Ubirr, Kakadu National Park

4.8
#1 of 10 in Historic Sites in Top End
#Ruin, #Landmark, #Must See
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. Plan your Ubirr visit and explore what else you can see and do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) using our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip builder tool .
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  • Took a quick trip out to admire the artwork and wasn’t disappointed. Great tracks, good facilities and the artwork is well preserved. Worth a look if you are out that way  more »
  • A long way from anywhere, just as we like it. The artwork was interesting and our guide provided us novices with insights to help us appreciate what we were looking at. Climbing to the top was a delig...  more »
  • Gorgeous Views and good access to the Aboriginal Art on the rocks. Easy and safe tracks and well worth the visit  more »
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