Red Lily Billabong campground
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There’s no need to book ahead at our campgrounds as they operate on a first-come, first-served basis, and the on-site campground manager will collect your camping fees.
Here you’ll find a collection of three secluded campgrounds suited to adventurous travellers.
These sites are popular with local fishers but rarely used by those unfamiliar with the region.
Two kilometres from Aurora Kakadu Resort there’s a turnoff that takes you down an 18 km track through savanna woodlands to three billabongs. The first is Red Lily Billabong (Djunda). Bucket Billabong (Ngarrababa) is a further 2 km down the track, closely followed by Alligator Billabong (Gurdurunguranjdju).
You won’t find facilities or defined camping areas so just pick a shady spot near one of the fireplaces to set up camp.
There is no boat ramp, so you’ll need to launch straight off the bank.
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- Not open today - seasonal closure
Forecast to reopen
23 June 2022
See the access report for more details.
Type of camping
- Camper trailers
- No caravans
- No drinking water
- No toilets
- No showers
- No rubbish bins
- No power
- No generators permitted
- Alcohol permitted
- No picnic area
- Fire pit
- Boat ramp
- No swimming pool
Amenities at hub
- Park passes
- General store
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