Kakadu National Park

Important COVID-19 update – Visitor restrictions

Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, all visitors need to ensure that they are complying with the current travel restrictions in place by the Northern Territory Government.

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.