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Nourlangie Rock, Kakadu National Park

4.8
#2 of 7 in Historic Sites in Northern Territory
Historic Site Tourist Spot
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 vacation trip planner.
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4.8
  • We did the AAT Kings tour on Day 2 of our stay of the Nourlangie area. Our guide was very knowledgable and the trips to rock art and burial grounds was interesting. He also took us on some walks in th...  more »
  • The art at Ubirr was so faded that you needed a lot of imagination to separate the art from the rock. This wasn't the case at Nourlangie where all the art was quite accessible and visible. If you only...  more »
  • A fantastic walk that incorporates some ancient Aboriginal shelters and art sites. There is also a impressive lookout of the escarpment for the people that aren't afraid of a steep walk!  more »
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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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