Top First Nations Multi-Day Tours in the Northern Territory

Explore the rich culture and stunning landscapes of the Northern Territory with our selection of First Nations multi-day tours. From the iconic Kakadu National Park and Katherine Gorge to the hidden gems of Litchfield National Park, these tours offer an authentic and immersive experience. 

These tours offer insight into the cultural heritage of the First Nations people of Central Australia. They encompass First Nations traditional cultural experiences, in particular the Bininj/Mungguy Aboriginal people and Jawoyn culture in Kakadu National Park and Anangu people in Uluru as well as the Marranunggu, Koongurrukun, Werat, and Warray Aboriginal people in Litchfield National Park.

Join us for an epic adventure on these First Nations multi-day tours in the Northern Territory.

First Nations Multi-Day Tours You Should Book Now

Autopia Tours: Kakadu and Katherine Experience

Kakadu & Katherine Gorge

Explore Kakadu and Katherine in this guided tour filled with cultural and natural highlights. Begin in Darwin, visit wetlands and spot wildlife before entering Kakadu National Park. See ancient Aboriginal rock art at Ubirr Rock and join the Guluyambi Cultural Cruise on the East Alligator River.

Visit Bowali & Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centres and see more rock art at Burrungkuy. Travel to Katherine for a cruise through Nitmiluk Gorge, swim in the picturesque Edith Falls and enjoy local art at the Top Didj Gallery. 

4 Day Tours From Darwin:

Kakadu to Litchfield Camping

Explore the stunning Kakadu National Park and Litchfield National Park on this multi-day tour. Start with a wildlife cruise on the Mary River Wetlands, spotting crocodiles and birdlife. Visit the Kakadu Aboriginal Cultural Centre and see ancient Aboriginal rock art at Ubirr Rock and Burrungkuy.

Enjoy swimming in pristine plunge pools and waterfalls at Barramundi Gorge or Jim Jim Falls. Admire the unique magnetic termite mounds and cool off in the pools of Litchfield National Park.

3 Days From Darwin:

Autopia Tours: Kakadu to Litchfield 4WD Camping
Autopia Tours: Kakadu Katherine Gorge Litchfield 4WD Camping Adventure, top First Nations Tour in Northern Territory
Autopia Tours: Kakadu Katherine Gorge Litchfield 4WD Camping Adventure

Kakadu, Katherine Gorge & Litchfield Camping

On this tour, you’ll start in Darwin and head to Kakadu National Park, exploring the Bowali Visitor Centre and Ubirr Rock’s ancient Aboriginal art. Enjoy wildlife spotting on a Mary River Wetlands cruise, and hike to stunning waterfalls like Jim Jim Falls. Discover Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) rock art and relax at Barramundi Gorge. In Katherine, you’ll cruise through Nitmiluk National Park’s dramatic gorge, and swim at Edith Falls. Finish in Litchfield National Park, visiting termite mounds and cooling off in plunge pools before returning to Darwin. 

5 Days From Darwin:

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Darwin to Uluru

Starting in Darwin, you’ll drive to Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, a lush wetland filled with birdlife, before cruising the Adelaide River to see crocodiles up close. In Kakadu National Park, visit Ubirr Rock to marvel at ancient Aboriginal rock art. Continue to Katherine for a serene sunrise cruise on Yellow Water billabong and swim at Maguk (Barramundi Gorge) and Edith Falls.

You’ll head to Tennant Creek, stopping at iconic roadhouses, and marveling at the Devil’s Marbles before reaching Alice Springs. Explore the historic telegraph station, stroll through Todd Mall, and join on a thrilling 4WD adventure at Kings Canyon. Witness the sunrise over Uluru and Kata Tjuta, hike through Walpa Gorge, and learn about the Anangu people’s traditions at the Uluru Cultural Centre.

8 Day Darwin to Uluru, Top Northern Territory Tour
8 Day Darwin to Uluru
Kakadu Art, Kakadu Waterfalls, Katherine Gorge & Edith Falls, Top Northern Territory Tour
Kakadu Art, Kakadu Waterfalls, Katherine Gorge & Edith Falls

Kakadu Art, Kakadu Waterfalls, Katherine Gorge & Edith Falls

Explore the Northern Territory on a 3-day personalised tour. Start with birdwatching and breakfast at Fogg Dam. Visit Mamukala, Nourlangie, Ubirr, and Cahills Crossing for rich cultural experiences.

Choose between a Yellow Water Cruise or a hike to Jim Jim Falls. Discover Pine Creek, Katherine, Edith Falls, and the Adelaide River War Cemetery. End with a stunning sunrise at Katherine Gorge. 

Kakadu, Katherine Gorge, Mataranka & Litchfield

Your tour begins at Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve and Mamukala, where birdlife thrives in the wetland habitats. Explore Nourlangie Rock’s ancient Aboriginal art and visit Ubirr for panoramic views. You’ll choose between Jim Jim Falls or Yellow Water billabong on day two, followed by a visit to Maguk’s serene waters.

Explore Pine Creek’s gold rush history and enjoy a soak at Katherine’s hot springs. Cruise Katherine Gorge at sunrise, then relax at Mataranka Thermal Pools. Discover Edith Falls before paying respects at Adelaide River War Cemetery. Explore Litchfield’s wonders before concluding at Wangi Falls and Berry Springs.

Kakadu, Katherine Gorge, Mataranka & Litchfield, Top Northern Territory tour
Kakadu, Katherine Gorge, Mataranka & Litchfield
4WD Kakadu Adventure - Camping (June - Sept), Top Northern Territory tours
4WD Kakadu Adventure - Camping (June - Sept)

4WD Kakadu Adventure – Camping (June – Sept)

Start your 3-day adventure with a pickup in Darwin, heading to Kakadu National Park. Begin with a wildlife cruise on Corrobboree Billabong to see crocodiles and diverse birdlife, followed by a picnic lunch near the East Alligator River. Explore Ubirr’s rock art and climb for panoramic views of the Nardab floodplains. Enjoy a relaxing evening around the campfire at Mardugal Billabong.

The next day, you’ll take a 4WD trip to Jim Jim Falls for a swim. Visit Burrungkuy to learn about dreamtime stories and rock art, and hike to Gunwhardewharde lookout for stunning views. Explore the Warradjan cultural centre before returning to camp. On the final day, you’ll hike to Maguk for a swim, then head to Gunlom Falls for a dip in the natural infinity pools.

These are some of the best First Nations multi-day tours in the Northern Territory. These tours are top-rated because offer authentic experiences led by knowledgeable guides. It’s an immersive way to explore the NT!

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