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It can be hard to find culturally rich destinations that are secure. If you're planning your next vacation and want to learn about the regions of Kakadu, you've come to the right place.
Learning and exploring the Indigenous culture in Kakadu will be like nothing you've ever experienced. There's art, national parks, and so much more. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about your upcoming trip.
History of Kakadu
Kakadu has such an ample culture that they have been placed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. This agency, created by the United Nations in 1945, protects cultural information and ideas and promotes them.
Australia's largest national park is the Kakadu National Park and 20,000 square kilometres in size. This area is home to the oldest people group ever recorded.
Places to Go
There are many regions in the National Park to explore. Each one offers a new experience and more insight into the history and culture of the natives and the landscape.
This region was the Aboriginal people's home for years during the wet season. You'll see the shelters and Australian natural art sites that show the incredible history of the land.
You can have a guide take you on a tour and teach you about the indigenous culture in Kakadu and about the people's religion. There's also a lookout that will allow you to see the back of Nourlangie.
South Aligator Region
This region has a lot to offer tourists. People frequently see crocodiles and the sunset is a view you'll want to see. Ubirr is another rock site that depicts fish, wallabies, and other food sources the Aboriginal people ate.
Yellow Water (Ngurrungurrudjba)
The Mary River Region is known for its campgrounds like the popular Yellow Water (Ngurrungurrudjba. Camping in Kakadu will allow you to fully experience and appreciate the region's beauty. You'll be able to fully immerse yourself in the culture.
Things to Do
If you want to see the incredible views of the park, consider taking a helicopter ride over JimJim/twin falls or if you want to get up close you can take a four-wheel drive tour. You should also visit the swimming hole in Maguk which has the clearest water. There are many bushwalks you can take where you'll see indigenous arts and crafts.
Indigenous Culture in Kakadu
Australian National Parks have many special features that you can't find anywhere else. You'll have a completely different experience in Kakadu if you dive into the culture and learn the history.
The Indigenous culture in Kakadu may surprise you with how unique it is. Many places struggle to keep the history and stories of the past alive.
Visiting, exploring, and being open to the culture will not only help the local community but will also enrich your life. If you're ready to plan your trip, click here. We look forward to teaching you about our beautiful country.