US$83 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in 21 Feb 2015 Check-out 22 Feb 2015

Aurora Kakadu

3 stars
Arnhem Highway South Alligator, Kakadu National Park, Kakadu National Park, NT 0886
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
14 reviews
Great place

Very enjoyable, nice surroundings and good meals. Would stay again. See full review

  • Karens
  • 21 Nov 2014
Nice stay in the middle of NP

The Aurora Kakadu is located in the National Park (NP). We had a room with 3 beds, the room itself... See full review

  • Kaja
  • 1 Sep 2014
Situated in the Kakadu National Park, Aurora Kakadu is the perfect base to visit one of the world's finest wildlife reserves.
General

The large air-conditioned conference room has facilities for up to 130 delegates in theatre style for organising your various importangt events. Leisure facilities include a swimming pool, tennis court and spa for your relaxation and entertainment.



Location

Set amidst 10 hectares of lush bushland, Aurora Kakadu offers tropical gardens, manicured lawns and abundant relaxation areas. The property provides guests with the opportunity to encounter close at hand some of the Territory's spectacular wildlife. The grounds surrounding the complex offer an exciting opportunity to observe some local wildlife such as wallabies, Corellas and Magpie Geese.



  • 50 km to the Airport (Jabiru)
Dining

You can dine at the onsite Wetlands Restaurant or unwind after a tiring day along with a fine drink at the Barra Bar.
Rooms

The property has cosy guestrooms that are well furnished and equipped with modern amenities that will surely offer you an ideal place to relax after an busy day.

Aurora Kakadu Rooms

Studio Cabin
Room offers king bed along with all the basic amenities.

Amenities

Dining
Restaurant
Services
Conference facilities

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Reviewer score 5.0 out of 5

Hotel Map

-12.6761 132.4791
Area served
Kakadu National Park.
Nearby airports
Darwin International Airport.
Area description

Set amidst 10 hectares of lush bushland, Aurora Kakadu offers tropical gardens, manicured lawns and abundant relaxation areas. The property provides guests with the opportunity to encounter close at hand some of the Territory's spectacular wildlife. The grounds surrounding the complex offer an exciting opportunity to observe some local wildlife such as wallabies, Corellas and Magpie Geese.



  • 50 km to the Airport (Jabiru)

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1000

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (14)

Ratings and reviews for Aurora Kakadu

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
14 out of 14
Amenities:
3.6
Cleanliness:
3.9
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4.4
Location:
3.8
Value:
3.6

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Aurora Kakadu

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Karens
Business
NZ
21 Nov 2014

Great place

Very enjoyable, nice surroundings and good meals. Would stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Aurora Kakadu

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Kaja
Business
Ljubljana
1 Sep 2014

Nice stay in the middle of NP

The Aurora Kakadu is located in the National Park (NP). We had a room with 3 beds, the room itself was modestly decorated, but it was clean and spacious. The whole resort is very calm, you can enjoy nature at its best. There is a small store just next to the reception, where you can buy some food (open until 8 pm). The price for the room is reasonable. However, it is a pity that there is no complimentary free Wi-Fi, because the communication is not possible if you use mobile provider, that doesn't have a signal in the NP (you have to drive to the Jabiru, which is approximately 40 km away)..

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Aurora Kakadu

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jordie
Business
Darwin
5 Jun 2014

Very Enjoyable staay

Very enjoyable experience. Staff were extremely friendly. The lady at reception offered to wait for us to check in after closing time when we rang to inform her we were running late (we went to the wrong Aurora in Jabiru, make sure you stop in South Aligator). The resort was well equiped (decor a little dated but well maintained), everything was clean and the food enjoyable. Good value for money and well located for access to attractions,

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Its a 25 min drive to Jabiru. I googled Aurora Kakadu and it brought me to another resort 1.5Km from Jabiru a frequent mistake apparently.

Review of Aurora Kakadu

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Lisa Holloway
Business
Seacliff, SA
17 Nov 2013

Relaxed atmosphere

Good location, friendly staff, clean room. Visited pool, lovely, with lots of birds for company. Brekky was great, all tastes catered for. All round good experience.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Not Applicable

BYO wine and beer for pool area but take own plastic or cans.

Review of Aurora Kakadu

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Dreaming sunset
Business
Queensland
14 Jul 2013

An experience

Very clean and comfortable. Towles changed and fresh. Food at buffet was a bit sloppy maybe should have ordered from the a la carte menu as it looked nicer.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

go for the menu

Review of Aurora Kakadu

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Not Provided
21 Aug 2011

The resort is set out well. Nice

The resort is set out well. Nice surronds and pool (although lots of biting midgies there- well it is the outback!). Beautiful correllas gather in the pool area of an afternoon. Rooms were fairly average especially for the price paid but we expected as much from anywhere in Kakadu itself. We found the dining options a bit limited. Our first night Tuesday the restaurant only offered a buffet at $35/pp or you could eat at the bar with limited options (four types of pizza or nachos, wedges or chips). Our second night the restaurant was closed, there were more options at the bar but limited seating so other patrons had to wait. For a major resort in the area we thought there should have been more dining choice for guests as you are unable to drive around to other restaurants in Kakadu.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Aurora Kakadu

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Not Provided
4 Oct 2010

Very happy overall, we stayed

Very happy overall, we stayed there on a last minute deal so we got the room at 45% off the normal rate. If I had to pay the normal rate I would say that it would have been very over priced. Very happy with the resturant food, our evening meal was excellent.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Aurora Kakadu

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Chris
Business
Not Provided
30 Jul 2010

Location was 44kms from Jabiru,

Location was 44kms from Jabiru, and 80kms from the two cruises we had booked. However, I was aware of that when booking.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
3
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Aurora Kakadu

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Not Provided
30 Jun 2010

Aurora is quite a distance from

Aurora is quite a distance from Kakadu park especially driving at night. The airconditioning worked well there is no bath and we carried our bags upstairs we only stayed 2 nights so can't comment on over all resort.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Aurora Kakadu

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Not Provided
11 May 2010

Good

Good

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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