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.

All camping and bushwalking permits have been exhausted for June and July 2021.

There are a number of different permits that may be required depending on the reason for your visit.

Bushwalking and camping

Do you want to bushwalk off-track, overnight, or camp outside designated camping areas? Do you want to visit Jarrangbarnmi (Koolpin Gorge) or Bilkbilkmi (Graveside Gorge)? Contact us for a permit.

Tour operators

If you are a tour operator or tour guide you will need a permit or license to run tours in Kakadu. Contact us to conduct tours.

Media, filming and photography

Feel free to take as many happy snaps as you like, but if you’re planning to film or take photos for a commercial purpose (e.g. to sell or to promote your business) please contact us for a photography permit.


If you are looking at holding an event within Kakadu National Park, you may require a license. Contact us to hold an event.


Are you conducting research? Contact us for a research permit.

For more information about permits in Kakadu National Park please contact:

The Permits Officer
Kakadu National Park
PO Box 71
Jabiru NT 0886

Phone: +61 (08) 8938 1140
Fax: +61 (08) 8938 1117
Email: Kakadu.Permits@awe.gov.au