Kakadu National Park in Australia: Stunning drone video; Maggie Hiufu Wong; CNN Travel

Australia – Kakadu National Park

For the first time, drones have been allowed to fly inside Kakadu National Park — Australia’s largest national park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Territory.
And the results are gorgeous.
Created by Australia production company Salty Wings and Tourism Northern Territory (NT), “A Journey Through Kakadu” is a series of bird’s-eye view videos highlighting the park’s top attractions, from pristine plunge pools at Gunlom Falls to the sandstone cliffs of the Arnhem Land Plateau and 20,000-year-old rock art.
“Kakadu isn’t only a dual heritage national park but also the home to many Aboriginal people who have been the traditional land owners for thousands of years,” Robert Crack, director of international operations for Tourism NT, tells CNN.
“Restrictions on filming are put in place to respect the land and the ancient culture, as well as to enforce the protection of Australia’s national parks.”

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