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Mamukala Billabong

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Arnhem Hwy, Jabiru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Magical Mamukala

An easy walk from the car park to the hide on the edge of the wetland billabong. The hide was a... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
jan j
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Beachmere, Australia
Great for bird watching- came here twice

If you like immersing yourself in nature and taking the time to watch and listen to birds as they... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Loewn S
,
Adelaide, Australia
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Arnhem Hwy, Jabiru, Northern Territory, Australia

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

An easy walk from the car park to the hide on the edge of the wetland billabong. The hide was a good size and afforded great views of the birds feeding on the billabong. Some information on the back wall of the hide.

Thank jan j
Reviewed 2 September 2017

If you like immersing yourself in nature and taking the time to watch and listen to birds as they move and squabble through the lillies and vegetation then this is a must do. We visited mid morning the first time and then came back for...More

Thank Loewn S
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Came in the morning and spent some time watching the wildlife. There are a lot of wildflowers out both in and out of the water. Took the walking path and it was beautiful. Good path with lots to see and a further wetland as you...More

Thank Laritwoshoes
Reviewed 16 August 2017

we went there in the early morning and saw jabirus in the water, that were not there anyùore when we came back after the walk. One kingfisher, a wallabi and a few other birds during the walk

Thank Marion490
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch during our last Kakadu visit. Lovely bird life and plenty of picnic tables. A recommended spot for a picnic, a walk, or just to watch nature.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Easy loop walk. Nice billabong. Saw a wild pig on our walk. Was a little nerve wracking with the kids worry about crocs and then the wild pig. But just made sure to stay well away from waters edge and out of the way of...More

1  Thank Kirsty K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Unfortunately, the water was still too high and the walking track was still closed. It was still for a quick stop to check out the lake and birdlife and see the twitchers.

Thank Adrian T
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Stopped on a hot morning and just sat in the shaded viewing area looking at the birds and the colourful wetlands. Wish we had come a little earlier as I'm sure the birds would have been even more active. Don't rush, sit and watch as...More

1  Thank Peter_Clare_50
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

On our way back from Jabiru to ournaccommodation at Aurora Kakadu the Mamukala Billabong was en route so we pulled in to have a look. It is a vast wetland area with a very big timber bird hide built on the shore. Its only 1...More

1  Thank Susanne P
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Anyone interested in top end birdlife should stop here. We were there quite early in the dry season but still saw a great range of species. The viewing platform makes it possible to get some incredible photos and even if you're not into birds, the...More

1  Thank Lynn P
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