is Kakadu National Park
National Park an Australian Natural Icon
covers almost 20,000 square kms and is 257
kms East of Darwin the capital city of the
Northern Territory, Australia. Kakadu
National Park is a World Heritage listed
area that has been listed for it's cultural
and natural heritage and Kakadu is the largest
terrestrial national park in Australia.
Life in the park does depends on
the water, also in respect to the tropical
monsoon climate that produces the downpours
of the tropical humidity of the "wet" season,
and the milder weather of the "dry" season.
Park is the gateway to Arnhemland. The
sealed roads from Darwin to Kakadu is
via the Arnhem Highway and from Katherine
to Kakadu National Park via the Kakadu
Highway. The Bowali Visitor Centre near
Jabiru in Kakadu National Park is located
257 km from Darwin in Northern Territory
Australia via the Arnhem Highway entrance.
If travelling by road, you should allow
3 hours travelling time from Darwin. Maps
of the road to Kakadu National Park and
of Kakadu National Park.
Kakadu is the second
largest national park in the world and
and is home to approximate number of species:
Mammals: 62, Reptiles: 123+, Birds: 280,
Freshwater Fish: 51, Insects: 10,000,
Frogs: 25, Plants: 1,275. (many are rare
and occur only in Kakadu).
Kakadu National Park
For more information on Kakadu National
Park in Northern Territory go to http://www.kakadunationalparkaustralia.com/.
There are also selfdrive hire in campers,
motorhomes RV's and 4WD's four wheel drive
rentals from Darwin to Kakadu.