Reynolds Track

Take the 4WD and explore the track to Tjaynera Falls (Sandy Creek Falls) and Surprise Creek Falls

The Reynolds 4WD track is located between Tolmer and Wangi Falls in Litchfield National Park.

It's a 44km road and provides the opportunity to visit Blyth Homestead, Tjaynera Falls (Sandy Creek Falls) and Surprise Creek Falls.

The track connects with Daly River Road on the southern side of Litchfield National Park.

Check if the site is open

Reynolds River track

4WD track access only.

Activity / SiteStatusComments Forecast opening
Reynolds River track
Closed due to seasonal weather conditions. Anticipated re-opening May 2022, dependent on weather conditions.
Blyth Homestead Closed   -
Sandy (Camp) Creek Falls Closed   -
Surprise Creek Falls Closed            -

Blyth Homestead

Blyth Homestead was established by Harry Sargent and his family in 1928.

It's a reminder of the tough lives and tough times endured by those involved with the early pastoral and mining industries, 2 important industries of the Top End.

You can walk around the old homestead house and leave a comment in the visitor book.

Read more about Blyth Homestead PDF (1.1 MB).


There are 2 camp sites along Reynolds Track.

  • Tjaynera Falls (Sandy Creek)
  • Surprise Creek.

Find out about campground facilities and fees. Read more on camping in Litchfield.

Tjaynera Falls (Sandy Creek)

The campground is a category B camp site in the bush with toilet and shower facilities.

There is a moderate 1.7km track leading to the Tjaynera falls swimming hole.

Surprise Creek

Surprise Creek falls is one of the more isolated campgrounds in Litchfield National Park.

Known for its many waterfalls each flowing into its own cauldron like swimming hole.

The campground is a category B camp site and has a tin shed pit toilet. Bring your own toilet paper.

There are designated barbeque areas.

Book and pay online

You must book and pay online for designated campsites and some multi-day walking trails. Do this before you go.

You can't pay at the park.

Find out more about how to use parks booking system.

If you are ready, book now.


Tjaynera (Sandy Creek)

Length of the walk
Distance 3.4km return
Time 1.5 hours
Grade Grade 3 - moderate

Start at the car park. The track winds along the creek and passes a hillside full of cycad palms before reaching a plunge pool.

You can swim in the pool.

Litchfleld National Park, Litchfield Park Road, Batchelor
08 8999 3947
Safety information

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  • Heritage
  • 4WD
  • Walking
  • Camping
  • Picnic
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming

Sites nearby

Buley Rockhole

A popular swimming spot with a series of shallow and deep holes



Keen walkers can take advantage of the tranquility and choose from 2 swimming spots


Central Valley

Secluded 4WD campground next to East Reynolds River


Greenant Creek

Take a shady walk upstream to the Tjaetaba Falls lookout


Florence Falls

Picnic at the plunge pool and take a walk along Shady Creek


The Lost City

Take the 4WD and see the sandstones structures that resemble a lost city


Tolmer Falls

Take the trail walk around the rim of the falls or the accessible path to the viewing decks of Tolmer Falls


Walker Creek

Picnic and swim by the creek or stay longer in one of the 8 camp sites nestled along the creek


Wangi Falls

A large plunge pool with shady grassed areas


Last updated: 01 March 2022

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