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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  • October 4, 2017
    Excellent Aborigine art site. Well worth a visit. Try early morning to avoid the heat. The flies are a problen though, even 50% DEET does not put them off!  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    There are about 3 different galleries and an easy walk. You can extend the walk up onto the escarpment for views. Good information to explain or arrive at a time when there is a guided walk by the ran...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Lovely artworks under rock overhangs can be viewed easily at Nourlangie. The climb to the lookout to see the escarpment to Arnhem land is not to arduous at all. The longer track was closed due to the ...  more »
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  • June 23, 2017
    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
  • July 6, 2017
    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.
  • July 18, 2017
    Well worth a visit. Rock art. Great walks. Proper Aussie bush!!
  • May 6, 2017
    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.
  • February 23, 2017
    Nice and quiet, fairly easily accessible rock art. Worth the trip

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