Kakadu National Park

Kakadu is Australia’s largest national park, covering a staggering 20,000 sq km. With that much land to cover, and so many out-of-this world sights to take in, planning your trip can be confusing.

Our itineraries have been designed by people who live and work in Kakadu, and have helped thousands of visitors get the most out of their holiday.

We’ll make sure you tick off all the iconic sites and experiences. You’ll see the world-class rock art, walk through pristine bushland and absorb the true spirit of the land.

Kakadu is not something that should be crammed into a day! It’s a remote wilderness that should be savoured – Kakadu will change you.

Tip: The traditional owners recognise six seasons in Kakadu. But for trip-planning purposes it’s best to break them into the dry season (April to October) and tropical summer (November to March).

Choose your own adventure

Visitors at Ubirr Lookout. Photo: Shaana McNaught

Nature and culture encounter – 3 days

Immense beauty, diverse wildlife and rich heritage on a three day 2WD outback break.

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X-ray art at Ubirr

Kakadu adventure – 5 days

Discover Kakadu's natural beauty, diverse wildlife and rich heritage on this five day outback journey of a lifetime.

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Bushwalker looking at map

The living landscape – 7 days

Visit the world's oldest living culture, feel the spirits on country and discover restricted areas of rich beauty.

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Visitor on a Yellow Water cruise. Photo: Tourism NT

Tropical summer break – 3 days

World-class rock art, spectacular wetlands and a mind-blowing view of the park from above.

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Kakadu floodplains. Photo: Ian Oswald-Jacobs

Tropical summer adventure – 5 days

Thundering waterfalls, spectacular floodplains and astonishing wildlife. Connect with nature and an ancient living culture. 

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