Trish and I have hired a campervan to journey south
from Darwin and visit first the Kakadu national park and then further south to
Katherine to explore the Nitmiluk NP. After EabyJeeby in NZ Trish has named this
one Sherrrrrrdunk after the sound the sliding door makes.
As with New Zealand the campervan option gives you
far more freedom but many Ozzies and foreign tourists rent 4WD Toyota
Landcruisers converted to give basic tented accomodation but giving them the
ability to take the heavily rutted dirt roads that cut through this huge area.
Kakadu is a double listed world heritage area
acclaimed for both Cultural and Environmental importance and is noted for its
five different environments one of which, the huge wetland
area swamps vast areas of the park in the
wet season and is home to 1,000's of crocodiles and millions of