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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.


What's open in Kakadu from Friday 26 June?

The full list of what's open in Kakadu from Friday includes;

South Alligator District

  • Two Mile Hole – camping and day use
  • Alligator Billabong track open only to high clearance 4WD vehicles to Alligator Billabong from Arnhem Highway only. Visitors must exit via Arnhem Highway also. Sites include:
    • Red Lily Billabong (Djunda)
    • Bucket Billabong (Ngarrababa)
    • Alligator Billabong (Gurdurunguranjdju)
  • South Alligator boat ramp
  • Mamukala walk and bird hide
  • Kungarre walk

East Alligator District

  • Ubirr
  • Merl 1 – camping and day use
  • Bardedjilidji and Manngarre walks
  • Upstream and Downstream boat ramps

Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) District

  • Malanbanjbanjdju camping and caravan use areas
  • Burdulba camping area
  • Burrungkuy (Nourlangie Rock), Anbangbang (walk part-open), Nawurlandja lookout
  • Kubara and Nanguluwurr walks
  • Mirray lookout
  • Djarradjin (Muirella Park) camping and boat ramp

Jim Jim District

  • Yellow Water (Ngurrungurrudjba) boat ramp
  • Mardukal campsite and boat ramp

Mary River District

  • Gungurul campsite and walks
  • Bukbukluk
  • Yurmikmik (Boulder Creek and Motor Car Falls)
  • Kambolgie camping
  • Ferny Gully and Moline Rockhole – limited access

Camp managers will be onsite at Mardukal and Merl and district and park staff will again be patrolling and communicating on the ground with visitors.


If you'd like to visit Kakadu on a tour from Darwin we'd recommend the 5 Day, Kakadu, Arnhem Land and Cobourg Peninsula Tour, please take a look at the video below. For more information please call (08) 89275500 or email us here.