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Swimming in Elsey National Park

Places to swim and how to be safe around water

You can swim at 2 locations in Elsey National Park:

Be safe around water

Park rangers monitor the safety of swimming holes.

You must swim in designated areas.

Conditions change rapidly with flash flooding and electrical storms.

If it doesn’t feel safe, don’t swim. Exercise caution and swim to the conditions you feel comfortable with.

Depth and currents can be overwhelming to novice and young swimmers.

Children should always be supervised.

No glass within 10m of waterways. This includes glass bottles, jars and cups.

Roper and Waterhouse Rivers

There is no swimming or canoeing in these rivers.

Read more about swimming in Litchfield National Park PDF (620.1 KB).


Last updated: 23 February 2022

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