WHAT’S HAPPENING TODAY:
New Ranger Guided Activities Program running through to the 30th November 2016 – http://www.parksaustralia.gov.au/kakadu/pub/kakadu-whats-on.pdf
Alligator Billabong and Bucket Billabong are now OPEN. 4WD drive required to access these camping areas.
Things to do in Kakadu;
Are you a fan of Aboriginal Rock Art?? Why not enjoy an easy 1.5km loop walk at the Nourlangie Rock Art site, a 4km return walk to Nanguluwur Art Site and an even easier 1km loop walk at Ubirr with amazing views of the sun setting over the floodplains.
Wanting to go on bit of a 4WD adventure? Head on down to Gunlom and enjoy the sweeping views from the infinity and plunge pools at the top of the waterfall after a steep climb or relax down the bottom in the main pool.
Also don’t forget about Maguk, take a 1km walk in which leads to a beautiful natural plunge pool at the base of the steep gorge walls.
Take a scenic flight and enjoy a rare opportunity to enjoy Jim Jim and Twin Falls in full flow during October.
Up for a challenge? Why not take a hike on the 12 km Barrk Sandstone Walk in the Nourlangie Region. Enjoy the gentle water pools and wildflowers on display as you walk across the escarpment. Pick up the park note from Bowali for all the tips and sites to enjoy along the way.
Yurmikmik Walks and Motor Car Falls – take a walk through the Southern Hills and ridges to a tranquil waterhole 7 km return.
|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||Closed||High Water Levels – Seasonal Closure|
|South Alligator region|
|Mamukala wet lands||Open|
|Red Lily Billabong||Open||4WD required
|Bucket Billabong||Open||4WD required
|Alligator Billabong||Open||4WD required|
|2 Mile Hole Billabong||Open|
|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. Two Mile Hole will still be accessible.
|West Alligator Head||CLOSED||Closed due to Unseasonal Rain|
|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||Camping fees apply.
|Malabanjbanjdju Caravan area||Open||Camping fees apply.
|Burdulba Campground||Open||Camping fees apply.|
|East Alligator region|
|Ubirr||Open||Open from 8:30am until sunset.
Ranger guided activities – Rock art talks Tues & Thurs 9am – 11:30am and Sunset talks – Wednesday 4pm
|Magela Creek (road to Ubirr)||Open||Water Levels Of 0.1m. Recommended that all vehicles use care when crossing.
|Cahills Crossing||Open||0.3m open to high clearance 4WD vehicles only.
|Manngarre rainforest walk||Open|| Partly open
|Bardedjilidji walk||Open|| Partly Open – Short Wet Season Walk
|Sandstone & river bush walk||CLOSED||Closed due to Unseasonal Rain|
|Merl Campground||Open|| Camping Fees Apply
|Nourlangie(Burrungkuy)||Open||Ranger Guided Activities – Rock art talks Mon, Wed & Thurs 9am – 11:30am
|Nawurlandja Lookout walk||OPEN||Ranger Guided Activities – Sunset talk Tuesday 5pm
|Anbangbang Billabong walk||Open||Road into Anbangbang Billabong open until further notice. Billabong Walk is Partly open – Follow directions shown on the signs only.|
|Gubara Pools walk||Open||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|
|Muirella Park Campground||Open||Camping Fees Apply
|Sandy Billabong Campground||CLOSED||Closed due to Unseasonal Rain|
|Bubba walk||CLOSED||Closed due to Unseasonal Rain|
|Mirrai Lookout walk||Open||.|
|Yellow Water region|
|Yellow Water Boardwalk||CLOSED||Closed due to Unseasonal Rain
|Yellow Water Road||OPEN||Daylight hours only. 4.5T weight restrictions. Please obey speed limits
|Yellow Water boat ramp||OPEN||Yellow Waters boat cruise shuttle departs from Cooinda Lodge please visit the reception desk at the lodge.|
|Home Billabong walk||CLOSED||Seasonal closure as of 21/12/14.|
|Home Billabong boat ramp||Open|
|Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre||Open||Hours – Open daily from 9am – 5pm
|Mardugal Campground 1 (Caravan)||CLOSED|
|Mardugal Campground 2 (Tent)||Open||Camping fees apply.|
|Mardugal Billabong Walk||CLOSED|
|Jim Jim Billabong Campground||Open||Camping fees apply.|
|Jim Jim Falls and Twin Falls region|
|Jim Jim Falls||CLOSED||Jim Jim Falls has been closed as of 19/09/2016|
|Twin Falls||CLOSED||Jim Jim Creek Crossing is currently about 1 metre high.|
|Garnamarr Camp Ground||CLOSED||Closed due to Unseasonal Rain|
|Budjmi Lookout Walk||CLOSED||Closed due to Unseasonal Rain|
|Barrk Marlam Bushwalk||CLOSED||Closed due to Unseasonal Rain
|Twin Falls Plateau Walk||CLOSED||Closed due to Unseasonal Rain|
|Bilkbilkmi (Graveside Gorge)||CLOSED||Closed due to Unseasonal Rain|
|Mary River region|
|Gunlom||Open for Day Use Only – No Camping||4WD Access ONLY. Please note: If there are any storms or any rain, please leave the area immediately due to flash flooding that may occur. Crocodiles can move into the area at any time. Please call Bowali Visitor Centre on 08 8938 1120 to report any sightings.|
|Maguk||Open||4WD Access. Crocodiles can move into the area at any time. Please call Bowali Visitor Centre on 08 8938 1120 to report any sightings.
|Yurmikmik Walks||Open||4WD Access Only
||4WD Access Only – Camping fees apply.
|Gungurul Campground||Open||Camping fees apply.|
|Gungurul Lookout & River Walk||Open|
|Jarrangbarnmi (Koolpin Gorge)||CLOSED|
|Guratba/Gimbat Day Use Area||CLOSED|
|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|