Kakadu National Park

Thursday 9 December 2021

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.

The Bowali Visitor Centre and the Information Centre at the Mary River Ranger Station are now open to the public after being temporarily closed due to COVID-19 restrictions in the Northern Territory.

Bowali opening hours between Christmas and New Year:

Friday 24 December                      8.00 am – 5.00 pm

Saturday 25 December                Closed

Sunday 26 December                   9.00 am – 3.00 pm

Monday 27 December                  9.00 am – 3.00 pm

Tuesday 28 December                  9.00 am – 3.00 pm

Wednesday 29 December          9.00 am – 3.00 pm

Thursday 30 December               9.00 am – 3.00 pm

Friday 31 December                       9.00 am – 3.00 pm

Saturday 1 January                         Closed

Sunday 2 January                           9.00 am – 3.00 pm

Monday 3 January                          8.00 am – 5.00 pm

Please continue to follow the lockdown protocols regardless of your current location and follow the directions of the NT Chief Health Officer, particularly in relation to the latest public exposure sites.

The wellbeing of our visitors, staff and local communities continues to be our first priority. Parks Australia is committed to taking appropriate precautionary measures to protect the health of all concerned.

Anyone who is in a state or area of lockdown should not come to Kakadu National Park.

To stay informed of the latest COVID-19 health advice for the Northern Territory please visit https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/updates.

For daily updates about access around Kakadu National Park, including the Bowali Visitor Centre, visit parksaustralia.gov.au/kakadu/access/