Kakadu National Park

Mardugal Campground is a pretty camping spot with lots of wildlife to be seen.

The campground has its own showers and toilets and shares other facilities with its campground neighbour – Mardugal One – with the boat ramp 500 m away.

Close to Cooinda, it’s a great staging ground for fishing and day trips to the Jim Jim and Mary River regions.

At both sites agile wallabies are abundant during the day and large colonies of bats can be seen in the evening.

Stroll along the Gungardun woodlands walk or the Mardugal Billabong walk and don’t forget to take your binoculars and camera.

 

Be Crocwise: Fishing and boating

  • Ensure you observe all safety signs, and be aware that whenever you are near water in the park, there is a risk of crocs!
  • Do not enter the water when fishing.
  • Never lean over the edge of a boat, out on a tree limb or enter the water to retrieve snagged lures.
  • When fishing from the bank fish five metres from the water’s edge.
  • Saltwater crocodiles can attack people in boats, the smaller the boat the greater the risk.
  • All non-powered vessels are prohibited in Kakadu…

Read more to stay safe when boating and fishing

Site accessibility

  • 2WD

Type of camping

Bush campsite

Suitable for

  • Tick icon Tents
  • Cross icon No camper trailers
  • Cross icon No caravans

Region

Yellow Water

Pricing

Adults: $15.00 per night

Children: $7.50 per night

Families: $38.00 per night

Facilities

  • Cross icon No drinking water
  • Tick icon Toilets (flushing)
  • Tick icon Showers (hot water)
  • Cross icon No rubbish bins
  • Cross icon No power
  • Tick icon Generators permitted
  • Tick icon Alcohol permitted
  • Tick icon Picnic area (BBQ)
  • Tick icon Fire pit
  • Cross icon No boat ramp
  • Cross icon No swimming pool

Nearest hub

Cooinda

Distance to hub

6.5 km

Amenities at hub

  • Tick icon Park passes
  • Tick icon Fuel
  • Tick icon General store
  • Tick icon Meals
  • Tick icon Restaurant
  • Tick icon Bar