Top End Express
4 Day Darwin to Darwin Self Drive
3 NIGHT Package

There’s no better way to discover than on a self-drive holiday. Travelling by road is undoubtedly one of the best ways to explore and our selection of hand-crafted itineraries will take you to some of the most popular locations. Each itinerary incorporates car hire, and local experiences, along with a personalised Co-Pilot Kit to assist you along the way.

Make your next road trip truly memorable with one of our Self-Drive Holidays.



Day 1: Darwin to Kakadu National Park – 210km
Collect your vehicle from Darwin and travel on the Arnhem Highway towards Kakadu National Park. Stop along the way to visit Fogg Dam and Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre. Stay the next two nights at Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel.

Day 2: Kakadu National Park
You have a full day at leisure to explore Kakadu. Sights to see today include a visit to Nourlangie Rock and Ubirr Rock, or an optional scenic flight. Aboriginal rock art in this area is very well preserved and accessible. 

Day 3: Kakadu National Park to Katherine – 310km
This morning you are booked on a 90 minute Yellow Jabiru Waters Cruise. After your cruise call into the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre before leaving Kakadu to travel to Katherine. This afternoon is at leisure to explore Katherine. Overnight at ibis Styles Katherine.

Day 4: Katherine to Darwin – 316km
Best seen from the water, enjoy a two hour Katherine Gorge cruise this morning before making your way back to Darwin.

  • 3 nights accommodation

  • 4 days car rental with GPS

  • Co-pilot self drive kit 

  • Yellow Water Cruise

  • Nitnit Dreaming 2 Gorge Cultural Cruise


  • See Aboriginal rock art sites at Nourlangie and Ubirr in Kakadu National Park

  • Cruise along the Yellow Waters Billabong and Katherine Gorge

  • Stop in at Fogg Dam and Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre