Parks Australia have notified there will be increases in fees for Kakadu in 2016.
Hence, our Kakadu tour prices will have to rise as well, so maybe come and visit before April 1st to beat the price hike!
Visitors to Kakadu are subject to an entry fee, the Park Pass contributes directly to maintaining Kakadu’s fantastic environment and tourism facilities.
These fees are included in the advertised price of all Kakadu 4WD Safaris tours. However these fee’s may be required to be paid separately in CASH on the morning of departure. This is referred to as a ‘Pay On Board’ fee.
Currently the Kakadu park pass costs $25 per Adult and lets you explore the park for 14 consecutive days. Children under 16 and Northern Territory residents are free.
Additional fees for camping ($10/per night) and the Twin Falls Boat shuttle ($12.50) are also part of our tour price.
Fees will be increasing from the 1st of April 2016 so we will be revising our tour prices to ensure a minimal as possible increase.
What will change from 1 April 2016?
NT residents – Kakadu will remain free for Territorians, all year round.
Adults – An adult park pass will be cheaper in the wet season and the cost will be higher in the dry season when more attractions are open.
- In the wet season (November to March), an adult pass will cost $25.
- In the dry season (April to October), an adult pass will cost $40.
Pensioner discount – A pensioner pass will cost $19 in the wet season (November to March) and $30 in the dry season (April to October).
Children – Children 5-15 years will pay half the adult entry fee. This will bring Kakadu into line with most other attractions around Australia. Children four years old and younger will remain free.
- In the wet season (November to March), a child pass will cost $12.50
- In the dry season (April to October), a child pass will cost $20.
Family pass – A new family pass will be introduced, which provides a discount for larger families. A family pass will cost $65 in the wet season (November to March) and $100 in the dry season (April to October). It will cover two adults and two or more children.
Length of stay – Passes will be valid for 7 days (rather than the current 14 days), but can be extended for another 7 days at no charge if required. This better reflects the usual length of stay.
Camping – Camping fees for adults will increase (per night) from $5 to $6 at unmanaged campgrounds (with drop toilets) and from $10 to $15 at managed campgrounds (hot showers and toilets).
Children (5-15 years) will pay half the adult price – $3 per night for unmanaged campgrounds and $7.50 per night for managed campgrounds. Children four and under remain free.
A new family camping rate will be introduced, at $15 for unmanaged campgrounds and $38 for managed campgrounds (per night). This covers two adults and two or more children, offering around a 15 per cent discount.
Remote campgrounds remain free (no toilet facilities).
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