’s most exotic features such as roaring waterfalls, bulging rivers, national parks a riot of greenery and those oh so exciting lightning storms. Better known locally as ‘The Wet Season’ and as the time of year that brings out more wildlife, fauna and fauna. The seasons traditionally runs from November to April but at most times of year, you can visit most areas. The locals love it and you should too. Below is a few recommended places to visit in the NT wet season’ travel guide to exploring Litchfield National Park, Katherine and Kakadu National Parks.

Kakadu in the wet season

Day 1: Enjoy the Allures of Litchfield National Park

Take a 4WD drive down to the park for loads of hiking across lush and rustic territory, while plenty of bathing is on the cards at Florence Falls, Buley Rockhole and Tolmer Falls. Do check out the Magnetic Termite Mounds too consider, accommodation for the night in Pine Creek.

Day 2: Explore Katherine

From Pine Creek, you can journey to Katherine, along the way are plenty of treats; stop at Edith Falls for a refresher, before heading out to the heavenly Katherine Hot Springs for some wellness therapy. Treat the culture buff in you with a stop at Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre and stop for the night close to beautiful Katherine Gorge.

Day 3: Discover the Best of Katherine and Kakadu

Take a cruise through Katherine Gorge and continue you 4WD journey heading out to rustic Kakadu National Park a real beaut to explore, especially in the rainy season. On your first day there, plan to swim in Molin Rockhole and explore the Yurmik Region.

Day 4: Relish Kakadu

Wake up early and be a part of a ‘sunrise wetlands cruise’ across the Yellow Water Billabong. Later head over to the Warradjan Aboriginal Culture Centre after which a game of ‘croc spotting’ around Cahills Crossing is recommended; oh and don’t forget to explore Ubirr Rock and its famous Rock Art.

Day 5: Nothing but More of Fabulous Kakadu

Make a date with an amazing sunrise at Nawurlandja Lookout point before checking out the rock art galleries of Nourlangie Rock. Finish off in style by chartering a scenic flight tour across the park, which during ‘The Wet’ is a gorgeous green terrain of overflowing rivers, huge lakes and fierce waterfalls.

Unfortunately, Mulgas Adventures don’t run tours in this region but contact our team and we’ll be happy to recommend a tour local tour operator who can help you explore Kakadu in the wet season.

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