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Take a refreshing dip in the clear waterhole at the base of Florence Falls. Nestled in a nook of a wet monsoon forest, the two waterfalls pour down over a series of segmented tiers. This favorite swimming spot in Litchfield National Park can be easily accessed via a flight of about 160 steep steps--the climb back up takes a little more effort. The lookout at the top offers panoramic views and an opportunity to snap some postcard-perfect photos. Expect to see a number of people at the plunge pool, most of them sitting around the edges and just a few taking a swim. Add Florence Falls to your Litchfield National Park travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Litchfield National Park travel route site.
Tours to Florence Falls
Litchfield National Park Day Tour from Darwin With Waterfalls And Buley Rockhole BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $130
Duration: 12 hours
Litchfield National Park Day Tour from Darwin BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $139
Duration: 11 hours
Florence Falls reviews
We should have known that a Public Holiday weekend would be a bad time to visit. Had real trouble parking (annoying that the huge coach park bays were closed off), had to weave our way through groups.... more »
While at Litchfield National Park it is definitely worth checking out Florence Falls. One has to do a bit of hiking, but it’s well worth it. A very enjoyable experience while staying in Darwin. You... more »
Believe it or not. A (fresh) place in Northern Territory where you can swim WITHOUT crocodile. So nice. And beautiful also.
Pros: Its a lovely spot near to Darwin NT. Crystal clear water at a soothing normal temperature. You can see fish under the clear water. A spacious change room is available for private use. Cons: 139 steps to get down for a dip. Not recommended for small kids as no access with Pram. Bottoms are bit rocky though. A tiny snake was spotted during our swim near to the platform so keep an eye. You can be fined by the authorities if get caught jumping from the high rocks.
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