Activities and events in parks

Darwin region

You can join in the many activities and talks hosted by Parks and Wildlife rangers and staff in the Top End region. See events and activities below.

For more information on Top End activities call 08 8999 4555.

Casuarina Coastal Reserve Pop Up Discovery Trail

Park/reserve Activity When Time More information and bookings
Casuarina Coastal Reserve

Pop up Discovery Trail

Monday 2 to Sunday 22 July 7am to 7pm

Explore Casuarina Coastal Reserve these school holidays. Self guided trail and map, suitable for all ages.

Casuarina Coastal Reserve Discovery Trail Map (1.2 mb)
Casuarina Coastal Reserve Discovery Trail Map (7.9 mb)

Start: Rocklands Drive walk-through trail

Free event. Bookings not essential.

Territory Parks Alive program

Territory Parks Alive is a program of free guided walks, talks, slideshows, spotlight activities and more.

The program runs from May to August each year. Activities cater for a variety of ages, fitness and interest levels.

Get the Top End Territory Parks Alive brochure (1.8 mb)

Park/reserveActivityWhenTimeMore information and bookings
Charles Darwin National Park

Backyard Bush Supplies - guided walk

Wednesdays 9 and 23 May, 6 and 20 June, 4 and 18 July, 1 and 15 August10am to 11am

Take a stroll with a ranger and discover the park's culture, history and how the native plants can supply life’s necessities.

Meet: main shelter in picnic area

Free event. Bookings not essential.

Casuarina Coastal ReserveTracks and Trails - guided bike rideTuesday 3, 10 and 17 July10am to 11:30amExplore the bike path network with a ranger to discover the landscape and wildlife.

Meet: Dripstone clifftops picnic area

Free event. Bookings essential - call 08 8999 4555.
Berry Springs Nature ParkCrocwise Weekends - ranger talkSundays 27 May to 26 August11am

Learn what it means to ‘Be Crocwise’ and how rangers manage crocodiles in Territory parks and reserves.

Meet: Amphitheatre (Middle Pool)

Free event. Bookings not essential.

Howard Springs Nature ParkBarra Bites - ranger talkSaturdays 2 June to 25 August10am to 11am

Get up close to big barramundi. Join a ranger as they hand feed breakfast to barramundi and turtles in the huge spring-fed pool.

Meet: Howard Springs waterhole

Free event. Bookings not essential.

Howard Springs Nature ParkSpot the Nightshift - guided nocturnal walkThursdays 10 May, 21 and 28 June, 19 and 26 July, and 9 August7pm to 8pmExplore Howard Springs Nature Park at night and discover the wildlife inhabitants by torchlight. Find out about their nocturnal activities. 

Meet: ranger's office

Free event. Bookings essential - call 08 8999 4555.
Litchfield National ParkHardship and Heartbreak - guided walkWednesdays 30 May to 29 August10am to 11amDelve into the fascinating mining history of Bamboo Creek and discover the harsh and remote life of the pioneering miners and their families.

Meet: Bamboo Creek car park

Free event. Bookings not essential.
Litchfield National ParkLitchfield Unleashed - slideshowTuesdays 29 May to 28 August7pm to 8pmGo behind the scenes with a ranger to discover some of the extraordinary wildlife that inhabits this unique part of the world.

Meet: Wangi Falls day use area shelter

Free event. Bookings not essential.
Litchfield National ParkTermites Unearthed - guided walkThursdays and Saturdays 31 May to 30 August10:30am to 11:30am

Rangers reveal the fascinating world of insects living in fire-proof fortresses.

Meet: termite mounds car park

Free event. Bookings not essential.

Fogg Dam
Conservation Reserve
Goosing Around the Wetlands - guided walkWednesdays 6 June to 5 September8:30am to 9amCome and share stories. See magpie geese and other wildlife, and learn how local people are connected to these wetlands.

Meet: Pandanus Knoll - Fogg Dam

Free event. Bookings not essential.
Window on the Wetlands
Visitor Centre
Wicked Wetlands - stories with a viewMondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 2 June to 30 August10:30am and 1:30pm Discover a rich variety of wetland plants, animals and culture. Learn about the ecological and cultural significance of the coastal wetlands.

Meet: Visitor Centre balcony

Free event. Bookings not essential.

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Last updated: 02 July 2018

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