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Kakadu National Park accommodation is as diverse as it’s landscapes and wildlife offering something for everyone from basic non-powered campsites right through to luxury lodge seclusion. 

Whether you’re travelling alone, looking for a couples escape, joining a group or planning your family getaway, we have pulled together an extensive list of Kakadu National Park accommodation options for you to choose from. 

Kakadu Camping 

Ready to sleep under the stars and be in absolute awe of the Kakadu night sky? Kakadu National Park has a number of camping and caravanning options for travellers from managed campgrounds with amenities or you can get back to nature with a stay at a bush campground where facilities are more basic. 

Kakadu National Park operated sites: 

Managed Sites 

Unmanaged Sites 

Free Sites 

Showers, toilets, picnic facilities, fire pits, on-site campground manager. Bring your own drinking water. 

Fee applicable. 

Pit toilets, basic picnic facilities and fire pit. Bring your own drinking water. 

Fee applicable-Pay to honesty box on-site. 

Bush camp with no amenities provided. Bring your own drinking water. 

Merl (One & Two) 

Djarradin (Muirella Park) 

Mardukal (One & Two) 



Waldak Irrmbal (West Alligator Head) 



Malabanjbanjdju (Tent & Caravan) 


Sandy Billabong (Djirrilba) 

Jim Jim Billabong 


Jarrangbarmi* (Koolpin Gorge) 

Two Mile Hole 

Four Mile Hole 

Red Lily Billabong (Djunda) 

Bucket Billabong (Ngarrababa) 

Alligator Billabong (Gurdurunguranjdju) 

Giyamungkurr (Black Jungle Springs) 

Bilkbikmi* (Graveside Gorge) 

*permit required.

View the Kakadu National Park Caravan and Camping Guide here.  To find out which campgrounds and key visitor sites are open at Kakadu, check the Kakadu Access Report. 

In addition to the Kakadu National Park campgrounds operated by Parks Australia, visitors to the park can choose to stay at one of the privately managed campground sites. 

The Ngurrungurrudjba (Yellow Water) Campground & Caravan Park 

Centrally located in the park next to the Yellow Water Billabong and nestled under the shade of Australian bush tucker trees, you will find Cooinda Campground & Caravan Park.  Cooinda offers guests the choice of powered and non-powered sites, and you can take advantage of all the amenities including 2 swimming pools, a petrol station, laundry facilities, and a choice of dining options including the Barra Bar and Mimi’s Restaurant. There is also a souvenir and gift shop on-site along with reception who can assist visitors with booking 4WD Adventure Tours, the Yellow Water Cruise, scenic flights over Kakadu and more!  

Call: +61 8 8979 1500 

Book online now 

Kakadu Hotels 

If you prefer your own modern day comforts, Kakadu offers a selection of comfortable and affordable hotel options. 

Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel 

Get ready to sleep in the belly of a croc!  The Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel, located in Jabiru, is one of the world’s most distinctive hotels from the air and from the ground. Literally built in the shape of a croc, the hotel is a favourite amongst visitors.  The hotel boasts a vast selection of indigenous art tempting all who visit to invest in that special piece that will remind them of the Kakadu Spirit once they return home. Other hotel facilities include a central outdoor pool, restaurant, bar, gift shop, laundry, free parking and meeting rooms. 

Call: +61 8 8979 9000 

Book online now 


Cooinda Lodge 

Cooinda Lodge, the ultimate base to explore Kakadu, is an oasis located beneath the canopy of shady trees beside Yellow Water Billabong and home to Yellow Water Cruises and Warradjan Aboriginal Culture Centre.  This village style property boasts an array of facilities including Mimi’s restaurant, the Barra Bar, 2 swimming pools, a petrol station, tour desk, a laundry and an Airstrip. 

Guests can choose from a standard Lodge Room or the Outback Retreat luxury tent accommodation.  Both accommodation options offer air conditioning, tea & coffee making facilities, mini fridge, ceiling fans, outdoor setting and more. 

Call: +61 8 8979 1500 

Book online now 

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