Kakadu National Park Road and Access Report – 14th November 2015

  • PLEASE NOTE:
  •  After recent fires and seasonal conditions Jim Jim, Twin Falls, Koolpin Gorge and Graveside gorge are now closed for the season, Maguk and Gunlom remain open.
  • FREE ranger-guided activities on now in Kakadu. See http://www.parksaustralia.gov.au/kakadu/pub/programs-2015.pdf for full details.
  • The Gubara Road will be closed for pre-wet season maintenance from 9 November for approximately 2 weeks.  Thank you for your patience.
  • The Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre has commenced wet season opening times until 25 March 2016 – now open 10am – 3pm daily.
  • 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.

 

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 now operating 9am and 11 am BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL; for more information and bookings 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/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 Please Note – The Gubara Road will be closed for pre-wet season maintenance from 9 November for approximately 2 weeks.
Nanguluwur art site walk Open Please note -The Gubara Road will be closed for pre-wet season maintenance from 9 November for approximately 2 weeks.
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 Wet Season Hours – Open daily from 10 am – 3 pm (until 25 March 2016).
Mardugal Campground 1 (Caravan) Open
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 Seasonal closure as of the 5/11/2015
Twin Falls Closed Seasonal closure as of the 5/11/2015
Garnamarr Camp Ground Closed Seasonal closure as of the 5/11/2015
Budjmi Lookout Walk Closed Seasonal closure as of the 5/11/2015
Barrk Marlam Bushwalk Closed Seasonal closure as of the 16/10/2015.
Twin Falls Plateau Walk Closed Seasonal closure as of the 16/10/2015.
Bilkbilkmi (Graveside Gorge) Closed Seasonal closure as of the 5/11/2015
Mary River region
Gunlom Open
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  Seasonal closure as of the 5/11/2015
Guratba/Gimbat Day UseArea Open
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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