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Fire closures - 21 August 2014

Access to Gunlom and the Gunlom Campground is closed due to a fire in the area. Rangers are currently on site managing the fire.


No fuel at Goymarr (Mary River Roadhouse)

There is currently no fuel at Goymarr (Mary River Roadhouse is closed, only campground is operating). You can purchase fuel in Pine Creek or Cooinda Lodge.



  • What's on

    See Kakadu through Aboriginal eyes. The Njanjma Rangers are giving free tours in the north of the park this dry season, as part of Kakadu’s free seasonal ranger activities.

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  • Bird week

    Discover Kakadu’s remarkable birds in our first ever Bird Week!

    Kakadu is a birdwatcher’s paradise - from woodland birds of the tropical savannah to water birds gracing the region’s famed billabongs, to richly voiced birds ringing across majestic sandstone escarpments.

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  • West Alligator Head open from 7 August 2014

    Feel like an off road adventure? Take the picturesque drive along the 2 Mile/4 Mile Hole track towards West Alligator Head (Waldak Irrmbal). The road has now dried out enough to enable 4WD access and the campsite cleared after some wet season damage.

    • This is the only opportunity to view Kakadu’s coastline by road. For a truly rewarding experience, set up camp at the Waldak Irrmbal camp site which includes a bush shower and watch the sunset over the mangrove fringed pristine beach and sparkling turquoise waters – no swimming though, this is definitely croc country. Don’t forget to pack enough drinking water.

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  • Illigadjarr Walk opens

    Enjoy this spectacular walk across a small grassy floodplain and along one of Kakadu's billabongs. This 3.8 km loop walk starts at either the Malabanjbanjdju or Burdulba Camping Areas. It will take approximately 2 hours to complete and well worth it.

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  • 4 Mile Hole open from 5 July 2014

    4 Mile Hole in the South Alligator region of Kakadu will open tomorrow. The 4WD track heads off the Arnhem Highway towards 2 Mile Hole and then on to the larger 4 Mile Hole billabong. This area is popular for boating, bird watching and camping.

    • FOR YOUR SAFETY – 4 Mile Hole is crocodile habitat:

      • Campers are advised to camp at least 50 m from the water’s edge at 4 Mile – observe all signage
      • Take extreme care when launching boats – avoid entering the water
      • Ensure that you use long handled nets when landing fish and never use your hands
      • Never clean fish or discard fish scraps near the water’s edge or the boat launch area

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  • Mahbilil Festival

    The Mahbilil Festival will be held in Jabiru on 6th September, 2014 and is a fantastic one-day celebration of culture and community. Family activities during the day including weaving, painting and bush foods, followed by an evening program of music and dance. Visitors are welcome.

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