Kakadu National Park

Taste of Kakadu 2018 treated guests to a huge range of cultural and culinary events.

From basket-weaving to barramundi cook-ups, sessions explored the fascinating food culture that has sustained Kakadu’s people for thousands of years.

Clayton Donovan

Dinner by Clayton

TV personality and hatted Indigenous chef Clayton Donovan hosts a sumptuous four-course dinner at the Croc.

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Award-winning singer-songwriter Shellie Morris

Festival grand opening

Kick off Taste of Kakadu 2018 with the park's traditional owners and award-winning singer-songwriter Shellie Morris.

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Fried saltbush Photo: Fervor

Fervor: pop-up dining in the heart of Kakadu (BOOKED OUT)

Fervor uses locally-sourced native produce to create pop-up dining experiences in some of Australia’s most unusual locations.

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Barramundi cooking over coals with paperbark leaves

Family feast at Anbangbang Billabong

Experience a traditional cook-up beside Anbangbang Billabong as guests of the local Hunter family.

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Cruise boat on Yellow Water

Canape cruise on Yellow Water Billabong

Enjoy tasty canapes and a glass of sparkling as you glide through spectacular wetlands.

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Clayton Donovan

Clayton Donovan ground oven cook-up

Hatted Indigenous chef Clayton Donovan puts his own spin on a traditional ground oven.

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Something Wild Green Ant Gin

Green Ant Gin tasting with Daniel Motlop

Join AFL footballer turned foodie Daniel Motlop for a tasting of this very unusual gin.

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Ben and Kylie-Lee from Kakadu Kitchen

Kakadu Kitchen Bush Tucker Tasting Walk

Join Kakadu Kitchen's Ben Tyler and Kylie-Lee Bradford for a revealing look at the park's bush foods and traditions.

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Zach Green

Zach Green interactive masterclass

Join up-and-coming Indigenous chef Zach Green for a tasty and informative cooking class showcasing native ingredients.

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Daniel Motlop

An evening with Daniel Motlop

Footy player turned foodie Daniel Motlop shares his remarkable life story at the Croc Hotel bar.

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Billabong Safari Camp owner Mandy Muir leading a bush tucker walk

Billabong Safari Camp bush food experience

See and taste Kakadu with traditional owners on this intimate, fully catered two-night camp.

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Mawurndaddja tour.

Mawurndaddja cultural tour

This exceptional excursion takes in three of the Kakadu region's cultural and culinary highlights. Experience a river cruise, rock art and a delectable restaurant meal fusing Indigenous and Asian cuisines.

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Nourlangie (Burrungkuy)

Nourlangie (Burrungkuy) bush food walk and talk

Join a traditional owner to explore Nourlangie, an iconic area of Kakadu that hums with ancient spirits and stories.

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Grow Tours food safari

Sunset food safari

The crew behind Darwin's Dreamtime Bakehouse and Grow Tours host a twilight banquet in the park.

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Rock art at Ubirr. Photo: Tourism NT

Ubirr walk and talk (BOOKED OUT)

The ancient rock art galleries at Ubirr host stories, a yam cook-up and a talk on traditional spears.

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Traditional bush foods

Bush tucker talk

Sit down with Bininj woman Mandy Muir for an absorbing look at the foods that have sustained Kakadu's people for thousands of years.

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Green ants, a traditional bush food

Festival Hub at Bowali

With tasty bush foods and plenty of fun activities, the Festival Hub is the place for locals and visitors to hang out during Taste of Kakadu.

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Man me exhibition.

Man Me art exhibition

Need a break from eating? Feed your eyes at this intriguing installation of Aboriginal art.

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Painting workshop at Taste of Kakadu

Painting with Jacqueline Cahill

Marvel at the skills of one of Kakadu's best local artists at this interactive workshop for all ages.

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Bartender pouring cocktail

Kakadu Cocktails at the Croc

Sit back and indulge yourself with a delicious bush food-inspired cocktail made from local ingredients.

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Buffalo cooked in a ground oven

Ground oven feast

Join park rangers and Bininj for mouthwatering local fare slow-cooked in a ground oven.

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Weaving food baskets

Traditional food art

Sit with local artisans to have a go at traditional weaving, painting and other crafts.

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Dale Austin playing the didgeridoo

Didgeridoo painting workshop

Paint your own didgeridoo to take home at this fun workshop with an Indigenous artist.

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Movie night at the croc.

Movie night at the Croc

Kick back with a great Australian film at our free movie nights.

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Artist Dale Austin

Spear making workshop

Learn to make spears the traditional way at this hands-on workshop.

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Ngombur man Dale Austin

Spear throwing with Dale Austin

Want to try your arm at spear throwing? Ngombur man Dale Austin hosts this fun and free activity for the whole family.

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Kids cooking at Tuckeroo

Tuckeroo mini-masterchef competition

Tuckeroo is a chance for kids to grab their aprons and get cooking under the professional guidance of celebrity chef Zach Green.

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