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Litchfield National Park

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Published September 15th 2012
Litchfield National Park


At only 1,500 sq kilometers, Litchfield National Park is jam packed with wondrous natural sites, despite being only 7.5 % the size of Kakadu National Park. Situated 130km's southwest of Darwin, it's an easy drive for a day trip.

Buley Rockhole Litchfield
Buley Rockhole Litchfield


Litchfield was established in 1986 by Frederick Henry Litchfield, a member of the Finniss Expedition from South Australia. This expedition had already been exploring for more than 30 years in a bid to start a settlement at the mouth of the Adelaide River.

Florence Falls


Utilise man made viewing platforms and paths to witness the power and glory of both Florence and Tolmer Falls. The spoil yourself with a cooling dip in the crystal clear waters of Buley Rockhole.

Florence Falls


Magnetic termite mounds
Magnetic Termite Mounds


Litchfield National Park is also home to the majestic Magnetic Termite Mounds. Some of which tower more than 4 metres high. These amazing architectural feats can be found all throughout the Northern Territory. Here in Litchfield, you can view a major batch of these mounds from a formal viewing area. Located 17 kilometres from the Eastern Boundary of the Park and 2WD accessible, you can view some of the largest Termite mounds known as Cathedral Termite Mounds.



Ready for either 4WD or 2WD adventures Litchfield is one day trip to put on your list. Camp, explore, swim and see it all in Litchfield.
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