Howard Springs Nature Park, Darwin

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  • Great place with young children or toddlers. Clean spring-fed pools. Lovely spot for group picnics. Close to Darwin.  more »
  • It's hot all year round in the Northern Territory and there is nothing like a cooling dip in a freshwater pond or stream. Not at Howard Springs. There's a short walk through the bushland, and you shou...  more »
  • When we lived here several years ago you could swim in the main natural pool where huge barramundi live safely. However, due to high levels of bacteria this is now not possible, however there is a new...  more »
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  • Changed a lot since I was younger but a really nice place for family BBQ and for the kids to play
  • Huge playground. Safe water. Bring your bag of pilchards (or the like) the Barra in the original springs love them. Gets busy.
  • great place for kids to play swim and family picnic
  • Lovely setting, water play for kids, bush walk, facilities, ice creams and drinks available.
  • Wonderful nature park Recently added sliding pool a great place on a hot day Bring your mozzie repellant

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