A NatGeo Expedition: Jumping Crocodile Cruise


For our last day in Darwin, we booked a tour called Litchfield Escapes, which took us to the 1500-square kilometer Litchfield National Park. It is one of two well-known parks in Darwin, the other being Kakadu National Park. We heard from locals that Litchfield was better suited for one-day excursions and swimming in waterfalls, while Kakadu had more heritage and cultural activities to explore.

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Discovering Darwin: Crocodiles and Sunsets

IMG_8532For our annual summer vacation, my family and I traveled to Australia. We had gone to Australia the summer before, but left feeling like there was still more to see. This trip, we hit up Darwin, Launceston and Hobart in Tasmania, and Melbourne.

Our first stop was Darwin, at the northern tip of the Australian continent and a four-hour flight from the Philippines. My parents, younger sister and brother, and I arrived in Darwin a few hours before sunrise.

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