Darwin to Kakadu National Park Australia
Arnhem Highway from Darwin to Kakadu National Park in Northern Territory Australia. Our extenisve own website for a travel guide to Kakadu is Kakadu National Park Australia with 100's of photo's. Also while your here have a look at Tropical Darwin city or take a day trip to Litchfield National Park 90 mins south of Darwin off the Stuart Highway.

 

Darwin to Kakadu

Kakadu park tourist travel information guide, visiting and staying in Kakadu, around and about Kakadu National Park from tropical Darwin.

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About Katherine
Katherine: A lush tropical wonderland, the Katherine region is most famous for the spectacular Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park. Just one of 13 stunning gorges carved into the Arnhem Land plateau by the Katherine River, a cruise through Katherine Gorge is truly unforgettable.

Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park an Australian Natural Icon covers almost 20,000 square kms and is 257 kms East of Darwin the capital city of the Northern Territory, Australia.

Kakadu National Park gateway to Arnhemland.

The sealed roads from Darwin to Kakadu is via the Arnhem Highway and from Katherine to Kakadu National Park via the Kakadu Highway.

Litchfield National Park

Litchfield National Park features numerous waterfalls which cascade from a sandstone plateau called the Tabletop Range, monsoon rainforests, intriguing magnetic termite mounds and historical sites.

Litchfield National Park lies approximately 130km's southwest of Darwin near the town of Batchelor and covers around 1,500 sq km's.

Darwin to Kakadu National Park Australia

This is a site offering external links on the Arnhem Highway from Darwin to Kakadu National Park in Northern Territory Australia. Owned by a Darwin based 4wd travel and rental specialist Australia 4 Wheel Drive Rentals

A Kakadu National Park tourist travel information guide, visiting and staying in Kakadu, around and about Kakadu National Park with tropical Darwin the capital of Northern Territory Australia just 253klm away. If travelling by road, you should allow 3 hours travelling time from Darwin to reach the Kakadu entrance gates via the Arrnhem Highway from Darwin. Maps of the road to Kakadu and of Kakadu National Park.

Leaving Darwin to Kakadu is generally travelled on the Stuart Highway from Darwin. Darwin CBD is basically 5 straight roads running into Daly St which is around 2klm long and that runs and begins the Stuart Highway. Map of Darwin CBD. If you take the Stuart Highway it's around 22klm to the junction with the Stuart Highway veering left to Katherine, Alice Springs, Kakadu and Litchfield and if you keep straight the road goes to the smaller city of Palmerston (Pop App 30,000 and growing rapidly by the minute) straight ahead. Palmerston is also the home of our Defense base. Also to be developed is the new city of Weddell.

The Boxing Crocodile at Humpty Doo Humpty Doo - Stuart Highway from Darwin to Kakadu

Down the highway around 35klm now from Darwin you see the Arnhem Highway on the left with a sign saying Humpty Doo and Jabiru. The first sight of interest alond the highway is the didgeridoo workshop, actually at the beginning but it's on the right of the road. Then further on the giant boxing crocodile at Hunpty Doo

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Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve from Darwin to Kakadu

Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve is one of several parks in the lower Adelaide River catchment that provide havens for wildlife in Darwin's developing rural fringe. One of the few wetland systems accessible to visitors all year round.
www.nt.gov.au Fogg Dam

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Crocodile Cruises on the Adelaide River and Mary Rivers

There is a choice of crocodile cruises on the Adelaide River and it would be advisable to visit Tourism Top End visitor information centre in Bennett Street, Darwin before you leave Darwin to up to date prices, information and departure times for the crocodile cruises.
Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre from Darwin to Kakadu

Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centr is 62 klm from Darwin. A great place to stop and view the birdlife from a higher view and also really interesting display's inside to learn about the Wetlands.

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Bark Hut Inn & Caravan Park from Darwin to Kakadu

Here is a REAL Aussie Roadhouse with the walls adorned by crocodiles and buffalo. This is a tourist icon in itself and a must see on the way.

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Kakadu Information booklet stand from Darwin to Kakadu
Kakadu Information booklets stand and there is a small box that has the free Kakadu Booklet in it if not it would be advisable to visit Tourism Top End visitor information centre in Bennett Street, Darwin before you leave. Also you can collect one at Bowali Visitor centre.

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Where is Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park an Australian Natural Icon covers almost 20,000 square kms and is 253 kms East of Darwin the capital city of the Northern Territory, Australia.
Kakadu National Park Northern Territory
Australia a World Heritage listed area that has been listed for it's cultural and natural heritage and Kakadu is the largest terrestrial national park in Australia.
Life in the park does depends on the water, also in respect to the tropical monsoon climate that produces the downpours of the tropical humidity of the "wet" season, and the milder weather of the "dry" season.
Kakadu National Park is the gateway to Arnhemland. The sealed roads from Darwin to Kakadu is via the Arnhem Highway and from Katherine to Kakadu National Park via the Kakadu Highway. The Bowali Visitor Centre near Jabiru Kakadu National Park is located 253 km from Darwin in Northern Territory Australia via the Arnhem Highway entrance. If travelling by road, you should allow 3 hours travelling time from Darwin.
Kakadu is the second largest national park in the world and and is home to approximate number of species: Mammals: 62, Reptiles: 123+, Birds: 280, Freshwater Fish: 51, Insects: 10,000, Frogs: 25, Plants: 1,275. (many are rare and occur only in Kakadu)
Aurora Kakadu South Alligator Resort

With accommodation and camping facilties. Fill up for fuel before driving down to Cooinda. Just to be safe I would fill up here and check the road conditions. Aurora Kakadu situated in the Kakadu National Park is the perfect base to visit one Darwin to Kakadu Travel Guide
Bowali Visitor Centre - photo courtesy of NT Tourism Bowali Visitors Centre from Darwin to Kakadu

Please note that the information in this document may not necessarily provide the latest details. During the dry season written road reports may be provided on a weekly basis as road conditions are less variable and road reports are not loaded onto the web on weekends or public holidays. For the latest up-to-date details, contact the Bowali Visitor Centre on 0889381121 or +61889381121

The offical website is www.kakadunationalpark.com

Arnhem Highway from Darwin to Kakadu in Australia

For the latest up-to-date details, contact the offical
Bowali Visitor Centre during hours only on
Aust Tel: 08 89 381 121 or Int Tel: +61 889 381 121.

The Arnhem Highway is a our opinion is approx. 222.6 (klm) kilometres from the Stuart Highway turn off in the Northern Territory of Australia. It links the mining town of Jabiru, in Kakadu National Park, to the Stuart Highway 35 kilometres south of Darwin. There are many different opinions on the distant but we have taken our estimate from the book Outback Traveller and our our driving records.

Darwin CBD to Stuart Highway turn off 35.5klm

Start of Arnhem Highway from Darwin to Kakadu

Stuart Highway turn off to Fog Dam turnoff 24.6klm

Fog Dam turnoff to Window on the Wetlands 4.4klm

Window on the to Wetlands to Adelaide River 1.3klm
Window on the to Wetlands to Djukbinj National Park turnoff 15.1klm

Djukbinj National Park turnoff to Corroborree Park Inn 9.9klm

Corroborree Park Inn to Corroborree Billabong turnoff 0.5klm
Corroborree Billabong turnoff Hardy's Lagoon App. 4klm
Corroborree Park Inn to Mt Bundy Station turnoff 13.1klm

Mt Bundy Station turnoff to Bark Hut Inn 14.7klm

Bark Hut Inn to Old Jim Jim Road turnoff 17.6klm


Old Jim Jim Road turnoff to Wildman River (West Branch) App.16klm
Old Jim Jim Road to Boundary Kakadu National Park 17.6klm

Boundary Kakadu Park to Wildman River (East Branch) 7.0klm

Wildman River (East Branch) to Kakadu Visitor Information 10.9klm

Kakadu Visitor Information to 2 Mile Hole 1.5klm
Kakadu Visitor Information to 4 Mile Hole 1.5klm (Same turnoff)

2 Mile Hole + 4 Mile Hole to West Alligator River 2.3klm

West Alligator River to West Alligator River (West Branch) 10.2klm

West Alligator River (West Branch) to (East Branch) 8.6klm

West Alligator River (East Branch) to Flying Fox Creek 3.6klm

Flying Fox Creek to Red Lily Billabong 8.8klm
Flying Fox Creek to Alligator Billabong 8.8klm (*Same turnoff)
Flying Fox Creek to Old Jim Jim Road 8.8klm (*Same turnoff)

Red Lily Billabong to Aurora Kakadu Resort 5.0klm

Aurora Kakadu Resort to South Alligator River 3.1klm
Aurora Kakadu Resort to Boat Ramp Launch 3.1klm

South Alligator River to Mamaluka Wetlands 7.7klm

Mamaluka Wetlands to Ubirr turnoff 27.7klm

Ubirr turnoff to Kakadu Highway turnoff 1.4klm

Kakadu Highway turnoff to Jabiru turnoff 1.5klm

Jabiru turnoff to Jabiru township1.5klm
Jabiru turnoff to Jabiru airport 6.3klm

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For the latest up-to-date details, contact the offical
Bowali Visitor Centre during hours only on
Aust Tel: 08 89 381 121 or Int Tel: +61 889 381 121.

Reports by Region - Road Report Website
http://www.ntlis.nt.gov.au/roadreport/obstructions-byregion.jsp