Kakadu National Park

10–19 May 2019 — Kakadu National Park

A cultural food fest 65,000 years in the making

Kakadu National Park hosted Australia's premier Aboriginal food festival again in May 2019.

Set within a World Heritage-listed national park, Taste of Kakadu is a bush food experience unlike anything else on Earth.

Visitors at the 2019 festival enjoyed a 10-day journey of discovery celebrating Kakadu’s cuisine, culture and country, including:

  • Foraging walks with bush tucker experts
  • Canape cruises on lily-lined billabongs
  • Rustic ground oven feasts
  • Ancestral stories and cultural workshops
  • Cooking demonstrations using native ingredients
  • A gateway to Kakadu's extraordinary culture.

For a glimpse of what Taste of Kakadu is about, check out the 2019 program.

Taste the unique flavours of Kakadu

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 highlights gallery to see what you missed out on.

Where grassroots meets gourmet

Here's what some of our previous 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

Cook and eat with the locals

At Kakadu we've enjoyed bush food for thousands of generations. Now we invite you to join us.

A unique event on the Australian festival calendar, Taste of Kakadu is a must for anyone with an interest in food or Aboriginal culture.

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