Kakadu National Park

10–19 May 2019 — Kakadu National Park

A cultural food fest 65,000 years in the making

Kakadu National Park will be hosting Australia's premier traditional food festival again in 2019.

From 10 to 19 May 2019, the nation's most gifted practitioners of Indigenous food will work with traditional owners to deliver a stunning take on bush cuisine.

From buffalo ground ovens to Kakadu plum jam, there'll be something to get everyone's mouth watering.

Timeless traditions. Contemporary cuisine.

Guests at Taste of Kakadu 2018 enjoyed a delightful array of culinary and cultural events in some of Australia's most spectacular scenery.

Take a look at our highlights gallery below or browse the full 2018 program to see what you missed out on.

An outdoor dining experience like no other

Here's what some of our Taste 2018 visitors had to say

Garry norris testimonial.

Watching the sun set over Yellow Water Billabong, eating canapes inspired by native food (thanks Kakadu Kitchen) while a didgeridoo plays softly in the background. Truly unforgettable.

—Garry Norris (@garry_norris)

Eve testimonial.

Taste of Kakadu was an amazing experience and I’m so thankful I could be a part of it today. The traditional owners of this land are gracious hosts. Thank you for having us.

—Eve, Northern Territory

Andrea testimonial.

These are the sort of events we search out as often as we possibly can, as the experiences and learning opportunities are so rich and multi-layered. Today was definitely a highlight of our time here.

—Andrea, Queensland

Taste the unique flavours of Kakadu in 2019

What to expect at Taste of Kakadu: 10–19 May 2019

  • Pop-up dining experiences
  • Handcrafted menus from celebrity chefs
  • Forage walks with traditional owners
  • Canape cruises on bird-lined billabongs
  • Traditional ground oven feasts
  • Ancestral stories and cultural workshops
  • Cooking masterclasses
  • A unique gateway to Kakadu's extraordinary culture.

A Taste of Kakadu is a foodie experience like no other, all set within a majestic dual World Heritage-listed national park.