Australia is noted for its natural opulence and primordial landscape covered with flora and fauna unique to this country. The Kakadu National Park is one such forest reserve, which has laudably retained the unique wilderness of Australia. The Park is a World Heritage Site. It is managed jointly by the Parks Australia and the original inhabitants of the region.
When to visit
Kakadu National Park can be visited throughout the year. The average temperature of the region is around 34-degree Celsius. From October to March is the rainy season in Kakadu, and the dry season lasts between April and September. The wet season is perhaps the best time to visit Kakadu, although some walks are closed during this time. The cascading water falling down the falls, the overflowing floodplains, the abundant greenery give the region a stunning image.
Four wheelers, cruises and scenic flights are popular conveyance available for touring Kakadu.
It will take several days to explore the entire Kakadu Reserve Park. Visitors enter the park through the Jabiru area. The Bowali Visitor Center located near Jabiru will provide you with information that you need before embarking a comfortable trip. The Bowali bike and walking track is a picturesque pathway through the quite woodlands of Jabiru. The IIigadjarr Walk through the grass floodplain is open only in the dry season. The South Alligator Area of the park is the best place for bird watching. The Mamukala wetlands of this region are home to thousands of bird species and crocodiles. The Ubirr Rock Art site overlooking the Nardab floodplain is a popular hiking spot in the East Alligator Area of the park. Nourlangie Area of the park is another rock art site of Kakadu. The rich cultural heritage of the Aboriginal people of the region is displayed in the Warradjun Cultural Centre in the Yellow Water Area of the park. The wilderness of Yellow Water Area can be explored on a cruise. Many River Area of the park is noted for its bushwalks and stunning waterfalls. The walks and the waterfalls of Jim Jim area are accessible only during the dry season.