Sandy Billabong campground
Important COVID-19 update – Visitor restrictions
COVID-19 safety measures remain in place at Kakadu National Park. The Northern Territory Government has implemented a number of health directions to keep the community safe.
It is important for travellers to keep up to date with the COVID-19 situation in Australia as it is continually evolving. Read more.
NT Health also encourages visitors to the NT to protect themselves against mosquitoes due to the presence of Japanese encephalitis.
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.
In the heart of Kakadu you’ll find what many believe is the prettiest camping spot in our World Heritage-listed national park.
A vast field of nymphae and yellow snowflake waterlillies greet you as you enter the campgrounds.
There’s an abundance of birdlife both in and around the billabong. You can see white-bellied sea eagles chase whistling ducks across the water as cormorants and long-necked darters perch on half-submerged branches and logs to stretch and dry their wings.
Crocodiles navigate the billabong, peeping through waterlillies and keeping watch on the surroundings, while in the woodlands at the edge of the water kingfishers and bee eaters forage through paperbark trees.
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!
There will be a temporary closure of Djarradjin (Muirella Park) campground and Bubba walk for cultural use from 24 September to 2 October 2021.
A detour to Sandy Billabong (Djirrilba) will be in place.
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- 4WD essential
See the access report for more details.
Type of camping
- Camper trailers
- No caravans
Adults: $6.00 per night
Children: $3.00 per night
Families: $15.00 per night
- No drinking water
- Toilets (pit)
- No showers
- No rubbish bins
- No power
- No generators permitted
- No alcohol permitted
- Picnic area (tables only)
- Fire pit
- No boat ramp
- No swimming pool
Distance to hub
Amenities at hub
- Park passes
- General store
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