Anbangbang Billabong, Kakadu National Park

#5 of 13 in Wildlife in Kakadu National Park
Anbangbang Billabong is anything but a "stagnant pool of water," as many of Australia’s billabongs are often described. Sitting in the shadow of Norlangie Rock, a large rock outcrop contained within the Kakadu National Park, this billabong offers numerous opportunities to observe and photograph a wide range of native wildlife, such as waterfowl and wallabies. Slightly off the beaten path and never overcrowded by tourists, the area features a variety of habitats, including paperbark swamps, fringing woodlands, and sandstone plateaus. A walking trail takes visitors around the circumference of the billabong, with a number of convenient lookout spots and several well-maintained picnic areas. Be sure to bring plenty of bug spray, sunscreen, and lots of drinking water. Arrange to visit Anbangbang Billabong and other attractions in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) using our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) road trip site.
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  • We set out to do a bit more than what we ended up doing, but the routes were closed because of seasonal rains. We did walk the elevated boardwalk and went to the boat launch to view water fowl and we....  more »
  • As one of the free spots to see birdlife in Kakadu, you can't go wrong. There are several parking areas along the edge of the billabong with a walking track if you're up to it. Walking the...  more »
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