Darwin city to Point Stuart Wilderness Lodge 180km (approximately 2 hours drive)
from Point Stuart Wilderness Lodge
To Rockhole 35km
To Shady Camp 20km
To Kakadu entry 47km
To Jabiru (Kakadu) 153km
To Airstrip 1km (transfers available)
To reach point Stuart Wilderness Lodge requires driving on 7km of well maintained, unsealed road. The surrounding area is also derived of (maintained) unsealed roads. Be aware of wildlife, particularly at dawn and dusk. Wallabies are active during these times. Buffalo and cattle can also be a hazard. These roads are suitable for 2wd vehicles, caravans and campervans during the dry season.
Wet: December to April
Dry: May to November
Wet: 25-34C Dry: 22-31C
The later months of the year October, November, December are very hot and humid before the arrival of the wet season rains.
In the tropical Top End of Australia, lightweight summer clothing is worn all year round. Good walking shoes, hats, long-sleeve shirts, sunscreen and insect repellent are mandatory. Clothing for the cooler nights in the dry season may be required and a rain coat during the wet season. Drink plenty of water to prevent dehydration.