Kakadu National Park

When planning your visit to Kakadu, keep in mind that the park hosts a number of annual events that you can plan your trip around.

Explore 65,000 years of food culture at Taste of Kakadu, meet our feathered inhabitants during Bird Week, join the family-friendly Mahbilil festival around Lake Jabiru or celebrate Indigenous Australia at NAIDOC Week.

What's on at Kakadu?

Crimson Finch. Photo: Luke Paterson, NT Bird Specialists

Kakadu Bird Week

25 – 29 September 2024

Join Bininj/Mungguy, rangers and local birding specialists to celebrate the Top End’s diverse birdlife during Kakadu Bird Week.

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A Taste of Kakadu. A cultural food fest 65,000 years in the making.

Taste of Kakadu

Kakadu National Park hosts Australia's premier Aboriginal food festival. Indigenous chefs working with Traditional Owners celebrate the foods which have sustained Kakadu's people for thousands of years.

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Egrets in flight. Photo: Northern Pictures

World Wetlands Day

2 February every year

World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year to raise global awareness about the value of wetlands for humanity and the planet.

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NAIDOC Week painting activities



Our wonderful rangers host lots of guided activities all week long to celebrate NAIDOC Week each year. 

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