Kakadu national park was first suggested in the region in 1965, the name Kakadu was suggested to recognise Gagudju, an Aboriginal language which used to be spoken in the park.
Kakadu National Park was created under the National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1975 in three stages between 1979 and 1991.
In 2013 Koongarra was added to Kakadu National Park protecting it forever.
Kakadu National Park is located within the Alligator Rivers Region of the Northern Territory of Australia. Kakadu National Park covers almost 20,000 square kms and is a World Heritage listed area that has been listed for it's cultural and natural heritage.
Kakadu has wetlands, rivers and sandstone escarpments, it’s home to some 2,000 plant species and wildlife from freshwater, saltwater crocodiles and flatback turtles to birds. Aboriginal rock paintings