As the dry season gets into full swing in the Top End. Kakadu National Park, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Top End is ready to kick it off with a bang. Kakadu Tourism will allow guests to dive deep into the cultural aspects of the Northern Territory, allowing you to explore the variety of Indigenous backgrounds in the area.
From the 27th of May, Rangers at Kakadu National Park will be hosting Weekly Activities across the Dry Season to explore the traditions of Indigenous people, as well as what Kakadu National Park has to offer to the public with its unique wildlife, landscapes and reflecting on the history of the park.
Rangers will take you on walking tracks and hikes through the magnificent landscapes of Kakadu, giving you a guided tour of the world heritage values the park holds, including geology, flora, fauna, archaeology, land management and rock art. The variety of distinctive walking tracks will mean there will be something for everyone to explore the park on.
Guests will also be treated to the rich history of wildlife in the Kakadu National Park. The famous Mercure Crocodile Hotel will be hosting talks, discussing the history of one of the most endangered species in the Northern Territory, otherwise known as the Crocodile. Guests will be amazed by some local tales and legends, and the dos and don’ts of crocodile safety.
A soaring list of workshops will run over the Dry Season, giving guests the opportunity to dive into one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Bininj Mungguy will host the workshops to educate guests on cultural activities, including the tradition of Weaving and Indigenous Art, such as rock art. All workshops are interactive, allowing you to get hands-on with the activity.
Guests are urged to visit Bowali Visitor Centre to find out more about these events or click here for starting times and the full program.