Kakadu National Park
Kakadu National Park is a timeless place. It is recognised as a global treasure, World Heritage listed for both its environment and the living Aboriginal culture. Kakadu is the largest national park in Australia, covering almost 20,000 square kilometres. That’s nearly half the size of Switzerland! Kakadu is included on the list of World Heritage places for both its cultural and natural importance. The park was first inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1981, with further areas added in 1987, 1992 and 2011.
Kakadu is home to more than 2,000 plant species and some of the most charismatic animals around.
The landscape changes from one end of the Park to another, incorporating such diverse features as coasts and tidal flats, stone country, savanna woodlands and lowlands, wetlands, and the southern hills and ridges.
In Kakadu, there six different seasons, based on thousands of years of Aboriginal knowledge. There are subtle variations that signpost the transition from one season to another – changes in the weather, which plants are in flower, and which bush foods are abundant. Each season has different attractions, and some areas are closed by flooding during the wet season. Find out more about when to come or check our wet and dry season itineraries.
Find out more about the many many things to see and do in Kakadu national Park at the Parks Australia website, address provided below.
For a useful guide of things to see and do, as well as vital safety and planning information, go to the Parks Australia website.
You can also go to http://www.kakadunationalparkaustralia.com for even more information.
Always check road conditions before heading out bush, take plenty of water and always make sure to observe every safety precaution.
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