December to March
Gudjewg can be described as the 'true' wet season. It is a time of thunderstorms, heavy rain and flooding. The heat and humidity generate an explosion of plant and animal life. Spear grass grows to over two metres tall and creates a silvery-green hue throughout the woodlands. Magpie geese nest in the sedgelands. Flooding may cause goannas, snakes and rats to seek refuge in the trees. Eggs and stranded animals are a good food source for Bininj/Mungguy during this time.
Gudjewg (monsoon season) | A visit to Kakadu during monsoon season offers plenty of sights and sounds rarely experienced during the drier months of the year. Find out about Gudjewg's must-see destinations