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Jabiru, NT, Australia
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Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel
Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel
7.1 Good
1 Flinder Street, Jabiru, NT, Australia
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0.2 mi from city centre, Jabiru 
GoodBased on 1,098 reviews

Set in Kakadu National Park, this unique hotel is the perfect choice for a scenic stay. It also offers a safe, a sun deck and a swimming pool.

Aurora Kakadu Lodge
Aurora Kakadu Lodge
7.6 Good
Jabiru, NT, Australia
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0.4 mi from city centre, Jabiru 
GoodBased on 1,002 reviews

Located in Jabiru, Aurora Kakadu Lodge is an easy drive from Ubirr and provides free private parking on site. It is an excellent base for those wanting to immerse themselves in nature, with Kakadu National Park just steps away.

Cooinda Lodge Kakadu
Cooinda Lodge Kakadu
8.5 Excellent
1 Kakadu Highway Via Old Jim Jim Road, Jabiru, NT, Australia
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26.6 mi from city centre, Jabiru 
ExcellentBased on 1,409 reviews

Featuring an airstrip so guests can charter planes to experience a bird's eye of Kakadu National Park, this lodge provides the ideal scenic retreat. It also offers a playground, an outdoor pool and a sun deck.

Tips for booking a Jabiru hotel

Cheapest month:December
Most expensive month:August
Average price in Jabiru:$130/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$62/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Friday
$63 - $171
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$85 - $170
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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About Jabiru

Positioned on the eastern edge of Kakadu National Park, Jabiru is a charming gateway town to one of Australia’s most unique natural environments. Along with numerous recreational facilities around town, Jabiru dishes up immersive nature experiences, from river cruises and wilderness treks to crocodile spotting and barramundi fishing.

Things to do

Along with shady picnic areas and communal barbecues, Jabiru’s town centre has an Olympic-size outdoor swimming pool and ovals for playing cricket and Australian rules football. If you feel like testing your golf swing, head to Jabiru Golf Course, where you can tee off on nine holes surrounded by rugged Outback nature.

Multiple Kakadu National park tours depart from Jabiru, including river cruises and day trips to Ubirr Rock and Twin Falls. Kakadu National Park features a unique monsoon climate with rivers, marshland and coastal plains. Keep your eyes peeled for crocodiles on kayaking trips and get a bird’s-eye view during a scenic flight or helicopter ride. You can also follow an informative ranger to see Aboriginal rock art, swimming holes and waterfalls.

Looking for a unique gift or keepsake from your holiday? Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre to purchase Indigenous Australian artwork and crafts, browse informative books or watch documentaries on the surrounding region. During the dry season, you can tackle the Iligadjarr walk, a 3.8-kilometre circuit that crosses grassy floodplains along the Burdulba Billabong.

Keen anglers will appreciate the wealth of barramundi fishing opportunities around Jabiru, such as Mardugal Billabong, Jim Jim Billabong and East Alligator River. If you want to spot crocodiles, head to Cahills Crossing, East Alligator River or Yellow Water.

Getting around

Jabiru is just over 250 kilometres from Darwin along the Stuart and Arnhem highways, which takes around three hours to drive. You’ll need your own vehicle or to book tours to explore the region around Jabiru and the township.

Jabiru travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Jabiru?

    Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel, rated with a score of 7.1 from 1,098 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Jabiru. Other top stays include Aurora Kakadu Lodge, with an average rating of 7.6 from 1,002 reviewers, and Cooinda Lodge Kakadu, with a score of 8.5 from 1,406 reviewers.

  • How much is a hotel in Jabiru tonight?

    Over the last 3 days, the starting price of a hotel in Jabiru tonight has been as low as $138 and the average price has been $214. If you’d prefer 4-star accommodation, expect to pay at least $212 for this evening.