Howard Springs Nature Park, Darwin

4.3
#10 of 19 in Parks in Darwin




Howard Springs Nature Park is a 286 hectares (710 acres) protected area located 35 kilometres (22 mi) south of Darwin, Northern Territory. A suitable habitat for waterfowl of the Northern Territory, it also has swimming areas and walking trails.

The actual Springs became important in 1910 when they came under consideration as a solution to Darwin's unreliable water supply.
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  • Lovely place to relax, take a leisurely strong through the forest and also see some large Barra and turtles in the wild. Swimming no longer permitted but there are a number of made rockpools to cool.....  more »
  • Very nice quiet spot. Feed the fish and water monitors and enjoy the serenity. Very interesting part of Darwins history. You cant swim in the dam anymore but there is a pool if you feel like a dip.  more »
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  • Short stop on a bus tour to feed the fish. Water was clear and the fish and turtles were active. Good activity and swimming area for children.
  • What a beautiful place to explore & cool off in the heat. Beautifully maintained & great for young children
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