What is Kakadu national park famous for?
The park is a living cultural landscape. Its archaeological sites record the skills and way of life of Aboriginal people over tens of thousands of years. Kakadu’s rock art documents Indigenous creation stories and makes up one of the longest historical records of any group of people in the world.
How long is the drive from Darwin to Kakadu?
From Darwin to the Kakadu National Park entry it’s 152 kilometres, which will probably take you about one hour and 45 minutes.
Is Kakadu National Park open to visitors?
Important COVID-19 update – Visitor restrictions COVID-19 safety measures remain in place at Kakadu National Park. The national park remains open, however to minimise risk to our staff, visitors and community, the Bowali Visitor Centre is closed and Ranger-guided activities have ceased, both until further notice.
How old is Kakadu?
More than 65,000 years – we are the oldest living culture on earth.
Is Kakadu being closed?
Kakadu National Park COVID-19 – Frequently asked questions To protect remote communities from COVID-19, Kakadu National Park is closed to visitors and other non-essential travellers until 11.59 pm 18 June 2020. This closure is under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations.
Why is Kakadu closing?
A popular site at World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park will be symbolically closed by traditional owners amid allegations of racism by federally funded Parks Australia.
Why a world heritage visitor centre in Kakadu?
“A World Heritage Visitor Centre is a key project within the Growing Tourism in Kakadu funding package. The vision is for the centre to be iconic with a strong design presence that is appealing to visitors. The centre will be an innovative and inspirational place for visitors to experience their first taste of Kakadu.
Is Kakadu tourism still open?
Kakadu Tourism closes visitor… Kakadu’s largest accommodation and tourism operator, Kakadu Tourism, announced the closure of its facilities from Thursday 26 March. Kakadu Tourism operates accommodation including Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel and Cooinda Lodge and Camping Grounds, as well as Yellow Water Cruises and…
How many species of birds are there in Kakadu National Park?
Yep, that’s right Kakadu National Park is home to over 280 different bird species. To help you discover them on your adventure, you can download the Kakadu Birds app from Parks… Feeling a little salty? So was this guy…a large male saltwater croc cruising past the @yellowwatercruises boat … If you spot a…
What’s new at tastetastes of Kakadu?
Tastes of Kakadu is back and better than ever with a huge range of cultural and culinary events. We’re pleased to announce that the newly-refurbished Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre has re-opened! The Territory Tourism Vouchers are back for a third and final round! Registrations open on 1 February 2021 at 8pm.