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This is an excellent quality sealed road that is usually open all year round. Access from Pine Creek in the south to Jabiru is via the Kakadu Highway, again usually open all year round. Check road conditions before setting off. It is around 3-4 hours drive from Darwin to Jabiru with adequate services along the route.

The Kakadu National Park entry or use fee must be paid at the Bowali Visitor Centre at the Park Headquarters just out side of Jabiru. Cost is $100 for a family of 4 (2 adults 2 kids) or $40 per adult and $30 per concession You may never have to show your pass to anybody, even at the visitor centers but you must have it and you can be spot checked by the roving Park Rangers. Northern Territory residents do not need to purchase a pass.

You can hire 2wd and 4wd cars in Darwin, with daily distance limits. Campervan rentals often don't have distance limits. A variety Coach and small group tours are also available from Darwin.

Some parts of the park are not accessible during the wet season, or are not accessible by 2wd vehicles during the wet season. Check road conditions and closures in advance.

We reccommend Bargain Car Rentals in Darwin: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Phone: 1300 729 230

Use the map below to plan your trip. Zoom out to see the route to Kakadu National Park from Bargain Car Rentals in Darwin CBD. Travel out of Darwin on the Stuart Highway and turn left at the Arnhem Highway approx. 35km south.

Contact Details

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Kakadu Cultural Tours


Freecall: 1800 525 238

Anbinik Kakadu Resort:


P: 61 8 89793144