- Campground 1 at Merl is now open, there is no hot water at this site and the solar panels are currently under maintenance.
- Controlled burning is in process on both the Arnhem Highway and Kakadu Highway. Please drive with care.
- Bowali Visitor Centre: Bathrooms near An-mak An-me are undergoing renovations. Please use the bathroom facilities near the Library. Sorry for the inconvenience.
UPCOMING EVENTS 2017:
- A Taste of Kakadu” from 12th to 21st May 2017. To read the program or book a spot, go to :- https://parksaustralia.gov.au/kakadu/taste/ some of our key dining experiences are selling out fast so get in today!
- 16th – 17th August 2017 – National Science Week Health Lab will have a Display at Bowali Visitor Centre.
- 1st – 7th October 2017 Kakadu Bird Week – Kakadu is home to more than a third of Australia’s Bird Species. Reward yourself when joining traditional owners, Parks Australia and local birding specialists to celebrate the Top End’s diverse bird life during Kakadu Bird Week.
Having trouble planning things to do in Kakadu? Check out our web-link for suggested itineraries – https://parksaustralia.gov.au/kakadu/do/itineraries.html
|Visitor site||Status||Comment||Expected to reopen|
|Old Jim Jim Road||CLOSED||Closed due to flooding. Road Impassable.|
|South Alligator region|
|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||Seasonal closure.
|West Alligator Head||CLOSED||Seasonal closure.
|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||CLOSED|
|Burdulba Campground||CLOSED||Seasonal closure – due to high water levels.|
|East Alligator region|
|Magela Creek (road to Ubirr)||OPEN||Water over road at 0.1m S Bends 0.2m
|Cahills Crossing||OPEN||High clearance 4WD at low tide only. Water level at 0.4m at low tide.|
|Manngarre rain-forest walk||CLOSED||Seasonal closure.|
|Bardedjilidji walk||CLOSED||Seasonal closure.|
|Sandstone & river bush walk||CLOSED||Seasonal closure.
|Merl Campground||OPEN||Campground 1 at Merl is now open. Please note that there is no hot water at this site and the solar panels are currently under maintenance.
Camping fees apply
|Nawurlandja Lookout walk||OPEN|
|Anbangbang Billabong walk||CLOSED||Due to high water levels.|
|Gubara Pools walk||OPEN||4WD Only. 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||4WD Recommended.
|Barrk bush walk
||OPEN||The 12km track is still a bit overgrown in parts, please follow track markers and stay to the walking track and adhere all signage. We recommend 4 – 6 litres of water per person and start earlier in the morning.|
|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 high water level.
|Yellow Water boat ramp||CLOSED||Closed due to high water levels. Yellow Water cruises are 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 – 5pm.|
|Mardugal Campground 1 (Caravan)||OPEN||Mardugal boat ramp is now open.|
|Mardugal Campground 2 (Tent)||OPEN||Camping fees apply
|Mardugal Billabong Walk||CLOSED|
|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
|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.
|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.|