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Berry Springs Nature Park

Cox Peninsula Road, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8988 6310
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Beautiful scenery

Beautiful scenery. More safety signs, history signs and toilets needed. Not much disability access... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cairns, Australia
via mobile
Cool clear waters

Listen to the Park Rangers. If they say don't swim past a given point they mean it. The best... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Maureen K
Darwin, Australia
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Berry Springs Nature Park, is a great location close to Darwin where you can enjoy a refreshing swim and a BBQ. A great place to unwind after spending a day at the Territory Wildlife Park. Please check our website for access to swimming. During the wet season, October-April, the pools may be closed when swimming is considered to be unsafe.
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“noodles” (73 reviews)
“small waterfall” (33 reviews)
“main pool” (24 reviews)
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Cox Peninsula Road, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8988 6310
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery. More safety signs, history signs and toilets needed. Not much disability access. Close to other family activities such as wildlife park and berry Springs bamboo.

Thank Aprilelmo
Reviewed 3 days ago

Listen to the Park Rangers. If they say don't swim past a given point they mean it. The best place to sit and enjoy a cool drink here is up by the small waterfall that comes direct from the springs. The water is so clear...More

Thank Maureen K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having family over from New Zealand and decided to show them some of the Northern Territory wildlife and the nature park is the place. Take the train to each attraction or you can walk the whole way around. You’ll won’t be disappointed with the wildlife...More

Thank Waynedvh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love nature since I landed in Darwin. Everything seems so perfectly blend. Beautiful scenery with the nature forest scents. Recommended for camping and swimming. So awesome!!! The waterfalls so inviting. There are three pools and you can choose the one that suits you. Getting...More

1  Thank DaFeena
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there one day for a swim on the way home from Dundee Beach and it was lovely and had 3 levels of swimming and had plenty of picnic areas for people to spreadout and relax and have a bbq or a picnic well...More

1  Thank Robyn T
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Take your bathers, snorkel and mask. The pools are warm and full of fish. You can take a picnic and camera. Also the archer fish will entertain you if you hold some biscuit or little pieces of bread orer the water for them to shoot...More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 20 November 2017

These Springs are free to visit. They are not thermal but the water temperature is warm due to Darwins weather conditions. There are three areas to swim, one is a large flowing lake style (lower pool) with most areas deeper than standing so taking a...More

1  Thank Judy B
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Just 40 mins from Darwin by car, Berry Springs offers lots for families and friends alike to cool off on a hot day. My friends took their 10 week old baby and stayed in the top waterhole next to the waterfall where it isn’t very...More

1  Thank Linda A
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a beautiful waterhole close to Darwin. It has excellent bbq facilities, great shade and is just nice place to be. Please remember this is a place for families....don't be an idiot and drink too much....take it easy and chill.

1  Thank Wade J
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We love Berry Springs because of its location. If you’re a visitor, you’ll be making the trip to Litchfield for sure, but don’t go past Berry springs. It has a huge swimming hole perfect for an afternoon.

1  Thank bolts100no
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23 August 2017|
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Response from hubbard2015 | Reviewed this property |
We swam at Berry Springs in July and it was on a Monday we saw a notice on the Friday when we got home saying they had caught a 1.6 meter crocodile at the very spot we had been swimming in. They closed Berry Springs whilst... More
Sarah B
22 July 2017|
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Response from Kim L | Reviewed this property |
Not at all, there is quite a nice car park and a short walk down the path to the water's edge too.
Dianne V
21 June 2017|
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Response from Rachelle R | Reviewed this property |
yes there is parking