Top things to do in Jabiru

International in Jabiru

Escarpment Restaurant

This restaurant inside the Mercure Kakadu gets very mixed reviews – some love it, others hate it and we lie somewhere in between. While probably Jabiru's best restaurant, it's pretty uninspiring but you won't leave …
Pub Food in Jabiru

Jabiru Sports & Social Club

Along with the golf club, this low-slung hangar is the place to meet locals over a beer or glass of wine. The bistro meals, such as steak, chicken parma or fish and chips, are honest and there's an outdoor deck over…
Cultural in Jabiru

Mahbilil Festival

A one-day celebration in early September of Indigenous culture in Jabiru. There are exhibitions showcasing local art as well as craft demonstrations, such as weaving and painting. Also on offer are competitions in s…
Bakery in Jabiru

Kakadu Bakery

Grab a made-to-order sandwich on home-baked bread to walk out the door. There are also mean burgers, slices, breakfast fry-ups, pizzas, cakes and basic salads. There are a few outdoor tables but it's mostly takeaway…
Supermarket in Jabiru


Self-caterers should head to the reasonably well-stocked Foodland. Note that there’s no takeaway alcohol available here or anywhere in Kakadu.