Kakadu National Park: Updated list of sites open and reopening to visitors
In response to the continually evolving COVID-19 situation, Parks Australia has made the decision to postpone this year’s Taste of Kakadu festival. Taste of Kakadu was due to be held at Kakadu National Park from 22-31 May 2020. A full refund will be provided on all tickets purchased for this event.
At this stage there is no re-scheduled dates for the festival. We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 response when considering options for rescheduling the festival, whether that be later this year or in 2021.
Thank you for your understanding.
A cultural food festival 65,000 years in the making
Taste of Kakadu is back with a sensational program set to immerse Kakadu National Park visitors in a stimulating journey of the senses.
From 22 to 31 May 2020, visitors to the park will enjoy a 10-day journey of discovery celebrating Kakadu’s cuisine, culture and country.
Join us to experience:
- Foraging walks with bush tucker experts
- Canape cruises on lily-lined billabongs
- Rustic ground oven feasts
- Cooking demonstrations using native ingredients
- A gateway to Kakadu's extraordinary culture.
Set within a World Heritage-listed national park, Taste of Kakadu is a bush food experience unlike anything else on Earth.
Taste the unique flavours of Kakadu
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Where grassroots meets gourmet
Guests at Taste of Kakadu 2019 experienced an array of culinary and cultural events in some of Australia's most spectacular scenery.
Take a look at the gallery for some of the highlights of last year's festival.
Here's what some of our previous visitors had to say
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)
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
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.
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Cook and eat with the locals
A unique event on the Australian festival calendar, Taste of Kakadu is a must for anyone with an interest in food or Aboriginal culture.
Come along to experience everything from traditional buffalo ground ovens to contemporary Thai–Indigenous fusion.
At Kakadu we've enjoyed bush food for thousands of generations. Now we invite you to join us.
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