Truly one of a kind, this crocodile-shaped hotel has a great location for discovering Kakadu National Park and Yellow River.
Cooinda Lodge Kakadu
Cooinda Lodge Kakadu, Kakadu National Park, Australia
Cooinda Lodge Kakadu spreads beneath a canopy of trees, adjacent to the Yellow Water Billabong in the Kakadu National Park. This rustic property offers en suite rooms that are all simply decorated, air-conditioned, with their own private outdoor sitting area.
The property also boasts a small restaurant, swimming pool, petrol station, general store, and even an airport. It's a great base from which to explore the Kakadu National Park and offers the option of camping for guests.
Please note that there is no Wi-Fi or cell service at this property.
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Alternative places to stay nearby
Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
Visit Kakadu's ancient rock art galleries and enjoy bushwalking in unspoiled country, swim in clear waters at the base of towering red ochre escarpment cliffs, cruise on a tranquil billabong full of saltwater crocodiles, and perhaps visit Arnhem Land to view Aboriginal rock art galleries, with an Aboriginal Guide on hand to provide explanation and interpretation.
A Kakadu Helicopter Safari is one of the world’s most amazing experiences. Imagine skimming over vast wetlands, landing on isolated beaches miles from anywhere, or swimming in clear fresh water pools fed by waterfalls since time immemorial.
The large landlocked billabong Yellow Water gained its name from the algal bloom found floating on its surface and has become renowned for the abundant wildlife and birdlife that flock to these floodplains.