Shops and facilities

For a wilderness area, Kakadu has a great range of shops and home comforts.

  • Jabiru

    This is the main town in Kakadu. It has hotels, caravan parks and campgrounds. Most hotels have a swimming pool and serve lunch and dinner (you don't have to be a guest).

    Jabiru also has...

      • a service station
      • a supermarket
      • a newsagent
      • a post office (Commonwealth Bank agency)
      • a Westpac Bank
      • a travel agent (Kakadu Tours)
      • a medical centre and chemist
      • police
      • public telephones
      • a public swimming pool
      • a library with internet access
      • a golf course
      • restaurants
      • a café
      • a bakery
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  • South Alligator

    On the drive from Darwin, the Aurora Kakadu Resort (South Alligator) has a restaurant; a store selling food and souvenirs; petrol, diesel and LPG gas (LPG bottle refills only); and a swimming pool, which non-guests can use for a fee.

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  • Cooinda

    Cooinda is in the centre of the park, in the Yellow Water region. The Gagudju Cooinda Lodge has rooms, caravan and camping sites, and offers a central hub for all visitors seeking an evening meal and entertainment. The store there sells petrol, diesel, food and souvenirs, and takes bookings for commercial tours. It has a swimming pool which non-guests are welcome to use, and a playground for the kids.

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  • Mary River Roadhouse

    At the southern entrance to the park, the Mary River Roadhouse has motel rooms, a campground, a pool, food, stores and fuel. It used to be called the Mary River Roadhouse.

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