On a trip to Australia, if you want to expose yourself to the vastness and unspoiled beauty of nature, visit the Kakadu national park.
Flights to Australia are most often available for all big cities, however cheap flights to Sydney form most European countries are most likeable. You can book onward flights from Sydney to Darwin and from there it takes an hour to get to Kakadu National Park. The name of the park, has come from an ancient language spoken in this region ages ago called “Gagudju”. Here are some quick facts about what you are going to see here:
Kakadu National Park and Arnhem Land is a collection of the wild forests, waterfalls, rivers, lush green mountains and abundant wildlife widespread at 110,000 square kilometers in the north-east corner of the Northern Territory.
Kakadu was established as a national park in 1981.
It is governed by Environment Australia / Parks Australia and Aboriginal traditional land owners The park offers extraordinary landscapes and a variety of adventure travel.
Kakadu is hub of aboriginal culture and rock paintings of the time can be seen here.
It is the largest national park in Australia.
It contains one of the highest concentrated areas of aboriginal rock art sites in the world including Nourlangie Rock and Ubirr.
The park is known around the world for the high level of biodiversity.
The prominent attractions of Kakadu include wild coastline, savannah woodlands, lush wetlands and prolific wildlife.
The Mary River region, close to Darwin city provides extra ordinary opportunities for bird watching.
Wild animals as well as various sizes of saltwater crocodiles and variety of fish are found here.
The park’s specialty is the twin waterfalls and various mega and small waterfalls creating surreal landscapes in dense forest.
The park has recently been accepted as a World-Heritage listing.