Heading north east you can see the rugged wonder of arnhem land you will need a permit. The park is located within the alligator rivers region of the northern territory.
This study evaluates the economic value of kakadu national park knp based solely on the park s worth as a tourism asset.
Kakadu national park tourism statistics. Kakadu national park is in the northern territory of australia 171 km southeast of darwin it is the second largest national park in the world. Kakadu national park is full of surprises. To the west is the mary river region and darwin.
It covers an area of 19 804 km 2 7 646 sq mi extending nearly 200 kilometres 120 mi from north to south and over 100 kilometres 62 mi from east to west. This assessment is based on the park s ability to motivate a visit and corresponding expenditure from interstate and overseas. 170 700 155 700 judbarra gregory national park whole of park.
Kakadu tourism is an indigenous owned collection of kakadu wetland cruises 4wd kakadu tours cultural experiences and kakadu accommodation. The river system which is the largest in kakadu contains extensive wetlands that include river channels floodplains and backwater swamps. It is the largest collection of facilities catering to tourism in kakadu and is focused on positive indigenous outcomes.
Kakadu national park is a protected area in the northern territory of australia 171 km southeast of darwin. In addition the park s ability to retain territorians within the state for their. It is the size of wales about one third.
New data shows visitation to kakadu national park has reached its highest point since 2009 despite grim outlooks for the northern territory s tourism sector elsewhere. It is about 200 kilometres from north to south and more than 100 kilometres from east to west. Elsey national park whole of park.
Kakadu tourism is an indigenous owned collection of kakadu wetland cruises 4wd kakadu tours cultural experiences and kakadu accommodation. It covers an area of 1 980 400 ha 4 894 000 acres. Venture south to visit nitmiluk national park and nitmiluk gorge.
Traffic and pedestrian counters located at bitter springs mataranka thermal pool and john hauser drive. It is the largest collection of facilities catering to tourism in kakadu and is focused on positive indigenous outcomes. See aboriginal rock art.
Traffic counters located on bullita access road joe creek sullivan creek and big horse campgrounds. Kakadu is home to aboriginal rock art dating back 20 000 years one of the longest historical records for any group of people in the world the art sites at ubirr 39 kilometres 24 miles from the kakadu township of jabiru can be reached via an easy one kilometre 0 6 mile circular walking track the galleries reveal some of the world s finest examples of traditional. The wildlife about one third of australia s bird species are represented in kakadu national park with at least 60 species found in the wetlands.
Whistling ducks and magpie geese are the most abundant. Follow the nature s way drive loop to take in litchfield national park.