Nourlangie Rock, Kakadu National Park

4.7
#2 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 Jabiru trip planner .
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  • The rock art speaks for itself. There are also very informative information boards. The walks have a few steps but are relatively easy  more »
  • A beautiful location. Truly humbling to admire the passage of time and cultural vibrancy in the region  more »
  • This is a moving, readily accessible art gallery showcasing the beautiful rock art of the ancient aboriginal people. Excellent wheel-chair access, albeit a little challenging to see some of the rock a...  more »
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