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Ubirr, Jabiru
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Ubirr charms with its poise and beauty. A main draw is the collection of Aboriginal rock paintings, continuously painted since 40,000BC. Look out for art depicting barramundi, turtles, and possums. Other rock faces show images of kangaroos and fish painted in X-ray art. Predating these are paintings of Mimi spirits, thin figures believed to be the first of the Creation Ancestors to paint on rock. Look for the Tasmanian tiger, a painting drawn 2,000 years ago. Climb to the top of Ubirr for a panoramic view of the floodplains and wetlands. Don’t miss viewing the Rainbow Serpent Gallery and its sacred path, an important part in Aboriginal spiritual beliefs. To visit Ubirr and other attractions in Jabiru, use our Jabiru itinerary planner.
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  • This place is amazing, it's history and views are are mind blowing. ABORIGINAL ROCK ART: Its awesome! But he most amazing thing about it is the stories and information on the area that each generation...  more »
  • Beautiful archaeological site from great historical interest. With a 1.5 km circular path from the car park you can admire beautiful paintings. With a short climb of 250 from the main gallery you can climb to a vantage point from which one can see the plain below (striking at sunset).
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  • An historic Aboriginal site. Lots of rock art, fabulous views from the top. We were there on a day when temperature reached 40! Phew, but travelled early to avoid the heat of the day. Bit of a scrambl...  more »