Litchfield National Park - NT

  National Parks,Reserves

Position

DEG: -13.04052 130.92377
DMS: 13º 02' 25.87" S 130º 55' 25.56" E
UTM: 52 L 8557593mN 708618mE
Altitude: 82.28m

Description

Place Type

Reserves - National Parks,Reserves

Location

88.09kms South of Darwin

Address & Contact

Litchfield National Park
Northern Territory 0822
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: https://nt.gov.au/leisure/parks-reserves/find-a-park/find-a-park-to-visit/litchfield-national-park

Information

Litchfield National Park is an ancient landscape shaped by water. It features numerous stunning waterfalls which cascade from the sandstone plateau of the Tabletop Range.The Park covers approximately 1500 sq km and contains representative examples of most of the Top End’s natural habitats. Litchfield National Park is a must see if you're in the Top End.

Aboriginal people have lived throughout the area for thousands of years. It is important to the Koongurrukun, Mak Mak Marranunggu, Werat and Warray Aboriginal people whose Ancestral Spirits formed the landscape, plants and animals and are still present in the landscape today.

There are several stunning waterfalls that fountain into crystal clear pools, iconic magnetic termite mounds and clusters of weathered sandstone pillars at the Lost City. Swimming under the falls and relaxing in waterholes is a favourite pastime for visitors and locals alike.

It is a popular day tour destination from Darwin or Katherine, but many visitors choose to stay overnight in one of the campgrounds. Non powered caravan camping sites are available at Wangi and Florence 2WD campgrounds. 4WD camping areas (dry season only) are at Sandy Creek and Surprise Creek Falls. Walk-in camping sites are available along Walker Creek (dry season only). Camping fees apply. Generators are not permitted in this Park.

The Tabletop Track is a 39 km circuit bushwalk. Track access at Florence Falls, Greenant Creek, Wangi Falls and Walker Creek. You must camp in designated campgrounds.Beautiful walks leave from most popular sites. Swimming and walking in both dry and wet seasons. Only 90mins south from Darwin on tar roads.

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Distance from Litchfield National Park 11.09km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C32.732.232.833.732.731.231.833.336.036.835.333.8
Mean Min. °C24.023.823.421.618.816.516.317.020.623.023.924.1
Mean Rain mm306.7360.7258.9101.824.60.50.22.86.668.5133.9268.0

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