Kakadu National Park

Preparation is the key to an unforgettable trip, so we’ve compiled some of the best tips on what to bring to Kakadu.


  • Visitor guide and park notes
  • Sturdy walking shoes
  • Broad-brimmed hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Water bottle
  • Camelpak/hydration device (for walks longer than 1-2 hours)
  • Sunglasses
  • Long, lightweight clothing (good for sun and mosquito protection)
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Insect repellent
  • Energy snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Optional - mosquito headnet
  • Hiking pole
  • Map and compass (for longer bushwalks)


  • Warm layers (for cold nights)
  • Towel
  • Bathing costume
  • Broad-brimmed hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Mask and snorkel


  • Plenty of drinking water
  • Chairs
  • Garbage bags
  • Head torch

Thank you for following the Leave No Trace principles when camping in Kakadu.


  • Phone
  • Tablet
  • E-reader
  • Phone, tablet and camera chargers
  • Australian electrical adaptor

For times when you find yourself on a remote adventure with limited phone reception and no wifi, you’ll be grateful you downloaded our visitor guide app and our bird app which will work offline.