Litchfield National Park, Batchelor

4.8
#2 of 27 in Nature in Top End
Originally home to the aboriginal Wagait people, Litchfield National Park is noted for its monsoon rainforest and well-marked trails leading to a number of waterfalls. Many of the waterfalls create small streams and natural pools suitable for swimming and diving. The area abounds in wildlife and includes several sites where you can observe rare colonies of native bat species. Be sure to drop by the historic Blyth Homestead, built in 1929 and now serving as an educational reminder of the tough conditions the early settlers of these remote areas faced. Nearby, you can also visit huge termite mounds, erected by thousands of insects with a north-south orientation to control temperature inside their habitat. Designated campgrounds are available for visitors planning to participate in longer bushwalks. Litchfield National Park is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Batchelor Edition.
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  • Beat the crowds and the heat - come in the wet season. Still lovely and warm to walk around in shorts and t-shirt, then on the hikes when your hot, it starts raining and cools everything off. The wate...  more »
  • We visited Litchfield National Park on a day trip in the wet season. This had the advantage that we could enjoy the cascading waterfalls at their very best. The disadvantage though was that it is too ...  more »
  • During week its great, but probably gets busy at weekends. Take an eski and plenty of water & food as there's not much in terms of eateries. Pools excellent and wonderfully warm!  more »

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