The ultimate base to explore Kakadu
The village style property is located beneath a canopy of trees beside Yellow Water Billabong, home to world-renowned Yellow Water Cruises, where crocodiles and birds are seen on the flood plain amongst Paperbark, Pandanus and Fresh Water Mangroves.
TOURING ACTIVITIES INCLUDE PICTURESQUE CRUISES AND FISHING TOURS ON YELLOW WATER BILLABONG, AND 4WD adventures to Kakadu’s most famous icons.
The Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre is just five minutes from Cooinda and many local attractions are within easy travelling distance.
With its oasis style atmosphere, Cooinda Lodge offers an inviting shaded swimming pool, bistro-style dining, bars, petrol station and a store that offers locally-made crafts as well a wide range of essentials for touring.
Guests staying in the newly refurbished Superior and Family Rooms at the lodge enjoy full bathroom facilities and a television. Rooms can accommodate a maximum of 4 people, with rollaway beds and cots available for hire. Guests have a choice of:
- 16 – Superior rooms with 1 x queen bed
- 32 – Family rooms with 1 x queen bed, 2 x single beds
Superior Rooms & Family Rooms
- Private outdoor sitting area
- Air conditioning
- Tea and coffee making facilities
- Ensuite bathroom with shower recess
- Television — Free to air TV channels
- Iron and ironing board
- Hair dryers
Our brand new permanent tents are available to book now for stays from 1st July 2019. The Outback Retreats are built on an elevated platform to ensure year-round usability and minimal environmental impact. The canvas tents have one solid wall, a glass front door and a deck with outdoor furniture. All bedding feature high quality mattresses, toppers and linen. Interiors have been designed to reflect the Kakadu bushscape and incorporate many Australian designed and hand built elements, including locally produced indigenous weaving and artwork. Dreaming@Home Billabong has its own dedicated share bathroom and amenities centre. Guests have a choice of:
- 10 – Outback Retreats with 1x queen bed. Suitable for up to 2 adults
- 10 – Outback Retreat Plus' with 1x queen bed, 1x bunk bed. Suitable for up to 2 adults and 2 children.
- Camping options also available by clicking here
Outback Retreat & Outback Retreat Plus
Camp under the trees in one of our luxury tents in the remotest area of the lodge. Includes:
- Outdoor sitting area
- Air conditioning
- Bar fridge
- USB charging ports
Guests staying in at Dreaming@Home Billabong have shared bathrooms facilities which are located close by.
Operating hours: 6:30am – 9:00pm
Adventurers of the great North will enjoy the comforts of fine food at the Barra Bistro and Mimi's. Come dine in a relaxed and down to earth Australian style bistro, pull up a seat outside in the spacious outdoor dining area or step into the brightly decorated indoor dining space. Our dishes use a mixture of native, local ingredients and classic favourites. A great family friendly environment, Barra Bistro is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The Barra Bar is open until late and offers a wide range of beers, wine, and soft drinks, along with snacks.
A large, attractive swimming pool provides a welcome and cooling break between exploring Kakadu. Ideal for adults and children, the pool is open year round and sun chairs and lounges are available to relax poolside.
The tour desk has full details and booking facilities for all Kakadu National Park attractions. Yellow Water Cruises and 4WD Adventure Tours depart from Cooinda and are able to be booked as part of the Kakadu Tourism holiday experience.
The petrol station pumps are accessible during the following hours: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm (April to November) 6:00 am - 6:00 pm (November to March).
The private airstrip at Cooinda Lodge allows guests to charter a plane for a spectacular aerial view of Kakadu National Park.
Gift Shop and General Store
The gift shop provides a wide range of postcards, clothing, and other souvenirs to remember your stay in Kakadu National Park.
6:00AM - 8:00PM (May to Oct)
6:00 am - 6:00 pm (Nov to Apr)
Essentials Available at the General Store:
- Cold drinks
- Essential groceries — bread, cereal, eggs, fresh vegetables, frozen meats
- Ice (blocked or crushed)
- Insect repellant
- Pharmaceuticals (limited)
- Fishing lures
- Stamps and phone cards
Make a reservation at Cooinda Lodge for your stay in Kakadu National Park!