Australia’s Litchfield National Park to get a makeover

Kakadu National Park would be the extra well-known spot for wildlife adventures in Australia’s Top End, however solely 70kms south of Darwin, Litchfield National Park is essentially the most visited. For most worldwide travellers to Australia, you have to go to each when you’re Down Under.

Termite Mounds, Litchfield National Park. Photo by: Sahaana McNaught/ Tourism NT

In thrilling news for locals and guests alike, the Australian government has introduced an A$12.1 million package deal to develop Litchfield National Park over the approaching 12 months, opening up 5 further (croc-free) swimming spots, new mountain biking tracks, new four-wheel driving routes, and three new campgrounds for guests.

Visitors relax at Wangi Falls
Wangi Falls. Litchfield National Park. Photo by: Peter Eve/Tourism NT

The Minister for Tourism and Culture Lauren Moss stated: “This will be the biggest ever investment in new infrastructure to establish Litchfield as a premier tourist destination for adventure seekers.”

Litchfield National Park
Sunset over Tabletop Range, a sandstone plateau. Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory, Australia. Photo by: Auscape/UIG/Getty Images

There’s additionally scope for extra industrial ventures contained in the park, with the approval of the standard homeowners and native title holders. Though named after a British explorer, that is the standard lands of the Marrathiel, Marranunggu, Werat, Warray and Koongurrukun peoples.

Sandfield Creek
Crossing Sandfield Creek, Litchfield National Park. Photo by: Peter Eve/ Tourism NT

At current many of the 370,000 guests every year spend most of their time within the northern sections of the 1500 sq km wilderness, coming into from Batchelor within the north earlier than visiting its magnetic termite mounds, Buley Rockhole and the luxurious Florence Falls. But the long run plan is to develop Litchfield from essentially the most southern areas close to Daly River all the way in which as much as Florence Falls making a by journey to Western Australia potential at some point.

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