Nourlangie Rock, Kakadu National Park

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#1 of 9 in Historic Sites in Top End
Walk along the paths at Nourlangie Rock to see ancient Aboriginal rock art and shelters. The 1.5 km (5,000 ft) circular walk takes you around hand-painted images on the rock walls of the Rainbow Serpent, spirits, and other mythical Aboriginal creatures. You will see a diverse range of wetlands birdlife and aquatic animals. The climb to the lookout is rather steep, so be careful when ascending. Plan to see Nourlangie Rock and other attractions that appeal to you using our Kakadu National Park trip planner .
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  • The paintings are very well preserved. It was very hot (50 degrees) and we had to give us the tour get more water. I recommend not belittling this Council. This year died a same person there for dehydration. So bring comfortable shoes and water. There are sites where you can buy food, even if the activity does not require efforts more than climbing stairs and climb to the top, where you have good views of the Esplanade. For anyone with doubts about a site and another, I advise not to eat too much head. Both are similar and with both you do dip into their culture through their paintings. Perhaps I liked more Nourlangie, but was so hot that perhaps the weather condition my opinion (at Ubirr still not we had accustomed to much heat, although it was more hot at Nourlangie than at Ubirr). Also more Nourlangie, liked my husband surely because the external landscape is more beautiful than the Ubirr. I travel on my own, but this is an activity that had it seen and understood better with a guide. The rest of the Park, on your own, without a doubt!
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  • Apart from the breathtaking views from on top of the rocks ( not too hard to get there but definitely worth the effort)the beauty of the place was the quietness. Very few people around at any one time...  more »
  • The only photographic content is the evil spirit, because this is the representative of the X-ray. The other feelings that I feel are very general and there is nothing special about it.
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  • A cultural highlight for Kakadu National Park and a must see! The drive in goes past some stunning cliffs made of that brilliant red and grey rocks. The information area is shaded and walk itself to the rock art is easily accessible and the path is wheelchair friendly. The art and story boards show you insight into the ancient traditional owners. Will let you find the pleasure out for yourself and attached one of my favorite spots
  • Brilliant rock art. A range of art from 20 000 years old to much more recent. Lots of it to look at. The setting is also wonderful. Not to be missed if in kakadu.
  • Well worth a visit. Rock art. Great walks. Proper Aussie bush!!
  • Well maintained, easy to walk the tracks and make it to the lookout. Also one of the few places open early in the dry season.
  • Nice and quiet, fairly easily accessible rock art. Worth the trip

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