Bubba wetlands walk
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.
A popular spot with nature-lovers and bird-watchers, at Bubba wetlands you’ll see plants and animals typical of Kakadu.
Admire the stark trunks of ghost gums and slender white egrets, and enjoy the presence of Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) Rock in the distance. Explore billabongs and swamps dotted with lilies and fringed with paperbarks and freshwater mangroves.
This is a lovely walk to add to your itinerary if you have extra time in the Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) region.
Keep an eye out for buffalo and pigs.
Bininj use the thick papery bark of the paperbark tree for a huge variety of things, from cooking and bedding to bandages, shelter and rafts.
Access: Dry season only - check the daily Kakadu road report for details. The walk starts at the Djarrandjin (Muirella Park) campground.
See it: August to November
Staying safe at Kakadu
We want you to have a fantastic holiday that’s memorable for all the right reasons. Kakadu is a wild place – here are our tips to help you be Crocwise and stay safe, particularly near waterways!
There will be a temporary closure of Djarradjin (Muirella Park) campground and Bubba walk for cultural use from 24 September to 2 October 2021.
A detour to Sandy Billabong (Djirrilba) will be in place.
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