Kakadu National Park in Australia’s Northern Territory is a massive, biodiverse nature reserve. With wetlands, rivers, and sandstone escarpments, it is home to over 2,000 plant species and wildlife ranging from saltwater crocodiles to birds. Aboriginal rock paintings from prehistoric times can be seen at Nourlangie, Nanguluwur, and Ubirr.
Kakadu is one of Australia’s largest national parks and one of the world’s largest in the tropics. It protects the most diverse ecosystems on the Australian continent, including extensive areas of savanna woodlands, open forest, floodplains, mangroves, tidal mudflats, coastal areas, and monsoon forests.
- Pandanus. Gonggirr is the most common of the three species of pandanus found in Kakadu.
- Kapok bush.
- Darwin woollybutt.
- Water lily.
What is Kakadu National Park well-known for?
Are crocodiles present in Kakadu?
What is the best month to visit Kakadu National Park?
What type of animals live in Kakadu?
- Agile wallaby.
- File snake.
- Flatback turtle.
- Flying fox.
- Leichhardt’s grasshopper.
- Northern brown bandicoot.
- Northern quoll.