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.

A moderate walk through open woodlands, and near Burdulba Creek and Billabong where water birds are abundant.

Wildlife

You’ll see iconic jabiru and brolga in an environment teeming with wildlife. Agile wallabies, water and dusky rats, file snakes, long-necked turtles and estuarine crocodiles inhabit the edges and the depths of the creek and billabong.

The creek system is known to contain more species of fresh water fish than the entire Murray-Darling Rivers.

The walk starts from either Malabanjdbanjdju camp site or Burdulba camp site.

Yilikadjarr walk isn't open right now, but it's expected to reopen on Thursday 23 June 2022.

Current status: Seasonal closure.

 

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!

Please read our safety information

Site accessibility

  • Cross icon Not open today - Seasonal closure

Forecast to reopen

23 June 2022

See the access report for more details.


Region

Type of walk

Loop track

Walk grade

Easy

Walk distance

3.8 km

Time required

1 hour