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Litchfield National Park, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The magnetic or meridian termite mounds are fascinating, and the boardwalk makes it very easy to enjoy them. The interpretation is good too. If you've seen these mounds elsewhere in the territory this is not an essential stop in the park, but they are worth...More

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are going to Litchfield at all, stop by these termite mounds, they are incredible. So interesting and give you great photos if you want them.

Thank JessVZ
Reviewed 5 days ago

May be interesting to overseas travelers, and the two definitive types of mound are very interesting in a biological/primitive architectural way. But in essence are destructive wood eaters and wooden heritage destroyers. I just hope that there is a native predator.

Thank kelly e
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting day with ATP to Park. we were picked up on time from out Hotel and headed to the park. The magnetic termite mounds were spectacular and leaves you wondering how the termites know to build the moulds north/south. They actually look like headstones...More

Thank 881HappyTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

How these tiny things make these huge strong nests is an amazing thing to watch. They all face one side and so many of them. Looks like a cemetery. Amazing

Thank Chunty B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The magnetic termite mounds are an interesting stopover while visiting Litchfield National Park. The termite mounds are a very different feature of the landscape because of the unique way in which these termites construct their mounds to maximise exposure to the sun.

Thank MrDee2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

These were on our way to the campsite, so we stopped. It's not big, but worth the stop if you are going in this direction anyway.

Thank SabySG
Reviewed 1 week ago

A key feature of this amazing park. Some of thee termite mounds were three times my height! It is an abslute marvel how the termites construct these. A must see for the tourist.

Thank Robyn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't do a whole lot for me. Anywhere you travel in Northern Territory you will see termite mounds so they become a bit of Ho Hum, but the ones seen here are the biggest around. Seen one, seen em all.

Thank blindfat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you are driving out to Litchfield National Park it is worth going to. and spend a little time walking around cant believe how tall some of these mounds are.

Thank Cynthia C
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