Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia? If you're planning to go to Kakadu National Park, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia

Based on the climate and weather in Kakadu National Park, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kakadu National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia by month

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January

January in this region can be sizzling and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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February

February in Kakadu National Park is really hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

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March

If you vacation in Kakadu National Park during March, you are likely to see that it is constantly hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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April

Traveling to Kakadu National Park in April, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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May

If you are traveling to Kakadu National Park in May, you will notice that it is blindingly hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Kakadu National Park in June, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Kakadu National Park in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Kakadu National Park in August, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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September

September in Kakadu National Park can be blisteringly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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October

If you vacation in Kakadu National Park during October, you are likely to notice that it is a scorcher and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

November in Kakadu National Park is unbearably hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) to high 90s F (high 30s C).

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December

Traveling to Kakadu National Park in December, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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Activities for Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Kakadu National Park.

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