The world boasts of many UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization) listed World Heritage Centers, but none compares with Kakadu National Park in Australia. The Aborigines, the native Australians, are a peculiar people to read about. At Kakadu National Park, you get to experience their cultures, taboos, traditions, norms, and most importantly religion. However, this is not the only thing you do. The geographical marvels in the park can awe anybody.

Experience the Aborigines' Culture at Kakadu National Park

The world has many UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization) listed World Heritage Centers, but none compares to Kakadu National Park in Australia. The Aborigines, the native Australians, are a peculiar people to read about. At Kakadu National Park, you get to experience their cultures, taboos, traditions, norms, and most importantly religion. However, this is not the only thing you do. The geographical marvels in the park can awe anybody.

For more than 40,000 years, the park was home to the Aborigine people. The paintings and carvings in the caves is testament to the activities that have gone on here for the last 40,000 years. It is a significant piece of archeological puzzle that has had its fair share of world renowned archeologists. It is a place which holds secrets of the era bygone.

The unique ecosystem, tidal waves, diverse flora and fauna makes it a working-holiday destination for biologists, archeologists, historians or even the regular guy.

The park boasts an intricate web of river systems and land formations. Rivers such as the East, West and South Alligator Rivers and the Wildman River offer the flora and fauna sustenance required of the diversity found in the Kakadu Park.

Land formations such as Estuaries, plateaus, stone countries and lowland basins add to the beauty of the place. It is no wonder that the park boasts more than 280 birds’ species, 10,000 insects’ varieties, over 60 species of mammals and a host of marine animals.

The park covers an area of 19,804 square kilometers which is equivalent to half the size of Switzerland.

Being the largest terrestrial park in the whole of Australia, you can expect meeting people from all over the world. It is especially crowded during summer and you are well advised to book some accommodations early. The park has several accommodation options, mostly in the Jabiru Township.

To access the park, you can book a recognized tour operator who will use a four wheeled vehicle to take you through the scenic beauty of the park. More information about accessing the park can be found at http://kakadu.com.au/access

If you love the outdoors, you will find a variety unrivalled anywhere else in the world at Kakadu National Park. From hiking, swimming, fishing, to watching the wildlife, you will be spoilt for choice.

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