Kakadu National Park

Mondays and Thursdays — Merl Campground

Learn traditional painting or weaving with local Bininj artists and weavers, facilitated by our rangers at the beautiful Merl campground.

Weaving – Mondays

On Mondays at Merl, sit down with the weavers while they explain how they collect weaving materials, dye the fibres and show you how to weave beautiful, colourful mats and baskets. Then try making your own!

  • 12 pm, 12 June – 10 July
  • 10.45 am, 17 July – 7 August
  • 1.30 pm, 14 August – 25 September (except 21 August which is at 10.15 am)

Painting – Thursdays

On Thursdays, grab a paintbrush and learn from local artists how they paint their expert designs and paint one of your own.

  • 1.30 pm, 15 June – 3 August
  • 11.30 am, 10 August – 28 September (TBC September 14 – check with Bowali Visitor Centre 08 8938 1120)


Certain activities may be cancelled without prior notice, for cultural reasons or due to conditions beyond our control.

Please contact Bowali Visitor Centre on 08 8938 1120 for more information.


Mondays and Thursdays

Meet at

Merl Campground

Time required

2 hours