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Take the scenic route 11 iconic stops on the way to Kakadu

On your way to Kakadu? Check out these iconic stops along the way.

1. Wangi Falls

Choose the walking track that best suits your ability through Litchfield's lush monsoonal rainforest to the postcard-perfect swimming hole for an invigorating dip.

2. Robin Falls

Get away from the crowds and enjoy a refreshing dip in the scenic falls, accessed by a walk along a crystal clear creek through scenic bush surrounds.

3. Termite Mounds

You won't believe your eyes as you survey hundreds of two-metre-high termite mounds standing upright in the same direction in Litchfield National Park.

4. Adelaide River

Stop at the Adelaide River War Cemetery and learn about the impact World War II had on the Top End by visiting military graves and honouring civilians killed in the Bombing of Darwin.

5. Buley Rockhole

This popular swimming spot, in the magnificent Litchfield National Park, is a great place to unwind after exploring the park. Dive into the refreshing pools and absorb the sights and sounds of the bush around you.

Pay a visit to the Northern Territory's oldest surviving prefabricated structure in the only remaining Top End mining town from the 1870's gold rush.

7. Florence Falls

Splash about in the clear waters of the plunge pool, and then enjoy a scenic walk to the viewing platform high above the falls for panoramic views of Litchfield National Park.

8. Lake Bennett

Lake Bennett is a man-made freshwater lake set in a tropical wilderness. Located only 87 kilometres south of Darwin on the Stuart Highway, travellers can swim, canoe or fish here.

9. Tjaynera/Sandy Creek Falls

Four-wheel drive out to Tjaynera/Sandy Creek Falls in Litchfield National Park for views of the open valley and a refreshing dip in the plunge pool.

10. Batchelor

Batchelor is best known as the gateway to the magnificent Litchfield National Park. Stop at the Butterfly Farm or learn about the small town's rich WWII history.

11. Howard Springs

Howard Springs Nature Park has been a recreational venue for the people of Darwin since World War II. Venture into monsoon forests, swamps and riverine areas and watch wallabies as you enjoy a picnic before splashing in the pool.

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