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Man sitting on rock looking at Florence Falls in Litchfield National Park

Take the scenic route11 iconic stops around Litchfield


Heading to Litchfield? Check out these iconic stops along the way and within the national park.

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.

A woman sitting underneath Robin Falls waterfall near Darwin

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.

Visitors posing for a photograph with a termite mound in Kakadu

3. Termite Mounds


You won’t believe your eyes as you survey hundreds of 2m-high termite mounds standing upright in the same direction in Litchfield National Park.


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.

Friends swimming at Buley Rockhole in Litchfield National Park

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 1870s gold rush.

Couple swimming at Florence Falls in Litchfield National Park (2)

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.

Photo of Bungalows at Lake Bennett

8. Lake Bennett


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

Woman sitting at the edge of the water at Sandy Creek Falls in Litchfield National Park

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.

A batchelor information sign near Darwin

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.

Howard Springs Nature Park Billabong

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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