More swimming and camping at Litchfield’s Central Valley, Northern Territory

We are so excited about the Litchfield National Park improvements. One of our favourite parks in Australia, we loved the waterfall hopping and Buley Rockpools. 

Now we can explore brand new areas – with Central Valley campsites on track to open this dry season.

Work on the highly-anticipated $17.5 million Turbo Charging Tourism project is progressing well, with 10 campsites in the northern section of the development now complete.

The area will allow campers and visitors direct access to swim in and enjoy the spring-fed creeks.

Stage 3

Local company, the Ostojic Group, is carrying out construction for Stage 3 of the project, which includes building:

  • 10 campsites within campground one, with drop toilets and an information shelter
  • A 4WD access track
  • A loop road to the campsites

The campsites are just one part of this exciting project, which will open up more visitor experiences for people travelling through Litchfield National Park.

Stage 4

Work on Stage 4 has commenced which includes the staging and lookout area over the escarpment into Central Valley and associated road works. It is progressing well and once completed, the public will be able to access the new areas. 

Stage 4 will also include the construction of two additional campgrounds and two recreational areas. They can fit around 60 people and are expected to be completed by the end of the dry season.

Stage 5

Stage 5 will commence in May, which includes the construction of bike and walk trails connecting Lost City, Central Valley and Litchfield Park Road.

Once complete, Central Valley will add 32 new campsites across three separate campgrounds to Litchfield National Park.

The project has created more than 96 jobs during construction so far.

“Litchfield National Park is one of the Top End’s natural treasures, and we are investing in it to ensure locals and visitors continue to stop in and enjoy everything it has to offer,” said Minister for Parks and Rangers, Selena Uibo.

“Creating new areas to explore is exciting for visitors – but it’s also exciting for the local economy because of the positive flow-on benefits it has. 

“This Government is committed to protecting and conserving our parks, and these upgrades will ease overcrowding with new camping, swimming and walking spots to please visitors of all ages.”

How to find them?

Litchfield National Park includes NT sites 160-165 in Camps 11, or check out NT sites 14-16 at Batchelor in Caravan Parks 5 book. They are all on the Camps Australia Wide App (free subscription with your CAMPS 11) which will be updated as soon as those new sites are open! 

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