Litchfield National Park is a very popular day trip destination from Darwin and Katherine and is home to several spectacular waterfalls cascading into crystal clear pools as well as magnetic termite mounds.
Ask any Darwin local and all will confirm that this is a must see whilst visiting the Top End.
The park is home to several spectacular waterfalls cascading into crystal clear pools as well as magnetic termite mounds.
Swimming under the falls and unwinding in the waterholes is a favourite experience for visitors and locals.
Litchfield National Park is a very popular day trip destination from Darwin and Katherine, however many prefer to stay overnight in one of the Park’s campgrounds.
There are many beautiful walks through the Park with information available on the NT Government’s Parks & reserves website.
What to See and Do at the Litchfield National Park
All the following activities are possible at Litchfield National Park:
Facilities at the park include a café at the Wangi Centre, Wangi Falls, information signs, ranger station, 4WD roads, fire pits, public toilets, disabled access, picnic areas, caravan sites, accommodation, showers, walking tracks, souvenir shop and a telephone.
General Information and How to Get There
There are a number of general rules to follow when visiting the park such as remembering there are no bins in the area, pets are not permitted, swimming is only allowed in designated areas and also visitors are to follow all fishing laws.
The park is approximately 120km south-east from Darwin via Batchelor on a fully-sealed road.
It is also accessible during the dry season via Cox Peninsula Road, which has some unsealed sections, and the 4WD Reynolds Track from Daly River Road in the south.
Find out more about visiting Litchfield National Park at www.litchfieldnationalpark.com