Events

If you are planning to visit Kakadu during our dry seasons (Wurrgeng and Gurrung) then why not stay for one of our festivals?

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  • Bird Week: 1-7 October 2017

    See Kakadu's remarkable birds during 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 birdlife during Kakadu Bird Week 1-7 October, 2017.

    Kakadu Bird Week 2016 was a great hit, with free birding activities, expert-guided tours and specials accommodation and touring offers.

    Join us in 2017 for an even greater bird-filled week of events.

    Enquire for more details and register at: kakaduexperiences@environment.gov.au

    Download the Kakadu Bird Week 2017 draft program

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  • Parks Week - Connect with Nature

    Parks week is held mid March each year, with a great activities to get involved in.

  • NAIDOC Week

    This week-long celebration occurs every year in July, Australia wide. Here in Kakadu, our wonderful rangers host lots of guided activities all week long. These activities usually include ranger-guided talks at our world-class rock art sites, traditional weaving and painting demonstrations, film and documentary screenings, photo slideshows and more!

    Check out the Naidoc week information for 2015 at Kakadu.

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  • Mahbilil Festival

    The Mahbilil Festival happens in Jabiru in September each year and is a 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.

  • World Parks Day

    If you're in Kakadu for World Parks Day (around mid-September each year) then stop by our Bowali Visitor Centre for some fun!