Warradjan Cultural Centre, Kakadu National Park

(4.3/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
The architecture of Warradjan Cultural Centre tells the story of the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park, as told by its traditional Aboriginal Australian owners. The circular design of the center symbolizes a warradjan, the pig-nosed turtle, from which the center takes its name. The center features a memorable exhibit of hunting techniques used by local indigenous clans, as well as displays of blood lines, marriage rites, tribal elders' stories, and the effects the white settlers had on this area. This informative center is a convenient place to learn about the rich heritage and culture of this region, as well as about the varied wildlife making its home at the national park. Stop by the center’s small gift shop, which sells genuine Aboriginal Australian arts and crafts. With our custom trip planner, Kakadu National Park attractions like Warradjan Cultural Centre can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Stage. required before accessing various sites. The Centre with a guided tour by a smattering of what you will see. Details are videos about the life of the natives. Amazing their philosophy of life.
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  • This was a aboriginal exhibition/museum, which was quite educational, but I did not enjoy it very much, probably because there was too much use of the native language or words. It might also be becaus...  more »
  • Interesting but small centre about Aboriginal history. When planning your trip you only need 10 minutes here. If you're short of give it a miss. 
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  • Excellent setup guiding you through the history and culture of the area. Very illuminating. Lots of information about Aboriginal creation stories, hunting, and the way of life. No photos allowed in the display area.
  • A good place to visit while at Kakadu ,to see and learn about the their culture and way of life.