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Litchfield National Park

Litchfield National Park

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The Basics

It's possible to take in the highlights of Litchfield National Park on a day trip from Darwin. Most tours include photo opportunities at Wangi Falls and Florence Falls, a visit to the Cathedral and Magnetic Termite Mounds, and chance to swim at the Buley Rockhole. Many day trips also include a crocodile-spotting cruise along the Adelaide River or lunch at Litchfield Café.

Devote a couple of days to Litchfield to have more time to hike, spot wildlife, visit the Blyth Homestead museum, and camp out in the rain forest. Multi-day tours from Darwin often include a tour of Top End, including Kakadu National Park, Arnhem Land, and Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge).

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Litchfield National Park Day Tour from Darwin With Waterfalls And Buley Rockhole
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Litchfield National Park Day Tour from Darwin With Waterfalls And Buley Rockhole
$139.84 per adult
Traveler Favorite
A must do!
What a fantastic day!! Everything was organised and easy, our guide Lynn was amazing and so full of local knowledge. A day we won’t forget. From been picked up in the morning sitting in a airconned bus while we went to three amazing waterfalls and had lunch provided for us aswell as drinking water and snacks! A great way to squeeze it all into one day and if you don’t have a car yourself.
Hollie_S, Oct 2021

Recent reviews from experiences in Darwin

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Great tour with joey!
Cheryl_F, Jun 2021
Litchfield National Park and Jumping Crocodile Cruise
Joey our tour guide was excellent. If he asks u to do the little adventure with him I suggest doing it!!!!only thing I was disappointed in was the buffet style lunch and kids snacks for adults!!!!!lol!!!! Not enough talk on hygiene ( especially with COVID)but we all know we should be sanitising our hands anyway. All in all was a great tour. Waterfalls magnificent. Loved the tour guide. I suggest u buy him a beer at the end of the day. He deserved it!!!!!!
star-5
Professionally run along with a friendly and knowledgeable tour guide
MrsToni_R, Jul 2021
Litchfield National Park Day Tour from Darwin
Tremendous tour with a passionate tour leader that enjoys his job. Especially the advice on a swimming hole no-one knew about. Considering the amount of vehicles and people at the tourist sites this was an excellent way to see Litchfield National Park.
star-4
Great experience.
Jennifer, Jun 2021
Litchfield National Park and Jumping Crocodile Cruise
Loved the waterfalls & the pools. The Crocodile experience was great. Toilet facilities disappointing , not clean.
star-5
Marvellous Australian landscape
Charles_C, Oct 2021
Litchfield National Park Day Tour from Darwin With Waterfalls And Buley Rockhole
Loved the experience. Would have liked a bit more time at each fall. The landscape needs to be seen to appreciate
star-5
Amazing family experience, highly recommend it to others.
Jason_R, Oct 2021
Litchfield National Park Day Tour from Darwin With Waterfalls And Buley Rockhole
The whole experience was outstanding. As a family we loved the water holes and swimming, especially the first 2 spots, the third was amazing to see so we are very grateful we were given the opportunity to visit 3 water falls/swimming holes. We loved the croc boat tour, that was amazing to see the crocs in their own habitat. Our tour guide Lyn was so full of knowledge and although a long day, she keep us entertained and informed the whole way through.
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See the best parts of Litchfield
Murray_G, Oct 2021
One Day Litchfield Park Adventures
We had a small group which made the day easy and relaxing. Dan is a super friendly and knowledgeable guide. This tour is the perfect way to see the best parts of Litchfield.
star-5
Truely magical & memorable
Megan_F, Oct 2021
Litchfield National Park and Jumping Crocodile Cruise
The tour guy Joey was warm, engaging, informative & very attentive to each persons needs & expectations from the start of the day to the very end. It didn’t matter if you were travelling solo, as couple or as a family unit for he made everyone feel special & the day truely special & memorable. Oh and the scenery & waterfalls?? well that speaks for itself, majestic, ancient & spectacular!! Highly recommended:-)
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Great Day
Sally, Aug 2021
Litchfield National Park and Jumping Crocodile Cruise
Great day. The crocodile tour with Damo and Dylan was so fun. Nice to be on the river at 730am. The waterfalls and the swimming spots in Litchfield National Park we’re so beautiful and refreshing. Rick was an excellent guide and driver. 100% recommend.
star-5
Fantastic
LeeAnne_C, Sep 2021
One Day Litchfield Park Adventures
Great trip with Dan lots interesting comentry beautiful pools and gorges butterfly park and farm animals gardens was amazing. Nice meeting Graham who does fishing trips. Thankyou.
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Great day out at Litchfield
Bev_D, Oct 2021
Litchfield National Park Day Tour from Darwin With Waterfalls And Buley Rockhole
Fabulous tour! Mike was a great guide and we managed to see a lot in one day. We had a great group of people and the swimming stops were a great relief from the heat. They even catered to my funky dietary needs. I will definitely be back to the top end to see more and highly recommend Offroad Dreaming.
star-5
Breathtaking
Janice_Bb, Sep 2021
Litchfield Park & Daly River - Scenic Flight From Darwin
Our pilot Dan was most competent in 'bumpy'conditions. Efficient and friendly service. Interesting commentary provided.
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Unforgettable
Bert, Sep 2021
Litchfield National Park Day Tour from Darwin
Everyone in my group enjoyed ever part of it. Driver Calem was very knowledgeable on all areas we visited would recommend him to our friends.

Things to Know Before You Go

  • There are no entrance fees or permits required to enter the park, although many campsites do charge a fee.

  • Many trails and attractions are only accessible by 4WD.

  • Bring comfortable shoes, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, and water.

  • Crocodiles are common throughout the park, so it’s important to only swim in designated areas.

  • Many attractions are wheelchair accessible.

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How to Get There

Litchfield National Park is in the Northern Territory, about 60 miles (100 kilometers) south of Darwin. There’s no public transport to Litchfield, so it’s best to join a guided tour unless you have your own transport. By road, the easiest entry point is via Batchelor. In the dry season, access is also possible through Cox Peninsula Road.

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When to Get There

It’s possible to visit Litchfield National Park year-round, but the most popular time to visit is during dry season (May to October). Wet season (November to April) offers impressive views, with the waterfalls at their most powerful, but high water levels also mean many 4WD tracks are closed and some attractions are inaccessible.

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Litchfield National Park Waterfalls and Waterholes

Litchfield has plenty of photo-worthy scenery, but it's the waterfalls—cascading from the Tabletop Range sandstone plateau—which really draw the crowds. Don’t miss Wangi Falls, a large fall and swimming spot; Florence Falls, surrounded by monsoonal forest; and Buley Rockhole, where you can lounge in rock pools as if in a cool Jacuzzi. The hike to Tolmer Falls is full of photo opportunities and wildlife sightings.

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