Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, Humpty Doo

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The Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve is a wetland area approximately 70km east of Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia. It lies within the Adelaide and Mary River Floodplains, which is an Important Bird Area.It attracts a wide range of local and migratory water birds and other wildlife including one of the largest populations of snakes within Australia (including the Water Python and Death Adder), and includes a several raised observation platforms.Saltwater Crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) and Freshwater Crocodiles (Crocodylus johnstoni) can be seen at Fogg Dam all year around. Fogg Dam is open 24/7/365.
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  • September 24, 2017
    A Very serene place to be with very little human life around, you know you are in the wilderness when you stand on the dam wall which is the road and look around as far as the eye can see in all direc...  more »
  • September 9, 2017
    Stopped off here after the crocodile jumping cruise. Was a lovely walk along a boardwalk/bush to some viewing platforms. Wear aeroguard, there were a few bugs. Lovely wetland environment. Lots of bird...  more »
  • September 1, 2017
    We almost do not go there, but it's really to do. We saw more animals here than in many places in Kakadu. The trail begins in the forest, and runs along the water on a bridge fitted. Lizards are everywhere, there is a lot of birds, and we also saw a wallaby and a snake in the water. According to the signs, it is one of the places where there is the largest concentration of water pythons. On the other hand plan to the mosquito!
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  • August 21, 2017
    So far the best place in NT to see amazing bird life. We even spotted a small croc 🐊. Early morning or late afternoon is the best time to visit.
  • January 18, 2017
    Brilliant wetland only a 45 minute drive from Darwin. Head out any time to see the different landscapes of Wet and Dry (although it is probably better in the wet). Keep an eye out for crocs, they are often sighted (in the wet season) as you drive through to the lookouts.
  • December 14, 2016
    Not much to see during the Wet season. But nice view from the lookout at the end
  • July 3, 2016
    Incredible diversity of birds!
  • September 6, 2017
    A good place for birdwatchers. Bring the optics or camera with a good zoom, otherwise will be able to consider only roadside crocodiles;)
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