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Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve

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Address: Arnhem Highway, Humpty Doo, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Birds galore-even a white-bellied eagle

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
ruthjanet2016
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Palmerston, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Robyn W
Ballina, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank bpcmanderson
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Thank Penny R
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Burgess Hill, England
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

This is on the way to Kakadu National Park and worth a short stop. We only saw a very few birds but this was probably down to the time of year. Go right to the end and climb the viewing platform.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This was our second visit to this location. A pleasant surprise were the 2 new and excellent trails available to visitors (free of charge). There are good interpretive signs at the entrance explaining what you are about to see and there were some plaques with information and names of the plants along the way. We took the Monsoon forest trail... More 

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