Visit Kakadu National Park | Kakadu Tourism

Getting Here

Kakadu is a scenic three hour drive from Darwin on sealed roads that are passable year-round.

From Darwin

Take the Stuart Highway for 35km until you reach the Arnhem Highway turn off to Kakadu.

Turn left onto the Arnhem Highway and drive 216km.

If you are staying at the Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel continue straight following the signs to Jabiru. You will need to turn right off the highway toward the township itself. Drive 2 km ahead, you will now see the Crocodile Hotel on your left hand side.

If you are staying at Cooinda Lodge Kakadu or visiting for a Yellow Water Cruise turn right heading towards Cooinda/Pine Creek.

Continue on this road for approximately 50km. You will pass Nourlangie Rock, Mirrai Lookout, and Jim Jim billabong on your left. Shortly after the Jim Jim Billabong sign you will need to turn right towards Cooinda. Continue for approximately 4km, you will now arrive at the Lodge.

From Katherine

Take the Stuart Highway and when you pass through Pine Creek you will need to turn right onto the Kakadu Highway. This is well sign posted - please follow the signs to Kakadu.

Continue on the Kakadu Highway for approximately 160km and turn left towards Cooinda if you are staying at Cooinda Lodge or visiting Yellow Water Cruises.

If you are staying with us at the MercureKakadu Crocodile Hotel please continue on the Kakadu Highway for another 50km. At the end of the road you will need to turn right towards Jabiru.

Follow Jabiru Drive for approximately 2km - you will see the hotel on the left hand side