Kakadu National Park

Important COVID-19 update – Visitor restrictions

COVID-19 safety measures remain in place at Kakadu National Park. The Northern Territory Government has implemented a number of health directions to keep the community safe.

It is important for travellers to keep up to date with the COVID-19 situation in Australia as it is continually evolving. Read more.

NT Health also encourages visitors to the NT to protect themselves against mosquitoes due to the presence of Japanese encephalitis.

NT Bird Specialists is an award-winning wildlife and photography tour company operating in Darwin and Kakadu.

You don’t have to just love birds to enjoy their small group nature tours. NT Bird Specialists’ Luke Paterson shares cultural insights as well as a diverse range of excellent photographic and wildlife watching experiences.

Whether you are a bird-watcher, wildlife photographer or nature-lover, Luke will guide you all.

Local expertise

Expert local knowledge of the region’s flora and fauna helps Luke find guests their target species and experiences. His attention to detail and amazing ability to spot wildlife has earned him a reputation for having ‘hawk-eyes’.

Each tour is designed to maximize wildlife-viewing encounters and capture jaw-dropping photos. Guests explore in comfortable air-conditioned vehicles, on boat and on foot. They search for endemic, rare and migratory birds and other tropical life in biodiverse habitats and hotspots.

Rest assured with their award-winning team, with over 22 years’ experience in the Northern Territory and Kimberley regions, they package the best ecotourism experiences on offer, so you have more time to spot wildlife and soak in your surroundings.


Choose from one to ten day tours - available for groups, or private tours can be arranged. Multi-day tours have a group maximum of eight while single day tours can accommodate up to 11 people.

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How often?

By arrangement

Maximum group size

11 people

Awards and qualifications

Brolga Award 2010, 2016