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Kakadu National Park

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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 two and a half hours from Darwin on the Nature's Way tourism drive.

Things to see & do in Kakadu

Activities

  • Galleries Museums and Collections
  • Historical Sites and Heritage Locations
  • Landmarks and Buildings
  • National Parks and Reserves
  • Natural Attractions
  • Parks and Gardens
  • Shopping and Markets

Opening times

Daily, 24 hours. NB. Some areas are inaccessible in the wet season

Entry cost

  • Indicativeprices tickets from $25 to $40
    Dry Season Adults $40.00 Seniors Concession $30.00 Tropical Summer Adults $25.00 Seniors Concession $19.00
  • Child tickets from $12.50 to $20.00
    Dry Season Children 5-15 years $20.00 0-4 years - free Tropical Summer Children 5-15 years $12.50 0-4 years - free

Facilities

  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet

Activities

  • Four Wheel Driving
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Walk
  • Hiking

Accreditation

World Heritage

Map

What's nearby

What's nearby

Explore the NT
Driving routesFlight paths
  • Information

    Activities

    • Galleries Museums and Collections
    • Historical Sites and Heritage Locations
    • Landmarks and Buildings
    • National Parks and Reserves
    • Natural Attractions
    • Parks and Gardens
    • Shopping and Markets

    Opening times

    Daily, 24 hours. NB. Some areas are inaccessible in the wet season

    Entry cost

    • Indicativeprices tickets from $25 to $40
      Dry Season Adults $40.00 Seniors Concession $30.00 Tropical Summer Adults $25.00 Seniors Concession $19.00
    • Child tickets from $12.50 to $20.00
      Dry Season Children 5-15 years $20.00 0-4 years - free Tropical Summer Children 5-15 years $12.50 0-4 years - free

    Facilities

    • Carpark
    • Coach Parking
    • Picnic Area
    • Public Toilet

    Activities

    • Four Wheel Driving
    • Birdwatching
    • Camping
    • Fishing
    • Swimming
    • Walk
    • Hiking

    Accreditation

    World Heritage
  • Map

    Map

    What's nearby

    What's nearby

    Explore the NT
    Driving routesFlight paths

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