Departures are available on certain days of the week, depending on the time of year.
Join us on a one-day Litchfield National Park Tour to experience the stunning diversity of the Northern Territory. Discover the breathtaking wonders of Australia’s natural waterparks and mesmerizing outback landscapes.
- Explore the beautiful waterfalls in Litchfield National Park.
- Visitors can enjoy the cascading waterhole at Florence Falls, surrounded by lush monsoon rainforests.
- Visitors can enjoy swimming in the pristine plunge pools, natural spas, and whirlpools of Buley Rockhole or Wangi Falls.
- Experience the excitement of the Spectacular Jumping Crocodile Cruise on the Adelaide River, where you can witness massive predators leaping into the air (optional extra).
- Experience the awe-inspiring sight of century-old magnetic termite mounds in the Top End, known for their impressive size.
This itinerary may be subject to changes due to traditional landowner ceremonies, seasonal weather fluctuations, and park closures.
A one-day trip to Litchfield National Park and Fogg Dam costs $175 for adults (13+ years old) and $110 for children (6 to 12 years old). The price for the Litchfield National Park Day Trip + Crocodile Cruise is $220 for adults (13+ years old) and $155 for children (6 to 12 years old). The child policy for this tour is that children must be six years old or older. This tour is not recommended for children under the age of five.
The weather in the Top End is like a wild rollercoaster ride, with rapid changes and intense moments that will leave you breathless. In the dry season, temperatures can go over 40 degrees Celsius and drop in the evening. Check your travel dates and pack accordingly to stay comfortable throughout your adventure. Rain or shine, your tour will only be canceled if the provider decides otherwise!
Darwin Litchfield Tour Itinerary
Litchfield National Park, located about an hour’s drive from Darwin City, is a renowned destination that offers visitors the chance to explore stunning natural landscapes, including lush rainforests, beautiful waterfalls, and pristine plunge pools. During the journey, there will be a stop at the Adelaide River. Here, you can participate in the renowned Jumping Crocodile Cruise or explore the Fogg Dam Conservation Centre, located on the traditional lands of the Limilngan-Wulna people, who actively preserve the reserve. The center is a remarkable destination to observe the diverse wildlife of the Top End, providing a sanctuary for various native birds, turtles, water pythons, and saltwater crocodiles. We visit century-old monolithic Magnetic Termite Mounds, among the largest in the Top End. We also take breaks to swim in Litchfield’s beautiful natural plunge pools, spas, and whirlpools at Buley Rockholes or Wangi Falls. We visit Florence Falls or Tolmer Falls, both stunning waterfalls carved into steep rocky escarpments, and admire their beauty and magnificence. We emerged from the tropical water paradise, brimming with rejuvenation and a sense of wonder, ready to conquer Darwin again.
Driving distance: 450 km
Litchfield National Park
Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure through the breathtaking wonders of Litchfield National Park? Join us for a one-day tour that will invigorate your senses and immerse you in the awe-inspiring diversity of the Northern Territory. These ancient lands hold deep meaning for the Koongurrukun, Marranuggu, Werat, and Warray Aboriginal people, connecting their spirits to the essence of time. The diverse terrain offers pristine rockpools, flowing waterfalls, and a habitat for native birds and other Australian wildlife, making it a haven for photographers. During this Litchfield day tour, visitors will have the opportunity to explore the park’s iconic locations of natural beauty, learn about its historic landscape, and enjoy the exquisite water pools in the area.
The floodplains of the Adelaide River are home to a diverse range of bird species from around the globe. Additionally, Black Flying Foxes and Bull Sharks can be observed in this critical water system. We embark on a boat ride to encounter the well-known inhabitants of the area – Saltwater Crocodiles. In this unforgettable experience, we can witness apex predators up close in their natural habitat. The spectacle of the crocodile propelling itself up with its powerful tail to “jump” out of the water is a sight that should not be missed. Our tours of Litchfield national park allow you to skip the cruise if you have already done it. You can join your guide to explore the nearby Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve (see below).
- Explore the beautiful waterfalls of Litchfield National Park, a natural wonderland.
- Experience the cascading waterhole surrounded by lush rainforest at Florence Falls.
- You can swim in the pristine plunge pools, natural spas, and whirlpools of Buley Rockhole or Wangi Falls.
- Experience the Spectacular Jumping Crocodile Cruise along the Adelaide River and witness the awe-inspiring sight of massive predators leaping into the air (optional extra).
- Experience the impressive sight of the enormous magnetic termite mounds in the Top End, which have stood for over a century.
Fogg Dam Conservation Centre
This reserve, managed by the Limilngan-Wulna People, is a great spot to observe freshwater wildlife and learn about the significance of the Adelaide River floodplains to various species. Visitors can join their guide for a scenic walk in this pristine habitat, which offers numerous chances to spot rare birds, water pythons, and freshwater turtles. It is also common to observe crocodiles in this wetland system.
There are two waterfalls in the area: Florence Falls and Tolmer Falls
The sandstone plateau of the Tabletop Range creates tropical waterfalls, including Florence Falls and Tolmer Falls. Experience the breathtaking beauty of Florence Falls as you descend the steps to the inviting swimming hole, or marvel at the awe-inspiring Tolmer Falls from the picturesque lookout. The monsoon rainforest creates a unique tropical environment that can be enjoyed through a scenic walk, offering stunning views of this lush natural wonderland. Be prepared for an adventure! Our itineraries are flexible to accommodate seasonal changes, and there may be surprise closures or swimming restrictions in some regions of the parks. At Litchfield Tours, we prioritize the safety and satisfaction of our guests, meticulously planning every detail to create the most unforgettable and seamless experience possible.
Some options for swimming in the Litchfield National Park include Buley Rockholes and Wangi Falls
The Buley Rockholes, set in scenic bushland, provide multiple levels for swimming and relaxation. The clean waters offer a spa-like experience, and the faster-flowing cascades can provide a massage-like sensation. Additionally, visitors can visit the famous plunge pool at the bottom of the remarkable Wangi Falls. This picturesque swimming spot, surrounded by breathtaking natural scenery, offers a refreshing respite as we explore the park. Itineraries are subject to change based on seasonal variations, and there may be instances when certain areas in the parks are closed, or swimming is not permitted. At Darwin Litchfield Tours, we prioritize the safety and satisfaction of our guests, ensuring a memorable and extraordinary experience every step of the way.
Magnetic Termite Mounds
Humans are not the only ones who develop creative ways to stay calm. Prepare to be amazed by the captivating natural wonder of the Magnetic Termite Mounds. Discover how social insects construct large homes that provide great photo opportunities. Spend time exploring the formations and learning about the science behind the architecture.
What to Bring
- Any meals not previously indicated in the itinerary
- We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance
- Pre/post-tour hotel transfers
- Additional personal expenses