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​Nanguluwur: discovering one of Kakadu’s best-kept secrets

​Nanguluwur: discovering one of Kakadu’s best-kept secrets

Posted on 03 September, 2019 in Rock Art, Kakadu

Nestled among the woodland in Kakadu Natio​nal Park, near the more popular and busier ancient Aboriginal occupation site of Nou​rlangie, Nanguluwur is a smaller natural rock art gallery boasting some fantastic examples of art depicting the first contact with non-Aboriginal people. The beauty of visiting a rock art site like Nanguluwur, which is off the beaten tourist track, is that the odds of having the place all to yourself are extremely good. Read on to hear more about one of Kakadu’s best-kept secrets...

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​Which is the best Yellow Water Cruise?

​Which is the best Yellow Water Cruise?

Posted on 14 August, 2019 in Kakadu, Top End Locations, Birdwatching, Wildlife

Cruises on Kakadu National Park’s Yellow Water Billabong are ridiculously popular, and for good reason – these wetlands boast at least 60 bird species, including majestic sea eagles, dancing Brolgas and graceful Jabirus. Yellow Water Cruises can get wild, with crocodiles asserting their position at the top of the food chain among sleepy water buffalo and galloping wild brumbies. There’s always so much to see on a cruise; the trouble is knowing which time of the day is best to experience this natural wonder. Read on for our insider tips...

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Injalak Art Centre & Injalak Hill rock art tours

Injalak Art Centre & Injalak Hill rock art tours

Posted on 07 August, 2019 in Arnhem Land, Culture, Rock Art, Tours

On arrival at Injalak Art Centre, you’re presented with a festival of colours; there are weavings, paintings and screen prints in pinks, purples, oranges, blues and greens, as well as the ochres, yellows, and reds that typify the traditional Aboriginal art aesthetic. The textures delight the senses, from the huskiness of pandanus weavings, to the luxurious roughness of printed silk, and the bark canvases made smooth with months of preparation for painting. But what makes Injalak so different to any art centre you’ve ever visited is the opportunity to interact with artists as they recreate the stories of their ancestors through their art...

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​The eight most photographable spots in the Top End

​The eight most photographable spots in the Top End

Posted on 31 July, 2019 in Photography, Top End Locations, Tours

With some of Australia’s most expansive panoramas, impressive people and breathtaking wilderness, there’s no shortage of photo opportunities in the Northern Territory’s Top End. We’ve pulled together a list of eight of the most photographable spots in ​Kakadu National Park, ​Arnhem Land and ​Cobourg Peninsula, all covered in our six-day photography tour hosted by renowned landscape and portrait photographer, ​Alan Barker...

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When is the best time to visit Kakadu?

When is the best time to visit Kakadu?

Posted on 24 July, 2019 in Kakadu, Tours, Wet Season, Top End Locations

The timing of your Kakadu tour will have a massive impact on what you see and experience in Australia’s largest National Park, where the landscapes are entirely dictated by the seasons. To non-Aboriginal people, there are two main seasons in the Northern Territory’s Top End region, where Kakadu is located: the wet and the dry. Not a fan of the heat? The dry is probably the best time of the year to head to Kakadu for you. Prefer solitude? Travel to Kakadu in the wet and it’ll feel like you have this grand expanse all to yourself. Although we think any time is a great time to visit the park, we’ve weighed up the pros and cons of each season for you below to help you plan your trip to Kakadu...

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