Kakadu National Park
Kakadu National Park Australia
One of the wonders of the natural world awaits you in Kakadu National Park Australia. This wilderness preserve in the heart of the Northern Territories spells out an adventure Down Under you won't soon forget--if ever. A place chock-full of incredible vistas, waterfalls, along with dangers like crocodiles and other wild things makes Kakadu the perfect place for the explorer with a head for preservation, conservation, and ecological balance. As such, it is a popular spot for eco-tourism--and why not? Its rivers, lakes and billabongs, enchanting eucalyptus forests and mountains make it a nature-minded traveler's delight.
Kakadu has also been home to the Aboriginal people of Australia for 50,000 years. It's a heritage that no current lineage of people can claim, and as such there is a sense of solemn and humble gratitude for the land that provided sustenance to its natives for so long! There truly is something special about this wild place of timeless beauty, in a mysterious land of unique animal and plant life, explorers, nomads, and blood-red skies that signify the way to yet another night decorated by billions of stars.
When you come to Kakadu National Park Australia, there is a powerful sense that time has stopped, and that you are in sync with the primitive beauty of the earth. Covering nearly 20,000 square kilometers, or 12,000 square miles, Kakadu's status as a World Heritage site is unique in that it is recognized for both its cultural and natural wonders. The $25 entrance fee is a small price to pay indeed for the ancient world of living history preserved in all its grandeur for the adventurers of Planet Earth. Kakadu National Park Australia should be on any world traveler's list of places to explore, breathe in, and experience, mindful of conservation, before they go on to the great adventure in the sky.