Anbangbang Billabong, Kakadu National Park

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#6 of 14 in Wildlife in Kakadu National Park
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / 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 visited early in the day. Enjoyed watching the wallabies and lots of bird life. Saw our first Jabiru here. Easy walk around the billabong  more »
  • Lovely picturesque place for a picnic lunch after Nourlangie. Didn’t take the walk but some tourists mentioned to us a croc was quite close to the path.  more »
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