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Reynolds River Track
The Douglas Daly Research Farm is just over 3,000ha in size and is owned by the NT Government. Situated on the farm is the point were the Douglas River flows into the Daly River, and this peninsula of steep-banked riverine bush is available for bush camping and exploring.
Douglas Daly Tourist Park
Douglas Daly Tourist Park provides campsites under large, shady trees with some grass underfoot. Both powered and non-powered campsites are available as well as cabins to hire. The park is also in charge of the Douglas Daly Esplanade bush camps. The roadside café with licensed bar and restaurant provides good hearty pub food. Ice, milk, cool drinks are on sale. Fuel station/ pups are located just in front of the café.
Douglas River Esplanade Conservation Area (The Arches)
The Douglas River cuts through limestone to form an arch and some spectacular rock caves and formations.
It is a good spot to spend an hour or so exploring the rocks and just enjoying the river.
Natural thermal hot springs that bubble out of the Douglas River’s sandy riverbed.
The thermal vents are found at various points along the riverbed over a 200–300m stretch of river, and they vary in temperature from tepid to scalding hot.
What to Explore in the Douglas Daly Area
· Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs
· Butterfly Gorge
· Douglas River Esplanade Conservation Area (The Arches)
· Douglas Daly Tourist Park
· Douglas Daly Research Farm
· Daly River Esplanade
· Oolloo Crossing
· Umbrawarra Gorge.
Gun Point peninsula is situated between the Howard and Adelaide rivers just to the east of Darwin
This is a fun 4WD track however it does entail driving on the beach or on tracks just behind the dunes. It also makes for a great day trip from Darwin. A track that should be accessible to most 4X4’s