Kakadu National Park Road and Access Report – 27th of February 2017

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Kambolgie Campground is now OPEN to 4WD only
  • Cooinda lodge is now OPEN and the Yellow Water cruise is also operational.
  • Yurmikmik Walks now OPEN to 4WD Only

Having trouble planning things to do in Kakadu? Check out our web-link for suggested itineraries – https://parksaustralia.gov.au/kakadu/do/itineraries.html

Main roads
Arnhem Highway OPEN
Kakadu Highway OPEN
Old Jim Jim Road CLOSED Closed due to flooding. Road Impassable.
South Alligator region
Mamukala wetlands CLOSED  Due to high water level.
Gungarre Walk OPEN  
Red Lily Billabong CLOSED Closed due to flooding. Road Impassable.
Bucket Billabong CLOSED Closed due to flooding. Road  Impassable.
Alligator Billabong CLOSED Closed due to flooding. Road  Impassable.
2 Mile Hole Billabong CLOSED Seasonal conditions.
4 Mile Hole Billabong CLOSED Due to salvinia outbreak affecting 95% of the billabong, Four Mile Hole will be temporarily Closed for remediation during 2016.
West Alligator Head CLOSED Seasonal closure.
Jabiru region
Bowali Visitor Centre OPEN Visitor Centre and Tourist Information Services are open from 8am to 5pm daily.
Bowali bike and walking track OPEN Beware of washed away area on Bowali track on Bowali side. Proceed with caution.
Illigadjarr Walk CLOSED  
Malabanjbanjdju Tent area CLOSED Due to high water levels.
Malabanjbanjdju Caravan area CLOSED Seasonal closure – due to high water levels.
Burdulba Campground CLOSED Seasonal closure – due to high water levels.
East Alligator region
Ubirr CLOSED
Magela Creek (road to Ubirr) IMPASSABLE Water over road at 1.2m metres flowing and likely to rise.
Cahills Crossing CLOSED
Manngarre rain-forest walk CLOSED Seasonal closure.
Bardedjilidji walk CLOSED Seasonal closure.
Sandstone & river bush walk CLOSED Seasonal closure.
Merl Campground CLOSED Seasonal closure.
Nourlangie region
Nourlangie (Burrungkuy) OPEN
Nawurlandja Lookout walk OPEN
Anbangbang Billabong walk CLOSED Due to high water levels. 
Gubara Pools walk OPEN 4WD ONLY. Day use only. Crocodiles can move into this areas at any time. Please call Bowali Visitor Centre on 08 8938 1120 to report any sightings.
Nanguluwur art site walk OPEN 4WD ONLY.
Barrk bush walk
OPEN The 12km track is still a bit overgrown in parts, please follow track makers and stay to the walking track and adhere all signage.  We recommend 4 – 6 litres of water per person and start earlier in the morning.
Muirella Park Campground CLOSED Due to high water levels.
Sandy Billabong Campground CLOSED Seasonal closure.
Bubba walk CLOSED Seasonal closure.
Mirrai Lookout walk OPEN  .
Yellow Water region
Yellow Water Boardwalk CLOSED Seasonal closure.
Yellow Water Road CLOSED Closed due to high water level.
Yellow Water boat ramp CLOSED Closed due to water levels rising. Yellow Water cruises are operating from Cooinda Lodge – call 89791500.
Home Billabong walk CLOSED
Home Billabong boat ramp OPEN CAUTION: Flood waters have risen and are fast flowing. Please see Cooinda lodge staff before launching your boat and adhere to all signage for your safety.
Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre OPEN Opening hours are from 9am – 3pm until the 31st of March 2017.
Mardugal Campground 1 (Caravan) CLOSED Camping area closed due to water level.

Mardugal Boat Ramp CLOSED due to flood waters rising and flowing fast.

Mardugal Campground 2 (Tent) OPEN Camping fees apply
Mardugal Billabong Walk CLOSED
Gungardun Walk CLOSED  Due to high water level.
Jim Jim Billabong Campground CLOSED Seasonal closure – due to high water levels.
Jim Jim Falls and Twin Falls region
Jim Jim Falls CLOSED Seasonal closure.
Twin Falls CLOSED Seasonal closure.
Garnamarr Camp Ground CLOSED Seasonal closure.
Budjmi Lookout Walk CLOSED Seasonal closure.
Barrk Marlam Bush walk
CLOSED Seasonal closure.
Twin Falls Plateau Walk CLOSED Seasonal closure.
Bilkbilkmi (Graveside Gorge) CLOSED Seasonal closure.
Mary River region
Gunlom CLOSED Closed due to flooding.
Maguk CLOSED Closed due to flooding.
Yurmikmik Walks OPEN
Kambolgie Campground OPEN Camping fees apply.
Bukbukluk Lookout OPEN
Gungurul Campground OPEN  Camping fees apply.
Gungurul Lookout & River Walk OPEN
Jarrangbarnmi (Koolpin Gorge) CLOSED  Seasonal conditions.
Guratba/Gimbat Day Use Area CLOSED  Seasonal conditions.
Ikoymarrwa Rock Holes OPEN 4WD only. Day use only. Crocodiles  can move into the area at any time. Please call Bowali Visitor Centre on 08 8938 1120 to report any sightings.
Giyamungkurr (Black Jungle Springs) CLOSED Seasonal closure – due to high water levels.