Waterfalls, escarpments, aboriginal rock-art, crocodiles and exotic bird life. Only 2.5 hours from Darwin, Kakadu will change how you see the world.
Covering nearly 20,000 square kilometres of exceptional natural beauty and unique biodiversity, Kakadu National Park is teeming with wildlife, home to important Aboriginal rock art sites, and takes in diverse and exotic landscapes. This has earned it a World Heritage listing for both its cultural and natural values. Kakadu is a wild place, and its landscapes undergo spectacular changes throughout the year.
Bininj/Mungguy people have lived on and cared for this country for 50,000 years. Come to marvel at some of the park's prolific rock art, and get a sense of one of the longest historical records of any group of people on earth. As you explore you will see a sample of the more than 2,000 plant species, a quarter of Australia's freshwater fish species and more than a third of its birds that are resident in the park. Join a cruise to see saltwater crocodiles, and go mad with the camera at sunrise and sunset. Challenge yourself to tackle one of the extensive network of four-wheel drive and bushwalking trails.
Kakadu is three hours' from Darwin on the Nature's Way tourism drive.
via Arnhem and Kakadu Highways, Kakadu, Northern Territory, 0822, Australia
If you're after a unique experience celebrating cultural diversity, community or wildlife, then planning a visit to Kakadu to check out one of our festivals may be just what you are after.
Enter a realm of unspoiled landscapes, ancient culture and cascading waterfalls. Kakadu National Park is one of the world's last true wilderness frontiers, with the rare distinction of being World Heritage-listed for both cultural and natural values.
Kakadu National Park is home to one third of Australia's bird species, with at least 60 species found in the wetlands alone.
Welcome to a land where ancient indigenous culture lives on into the present. For more than 40,000 years, Aboriginal peoples have lived in Kakadu and Arnhem Land, painting their stories onto the rocks.
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