Kakadu National Park, 19,800 square kilometres in size, is an enormous wonderland with wetlands, rivers and sandstone escarpments. Home to 280 bird species plus 2,000 plants, saltwater crocodiles and other animals. Amazing prehistoric Aboriginal rock paintings can be viewed at several sites.
Photo: The Black-necked Stork (“Jabiru”) (1.3 m) is Australia’s only stork. Seen across north and north-eastern Australia, it is at home in the waterways of Kakadu. The yellow eye identifies this bird as a female.