Tjuwaliyn/Douglas Hot Springs Park

The popular Tjuwaliyn/Douglas Hot Springs Park, located approximately 130 kilometres from Katherine and 200 kilometres from Darwin, protects part of the Douglas River, where thermal pools create an oasis in the surrounding dry woodland. The water attracts a wide variety of birdlife and mammals such as bandicoots, quolls and flying foxes. Camping is permitted and [...]

Railway Heritage Picnic Day

Observe the quaint tradition of Railway Heritage Picnic Day – a day of leisure, food, and games on the Adelaide River. Originally designated a public holiday for hardworking railway workers, today Railway Heritage Picnic Day is a celebration of the heritage of the Adelaide River township south of Darwin. Join the fun of games including [...]

Lingalonga Festival

For a change of pace head to the picturesque town of Batchelor for its annual, popular Lingalonga Festival. Relax under a shady tree and watch the world wander by, explore the markets, sit back and enjoy the entertainment or join in the fun activities throughout the day. For the kids there are clowns and waterslides, [...]

Territory Rel Week

The skies come alive during these nine days and you can participate or watch. Skydivers will celebrate the 32nd Territory Rel Week by converging in Batchelor to make over 2,500 parachute descents from 14,000 feet. This biennial meet is a major event on the Australian skydiving calendar and will provide the opportunity to improve skills [...]

Robin Falls

Enjoy a refreshing dip into the scenic Robin Falls, south of the town of Adelaide River. Robin Falls is an attractive three-tiered waterfall that’s just outside the boundaries of Litchfield National Park near the township of Adelaide River. The falls are reached by a short walk following a crystal clear creek through scenic bush surrounds. [...]

Batchelor Town Celebrates 60 years

From its early days as an Allied airforce base during World War II to the discovery of uranium at Rum Jungle, Batchelor is a town with a fascinating history. Batchelor Town Celebrates 60 years with a reunion. Kicking off with a special assembly and morning tea at the local school on the Friday, the anniversary [...]

Litchfield Cafe

This family owned and operated business is only four kilometres from Wangi Falls. The entry is on the left, four kilometres past the Wangi Falls turn off, when coming via Batchelor. Litchfield Cafe is an oasis for visitors to the park. Enjoy freshly prepared home-style cooking, great coffee, cold beer, wine, soft drinks and ice [...]

Adelaide River Railway Station

The Adelaide River Railway Siding and Railway Bridge, located on the Stuart Highway, were constructed as part of the first leg of the North Australia Railway, or NAR, which operated from 1888 until 1976. The Adelaide River Railway Siding was the first main station complex on the North Australian Railway from Darwin and Pine Creek. [...]

Adelaide River War Cemetery

The Adelaide River War Cemetery is a sobering reminder of the impact World War II had on this part of Australia. There are 434 military burials in total and the adjoining Civil Cemetery honours 63 civilians including the nine post office workers who were killed in the 19 February 1942 bombing of Darwin. Also visit [...]

Tabletop Track

The Tabletop Track is a picturesque long-distance walking track through Litchfield National Park, about an hour’s drive from Darwin. Walk through Litchfield’s lush woodlands, along beautiful creeks and to scenic waterfalls and pools. The Tabletop Track is approached via one of several short link walks. Access these at Florence Falls, Greenant Creek, Wangi Falls and [...]

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