Can You Do Kakadu In A 2WD?

Do you need a 4WD to go to Kakadu?

We'll be honest, to access the best parts of Kakadu National Park, a 4WD is essential. Many great spots are accessible in a 2WD. However, you won't be able to access any waterfalls, gorges or swimming holes as they are all located on unsealed roads. If visiting in the wet season 4WDs must also be fitted with a snorkel.

Can you get to Jim Jim Falls without 4WD?

However, if you would like to see some of the most popular attractions, such as Jim Jim and Twin Falls, you will need a 4WD. Even Gunlom and Maguk can only really safely be accessed with a suitable vehicle. Good clearance and suspension along with sound driving skills are essential.

Do you need a 4WD to get to Maguk?

Located an hour's drive south from Cooinda, Maguk is accessed from a 14km four-wheel drive track off the Kakadu Highway, followed by a one kilometre walk through monsoon forests, crossing Barramundi Creek. A 4WD is required to access the site. An entry fee is required to enter Kakadu National Park.

Can you swim at Butterfly Gorge?

Butterfly Gorge is one of the few Northern Territory (NT) parks you may be lucky to experience and explore on your own. Walkers can traverse the park's rocky spinifex country along the access track into the gorge. Swimmers can float in the main and upper pools.

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