Charter North 4WD Safaris
Charter North 4WD Safaris
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Multi-day Tours4WD, ATV & Off-Road ToursEco ToursHiking & Camping ToursNature & Wildlife Tours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
About
Charter North 4WD Safaris is an accredited tour operator delivering high standard personalised tour experiences around Northern Australia. We create unique, active tour experiences with decades of industry and destination knowledge, professional guiding and luxury 4WD vehicles. Specialising in extended private tours to the Kimberley Region in Western Australia, Kakadu National Park & the Top End, Karijini National Park & the Pilbara, our highly experienced accredited guides, customised itineraries & extensive destination knowledge guarantee that you get the most out of your holiday! Charter North 4WD Safaris are the only operator able to offer our private charter groups our "comfy camping package", providing a custom designed mobile camper trailer with above ground sleeping in "real beds". Our programs are very popular with family groups. Camping or accommodated tours are available. At Charter North, we ensure that you have a fun, safe & educational journey.
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Awards
Travellers' Choice
2023

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Tim B
Beckenham, UK15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
We’re a family of 4 (with two boys aged 9 and 6). We did a 3-day Kakadu tour with Greig (GT).

We had an excellent experience from our initial e-interactions with Alina who was very patient in helping us find the most suitable trip/itinerary (even after we had to make a few adjustments in the lead up) to GT going out of his way to drop us at the airport after the tour to make sure we made our flight! Nothing was too much trouble.

One of the most important benefits to going on a private tour with Charter North was GT knowing how far we could stretch our sons when it came to the hikes and swims. That allowed us to experience more than we would have otherwise done by ourselves, maximising the trip for us all.

The food on tour is excellent - healthy, fresh and varied. Camping in a dome tent in a swag under the stars was stunning.

We saw a lot of self drives when we were on tour but if you want the real experience, with a guide that truly understands the land and its cultural significance, and will explain it to you with real passion, I’d strongly recommend going with Charter North.

Thanks Alina and GT for an incredible trip. It’s one we’ll remember forever.
Written 18 September 2023
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RM
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
We experienced the "real" Australia on our 9 day Kimberley tour with Charter North. It really was the trip of a lifetime through the most incredible country. Absolutely awesome! We couldn't have wished for a more knowledgable, experienced, good-to-be-with guide/host/chef/driver and companion in GT. Sleeping under the stars, reconnecting with nature and the outdoors added to the memorable experience. We loved the trip, thoroughly enjoyed being with GT and would highly recommend Charter North to anyone and everyone!
Written 28 August 2023
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JesseMelissa L
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2023 • Family
We did a five night, six day camping trip with Charter North 4WD Safaris. We went to Kakadu National Park, Nitmiluk National Park, and Litchfield National Park. Our guide, Alina, was AMAZING! She was extremely knowledgeable of the parks, took us to wonderful camping spots, and on amazing hikes to see waterfall and swim holes. And, she prepared the best meals for us as well! The camping gear, 4WD, and trailer equipment was all in excellent condition. We could not have asked for a better camping experience! Our two teenage boys had a wonderful time as well and loved the beautiful sights and wildlife (wallabies, parrots, cockatoos, and dingoes). We were also able to meet and spend time with the other guide, Greig,at waterfalls, and he was wonderful as well. We highly recommend Charter North 4WD for a wonderful experience!
Written 27 August 2023
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Che S
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July 2023 • Family
We, a family of five with three kids (12, 10 and 5) had an amazing 6 days trip to Kakadu, Nitmiluk and Litchfield with G.T. and Charter North a few weeks ago. The communication before the trip was great, and once we met G.T. and hopped in the car early the first day, we started a brilliant camping trip across the beautiful area around Darwin.

G.T. has years and years of experience guiding people in this area and it really shows: whenever we had a question, he could tell us all details about the nature and/or indigenous culture. He also showed us the most important cultural sites and explained the story behind the life of the indigenous population of Australia. G.T. also is a very careful driver, and our children were not car sick for the first time in a long time.

The campsites were well picked and varied between "full facilities" on one end and "no facilities" on the other. Especially the latter was an amazing experience as it felt like we were camping in the middle of nowhere with only stars above and nature around us. Sleeping in swags in dome-tents made it even more special.

Our three kids also really enjoyed the trip and G.T. made sure that we only took on as much walking as was suited for us. Unfortunately, one of the kids was not feeling well most of the trip, otherwise we would have been able to do some more challenging hikes.

The food was great, too, and both breakfast and dinner prepared lovingly on the camp fire. Every day we had a have a different healthy dinner (made from scratch on the open fire!) and it was always tasty. We had barramundi, jacket potatoes, salad and corn on the first night, stirfry the 2nd, pasta bolognese the 3rd, fried rice the 4th and lamb roast the 5th night. Lunch was healthy and filling too: sandwiches or wraps and lots of fruit and veggies. G.T. also continuously checked if we needed something else and made sure to remind us to drink enough water.

The kids loved the campfires and especially roasting marshmallows ;-)

Thanks a lot for the great trip Charter North and especially G.T. 🙏
Written 26 July 2023
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Tedbutt
Brisbane, Australia60 contributions
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June 2023 • Family
My wife and I and 2 university age daughters did the 6 day safari with Alina through Kakadu, Katherine Gorge and Litchfield National Park. It was stunning. The majestic scenery, timeless Indigenous art, gorgeous and totally rejuvenating waterfalls and swimming holes. There was a great mix of camping conditions, from hot showers all the way to ‘here is the shovel, go 30m that way’, all of it sleeping under a bed of stars. Alina - guide/ driver/ cook/ Wonder Woman - was tireless in delivering exemplary service, delicious campfire meals and a wealth of information.
Written 12 July 2023
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Katy T
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June 2023
What an incredible experience. Our family of four (kids 7 and 9) are just back from an amazing 6 day 5 night kakadu experience with Charter North Safaris. It was just magical. The experience and expertise that GT and Alina have in planning a trip like this is quite spectacular. We knew we wanted to see this part of Australia, but with two kids aged 7 and 9, we didn't want to be stuck with a large group as many other operators only take kids 12+ if you want to do any hiking or physical activity. Our family hikes a lot, and so when we found this company and first chatted with GT, there was an ease and I just knew that what we wanted out of the holiday he could deliver. The vehicle was great, we loved camping under the stars, the swimming holes were amazing, the company of GT and Alina was great and they were so wonderful with the kids - especially our daughter's endless questions. They are both so knowledgable about the area, so friendly, patient, practical, organized. The meals cooked over the fire were amazing (lamb roast!!! my 9 year old died and went to heaven with that meal!). I can't recommend them enough, if you are reading this review, just book them. You won't be disappointed and you will get to experience such a wonderful holiday.
Written 27 June 2023
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graham m
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May 2023
We had originally planned to hire a car and do a "do it yourself" trip with another couple through Kakado, Katherine and Litchfield.
Fortunately in the planning we came across Charter North 4WD Safaris and after a number of informative discussions with Greig we signed up for a 4 night/5 day tour and we are glad we did.
The experience was beyond our expectations.
Greig and his wife Alina did everything for us. A comfortable vehicle, 3 excellent meals each day and an itinerary that gave us a unique appreciation of the area.
With over 40 years experience in the region Greig was able to take us to places and provide us with knowledge that the average tourist would not experience.
Greig and Alina were great company and we would highly recommend Charter North to anyone wanting to get a true Northern Australia experience.
Written 21 May 2023
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Mike G
Toowoomba, Australia2 contributions
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Aug 2022 • Friends
We did the 10 day Kimberley Tour with GT as our guide. Only 6 of us on the tour so we were looked after really well. GT was very knowledgeable having spent 25 years in the Kimberley’s. The rock art and walks into the gorges were fantastic. GT is a great cook and many great meals were had around the campfires at night. Can highly recommend Charter North.
Written 22 September 2022
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Bob W
3 contributions
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Aug 2022
I want to record my appreciation of the effort you put into making our holiday a huge success. And in particular I want to commend the contribution made by Bronnie. She was everything we could want of a guide - friendly, knowledgeable, expressive, practical and patient. The kids too found her a load of fun.

We were astounded by the natural beauty and diversity of our various destinations in Kakadu, Nitmiluk and Litchfield, and very happy with the food and camping equipment and choice of campsites. In short could not fault the arrangements. Thank you so much.
Written 21 September 2022
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Supriya S
Makati, Philippines9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Family
I had an amazing 3 days camping trip with my 2 young children (7yo and 10yo).

Spectacular gorges, hikes, crocodiles and historical sites. Just the right mix of relaxation and activity.

Our guide, Joe, was so knowledgeable, flexible with the itinerary and great with kids.
I’d definitely recommend it for anyone coming to Kakadu with kids!
Written 19 September 2022
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