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“A Bit of true territory”

Litchfield National Park
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Owner description: Originally home to the Aboriginal Wagait people, this national park's major attractions are its monsoon rainforest, magnificent streams and waterfalls, and historic ruins.
Northern Territory, Australia
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52 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“A Bit of true territory”
Reviewed October 17, 2012

Dont be in a hurry when you visit Litchfield. You could easily take a picnic lunch in the esky and spend all day in one of the many waterholes. They are safe swimming and the NT ranger check them
Leave Litchfield as you find it and you wont be sorry

Visited September 2012
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“Beautiful all year round”
Reviewed October 11, 2012

When the waterfalls have stopped flowing in Kakadu after the dry season, they are still flowing at Litchfield. Only just over an hour from Darwin is the year round beautiful Litchfield with beautiful swimming spots. The cascades were our favourite!

Visited October 2012
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“Litchfield Park - awesome waterfalls”
Reviewed October 9, 2012

We only spent 2 days in Litchfield, but that was enough to see what we needed to see. We saw the magnetic Termite mounds that look like tomb stones, Florence Falls.. this was OK - very difficult to get to water due to the slippery rocks that you have to cross and I actually fell and sliced open my knee, so not a favourite of mine, but the kids loved it. We also went to Wangi Falls and this was fantastic, easy to get to with a Photography platform for taking the best shots of the falls - just brilliant.

Visited September 2012
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Wonthaggi, Australia
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“Always brilliant...don't miss this on an NT visit”
Reviewed October 5, 2012

This was our third visit to Litchfield and we had a great visit again. We did notice that due to the cold winter season the water was bloody cold in comparison to when we visited previously in October, but it was certainly refreshing! Enjoyed the new walk to Cascades which is another jewel in the Litchfield crown...well done Territory Parks and Wildlife service - top spot!

Litchfield National Park has some great walks which are all very achievable without too much difficulty. Good access tracks are in place to reach all of the top tourist spots and the acess road is maintained in good condition. One of the more delighful walks (and there are quite a few) is the walking trail between Florence Falls and Buley Rockhole. The feature is the exquisite stone pathwork which compliments the beauty and quality of this walk which follows a pristine creek though light wooded areas and rainforest areas. Our other favorite Litchfield walk is Walker Creek which follows the creek and thankfully a number of rockholes as reward as one meanders on a hot day.

The only down side was that we were visiting in the prime tourism time and we did have difficulty obtaining a camp site for our Maui Campervan. We were hoping that we could stay at the public campground at Wangi Falls however there were no sites left at our arrival at 2pm and so we had to go to a privately operated caravan park close-by. As you would except (so far from competition and civilisation) this was not a four star operation. A tip to anyone staying here get an unpowered site so that you are away from the generator! Our next visit to Litchfield with be towards the start of the 'build up' or wet season, where the tourists are fewer and the water warmer...can't wait!

Visited June 2012
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Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia
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Reviewed September 28, 2012

I can't remember the name of all the water falls etc but there were a few and they were all very nice. There was also a few really good swimming holes. I will definitely come back one day when we have more timeto spend

Visited September 2012
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