Kakadu National Park

Tuesday 16 November 2021

Important COVID-19 update – Visitor restrictions

In response to the evolving COVID-19 situation in the Northern Territory, Kakadu National Park will close the Bowali Visitor Centre and the information centre at the Mary River Ranger Station until further notice.

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 to comply with the current travel restrictions and to use the Territory Check-In app to register at visitor sites and campgrounds in Kakadu.

In response to the evolving COVID-19 situation in the Northern Territory, the Bowali Visitor Centre and the Information Centre at the Mary River Ranger Station will be closed until further notice.

To minimise the health risks to Kakadu National Park staff, visitors and residents, ranger-guided activities will also cease until further notice.

While the park itself remains open, anyone who is in a state or area of lockdown should not come to Kakadu National Park.

Regardless of your current location, follow all directions of the NT Chief Health Officer, particularly in relation to the latest public exposure sites.

While we regret any inconvenience, the wellbeing of our visitors, staff and local communities continues to be our highest priority. Parks Australia is committed to taking appropriate precautionary measures to protect the health of all concerned.

Parks Australia is monitoring the situation closely and will provide further updates as it develops.

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

More information about accessing Kakadu National Park is available on the Kakadu Access Report website.