Kakadu National Park Road and Access Report – 29th October 2015

PLEASE NOTE:

BUSHFIRE ALERT, TWIN FALLS, JIM JIM FALLS and GUNLOM FALLS REGION

Rangers have temporarily closed Twin Falls, Jim Jim Falls and Gunlom Falls due to a bushfire in the area. Please observe all safety and closure signage. Rangers will re-open areas once it is clear of fire danger thank you for your understanding and cooperation. For all up-to date information please contact Bowali Visitor Centre on 08 89381120

  • Malabandjbandju tent and caravan sites and Burdulba camping sites are now OPEN
  • Guratba/Gimbat Day Use Area is now closed.

Due to the extreme seasonal conditions and potential consequences to visitor safety, the following seasonal closures will occur:

  • Barrk Sandstone Walk (Nourlangie region) Is now CLOSED, to be reopened once regular rainfall occurs.

Water facilities- Due to seasonal conditions, we recommend boiling water from campgrounds and day use areas for at least 10 minutes pior to consumption.

Rangers have now completed dry season burning off. If you do notice any fires in the area please notify Bowali visitor centre.

 

Area Status Additional Information
Main roads
Arnhem Highway Open
Kakadu Highway Open There have been buffalo sightings on the highway at the southern end of the park, please drive with care.
Old Jim Jim Road Open High clearance 4WD only.
South Alligator region
Mamukala wet lands Open
Gungarre Walk Open
Red Lily Billabong Open High clearance 4WD only.
Bucket Billabong Open High clearance 4WD only.
Alligator Billabong Open High clearance 4WD only.
2 Mile Hole Billabong Open High clearance 4WDonly
4 Mile Hole Billabong Open High clearance 4WD only
West Alligator Head Open High clearance 4WD only
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
Illigadjarr Walk Open
Malabanjbanjdju Tent area Open
Malabanjbanjdju Caravan area Open  
Burdulba Campground Open  
East Alligator region
Ubirr Open The Guluyambi cruise is operating; for more information call 1800525238. Ubirr is open from 8:30am until sunset.
Magela Creek (road to Ubirr) Open
Cahill’s Crossing Open Permits are required to enter Arnhemland. Please contact Northern Land Council and check tide times at http://tides.willyweather.com.au/print/nt/kakadu/east-alligator-river–cahills-crossing.html
Manngarre rainforest walk Open
Bardedjilidji walk Open
Sandstone & river bush walk Open
Merl Campground Open
Nourlangie region
Nourlangie Open  
Nawurlandja Lookout walk Open  
Anbangbang Billabong walk Open 
Gubara Pools walk Open
Nanguluwur art site walk Open
Barrk bushwalk Closed Closed as of 16/10/2015. Please observe all warning signage.
Muirella Park Campground Open
Sandy Billabong Campground Open
Bubba walk Open
Mirrai Lookout walk Open  .
Yellow Water region
Yellow Water Boardwalk Open
Yellow Water Road Open
Yellow Water boat ramp Open
Home Billabong walk Closed Seasonal closure as of 21/12/14.
Home Billabong boat ramp Open
Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre Open Open daily from 9am to 5pm.
Mardugal Campground 1 (Caravan) Closed Due to seasonal access but you can still access the boat ramp area.
Mardugal Campground 2 (Tent) Open
Mardugal Billabong Walk Open
Gun-gardun Walk Open
Jim Jim Billabong Campground Open
Jim Jim Falls and Twin Falls region
Jim Jim Falls Closed Due to a Bushfire in the area.
Twin Falls Closed Due to a Bushfire in the area.
Garnamarr Camp Ground Closed Due to a Bushfire in the area.
Budjmi Lookout Walk Closed .
Barrk Marlam Bushwalk Closed  Closed as of 16/10/2015. Please observe all warning signage.
Twin Falls Plateau Walk Closed Closed as of 16/10/2015. Please observe all warning signage.
Bilkbilkmi (Graveside Gorge) Open 4WD only. Permit required for camping in the area. Please visit http://www.environment.gov.au/resource/camping-and-bushwalking
Mary River region
Gunlom Closed  Due to fire in the area.
Maguk Open
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.
Bukbukluk Lookout Open
Gungurul Campground Open
Gungurul Lookout & River Walk Open
Jarrangbarnmi (Koolpin Gorge) Closed Due to potential fire threat in the area. For more information contact Bowali Visitor Centre on 08 89381120

 

Guratba/Gimbat Day UseArea Closed  Due to potential fire threat in the area.
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) Open
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