Kakadu National Park, NT
If you respect the land, then you will feel the land. Your experience will be one that you cannot get anywhere else in the world. Brian Baruwei – Wurrkbarbar clan.
Covering nearly 20,000 square kilometres of exceptional natural beauty and unique biodiversity, Kakadu is one of very few places World Heritage listed for both its cultural and its natural values. Kakadu National Park is managed jointly by its Aboriginal traditional owners and the Director of National Parks.
Kakadu is a living cultural landscape. Generations of Bininj/Mungguy have lived on and cared for this country for tens of thousands of years. Their spiritual connection with the land is globally recognised in Kakadu’s World Heritage listing. The natural and cultural heritage of Kakadu has also been identified as a key element of Australia’s great National Landscapes.
Kakadu National Park is a timeless place – a landscape of exceptional beauty, great biodiversity and a wide variety of of landforms, habitats and wildlife. Kakadu is home to 68 mammals, more than 120 reptiles, 26 frogs, more than 2,000 plants and over 10,000 species of insects.
Information ref: Australian Govt. Dept. of S.E.W.P.C.
Kakadu Lodge ‘Jabiru’ ‘Kadau National Park’ NT – auroraresorts.com.au