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Mamukala Billabong

#7 of 16 things to do in Jabiru Features Animals
Arnhem Hwy, Jabiru, Northern Territory, Australia
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There is a mural that helps identify the species. Even if you don't know what anything is, there... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Aero3926
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Fantastic...a must stop

Great spot for viewing wildlife. Stand in total silence and hear nature at work. Easy parking... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2016
StephenCr0ss
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Dublin, Ireland
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“bird hide” (16 reviews)
“magpie geese” (7 reviews)
“bird life” (20 reviews)
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Arnhem Hwy, Jabiru, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a mural that helps identify the species. Even if you don't know what anything is, there are lots of birds to watch, and it's only a short walk from the car park. Worth it!

Thank Aero3926
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Great spot for viewing wildlife. Stand in total silence and hear nature at work. Easy parking, close to main road. Optional 3k walk on the paths plus / or just use the great viewing point. Recommended. See photos.

Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We have been to the Galapagos and the Amazon and this is the best spot for bird watching I have ever visited.

Thank DavidMcDonald
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Good bird blind just a short walk from the car park. Lotsa birds to be seen from the large undercover blind. We were in a group of 35 and had ample room. Hot day and I took my hat off and hung it from a...More

Thank Varietal
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Great viewing platform out of the harsh sun. Suggest you time the 3 km lake walk to complete before 10 am so you dont get sizzled. Kakadu Bird Week is 5 star

1  Thank eatnsleep2016
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This was one of the few billabongs/swamps that could be visited on your own while we were in the park in late September/early October. Many trails were closed due to the recent rains, although some apparently were never reopened this year. This area has a...More

Thank Sarracenia
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The lady at the Bowali Visitor Centre told me about this place and it was awesome! They have a beautiful bird hide with some informative artwork and displays and you can get up close to the birds in the billabong.

Thank Tikibird
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We stopped in at the Mamukala Billabong on our way from Jabiru to Darwin. We were there just after sunrise and the sky was full of birds, there were thousands of them, it was very cool to see. Definitely a bird-watchers paradise, easy access, some...More

1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch here on way to Jabiru and I'm glad we did. A short walk from carpark and an excellent bird hide allowing great views of the wetlands which were alive with life. Beautiful opportunity for photos.

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 25 July 2016

If you want to see birdlife in action, go during the late dry season (September) and/or very early in the morning -preferably see the sunrise there. We could not get there before 10am, coming from Darwin the same morning and it was already too hot...More

Thank PauBlanch
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