Kakadu National Park Jabiru

Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park Jabiru - NT Landmarks

Landmark: Kakadu National Park
Address: Kakadu Highway, Kakadu, 0822, NT

The World Heritage Listed Kakadu National Park and the pristine wilderness of Arnhem Land are one of Australia's richest cultural and ecological treasures. This region is an incredibly exciting destination for travellers wishing to experience authentic Indigenous heritage which remains largely in tact. Blessed with abundant wildlife, fascinating art sites, rugged coastline, deserted islands and savannah woodland and is difficult to take in the full capacity of beauty in a brief visit.

Kakadu comprises seven regions South Alligator region, Jabiru region, East Alligator region, Nourlangie region Yellow Water region, Jim Jim Falls & Twin Falls Gorge region and the Mary River region. The commercial centre of Kakadu lies in Jabiru, 250 kilometres from Darwin, 120 kilometres east of the Stuart Highway. This impossibly breathtaking National Park covers an area of 19,804 square kilometres and is an incredible two billion years old. Mystical Dreamtime legends, rock shelters, stone tools, grindstones and fascinating rock art are fantastic reminders of Aboriginal lifestyle who have inhabited this region for over 50,000 years.

Bordered by Kakadu National Park, the Arafura Sea and the Gulf of Carpentaria, Arnhem Land covers an amazing 91,000 square kilometres of virgin land in the centre of Australia's Northern Coast. The coastline in this region is said to offer some of the best fishing in the world with charters to suit all travellers who see themselves reeling in a giant trevally, coral trout, queenfish or a Spanish mackerel. The major service provider of Arnhem Land is Nhulunbuy offering accommodation and supplies fro travellers.

This region plays host to stunning billabongs, breathtaking waterfalls, rare plant and wildlife, rock art and thousands of Aboriginal cultural sites to explore, so take your time and allow your senses to be immersed in this mesmerising part of the world. With each season brings an ever-changing landscape, giving travellers the perfect excuse to return again and again.

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