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Additional sites in Kakadu re-opening this Friday

Additional sites in Kakadu re-opening this Friday

Posted on 24 June, 2020 in Kakadu, Top End Locations

After re-opening Kakadu National Park on the 19th of June in stage 1, we will now be moving to stage 2 this Friday the 26th of June. This next stage allows for camping once again and sees a variety of popular tourist sites back online, including one of our favourites; Ubirr...

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​The best waterfalls in Kakadu

​The best waterfalls in Kakadu

Posted on 15 June, 2020 in Kakadu, Top End Locations, Waterfalls

If you’re seeking an adventure, rewarded with a picture-perfect waterfall and swimming hole at the end, Kakadu is your place! This world heritage listed national park is bordered by the Arnhem Land escarpment, and this is where the majority of the waterfalls begin. Cascading down the escarpment walls these waterfalls have gouged crystal clear pools below over millennia and are usually edged by pandanus and palms - amazing! All are accessed via the Kakadu Highway and there are many amazing sites to spend a day or two or three...

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Yekke season - it's a great time to visit Darwin & Kakadu

Yekke season - it's a great time to visit Darwin & Kakadu

Posted on 28 May, 2020 in Kakadu

Distant smoke haze hovers over the ocean as the sun sets to create bands of firey reds and oranges. The Territory is home to daily stunning sunsets, but the annual ‘burn offs’ in May & June make these extra special evening skies potentially one of the best times to visit Darwin. Nature dictates the beginning...

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​Yurmikmik Walks: a Kakadu wet season favourite

​Yurmikmik Walks: a Kakadu wet season favourite

Posted on 19 October, 2019 in Wet Season, Kakadu, Hiking

The four interconnected trails traversing Kakadu National Park’s southern Yurmikmik region are not for the faint-hearted, especially in the heat of the wet season. There is one shorter 30 minute walk but the rest are much longer and more difficult. Accessible all year ‘round, these trails are most enjoyable in the ​wet season when the creeks, plunge pools and waterfalls have been topped up by the tropical summer rains. So, if monsoon rainforest-lined paths, secluded swimming holes and woodland wildlife spotting sound good to you, read on to find out more about Yurmikmik Walks, which are possibly one of Kakadu’s best-kept secrets (and an essential part of any Kakadu wet season itinerary!)...

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