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Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel

Marrawuddi Arts and Culture

Marrawuddi Arts and Culture

Marrawuddi Arts, in the heart of Kakadu National Park, is owned and run by the Mirarr Traditional Owners through their representative organisation the Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation (GAC). All artworks in Marrawuddi are created by Bininj (Aboriginal people) from Kakadu and the surrounding country. Marrawuddi is a proud member of the Indigenous Art Code meaning customers can have confidence that all trades through Marrawuddi are fair and ethical, between artist and dealer. All Marrawuddi artists are paid a transparent and fair price for their work.
Jim Jim Falls

Jim Jim Falls

Whether they are raging with water or reduced to a mere trickle, the majestic Jim Jim Falls are a sight to behold at the end of a challenging four-wheel drive track in the southern escarpment country of Kakadu National Park. Jim Jim Falls is an imposing 200 metre high waterfall. See it from the air during the tropical season when water roars over the drop and the road is impassable. Take the challenging drive in the dry when the falls are reduced to a trickle to get up close. Marvel at the contrast between the red ochre of the Arnhem…
Warradjan Cultural Centre

Warradjan Cultural Centre

Developed by the Aboriginal traditional owners of Kakadu, Warradjan is located just 1km from Cooinda Lodge Kakadu and should be a ‘must see’ for all visitors to the region. The displays include artefacts that illustrate the stories that the traditional owners wish to share with visitors. The Centre mixes contemporary techniques – such as videos – to cover various subjects, ranging from personal histories to bush tucker. The gallery shop sells a range of arts and crafts including traditional Didgeridoos local artwork, books and cards. Let them share their story with you, through an interactive and educational experience that brings…
Bowali Visitor Centre

Bowali Visitor Centre

Before you start exploring Kakadu National Park, get familiarised by exploring the Bowali Visitor Centre. It's a great first-stop on your Kakadu adventure. Our staff are on hand to answer questions and help plan your walks and activities. Spend an hour at the interpretive centre where you can watch a 25 minute video presentation to help you gain a greater understanding of Kakadu's landscape and moods. Videos are shown on the half hour giving different perspectives on Kakadu and its international significance. You’ll find the Anmak An-me Café here to enjoy a refreshment or a bite to eat. There’s also…
Nanguluwurr Rock Art Site and Walk

Nanguluwurr Rock Art Site and Walk

Nanguluwurr rock art site and walk is a pleasant walk through woodlands leading to a quiet art site with fascinating Aboriginal rock art in Kakadu National Park. Allow two hours for the 3.4 kilometre round trip along the easy to moderate grade track. As you pass through the woodlands, keep a keen eye out for the rarely seen white-throated grass wren. Take your time exploring the wide range of subjects and styles. There are hand stencils, dynamic figures in large headdresses carrying spears and boomerangs, and representations of Namandi spirits and mythical figures, including Alkajko, a female spirit with four…
Kubara Pools Walk

Kubara Pools Walk

Kubara pools walk is an idyllic walk through savanna woodlands, sandstone country and monsoonal rainforest. Accessible year round, the floral display changes with the seasons. Lillies and orchids are on show during the tropical wet, and early in the dry season several eucalypt species, grevilleas and swamp bloodwoods show off in yellow, orange and crimson-red hues. The Kubara pools walk is most popular during the wet season. Take a picnic lunch and spend the day here for an unforgettable date with Kakadu. Kubara is found nine kilometres in on the first road to the right after the Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) carpark.…
Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) rock art site

Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) rock art site

The walls of the Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) rock art site, in World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park, have served as a shelter and canvas for thousands of years. The paintings are a window to a rich spiritual tradition and can be reached by the circular 1.5 kilometre Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) rock art walk. In the dry season, hear a park ranger speak this about ancient gallery and the relationship of the local people to their country and beliefs. In the main (Anbangbang) gallery you’ll see the Creation Ancestor Namondjok, and the Creation Ancestor Namarrkon, the Lightning Man. Climb to the Kunwarddewardde Lookout, and…
Anbangbang Billabong

Anbangbang Billabong

Enjoy this relaxing circular walk around Anbangbang Billabong, with (Burrungkuy) Nourlangie forming an impressive backdrop to this beautiful area. It's a great opportunity to experience the sights and sounds of the billabong, and see the array of birdlife that calls this area home. This is one of Kakadu's most attractive billabongs. 2.5 km loop | Allow 1 hour See it: July to November during the dry season 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.
Badbong Wodjmeng Sandstone River Walk

Badbong Wodjmeng Sandstone River Walk

The Badbong Wodjmeng sandstone river walk, a 6.5-kilometre marked circular walk takes you through the rainforest, stone country, flood plains and escarpments of Kakadu National Park. Follow the trail past Catfish Creek, flood plains, billabongs, sandstone outliers and the East Alligator River. It is graded moderate and generally takes up to four hours to complete. Along this walk you're likely to spot lavender-flanked wrens and peregrine falcons. This country has its own distinct plant species mixed with more widespread species, which is continually changing with the seasons. The trackhead is located not far along the road to Ubirr in the…
Nawurlandja Lookout Walk

Nawurlandja Lookout Walk

Nawurlandja Lookout offers world-class views across Anbangbang Billabong to Burrungkuy (Nourlangie Rock) and the Arnhem Land escarpment. The vistas are impressive all year round. Whether you venture out first thing in the morning or late in the afternoon, you won’t be disappointed. This peaceful spot is a great place to sit and take in the scenery at sunset or watch dramatic storms roll in during the tropical summer. 600 m return | 40 minutes See it: All year round A park pass is required to enter Kakadu National Park. Save time on your holiday and purchase your Kakadu park pass…
Manngarre Rainforest Walk

Manngarre Rainforest Walk

Follow the Manngarre (Marn-narr-ay) Walk through monsoon rainforest and along the East Alligator River in the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. The walk comprises three interconnected loops ranging from 600 metres to 1.5 kilometres in length. Follow the path through rainforest to an elevated viewing platform that overlooks the river. For more information about the surroundings, you can join the guided walk that departs from the information shelter at the boat ramp on the East Alligator River on Fridays. The Manngarre Walk is graded easy and takes about one hour for the longest loop. These walks may be closed due…
Injalak Arts – Border Store

Injalak Arts – Border Store

Injalak Arts at the Border Store is an ethical place to buy authentic Indigenous art in Kakadu National Park. The outlet sells paintings on bark and paper, weavings and sculpture as well as hand-screen printed fabric lengths. Indigenous artists will be on site giving demonstrations of how paintings and weavings are made. Customers of Injalak Arts at Border Store are safe in the knowledge that their purchases are contributing to an Indigenous-Owned charitable non-profit organisation. Injalak Arts plays a central role in the artistic and cultural life of traditional Aboriginal artists living in remote communities in western Arnhem Land. Injalak…
Nanguluwurr Rock Art Walk

Nanguluwurr Rock Art Walk

Nanguluwurr art site walk is a peaceful walk through woodlands, leading to a cool, quiet Aboriginal rock art site. Nanguluwurr was a major camping site for Aboriginal people. Here you’ll find paintings covering many different styles, including hand stencils, food sources like fish and turtle, a fantastic example of ‘contact art’, a painting of a two-masted sailing ship (lugger). Sit and ponder why there is a painting of a sailing ship some 90 kms inland and nowhere near a waterway! Then learn about female spirit Algaihgo and why you should heed the messages from the dream time. 3.4 km return…
Ubirr

Ubirr

Ubirr is one of Kakadu National Park's two most famous Aboriginal rock art galleries. The galleries can be viewed by following an easy 1 kilometre circular walking track. Climb the moderately steep 250 metre track to a rocky outlook with views across the floodplains. Time your visit for a spectacular and unforgettable tropical sunset from the top. There are three main sites of rock art to experience at Ubirr. The walk to Ubirr takes about an hour and is 1 kilometre via a circular walking track from the car park. The climb to the lookout takes a further 30 minutes.…
Bowali track

Bowali track

This easy walk starts opposite the Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel in Jabiru, and takes you all the way to the Bowali Visitor Centre. Along the way, you can take in the sights and sounds of the savanna woodlands, and see what hidden gems you discover along the way. Once you reach Bowali Visitor Centre, you can check out the gallery and learn more about Kakadu in the walk through display. 4 km return | 1-1.5 hours return See it: All year round A park pass is required to enter Kakadu National Park. Save time on your holiday and purchase your…
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