Kakadu National Park Road and Access Report -23rd of January 2017

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Cahills Crossing CLOSED due to safety and cultural reasons.
  • Magela Creek (road to Ubirr) is now IMPASSABLE.
  • Water over the road at 1.3 metres flowing and likely to rise.
  • Please drive with care and adhere all signage.

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 CLOSED
Magela Creek (road to Ubirr) IMPASSABLE Water over road at 1.3 metres flowing and likely to rise. Please drive with care and adhere all signage.
Cahills Crossing CLOSED
Manngarre rain-forest walk CLOSED Seasonal closure.
Bardedjilidji walk CLOSED Seasonal closure.
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 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 water level.
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 10am – 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 CLOSED Closed due to flooding.
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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