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Motor Car Falls walk

Parks Australia has announced re-opening plans for Kakadu National Park, with visitors to be welcomed into selected sites around the park from Friday, 19 June 2020.

Please visit the website to confirm which sites you will be able to enjoy during your next trip to Kakadu.

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This walk follows an historic vehicle track. In 1946 Paul Allmich, an old tin miner, was the first to drive to this country. He only got his Chevrolet truck as far as Motor Car Creek. The bridge there was built later. Near the start of the Motor Car Falls walk is witj (turkey bush). During the dry season you may notice these pink-flowered shrubs with scale-like leaves in other parts of the park. The hard timber of straight witj stems makes good spears.

Motor Car Creek is surrounded by lush monsoon forest and is a shady retreat. You may see lawurrk (banded fruitdove) feeding in this forest.

7. 5 km return | 4 hours Moderate walk on a marked track.

A park pass is required to enter Kakadu National Park. Save time on your holiday and purchase your Kakadu park pass online before you leave home.

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