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Couple sitting in the pool at Berry Springs
Berry Springs
Berry Springs

Berry Springs Nature Park

Berry Springs Nature Park is a picturesque area 47 kilometres south of Darwin that is a popular day trip destination for picnics, incorporating shady areas, manicured lawns, picnic tables and free gas barbecues.

Work up an appetite for lunch with a swim or a bushwalk.

In the dry season you can cool off in one of Berry Creek's clear and shady pools, and if you've brought your goggles along, you should be able to spot native fish and other aquatic life. Seasonal pool closures are in place over the wet season. Alternatively, explore the area on foot - the looped walking track takes you through monsoon forest and woodlands. It starts from the picnic area - don't forget your binoculars if you are keen on birdwatching.

During World War II, Berry Springs was part of a rest and recreation camp set up by the armed forces for the 100,000 personnel based in the area. A number of huts and weirs were built at Berry Springs during this time, and you can still see the remains around the main pool.

The kiosk is open from April to October from 11am - 2pm daily.

Opening times

Daily from 8am - 6:30pm

Entry cost

Free entry

Facilities

  • Barbeque
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Kiosk
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Swimming
  • Walks

Accessibility

Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids) Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Accreditation

  • COVID Safe

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