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Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve

#1 of 7 things to do in Humpty Doo Features Animals
Arnhem Highway, Humpty Doo, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8988 8009
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Not on the tourist radar

Watched the sunset but had to come back for the sunrise. It was well worth it. The bird life and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Being keen Birders we had planned to visit Fogg Dam Reserve but we were not prepared for what lay... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve is one of several parks in the lower Adelaide River catchment that provide havens for wildlife in Darwin's developing rural fringe. One of the few wetland systems accessible to visitors all year round. Enjoy the many walks and viewing areas. Fogg Dam is 70 kilometres east of Darwin. Camping, swimming and fishing are NOT permitted
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Arnhem Highway, Humpty Doo, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8988 8009
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Watched the sunset but had to come back for the sunrise. It was well worth it. The bird life and variety was spectacular and the noise.... just make sure you turn off the car to listen.

Thank dors46
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being keen Birders we had planned to visit Fogg Dam Reserve but we were not prepared for what lay before us at the end of the tarmac. A SUPER Birdie spot and it is not just the Dam but includes several conservation walks into the...More

Thank buttermeadow
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here as part of a tour from Darwin. Last stop of the day was Fogg Dam where we saw some birdlife but no crocodiles even though Rob said he had booked one for us. This is also where we had afternoon tea, not...More

Thank Adrian T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An easy 45 minute drive south of Darwin. Make sure you get to these magnificent wetlands for sunrise. This morning we came across 1 crocodile in the wild,herds of wild pigs, dozens of bird varieties and a number of wallabies. Nature really turns it on...More

Thank johnnoshungry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the waterbirds are prolific even in Darwins Dry season. very narrow causeway with a couple of parking spots and a lookout halfway as well as at the end. This was a trial Rice growing field only the birds got most of the rice. There are...More

Thank Marksies
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

A beautiful place with easy access, a fairly short drive from Darwin. The dam has an abundance of bird life. It is an amazingly tranquil place. While there were no abundance of picnic tables there are plenty of places to set up a picnic in...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We got there at 8 am and did the woodlands to waterlillys walk which was lovely. Boardwalk most of the way , with places to sit and watch the bird life. The pandanas lookout was great. Lots of birdlife which go into full flight as...More

Thank Cheryl K
Reviewed 3 June 2017

On your way to Kakadu stop at Fogg Dam, if you like birds, this is the place to see a wide variety and Water Liliy and Rainforest Walks are worth a visit.

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We have been here during the day and at sunrise and the amount of birds at sunrise was incredible. The noise was amazing. The bird hides are easy to access. The trip over the dam wall is beautiful.Lots of things to see but the mozzies...More

Thank hbrisbane
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Spend a few hours and walk around in this pristine wet land area.Plenty to see and great walking tracks.Plenty of bird life and watch for crocks.Ideal area to do a bit of wandering in a beautiful space.Take the insect repellant.

Thank 1355Tony
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Response from RPWMJG | Reviewed this property |
If you are looking for water lilly flowers. Most have finished by July. However as we are stiil getting rain some lillies are still in flower now.and there may still be some still in flower in July. Fogg dam or corroboree... More