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Art, culture & heritage in Kakadu

Make your way into the cultural heart of Australia and experience a vast and stunning landscape steeped in ancient Aboriginal creation stories.

A journey to the Top End is a journey into the cultural heart of Australia. You’ll meet a vast and stunning landscape that is steeped in ancient Aboriginal creation stories and home to a vibrant indigenous culture.

Located less than 3 hours from Darwin, Australia’s largest National Park – Kakadu National Park is your gateway to explore Aboriginal rock art sites and exotic landscapes teeming with wildlife. Explore on foot, join a cruise or guided tour, spot crocs and birdlife, swim in waterfalls, and discover an ancient and fascinating local Aboriginal culture.

Nourlangie Rock Art Site showcase ancient paintings that are a window to a rich spiritual tradition. With guided and self-guided options available, this ancient gallery is an insight into the local people and their relationship with their country and beliefs.

Nourlangie Rock Art Site

Ubirr is definitely a Kakadu highlight and a wonderful place to visit. Home to one of two major Kakadu rock stars – firstly you can see ancient Aboriginal rock art, followed by an unforgettable sunset from the top of the rocks overlooking the floodplains.


For more information please visit Parks Australia website:

Kakadu National Park

Free ranger talks

Join some of the free activities throughout Kakadu, including daily art site talks, walks, cultural activities and night-time slide shows. They also offer cultural and wildlife tours. Visit the Parks Australia website for further information and tour details.

Parks Australia – free ranger tours

Bowali visitor centre

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