Tips & Articles

11
May
2018

Gunlom Falls in the Kakadu National Park

The World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park boasts some of the most ancient scenes in Australia. Here, rocky outcrops jut skywards while lush woodland forms the perfect habitat for native animals and plants. At the heart of the park, there are a selection of majestic waterfalls known as Waterfall Creek, that boast a selection of refreshing plunge pools and picnic areas shaded with ancient gum trees – the perfect place to catch some respite from the sun. The peak of the waterfall is home to spectacular views out across the sprawling scenes of Kakadu, all of which can be experienced […]

   
  
29
March
2018

The Culture and History of Kakadu National Park

Located in Australia’s Norther Territory, the Kakadu National Park is a sprawling nature reserve that boasts a collection of diverse and beautiful landscapes. Visitors can immerse themselves in a series of wetlands, rivers, and ancient sandstone escarpments in a region that’s rich in both stunning views and a fascinating heritage. As well as more than 2,000 different plant species and a selection of native wildlife species, from saltwater crocs to turtles and vibrant birds, there is a massive amount of history and culture to soak up in the grounds of the park. Centuries-old rock paintings adorn some of the soaring […]

   
  
27
February
2018

Explore The Warradjan Cultural Centre

Kakadu boasts a rich history and culture, all of which can be explored in depth at the Warradjan Cultural Centre. Set just outside of Cooinda Lodge, right in the middle of Kakadu, this educational institution gives visitors the chance to learn more about the fascinating aboriginal history of the region and explore centuries-old stories and traditions that have made their way down through several generations. What You Can See at the Warradjan Cultural Centre On-site, there are plenty of display to wander around and a whole host of artefacts that illustrate the rich heritage of Kakadu and beyond. You can […]

   
  
24
January
2018

Exploring Corroboree Billabong

The Kakadu region of Australia is home to unique landscapes and a rich ancient history. Here, you can marvel at centuries-old landmarks as well as beautiful natural scenes. The Corroboree Billabong is one of the most picturesque parts of the region, making up a section of the Mary River Wetlands. Perhaps best known for its huge collection of saltwater crocodiles (it has the largest concentration in the world), it draws in visitors from far and wide who want to see these magnificent prehistoric creatures up close while admiring the unique backdrop. As well as crocodiles, the Billabong is home to […]

   
  
12
December
2017

Visiting Gunlom Falls in the Kakadu National Park

The Kakadu National Park is a World Heritage-listed site that boasts a range of landscapes, from rocky outcrops that date back thousands of years, to woodland that is home to hundreds of native animal species. Gunlom Falls sit on Waterfall Creek within the park, providing an excellent mix of mesmerising waterfalls, refreshing plunge pools, and shady gums that cover the on-site picnic area for some respite from the sun. At the top of the waterfall, you can gaze out at breathtaking views of the southern landscape of Kakadu while enjoying a refreshing swim in the impossibly clear pools. There’s a […]

   
  
2
November
2017

The Warradjan Cultural Centre

Situated one kilometre outside of Cooinda Lodge in the heart of Kakadu, the Warradjan Cultural Centre provides visitors with an insight into the Aboriginal history of the area, sharing age-old stories and traditions that have been passed down from generation to generation. The on-site selection of displays include numerous artefacts that help illustrate the stories that the traditional owners of Kakadu and its surrounding regions have wanted to share with visitors for thousands of years. Inside, you’ll find a mixture of contemporary display techniques, including interactive videos, images, and real-life artefacts that delve into both personal stories from individual members […]

   
  
2
October
2017

The Bats and Rock Pools of Tolmer Falls

The Kakadu region of Australia is home to some of the most impressive landscapes in the country. In the Litchfield National Park, pretty cascading waterfalls are peppered throughout the lush scenery, bringing mesmerising views to the proceedings and forming ideal habitats for some of the region’s best-loved wildlife. Tolmer Falls is one of the most impressive falls in the park, falling down over two high escarpments into a deep plunge pool below. There is a great viewing platform at the top of the falls that lets you witness the cascading water as it descends. From there, you can also see […]

   
  
4
September
2017

Exploring White Lily Billabong in Kakadu

The Kakadu National Park is one of the most incredible swathes of scenery in the whole of Australia. The bold escarpment is made up of lush forests, sprawling woodland, and plenty of lakes, billabongs, and waterfalls to cool off in and enjoy the views from. On many tours around Kakadu, you’ll be exposed to the vast amount of nature that calls the area home, stopping off at various prominent landmarks, like cascading waterfalls, ancient creeks, and eggshell-smooth billabongs. The White Lily billabong is one of the most prominent watering holes in the area, flanked by lush scenery and promising a […]

   
  
4
August
2017

Exploring Aboriginal Rock Art at Kakadu

The ancient land of Kakadu brings thousands of years of history to the modern day with its natural scenery and eclectic collection of centuries-old rock art. It is one of the most impressive spots to see rock art in Australia, and the artwork has helped it become a World Heritage site. Some paintings date back 20,000 years, providing one of the longest historical records of any group of people in the entire world. The most prominent galleries where you can still witness rock art are at Ubirr, Nourlangie, and Nanguluwur. At these spots, there are plenty of pieces to discover […]

   
  
13
July
2017

How to Experience Twin Falls

Kakadu National Park is one of the Northern Territory’s best-loved treasures. Boasting a landscape filled with rocky escarpment and cascading waterfalls, it’s the perfect place to discover the natural beauty of Australia. The Twin Falls are one of the most famous sites within the stunning confines of the park, and are one of the major reasons a lot of travellers head to the region. Taking pride of place in the World Heritage Listed region, there are numerous ways to see the Falls – expect incredible views and a surreal swathe of scenery the sprawls out in every direction. You can […]