Safe Swimming in Croc Territory

The following areas of parks and reserve in Darwin and the local NT region are safe for swimming (at certain times of year):

Park or Reserve

Location

Comments

Leanyer Recreation Park, Darwin All Year
Lake Alexander, Darwin All Year
Darwin Wave Lagoon All Year
Berry Springs Nature Park Main pool and Lower pool Dry season only
Butterfly Gorge Nature Park Dry season only
Elsey National Park (Mataranka) Rainbow Springs Open for viewing only
Bitter Springs Open year round
4 Mile Dry season only
Mulurark Dry season only
Jalmurark Campground Dry season only
Howard Springs Nature Park Main pool Currently closed
Limmen National Park Butterfly Springs Early to mid dry season only
Litchfield National Park Wangi Falls Dry season only
Florence Falls All Year (except during extreme flooding)
Buley Rockhole All Year (except during extreme flooding)
Walker Creek Dry season only
Cascades Currently closed
Tjaynera Falls Dry season only
Surprise Creek Falls Dry season only
Manton Dam Recreation Area All Year
Nitmiluk National Park Katherine Gorge upstream of boat ramp Dry season only
Leilyn (Edith Falls) plunge pool, middle and upper pools Dry season only
Sweetwater pool Dry season only
17 Mile Falls Dry season only
Crystal Falls Dry season only
Biddlecomb Cascades Dry season only
Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park Dry season only
Umbrawarra Gorge Nature Park Early to mid dry season only