Things to do in Kakadu National Park

Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) Rock Kakadu National Park

See some of the world’s oldest and most impressive rock art along the Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) main gallery and shelter walk, and enjoy spectacular views of the Arnhem Land escarpment.

Things to do in Kakadu National Park

The stunning rock art at Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) documents life from 20,000 years ago to the first contact with European explorers. 

Things to do in Kakadu National Park

Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) is one reason why Kakadu is World Heritage-listed for outstanding cultural values. 

Things to do in Kakadu National Park

Take the 1.5 km gallery and shelter walk through what is essentially an outdoor cultural museum where the paintings, shelters and artefacts embedded in the rock present traditional ways of life for the local indigenous tribes. 

Burrungkuy-Nourlangie

The main rock art site on the walk is the Anbangbang gallery and shelter. There are a number of artistic styles spanning various time periods in the gallery that cover a range of topics including representations of creation beings, such as Namarrkon (lightning man), depictions of European sailing ships from first contact with white people and x-ray art of animals and fish.

Things to do in Kakadu National Park

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Further along the walk is the Kunwarddewardde lookout over the Arnhem Land escarpment.

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The walk to the main gallery is open all year round and is wheelchair accessible.

Kakadu National Park map

Read more about Burrungkuy (Nourlangie)

Get information on visiting Maguk Falls.
Visit Jim Jim Falls.
See the Spectacular Jumping Crocodiles.
See some of the world’s oldest rock art at Burrungkuy (Nourlangie) Rock.