Kakadu National Park Journals

Go Bush in Kakadu

An August 2004 trip to Kakadu National Park by shazza's

Quote: For a real experience of the true outback, head to Kakadu to see eveything from bushwalking to the amazing untouched Jim Jim Falls and Twin Falls. Cruise down Yellow Waters, go on a Safari into Arnhamland, or go on Animal Track and have a hands-on experience.

Go Bush in Kakadu

Overview

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Jim Jim Falls and Twin Falls tours are available from Cooinda Lodge, an experience of natural beauty in the outback. Animal Tracks Safari a hands-on experience with Bush- tucker, hunting, and amazing views. This is great for kids too (ages 5 and up). For the real adventurer, there's Lords Safaris into Arhnamland, a real eye opener. You go to an aboriginal town where you go into the hills and look at the aboriginal art work on the rocks. You have the chance to go to the art gallery to buy artwork. Lunch is by the most beautiful lagoon, a definite sight to see. This is a way to see Arhnamland without paying for all the permits. The fee you pay to go on the tour pays all costs. There's also the Barra Fis...Read More
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For all types of accommodation, this is the place to be, from caravans powered and unpowered, backpackers (YHA), and a lodge. Prices go from AUS$10 to AUS$200 per night. Make sure you book your hotel room.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on October 22, 2004

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Best Things Nearby:Shop, restaurants, bar, and poolsBest Things About the Resort:Allowed to access all areas of the resortResort Experience:The campground has everything you need to have a great stay: hot showers, toilets, and BBQ's. No bookings can be make for camping, so the sooner you get in, the better. Campground Type: Private Campsite Type: Camper/Trailer Price Range: $10 - $20 Cleanliness: Very Good Campground Facilities: Excellent Recreational Facilities: ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on October 22, 2004

Mimis Restaurant

Restaurant

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For a real taste and a great selection of meals in the Outback, you can get it all here. They have something for everyone's taste. You can try the unusal like the crocodile, kangaroo, or buffalo. Kids also have a great selection too.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on October 22, 2004

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When you enter the national park, you must stop and pay the park entry fee. This fee lasts for 7 days. There are no pets allowed in the park; many people book therir pets into kennels in Darwin.

You can get hold of information maps at the park entrance.

You can also ask for information on talks, walks, and a slideshow in the different campgrounds.

About the Writer

shazza

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Gold Coast, Australia

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