Important biodiversity conservation sites

Sites of conservation significance list

The table below is a list of important conservation sites in the Northern Territory (NT). 

Each site has an information page attached that shows values, management issues and current conservation programs.

Sites of conservation importance in the Northern Territory
Hyland Bay and associated coastal floodplains Anson Bay and associated coastal floodplains
Daly River middle reachesFinnis River coastal floodplain
Fog Bay Darwin Harbour
Howard sand plains Shoal Bay
Tiwi Islands Cobourg Peninsula
Croker Island group Adelaide River coastal floodplain
Mary River coastal floodplainChambers Bay
Alligator Rivers coastal floodplainsWestern Arnhem Plateau
Maningrida coastal habitats Boucaut Bay and associated coastal floodplains
Castlereagh Bay and associated islands Arafura Swamp
Buckingham Bay and associated coastal floodplainsElcho Island group
Wessel and English Company island groups Gove Peninsula and north-east Arnhem coast
Blue Mud Bay and associated coastal floodplains Groote Eylandt group
Legune coastal floodplain Keep River area
Victoria River middle reaches and Gregory areaYinberrie Hills
Mataranka thermal pools Limmen Bight and associated coastal floodplains
Sir Edward Pellew islands group McArthur River coastal floodplains
Borroloola area Wollogorang and China Wall sandstone ranges
Birrindudu wetlands Nongra Lake
Lake Woods Eva Downs Swamp
Tarrabool Lake Lake Sylvester system
South-west Tanami Desert Lake Surprise and the Lander River floodout swamps
Mud Hut Swamp Anmatyerr North
Wood Duck Swamp Davenport and Murchinson Ranges
Frew River floodout swamp Elkedra River floodout swamps
Dulcie Range and surrounds Lake MacKay
Newhaven Lakes Lake Lewis and surrounds
Greater MacDonnell Ranges Mount Liebig and surrounds
Cleland Hills and surrounds George Gill Range and surrounds
Lake Amadeus and Lake Neale Petermann Ranges and surrounds
Uluru and surrounds Mount Conner and surrounds
Karinga Creek paleodrainage system Waterhouse Range
Rodinga Range and adjacent rangesAndado and Snake Creek lakes
Beddome Range and Wilyunpa Tablelands

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Last updated: 28 November 2017