Part of Kakadu’s charm is its remote nature and wilderness environment – but that means there are several types of unsealed roads. Continue reading “Do I need a 4WD?”
You’ve heard of the 7 wonders of the world. Spectacular as they are, we have some wonders of our own in the tropical summer season at Kakadu National Park. Now, for the first time, Kakadu National Park staff reveal their favorite ‘secret’ spots to enjoy the best of the wet.
Temperatures regularly reach 30 degrees Celsius or more at Uluru. Over the summer period (October to March) there is a risk of serious heat-related incidents when walking in the park. When it’s very hot it’s important to walk only in the cooler parts of the day – in summer we strongly recommend you walk only in the early morning before 11.00 am. Continue reading “Recognise signs of dehydration”
Uluru is both a beautiful, and harsh, environment. Temperatures regularly reach 30 degrees Celcius – and when they reach 36 degrees Celcius we call them extreme temperatures. Heat exhaustion and dehydration are very real dangers here.
These simple steps will help to keep you and your family safe while out walking in our park. Continue reading “Stay safe in Uluru’s extreme temperatures”
Lasting for sometimes hours at a time, breathtaking lightning shows have begun thundering across the Top End of the Northern Territory in what is known as Lightning Season. Continue reading “Lightning season cracks over Kakadu”
50 million The number of red crabs on Christmas Island!
100,000 The eggs a single female can brood Continue reading “The red crab migration in numbers”
Guest blogger Maree Clout spent some time exploring Anangu life and history at Uluru’s Cultural Centre
Sir David Attenborough called it one of the ‘most astonishing and wonderful sights’. Here’s why! Continue reading “11 Ways the Red Crab Migration is Awesome”