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Howard Springs Nature Park

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Interesting Park

Luckily was able to see and photograph Brahminy Kite stealing fish food being thrown to the fish in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Paul H
Pleasant place

We visited recently, everything was nice clean and tidy, a lovely splash pool and playground for... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Joy B
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The 283 hectare Park is on the doorstep of Palmerston and a short drive from Darwin and is a small patch of preserved natural bushland in an area of high development. Howard Springs Nature Park is a place where visitors can walk, relax, explore and...more
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Howard springs road, Darwin, Northern Territory 0835, Australia
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+61 8 8983 1001
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Luckily was able to see and photograph Brahminy Kite stealing fish food being thrown to the fish in the spring, and had my first looks at the Rainbow Pitta. Both a real treat.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed August 30, 2018

We visited recently, everything was nice clean and tidy, a lovely splash pool and playground for children There appears to be some works going on but it did not spoil the experience. The only downside for us was no big barramundi to be seen.

Thank Joy B
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We stopped here on our way back from Litchfield National Park. It was very tidy and we had a nice walk around the park reading about all the wildlife etc. Also fed the barramundi in the waterway. They were huge. No Fishing.

Thank 881HappyTraveller
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Amazing park for nature lovers. Easy access and close to the city. The best part during my visit was seeing the dancing barramundi in the lake! Good place to ease the stressful mind after 5 days working. Natural habitat for native flora and fauna.

Thank DaFeena
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Spent an afternoon going for a walk in the moonsoon forest, then a cool dip in the manmade rockpools. Was fun watching the barra and turtles in the lagoon.

Thank Fiona H
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Great place to stop on the way back to Darwin to feed the protected fish. Lots of barramundi, turtles and snakes in the water all come to the feeding platform to be fed. Great family place.

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Reviewed June 29, 2018

The venue is set up well for a family day out with a fun water park for kids. Beautiful walks around a lovely lake full of fish but you cannot swim there because the water is too polluted. Easily accessible from Darwin and plenty of...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Pity you can no longer swim in the water which we did years ago. However it has been upgraded well and would be great for kids. I enjoyed it very much

Thank jenny m
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Fun children's playground and splash pool leading to waterfall. Tables, toilets and a lake full of fish and turtle's to watch

Thank Sunny J
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Lovely park with children’s water play, not much shade. Park horribly packed the day that we visited.

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