On the final part of our Kakadu Trip over Easter and after visiting a few sites in Nourlangie, we visited the Warradjan Aborignal Cultural Centre. It was a really interesting place and was full of history, artwork and Aboriginal culture.
I wasn’t able to take any photographs inside the centre but if you are in the area it is worth taking a visit so you can learn more about Aboriginal culture.
We spent some time at the Warradjan Aborignal Cultural Centre before taking a trip on a Yellow Water Cruise which runs from Cooinda.
The cruise took us through the wetlands of the yellow water region which was quite flooded in places from the wet season. We were lucky to leave through a billabong at the Cooinda resort because the road to the usual boat ramp was flooded which was really special. In places the water was just wide enough to get the boat through because of the reeds and grasses that ran either side and it took some extra careful maneuvering for the driver who may or may not have been a trainee!
We saw so many birds which is developing in to one of my favourite photographic subjects. We did of course see quite a few crocodiles as well as some stunning landscapes as well. The good thing with these kinds of trips is that its not focused on finding crocodiles its about the waterways and wildlife as a whole so its great when you see a crocodile but the people running the trip want to make sure its a well rounded trip and you see everything.
We took the 4.30pm trip which finished just before the sunset which was as pretty as I thought it would be and was one of the reasons I wanted us to take the trip. The trips run throughout the day and I think you wouldn’t be bored if you took a sunrise or actual sunset trip because you would still see so much.
Here is some of the wildlife we spotted.