Ubirr, Kakadu National Park

4.8
#1 of 10 in Historic Sites in Top End
Ruin Landmark Must See
Ubirr charms with its poise and beauty. A main draw is the collection of Aboriginal rock paintings, continuously painted since 40,000BC. Look out for art depicting barramundi, turtles, and possums. Other rock faces show images of kangaroos and fish painted in X-ray art. Predating these are paintings of Mimi spirits, thin figures believed to be the first of the Creation Ancestors to paint on rock. Look for the Tasmanian tiger, a painting drawn 2,000 years ago. Climb to the top of Ubirr for a panoramic view of the floodplains and wetlands. Don’t miss viewing the Rainbow Serpent Gallery and its sacred path, an important part in Aboriginal spiritual beliefs. Plan your Ubirr visit and explore what else you can see and do in Kakadu National Park using our Kakadu National Park trip builder tool .
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  • It takes a good hour to walk the path that goes from paintings to paintings, and what paintings! You have to go up to the point of view because you dominate the forest and a billabong
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  • The 3rd day of our Australia adventure we were at this place, which is a particularly beautiful nature. The views and rock carvings make this place a must for a visit.
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