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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.

Ubirr

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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