Turn off the Kakadu Highway onto the Jim Jim Billabong Road. Further down the road from Red Lily, this small billabong is pretty with shady camp areas. There's about 3 km of dirt road on the way there 4WD recommended. These guys sit like statues until something is crazy enough to move below them. There is a campsite with a drop toilet. Check the availability of facilities and make sure to take enough water.
Reached via the track to Red Lily Billabong by 4WD, this campsite is 26 km south of the Arnhem Hwy. There are no facilities, toilets or drinking water. Who to contact: PWCNT Kakadu 08 Permits: required for campsite nos 22 and It is huge, with a multitude of landscapes, habitats and wildlife. Camping opportunities range south alligator billabong managed campgrounds to free bush camping. Check the availability of facilities and make sure to take enough water.
National Park rangers offer free guided walks and talks during the Dry, May—Oct. Many campsites close during the Wet, so it is best to check accessibility. A park pass is required for each person over the age of 16 who is not a NT resident; purchase the pass online or from the visitor centre. Want to see your campsite photos featured here? Send us your photos. Subscribe to our free newsletter for up to the minute info from Australia's best value travel guides.
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