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Kakadu Highway, Jabiru, Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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All reviews gift shop helpful staff worth a visit free wifi information desk interesting displays park pass road conditions park information worth stopping here up to date local area kakadu national park quick look first stop aboriginal culture art gallery
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well displayed interesting Visitor Centre. We had the "Best Burger Ever" at the Cafe and would highly recommend eating here. Very friendly service from the staff also.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ClaudiaLi13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed seeing the long neck turtle and the ranger was very good and told us about road closures. The interpretation of paintings was helpful too.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LIRoss55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bowali explains the wetlands and fauna and flora of the area. They have interactive things and a walk through area like you are underwater. It would be great to see that expanded so kids are more engaged.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank driller52
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Centre is outdated & needs lots of work to come up to standards Easy access from Jabiru town. Younger kids will like the display & good as an entryway into Kakadu before exploring Rangers are awesome & super informative & helpful Park pass can be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tanyab_au
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

What a great info centre - from the very knowledgeable people at the desk in regard to the park. Special note for Julie who makes your stay in the park rewarding with her knowledge and people skills. To the gallery with there artwork etc and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Liddy H
Reviewed 15 November 2018

The visiting centre is a combination of elements including a small exposition area, souvenirshop, toilets and information counter. The information we receives included a detailed map of the area and the most interesting parts for the time we had available.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank huys25
Reviewed 31 October 2018

was working in the park this day and had a very welcome rest and coffee in the cafe. Beautiful views over gorge

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jodeofoz
Reviewed 27 October 2018

This was definitely worth a visit! Recommended for as a place to stop mid-day to cool off in the shade and get some water, and an ice cream! The displays about the wildlife in the park were very informative, and learning more about the flora...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sugarandvinegar
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Restaurant, info desk art gallery, amenities and well organised displays on local points of interest. We loved the art gallery as they have some good quality, interesting and different indigenous pieces on sale. There are books, mugs, souvenirs and there's lots to look at here....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brenda312595
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We spent 4 nights in Kakadu, and left distinctly disappointed. Don't get me wrong; Kakadu is a 5* natural jewel, but its management and especially facilitating the nature experience is 1* ... and that at best. Firstly everything is way over-priced during the dry-season ......More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from angedmd | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but I had the best iced coffee there!!