A beautiful wilderness exists just an hour out of Darwin offering plenty of activity for the adventurous travellers as well as a relaxing escape for those just wanting to get out of the city. Litchfield National Park is 1500 square kilometres of waterfalls, stunning landscape and Top End flora and fauna.
We offer a 1-day tour to Litchfield National Park, which gives you an insight into the history of Darwin and it’s surrounds as well as the chance to swim and hang out at some of best waterfalls the park has to offer. You can learn about the endemic flora and fauna with your guide and spot some of the local wildlife that makes Litchfield their home.
Highlights: Florence Falls, Wangi Falls and Buley Rockhole
Itinerary: We will pick you up and start making our way out of Darwin at 7am. Our first stop is Charles Darwin National Park where you can enjoy a great view looking back on the city as the sun rises. You’ll also learn about the city’s history and visit the old ammunition storage bunkers used in World War II. We’ll then continue driving south passing through Batchelor, an old uranium mining town, before arriving in Litchfield National Park. Our first stop is the intriguing Magnetic and Cathedral termite mounds, you’ll be able to see how the Magnetic termites align their mound with the magnetic north and observe the Cathedral termites known for building the largest mounds in the world. We’ll then put on our swimmers and head to the beautiful Florence Falls as well as Buley rockhole for a refreshing swim and some lunch. Our next stop is Wangi Falls for a final swim before making the journey back to Darwin.
What to bring:
If you would like to book this tour for you and your family or friends, and there is somewhere specific in Litchfield that you would like to visit, please get in touch. We will do our best to accommodate your request.
Please note: We need a minimum of 4 passengers to run this tour