SAVANNAH EXPEDITION – Small group tour

Take a Small Group Tour from Darwin to Cairns or Cairns to Darwin on a journey with a maximum of only 22 Guests on this Savannah Expedition with APT.

Call Glenn at The Travellers Hut on 43 63 1699 or visit The Travellers Hut lounge, now located above Vinnies at Kincumber.

DARWIN TO CAIRNS

2021 DEPARTURES

25 May – from $ 8595 per person twin share

09 July SOLD OUT

21 August – from $ 8595 per person twin share

18 August – from $ 7995 per person twin share

DARWIN TO CAIRNS ITINERARY

DAY 1 – Darwin

Dinner

This evening, get to know your fellow travellers, Driver-Guide and Tour Director
during a Welcome Dinner at your hotel. If your flight does not arrive in time for this
dinner, please contact Broome Operations on the above number for Dinner
arrangements.
Stay: Hilton Darwin

DAY 2 – Darwin, Litchfield National Park, Adelaide River

Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Discover Litchfield National Park and visit both Wangi Falls and Florence Falls, set
amongst a monsoon forest. Enjoy a swim a ter lunch before visiting the poignant
and beautifully maintained war cemetery at Adelaide River. Tonight enjoy dinner at
your hotel.
Stay: Katherine, The Mataranka Manor Motel

DAY 3 – Katherine, Mataranka

Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Head to the natural Mataranka Thermal Pool where you can take a dip in the warm,
crystal-clear waters, which are said to have healing properties for aches and
pains. Visit the remote town of Roper Bar and enjoy a cruise along the Roper River.
Discover the mystery that surrounds the death of explore Ludwig Leichardt, who
disappeared with his exploration party in this area in 1848. Later, arrive at Lorella
Springs Wilderness Park.
Stay: Two Nights, Borroloola, Lorella Springs Wilderness Park


DAY 4 – Lorella Springs Wilderness Park – SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Enjoy a highlight of your trip as you take an included helicopter flight over the Lost
City, made up of incredible sandstone formations.
Today, you have a full day to explore the pristine wilderness. Guides from Lorella
Springs will lead you along bush tracks, as well as swim in the waterholes and relax
in the thermal springs. Optional walk from Nanney’s retreat to see Aboriginal
Paintings and Caves, or an a ternoon at leisure.

DAY 5 – Lorella Springs Wilderness Park, Borroloola – SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Board a scenic flight from Borroloola to Adels Grove, take in the breathtaking
landscapes over Leichhardt Country and Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park.
Experience one of the major highlights of your adventure today. Tonight enjoy
dinner at your hotel.
Stay: Two Nights, Mount Isa, Adels Grove

DAY 6 – Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill National Park)

Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner
A fter a guided morning tour around the desert oasis of Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill)fNational Park, take a cruise through the breathtaking Lawn Hill Gorge, awash with
emerald waters, lush vegetation and native wildlife. Continue cruising along tranquil
Lawn Hill Creek before disembarking and enjoying the remainder of the day at
leisure to further immerse yourself in these stunning surrounds.

DAY 7- Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill National Park), Normanton, Karumba
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE
– Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Travel along the Savannah Way towards Liechardt Falls.
Journey to Normanton, then see the famous Purple Pub and Victorian-era railway
station. Stop at Wills Camp 119, before dinner at your hotel tonight.
Stay: Karumba End of the Road Motel

DAY 8 – Karumba, Croydon

Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Journey to the historic goldrush town of Croydon, the heritage capital of the Gulf
and visit the True Blue Interactive Information Centre. Take yourself on a selfguided walking tour of the Croydon town. Enjoy dinner at your hotel tonight.
Stay: Two Nights, Cobbold Gorge Hotel

DAY 9 – Cobbold Gorge

Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Discover Cobbold Gorge, hidden away within a spectacularly rugged sandstone
formation. This morning, enjoy a boat cruise and tour through these narrow
waterways as a guide points out the geological features of this incredible natural
wonder. Remember to keep watch for the freshwater crocodiles. Enjoy an
a ternoon at own leisure, followed by dinner at your hotel.

DAY 10 – Cobbold Gorge, Undara Lava Tubes

Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

A fter breakfast this morning continue to Undara, tour Undara National Park with the
two hour Archway Explorer. Discover the site of the 190,000-year-old Undara Lava
Tubes, a series of underground tunnels formed during a volcanic eruption in the
region. Join a Savannah Guide for an informative tour.
Stay: Undara Experience

DAY 11 – Undara, Millstream Falls, Herberton Historic Town, Cairns

Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Today, travel from Ravenshoe to Herberton and onwards to Cairns. Enjoy a visit
and talk at Woodleigh Station, which is located within the surrounds of the
quintessential Australian bush. Journey to the beautiful tiered waterfall, Millstream
Falls. Later visit Herberton Historic Village before finishing the day in Cairns with a
dinner at your hotel.
Stay: The Marina Cairns, Shangri La Hotel

DAY 12 – Depart Cairns

Breakfast

A fter breakfast the remainder of your day is at leisure.

CAIRNS TO DARWIN

2021 DEPARTURES

May 12 – from $ 8249 per person twin share

June 23 – Sold Out

September 4 – from $ 8249 per person twin share

Call Glenn on 43 63 1699 for the Cairns to Darwin Itinerary.

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