Taste of Kakadu festival release program

10 April, 2018 by
Annabelle Cloros

A Taste of Kakadu will be held 18 to 27 May 2018, featuring a range of events celebrating Kakadu National Park.

Over 10 days, visitors can embark on guided foraging walks and enjoy delicacies including Kakadu plums and bush tucker-inspired canapes, dine with chefs and enjoy a scenic cocktail cruise.

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Festival highlights include a four-course dinner by Clayton Donovan at The Escarpment Restaurant; a pop-up dining experience with Paul Iskov in the heart of Kakadu; a Canape Cruise on Yellow Water Billabong and Kakadu Cocktails at the Crocodile Hotel.

“A Taste of Kakadu takes you on a journey to sample the foods that have sustained the world’s oldest living culture for more than 65,000 years,” says Leanne Paige, Kakadu National Park tourism and visitor services manager.

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“We’ve infused the festival program with the ways of the local Bininj and Munnguy people. You can hear, see and taste how traditional owners have lived in Kakadu for more than a thousand generations, and when it comes to eating authentic Australian cuisine, it doesn’t get any better than that.”

 

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