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Address: Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia
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The Nourlangie Area features stunning rock art galleries and impressive...

The Nourlangie Area features stunning rock art galleries and impressive views from Gunwarddehwardde lookout of Kakadu's escarpment and Nourlangie Rock.During the dry season you can learn more about the park's ancient heritage from ranger talks at the galleries, or enjoy a walk and relaxing picnic at Anbangbang Billabong.

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It's a very impressive rock fomation that has a lot of ancient aboriginal rock painting sites.Check it out.

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Timmins, Canada
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Timmins, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

It's a very impressive rock fomation that has a lot of ancient aboriginal rock painting sites.Check it out.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were lucky enough to time our visit with one of the guided ranger tours - there's plenty of information on the rock art already, but having a ranger with a thorough understanding bringing it to life really made our visit to this place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Am on an intensive Australia tour and this was one of the stops. Had never seen any aboriginal art before so this was a first. There is an easy walk to the 2 main viewing areas and the artwork is very interesting. There are good info boards too! There is a short easy climb up to the top of a... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here in the end of summer, so the temps were high (~95F) and so was the humidity. Definitely a tour one can do without a guide albeit the signage is a bit sparse. We saw all the view points and the lookout.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the easy walk in this peaceful environment. Some fine examples of indigenous rock art. Meet Nabulwinjbulwinj, Namarrgon, Barrginj and Namarndjolg, who later became Ginga, the great saltwater crocodile. Hardly anybody around, so enough time and space to take a good look at the rock art.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Each to their own, why anyone would want to come thousands of miles to see this is beyond me. Visitor facilities in Kakadu are sold old and un-maintained and park operators declare this is world heritage stuff but in reality there are bigger better rocks in many other places.

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great examples of different rock art styles, a lot of them well maintained. The art is easily accessible via steps and ramps. It can get quite crowded in the dry season, especially when big coach tours rock in and dominate the whole area. Nice lookout over stone country and escarpments.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

good easy walk for 3 small kids, nice visit with interesting rock art. not as good as ubirr but a nice visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

A aboriginal use area where the natives stayed during the wet season. The walls of the rock faces served as canvases for their traditional paintings and storyboards. This is a heritage site for sure.

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

The park offers these free ranger led tours and we'd highly recommend the Nourlangie rock art tour. For this tour alone, it was worth paying the park entry fee. Our guide was the brilliant Christian Diddams, a park ranger who had previously worked at Uluru. Chris was a great communicator and really knew his stuff- giving an excellent, accessible insight... More 

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