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Hiking in the Northern Territory

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Kakadu National Park

A a world famous travel destination located just 2.5 hours easy drive from Darwin, capital city of Australia's Northern Territory.

Encompassing an area of 20,000 square kilometres Kakadu is the Territory's largest National Park.

Spectacular waterfalls, a diverse bird and wildlife population, a wealth of Aboriginal history and culture and the opportunity to visit and try some of the best fishing hot spots in the Territory.

There are 275 Species of Birds, 75 Species of reptiles, 25 Species of Frogs, 10,000 Species of Insects and 1,600 Plant Species to be found within the borders of Kakadu.

SOME PLACES OF INTEREST


Jim Jim Falls
A 1 kilometre walk through lush rain forest to a crystal clear deep pool surrounded by majestic cliffs.
(4 wheel drive access only).

Twin Falls
Paddle up the gorge on an air mattress to a sandy white beach and clear pool surrounded by dense forest.
(4 wheel drive access only).

Yellow Waters
Famed wetlands of the South Alligator River, cross the floodplain on a raised boardwalk to see the abundant birdlife or take a boat cruise any time of the year. Here also you will find the Warradjan Aboriginal Culture Centre where you can learn about Aboriginal art, culture and Dreamtime history.

Nourlangie
View Aboriginal rock art sites and absorb the oldest living culture.

Barramundi Gorge
Spectacular view from the top of the falls.

Ubirr
Excellent Aboriginal rock art galleries, climb the rock and view the surrounding wetland and stone country.

Cahill's Crossing
Right next door to Ubirr, this is the East Alligator River border between Kakadu and Arnhem Land. Infamous for fatal crocodile attacks, it is often a barramundi fishing hot-spot.

Bowali Visitor Centre
Visual displays depict the natural and cultural aspects of the South Alligator River from its source to the sea