Mirra Lookout Walk
  • Length: 3.6km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 3-4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Car Park

  • End: Car Park

  • Closest Town: Jabiru

  • Location: Kakadu National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 279km

  • State: NT

  • Latitude: -12.87339243

  • Longitude: 132.716217


Mirra Lookout Walk is a 3.6km, grade 3-4 Return hike located in Kakadu National Park Northern Territory. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.


Challenge yourself to tackle the steep climb to the top of Mount Cahill for the panoramic views over the escarpments and floodplains of central Kakadu.

Located along the Kakadu Highway, halfway between the main service centres of Jabiru and Cooinda, the walk to Mirrai Lookout is described as moderately difficult. The trail is 3.6 kilometres return to the elevated platform on top of Mount Cahill. Although a relatively short walk, it is a steep climb and you should allow 1.5 hours to complete.

This area of Kakadu National Park is considered to be the Nourlangie region and there are plenty of other sites, walking tracks and camping options for visitors to the area.

An entry fee of AUD40.00 per person over the age of 16 years is required to enter Kakadu National park, children age 5-15 years cost is AUD20.00 and children 4 years and under are free.

Getting there

Located along the Kakadu Highway, halfway between the main service centres of Jabiru and Cooinda.

About the region

Kakadu National Park

Kakadu National Park is the unforgettable Australian experience. An opportunity to go beyond simple tourism to witness one of the world’s great nature reserves, listed as a World Heritage Area for both its cultural and natural heritage.

Kakadu National Park offers visitors a remarkable array of experiences, from cruising on Yellow Water Billabong with 290 bird varieties and its famed wildlife, through to exploring Australia’s 50,000 year Indigenous heritage through Kakadu’s rich natural rock art galleries.

At the heart of this compelling destination is Kakadu Tourism, a fully-Indigenous owned operation that provides the region’s most authentic and professional tour options and accommodation.


For more information on these trails please visit the Do the NT.