Natural Focus Safaris

Top End Highlights – 11 Days

Overview – Top End Highlights

This jam-packed Top End Highlights holiday takes in the Northern Territory’s greatest attractions, from untamed wilderness and ancient Aboriginal art to the awe-inspiring Red Centre. Travel from Nitmiluk’s marvellous Katherine Gorge to rarely visited Arnhemland, where one of the oldest living cultures on earth continues to flourish. Look for crocodile, kangaroo and buffalo on the pristine Mary River floodplains, before taking in the country’s only tropical capital. Cap off your Top End Highlights adventure in Australia’s crimson heart.

This Top End Highlights itinerary is simply an example illustrating how we can tailor the perfect experience to suit your travelling style, budget and interests.

We can design this trip to suit your specific requirements
Any aspect of the itinerary can be customised, from excursions to accommodation

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Dining at Uluru
Bamurru Plains
Davidson’s Arnhem Land Safaris Eco Lodge

Top End Highlights Sample Itinerary

Accommodation Options

Private Tour Sample Itinerary
11 Days/10 Nights
Departs ex Nitmiluk

Route Map

Top End Highlights
  • Nitmiluk National Park and marvellous Katherine Gorge
  • Mt Borradaile, home to ancient Aboriginal art galleries
  • Insight into age-old Yolngu culture and traditions
  • A unique luxury eco-lodge amid complete wilderness
  • Fishing and boating on the prolific Mary River floodplain
  • Incomparably diverse bird, animal and plant life
  • Darwin, the country’s only tropical capital
  • Poignant military heritage sites and wildlife-rich urban reserves
  • Ever-changing Uluru
  • Opportunity to visit stunning Kings Canyon or Kata Tjuta

Getting There

The closest airport to Nitmiluk National Park is Katherine. There are tri-weekly scheduled flights from Darwin to Katherine airport. Alternatively, private charter flights from Darwin can be arranged. It is also possible to self-drive from the Territory capital; the journey takes approximately 3.5 hours.


Find out more about the destinations featured in this sample itinerary.

Combine With

This sample adventure concludes at Ayers Rock airport, which has regular flights to most major Australian capitals, mostly via Alice Springs. If you’re interested in seeing Queensland as well, our consultants can extend your trip to encompass the Great Barrier Reef and the many attractions of Queensland’s Tropical North, including the primeval Daintree Rainforest, or beautiful Brisbane and the Scenic Rim.

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