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Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve

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Address: Arnhem Highway, Humpty Doo, Northern Territory, Australia
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+61 8 8988 8009

Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve is one of several parks in the lower Adelaide...

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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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... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Singleton, Australia
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Singleton, Australia
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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
Darwin, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fogg dam is on the tourist trail out to Kakadu, great for bird watching , Photography. A two level lookout gives a great view over the wetlands. NOT allowed to walk dam wall or get out of vehicles on the wall cause of the risk of crocodiles.

Thank Lindsay T
Northampton, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is a magical place to visit in the wet (I imagine it is great in the dry too). We saw countless waders, including spoonbills, egrets (all sizes) herons, darters etc. On our second visit there was a white-bellied sea eagle that obligingly posed for photographs for more than 5 minutes. There is a lily walk and a monsoon walk... More 

Thank ruthjanet2016
Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Due to heavy rainfall, the Fogg Dam Road was overflowed and the Pandanus lookout could not be reached. But no dull moment with the ever changing landscapes and skies.

Thank Peter D
Sherwood Park, Canada
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Saw alot of snakes on the road at sunset...They were warming their cold bodies i guess before nightfall ,so I didnt go any further that day! Beautiful area otherwise.

Thank constance w
Palmerston, Australia
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Fogg Dam is currently flowing over the wall and lots of birds catching fish and frogs in the overflow. If you intend doing one of the monsoon nature walks make sure you cover up as the mosquitoes are in full force believe me I got hammered by them.

Thank Robyn W
Ballina, Australia
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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I was here today in the wet season. So glad I came here at this time. The colours of the sky, trees, grasses and environment in general was astonishingly beautiful. Must do must see in this season.

Thank Amsheda
Darwin, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Abundance of wildlife, couple of good walking tracks and its free. We spent a good hour just at one of the lookouts checking out the different species of birds and wallabies.

Thank bpcmanderson
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Stoped off here on the way home and enjoyed the view, it is full of wild life the birds are spectacular, there wasn't much water but still enjoyed it, would love to go back after there is more rain

Thank Penny R
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

It's free and it's excellent. See photos. Stand and absorb nature at its finest. Walk the 2 hour walk or just sit in the observatory at the end of the driveway. Bring cold water. Enjoy!

Thank StephenCr0ss

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