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Cooinda is situated in World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park, on the banks of the Yellow Water Billabong, one of the most spectacular wetlands in the world. Cooinda, an idyllic holiday destination, is home to the Warradjan Cultural Centre.

Travellers can browse the centre, which has been styled in the shape of a pig nosed turtle (or Warradjan), gaining insight into the culture of the local Aboriginal people. Cooinda is also the main access point for those embarking on the famous Yellow Water Cruise down Jim Jim Creek and the South Alligator River. Early morning is the best time to see Kakadu’s wildlife in its element.

Most cruisers are keen to spot crocodiles, but bird watchers will be impressed by a multitude of rare kingfishers, honeyeaters, darters, jacanas, eagles and other unique birds. Gagudju Lodge at Cooinda offers lodge accommodation, campsites, a grocery outlet, fuel, a souvenir shop and cafe.

Activites and Experiences at Cooinda

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Birdwatching
  • Bushwalking
  • Camping
  • Cruising
  • Fishing – Game
  • Flora
  • Photography
  • Scenic Flight
  • Animal Viewing
  • Water-based
  • Accommodation
  • Airport
  • Automatic Teller Machine
  • Boat Ramp
  • Coach Stop
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point Of Sale
  • Fuel
  • Public Bar
  • Jetty
  • National Park
  • Public Telephone
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Takeaway Food
  • Visitor Centres
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Cruise
  • Cultural
  • Environmental
  • Fishing
  • Flora and Fauna
  • National Park
  • Nature based
  • Outback
  • Remote
  • Water based
  • Wilderness
  • Wildlife
  • World Heritage

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