Litchfield National Park, Batchelor

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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 Edition.
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  • This park has it all. Water falls, rock pools, termite mounds, lush green bush land etc. Everything is easily accessible and this park is ideal if you haven got time to visit to Kakadu. We did both...  more »
  • We loved litchfield it was easy to get to. Waterfalls were amazing. It is a whole day trip for the full experience. Make sure to pack food and water. Limited places to stop off for food. Otherwise...  more »
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