Gubara will closed Thursday 2nd October due to wildfire suppression operations.
Gunlom plunge pool and Ikoymarrwa ( lower Moline Rockhole) are closed to swimming- we have received reports of possible crocodile sightings in these areas.
Park staff are taking all precautions and surveys will be carried out tonight and again tomorrow morning.
We will keep you updated. In the mean time, both areas are open but under no circumstances should people enter the water.
Visitors to the park are advised to stay vigilant around waterways and always keep a safe distance to the water’s edge.
Heavy vehicles will be travelling along the Jim Jim Road over coming days, please drive with caution and turn on your headlights.
Due to cultural reasons some ranger activities in the East Alligator Region may not go ahead. Please check with Bowali Visitor Centre for details.
- Barrk Sandstone and Barrk Malam bushwalks will close 6 October due to extreme heat.
- Road upgrades occurring on the Maguk road at the first creek crossing from Tuesday 16 September. Visitors may experience short delays.
- Twin Falls will be closed from Monday 6 October 2014 for pre-wet season road upgrades. For further details please contact 08 8938 1107.
- No water available at West Alligator Head – please take all water with you.
- Goymarr (Mary River Roadhouse) is closed, only Campground is operating, there is a caretaker working on site. Last fuel stop Pine Creek or Cooinda (150km apart).
Drivers should be aware of the potential presence of crocodiles in water crossings in Kakadu National Park — Do not enter the water and stay inside the vehicle at all times while crossing water bodies in vehicles.
Explore Nourlangie and spend some time marvelling at the timeless rock art and ancient Aboriginal shelter on this 1.5km circular walk.
Combine your visit to Nourlangie Rock with a climb to Nawurlandja Lookout for spectacular views of Nourlangie, the Arnhemland escarpment and Anbangbang Billabong.
|Arnhem Highway||Open||Please note there are currently roadworks in various sections between Bark Hut Inn and Humpty Doo, also from Bark Hut Inn to the Pt Stuart turnoff. Motorists are advised to heed all traffic control.|
|Kakadu Highway||Open||Please note there is no fuel available at Goymarr Road House, you can purchase fuel in Pine Creek or Cooinda Lodge. There have been buffalo sightings on the highway at the southern end of the park, please drive with care.|
|Old Jim Jim Road||Open||4WD Only.|
|South Alligator region|
|Red Lily Billabong||Open||4WD Only.|
|Bucket Billabong||Open||4WD Only.|
|Alligator Billabong||Open||4WD Only.|
|2 Mile Hole Billabong||Open||4WD Only.|
|4 Mile Hole Billabong||Open||4WD Only.|
|West Alligator Head||Open||4WD Only. No water available on-site. Please take all water with you for personal use.|
|Bowali Visitor Centre||Open||Visitor Centre and Tourist Information Services are open from 8am to 5pm daily.|
|Bowali bike and walking track||Open|
|Malabanjbanjdju Tent area||Open|
|Malabanjbanjdju Caravan area||Open|
|East Alligator region|
|Magela Creek (road to Ubirr)||Open|
|Cahill’s Crossing||Open||High clearance vehicles only. For current tidal information, click on the following link: http://tides.willyweather.com.au/|
|Manngarre rainforest walk||Open||Due to cultural reasons, there will be no guided walk at Manngarre on Friday.|
|Sandstone & river bush walk||Open|
|Nawurlandja Lookout walk||Open|
|Anbangbang Billabong walk||Open|
|Gubara Pools walk||Closed||Due to observed estuarine crocodile activity in the area, please observe all warning signage. Due to wildfire suppression operations Gubara will be closed on Thursday 2 October.|
|Nanguluwur art site walk||Open|
|Barrk bushwalk||Open||Plan to leave early as possible to avoid the heat of the day. Take at least 3 litres of water per walker.|
|Muirella Park Campground||Open|
|Sandy Billabong Campground||Open||4WD only.|
|Bubba walk||Open||Part walk open, please observe signage.|
|Mirrai Lookout walk||Open|
|Yellow Water region|
|Yellow Water Boardwalk||Open|
|Yellow Water Road||Open|
|Yellow Water boat ramp||Open|
|Home Billabong walk||Open|
|Home Billabong boat ramp||Open|
|Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre||Open||Open daily from 9.00am to 5.00pm.|
|Mardugal Campground 1 (Caravan)||Open|
|Mardugal Campground 2 (Tent)||Open|
|Mardugal Billabong Walk||Open|
|Jim Jim Billabong Campground||Open||4WD only.|
|Jim Jim Falls and Twin Falls region|
|Jim Jim Falls||Open||4WD only. To book a guided 4WD tour, contact Spirit of Kakadu Adventure Tours on 08 8979 1500. Heavy vehicles will be travelling along Jim Jim Road over coming days, please drive with caution and turn on your headlights.|
|Twin Falls||Open||High clearance 4WD with snorkel only as creek crossing is currently 0.6m deep. Ticket price for Twin Falls boat shuttle is $12.50 per adult (U16s are free). To book a guided 4WD tour contact Spirit of Kakadu Adventure Tours on 08 8979 1500.|
|Garnamarr Camp Ground||Open||4WD only.|
|Budjmi Lookout Walk||Open||4WD only.|
|Barrk Marlam Bushwalk||Open||4WD only. Plan to leave early as possible to avoid the heat of the day. Take at least 3 litres of water per walker.|
|Twin Falls Plateau Walk||Open||4WD only. Plan to leave early as possible to avoid the heat of the day. Take at least 3 litres of water per walker.|
|Bilkbilkmi (Graveside Gorge)||Open||Access by permit only.|
|Mary River region||There have been buffalo sightings in the Mary River region, please drive with care. The Mary River Roadhouse is closed, only campground is operating, a caretaker is working on site.|
|Gunlom||Open||4WD only. Plunge pool closed to swimming.|
|Yurmikmik Walks||Open||Unsealed road, drive with caution. Please be aware of wildlife in the area.|
|Kambolgie Campground||Open||Unsealed road, drive with caution. Please be aware of wildlife in the area.|
|Gungurul Lookout & River Walk||Open|
|Jarrangbarnmi (Koolpin Gorge)||Open||Site accessible by permit only.|
|Guratba/Gimbat Day UseArea||Open||4WD only.|
|Ikoymarrwa Rock Holes||Open||4WD only. Day use only. Closed to swimming.|
|Giyamungkurr (Black Jungle Springs)||Open||4WD only.|