Kakadu National Park

Friday 1 April 2022

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.

Ubirr, Cahills Crossing viewing platform and Merl Campground will open to visitors from Saturday 2 April 2022 after restricted wet season access. This also includes the upstream and downstream boat ramps.  

Access remains subject to road conditions so ensure you review the NT Road Report when planning your trip.

Updates are available about access to walks or sites in the East Alligator region or Kakadu National Park, including the Bowali Visitor Centre.

Stay informed of the latest COVID-19 health advice for the Northern Territory.