The easiest way to get to Kakadu National Park is by coach tour or by hiring a car, and traveling from Darwin or Katherine. If you are driving yourself make sure you refuel your vehicle as frequently as possible. Unleaded and leaded petrol and diesel fuel are available at: Kakadu Resort (at South Alligator), Jabiru, Cooinda and Wirnwirnmila Mary River Road House.
Maps of the park
See our interactive maps - with linked hotspots to regions, activities and accomodation.
Download the Kakadu map
Kakadu National Park is open all year round.
Bowali Visitor Centre | Open 8.00 am - 5.00 pm daily.
Bowali Visitor Centre
Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre | Open 9.00 am - 5.00 pm daily.
Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre
Open 8.30 am - sunset daily from 1 April - 30 November.
Open 2.00 pm - sunset daily from 1 December - 31 March.
Ubirr rock art galleries
Nourlangie Rock | Open dawn - dusk daily.
Nourlangie rock art galleries
Kakadu National Park passes contribute directly to the running costs of the park. All international and interstate visitors aged 16 years and over need to buy a park pass before they arrive at Kakadu National Park. All Northern Territory residents and children under 16 are exempt.