Areas of the park closed for cultural reasons
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.
We are writing to advise that traditional owners of Kakadu National Park have requested that areas of the park be closed for cultural reasons, following the passing of a traditional owner.
**Ubirr, Merl campground, Burrungkuy (Nourlangie), Anbangbang and Narwurlandja will be closed from today, Thursday 5 December and will reopen at 9.00 am on Monday 9 December 2019. **
Also included are Manggarre rainforest walk, Bardedjilidji walk, Cahills Crossing viewing platform and both the East Alligator River upstream boat ramp and downstream boat ramps.
Thank you for your understanding during this time.
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