Mitchell Estuary
Kandiwal Visitor Area


Natural Story

Set in Argu (rocky sandstone) and Walarra (spinifex) Country with Darrngala (mangrove) estuarine shores, this estuary is rich in bird populations: Dalal (rare black grass wrens), Jarrmi (Jabiru) and Gwion bird (sandstone shrike-thrush). It is also home to Balngga (saltwater crocodile).

Cultural Story

Gwion and animal resource paintings can be accessed 700 metres upstream from dorra place (where Mitchell River salt and fresh water meet).

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