The Litchfield Wanderer is for those who want to join a small team and experience the Top End with friends. This is a personable, flexible and comprehensive experience that will not be easily forgotten.
Ancient stone fringed paths, pristine creeks and water holes fed by cascading waterfalls are the backdrop for your experience. Degree qualified, environmentally responsible Australians are your guides.
Motivated and interesting fellow travellers are your partners.
Anything is possible on the Litchfield Wanderer one day tour from Darwin.
Given the high level of seasonal variability in conditions of the Top End and also some cultural considerations the ethical adventures Litchfield Day Tour – Wanderer also varies through the year.
From May to September
Be on your way from your hotel by around 7.30 am and heading for Berry Springs and the perfect way to start you day. Enjoy homemade mango muffins, tea, coffee, milo whilst partaking of the ancient practice of a waterfall massage !
Having set the scene for the day we then make tracks for the historic village of Batchelor.
Along the way get to know the landscape and history of the Top End as your local guide lets you in on the past and present before arriving at Batchelor Town.
Here we take the time to enjoy the Batchelor museum which showcases many personal stories of the people and events which shaped the NT and Australia as a whole.
It is also the perfect spot to have our gourmet BBQ in perfect harmony and privacy.
Following this we we enter Litchfield National Park and begin to discover why this is the most popular park in the Territory. Full of places to visit our list to choose from includes the iconic Cathedral and Magnetic Termite mounds, Wangi Falls, Tolmer Falls, Florence Falls, Buley Rockhole and Tabletop Wetland.
Ample opportunity here to go for a stroll along the rainforest shaded creeks or just sit and relax. If bush survival is of interest let us introduce you to some of the native plants and their uses also … plenty to do and see !
Whatever you want it is here.
From September to May
Rise and shine and be ready for a 7.00 am pickup from your Darwin accommodation.
Up early to get us straight out to Litchfield National Park and on to some of those magical short walks possibly ending in your own swimming hole ! Enjoy a plunge pool or two or try your hand at swimming under a waterfall. There is plenty of adventure on this tour.
Spend the day exploring the best of what the national park has to offer. This includes a visit to the bottom of Florence Falls for a swim, snorkel or relaxation, monsoon forest walk, wildlife spotting, giant termite mounds and magnetic termites, Buley Rockhole, Tolmer Falls, Wangi Falls and unique feature of Tabletop Wetland.
With ample time for photos, relaxation and reflection you will be back at your Darwin accommodation around 5 pm.
Be prepared for a personal, intimate introduction to the Top End
- Small team size (min. 6- max. 10)
- Morning / afternoon tea
- Exploration of Litchfield National Park
- Waterfalls, walks & photo opportunities
- Home prepared snacks and refreshments (mango muffins, chocolate wattleseed biscuits and more)
- Education (history, culture, bush foods & medicines)
- Qualified local eco-friendly Australian guide
Pick-up + drop-off from your accommodation
Qualified Australian local guide
Fresh cool water refills & delicious lunch options
Insect repellent + sunscreen
Complimentary end of year photo ebook
Access to reports and relevant information sources
☐ Water bottle
☐ Comfortable walking shoes
☐ Swimwear & Towel
Dietary restrictions can be catered for with prior consent and knowledge.