Kakadu National Park Road and Access Report -13th of January 2017

PLEASE NOTE:

Diesel and Premium fuel service at the Gagudju Lodge Cooinda is operational. Opal fuel is unavailable until further notice. Opal fuel can be replaced with Premium fuel if required.

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 There have been buffalo sightings on the highway at the southern end of the park, please drive with care.
Old Jim Jim Road CLOSED Closed due to flooding. Road             Impassable
South Alligator region
Mamukala wetlands OPEN
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
Illigadjarr Walk CLOSED  
Malabanjbanjdju Tent area OPEN Camping fees apply.
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  OPEN
 

Ubirr is Open from 2pm until sunset

 

Magela Creek (road to Ubirr) OPEN Water over road at 0.4 metres and flowing. 
Cahills Crossing CLOSED Water over road at 0.8 metres
Manngarre rain-forest walk CLOSED
Bardedjilidji walk CLOSED
Sandstone & river bush walk CLOSED Closed due to regular movement of buffalo in the area. Please obey signs and closures for your safety.
Merl Campground CLOSED Closed until further notice.
Nourlangie region
Nourlangie(Burrungkuy) OPEN ..
Nawurlandja Lookout walk OPEN
Anbangbang Billabong walk CLOSED  Due to high water levels 
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
Barrk bush walk
CLOSED Closed due to extreme weather conditions.
Please observe all warning signs.
Muirella Park Campground OPEN Camping Fees Apply
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 water level rising.
Yellow Water boat ramp CLOSED Closed due to water level rising. Yellow Water Cruises still operating from Cooinda Lodge – call 89791500.
Home Billabong walk CLOSED
Home Billabong boat ramp OPEN
Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre OPEN Opening hours are from 9am – 3pm until the 31st of March 2017.
Mardugal Campground 1 (Caravan) CLOSED
Mardugal Campground 2 (Tent) OPEN  Camping fees apply.
Mardugal Billabong Walk CLOSED
Gungardun Walk OPEN
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  4WD Access only
Kambolgie Campground OPEN
4WD Access Only – 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
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