Florence Falls, Litchfield National Park

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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.
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  • This is one of the most spectacular places in Litchfield. The lookout provides a great panorama of the falls and is a good platform to take many great photos. The staircase down may not be everyone's....  more »
  • Such a lovely falls, there are two ways you can get to them either by 135 stairs or the 1 km Shady Creek Walk. It’s is best to do both and first go down the stairs and come back through the other...  more »
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  • 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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