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Jabiru, NT

Nestled near the spectacular Arnhem Land Escarpment in World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park, Jabiru was established as a mining town in the 1970s. Situated on a within Kakadu, it is the only Australian town set inside a national park, and is now the main service area within the Park, offering a range of accommodation and facilities. Jabiru is a great stepping-off point for excursions into Kakadu. The people of Jabiru take pride in their unique town and enjoy a relaxed and comfortable lifestyle. It has an Olympic size swimming pool, tennis courts and a challenging nine hole golf course.


Where to stay?


  • Caravan and Camping
  • Cultural
  • Environmental
  • Nature based
  • Remote

Popular Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Golfing
  • Shopping
  • National Park
  • Fishing
  • Wilderness
  • Wildlife
  • Fishing - Game
  • Outback
  • World Heritage

About Jabiru

  • Locality: Urban locality
  • Jabiru Postcode: 886
  • State: Northern Territory
  • Region: Kakadu & Surrounds
  • Latitude: -12.66598
  • Longitude: 132.854
  • Elevation: 17m
  • Population: 1081
  • Median Income: $62660
  • Area (Sq/km): 13.508
  • Timezone: Australia/Darwin

Accommodation In Jabiru

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Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Luxe Accommodation

Enjoy a distinctly Australian luxury experience, such as the unforgettable reefs, islands, beaches and coast; rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and vast national parks; and the many vibrant food and wine regions. Take a once in a lifetime adventure and discover the sheer indulgence of experiencing the wonders of Australia in style and stay in total luxury.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


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