Kakadu National Park

Important COVID-19 update – Visitor restrictions apply

Travellers need to keep up-to-date with where they can travel and which areas have been declared COVID-19 hotspots, as the COVID-19 situation in Australia is continually evolving.

All visitors need to ensure that they are complying with the current travel restrictions in place by the Northern Territory Government.

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.

Red Lily Billabong campground isn't open right now.

Current status: Seasonal closure.

 

Staying safe at Kakadu

We want you to have a fantastic holiday that’s memorable for all the right reasons. Kakadu is a wild place – here are our tips to help you be Crocwise and stay safe, particularly near waterways!

Please read our safety information

Site accessibility

  • Cross icon Not open today - Seasonal closure

See the access report for more details.


Type of camping

Bush campsite

Suitable for

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  • Tick icon Camper trailers
  • Cross icon No caravans

Facilities

  • Cross icon No drinking water
  • Cross icon No toilets
  • Cross icon No showers
  • Cross icon No rubbish bins
  • Cross icon No power
  • Cross icon No generators permitted
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  • Cross icon No picnic area
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  • Tick icon Boat ramp
  • Cross icon No swimming pool

Nearest hub

Jabiru

Amenities at hub

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  • Tick icon General store
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