Kakadu National Park is one of the largest national parks in the world. It occupies an area of 19,804 square kilometers and in comparative terms, it is equal to the size of Slovenia, about half the size of Switzerland and about a third the size of Tasmania.
Kakadu National Park is one of the largest national parks in the world. It occupies an area of 19,804 square kilometers and in comparative terms, it is equal to the size of Slovenia, about half the size of Switzerland and about a third the size of Tasmania. The park is located in the Alligator Rivers Region in Australia's northern territory, due southwest from the city of Darwin. One amazing fact about the city is that it is home to Ranger Uranium Mine, the most productive uranium mine in the world.
The Kakadu National Park had been the home of the Australian Aborigines since time immemorial before the buffalo hunters, explorers and missionaries arrived from the north. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the most diverse national parks in the world. Below are some of the activities that you can engage in when in the park
1. Animal Tracking Safari
How would you love to be turned into an animal tracker in one day? Well, head to Kakadu National Park and you may yet realize that you have a knack for such things. You will learn how the ancestors of the Aborigines tracked buffalos for game meat.
2. Cruise on the Yellow Waters
Kakadu Wetlands, popularly known as the Yellow Water Billabong are something you would love to add to your adventure experiences. Think of some rare animal such as the platypus and you will find it in this quixotic destination.
3. Swim in the Maguk Gorge
What is the eeriest thing you have ever done? Well, you will have another number one when you swim in the waters of the Maguk Gorge. With the thoughts of crocodiles or some other dangerous marine animal lurking in your subconscious, you will be taking thrill seeking to a new high.
4. Visit the Kakadu Gorge and Waterfalls
If you love photography, this background is a good as they come. It is the kind of stuff that will make you want to come back to this site for one more perfect picture.
5. Get a Guluyambi Boat Tour
The best way to see the Arnhem Land is aboard a boat on the popular East Alligator River. Make sure you carry a camera. There is no other place you will see as many alligators as in the Alligator River banks.
Kakadu National Park is a cultural center. It takes you back in time when life was not complicated. All you had to do was wake up and track some game meat. It is also a good place to get close to the nature, relax, unwind and even meditate.