Walking Australia’s Top End – June 2025

10 Nights: Sunday 15 June - Wednesday 25 June 2025

Twin share per person ex Auckland NZD$9,490
Single SupplementNZD$1,690

The Top End of Australia, the northernmost region of the Northern Territory, is a land of stunning contrasts, rich indigenous culture, and awe-inspiring natural beauty. Known for its tropical climate, the Top End features vast wetlands, dramatic gorges, and thundering waterfalls. This walking tour takes you through three of the most iconic national parks in the area: Kakadu, Nitmiluk, and Litchfield.

Your journey begins in Kakadu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site that is both a cultural and natural treasure. Spanning nearly 20,000 square kilometres, Kakadu is home to an astonishing diversity of wildlife, including saltwater crocodiles, wallabies, and over 280 species of birds. As you walk through the park, you'll explore ancient Aboriginal rock art sites at Ubirr and Nourlangie, some of which date back over 20,000 years. The landscapes here range from rugged escarpments to serene billabongs.

Next, the tour takes you to Nitmiluk National Park, renowned for the majestic Katherine Gorge. Nitmiluk, meaning "cicada place" in the Jawoyn language, features 13 gorges carved by the Katherine River. A walking trail along the rim of the gorge provides panoramic views of the deep sandstone walls and the lush greenery below. You'll also have the chance to take a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear waters of Edith Falls, a perfect spot to relax and soak in the natural beauty. The final leg of the tour is Litchfield National Park, famous for its stunning waterfalls and monsoon rainforests. The park's unique magnetic termite mounds, standing like natural monoliths, offer a fascinating glimpse into the ingenuity of nature. This walking tour through the Top End promises to immerse you in the pristine wilderness and ancient cultural heritage of one of Australia's most remarkable regions.


  • The services of an experienced Calder & Lawson Tours tour manager
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • All group transfers
  • Activities and sightseeing tours with local guides as detailed in the itinerary
  • Pre-tour material
  • 10 Nights accommodation (twin share)
  • Luggage transfers between accommodation
  • Tipping
  • Economy class airfares ex Auckland to Darwin return


  • Domestic flights within NZ
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Beverages during included meals, unless specified
  • Surcharge of 1.5% on visa/master card payments, 3% Amex
  • Personal expenses
  • Airline taxes
  • Hotel porterage


Twin share per person ex Auckland NZD$9,490
Single SupplementNZD$1,690

Please contact Calder & Lawson Tours if you are interested in a single occupancy place.

GROUP SIZE Minimum 8, maximum 16





Duration: 10 nights

Depart: Sun 15 Jun 2025

Return: Wed 25 Jun 2025

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