The secret to discovering Kakadu is taking your time. With time come stories, secrets and sights never imagined.
It is impossible to appreciate the full breadth and beauty of the park in a fleeting visit – plan to stay at least three to five days. If you can afford the time, spend a week or more.
Day 1: Mamukala wetlands/Bowali Visitor Centre/Manngarre rainforest walk/commercial boat cruise/Cahills Crossing picnic area/Ubirr art site and sunset lookout.
Day 2: Scenic flight from Cooinda or Jabiru Airstrips/ Nourlangie art site/Anbangbang Billabong walk/Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre/commercial boat cruise, cultural tour or guided bush tucker walk.
Day 3: Gunlom Plunge Pool and Lookout or Jim Jim Falls and Twin Falls (self drive or commercial tour).
Day 1: Bowali Visitor Centre/Nourlangie art site/Nawurlandja Lookout walk/Nanguluwur art site walk.
Day 2: Mirrai Lookout walk/Scenic flights from Jabiru Airstrip/Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre/commercial boat cruise.
Day 3: Yurmikmik walks or Barrk bushwalk or Gubara Pools walk.