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Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve

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Not much too it but great views across the wetlands and superb wildlife and plants. Worth a quick 5... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nigel C
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Great location - open expanse of wetlands - great for photographs of birds, lotus,waterlilies& more

Always something a little different to see on the wetlands. Lotus in bloom at the moment and if you... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Mary W
Darwin, Australia
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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...more
Arnhem Highway, Humpty Doo, Northern Territory, Australia
+61 8 8988 8009
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All reviews magpie geese bird life viewing platform bird watchers wetland area wet season water birds bird hide an easy minute drive wildlife watching monsoon forest peaceful place arnhem highway saltwater crocodile birds including pandan wild pigs
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not much too it but great views across the wetlands and superb wildlife and plants. Worth a quick 5 minute stop on your way to the wetlands.

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Always something a little different to see on the wetlands. Lotus in bloom at the moment and if you look carefully there is a deep blue water lily in flower. Bird varieties at the moment are Darters aka snake birds, Pelicans, Egrets, Terns and ducks....More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Just a short drive off the main road. You can drive across the dam or walk. Lots of bird life, Lillie’s and wetlands. Good parking. Short walks. Worth a quick look.

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Fogg dam was our first stop after leaving Darwin. I was not sure what to expect, but since it was on the way we decided to give it a try. The walk to the platforms is beautiful, very peaceful and on a bright sunny day...More

Thank SabySG
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Great place to go if you want to see some wild life, lots of birds, walk are easy, and there is lots to see.

Thank lagfleur
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Fogg Dam remains one of my favourite birding sites. Disappointingly, on this visit we were unable to access the multi-level lookout on the far side of the dam wall, due to a washaway. Not sure when this occurred or how long the road has been...More

Thank kenbarbwilson
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Certainly off the beaten track and hence not very busy. This is great for those who visit as you can take in the ambience and wildlife. Great boardwalks get you to the waterlily covered lagoons.

Thank Barossa-Epicure
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Ample parking. There is a choice of three well-maintained board walks ( 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 km) through the monsoon rain forest with viewing lareas over the water. There are many varieties of birds including magpie geese. There is also an abundance of insects....More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This place is easy to get to and the Bird life is amazing this is a must see for all tourist, Take lunch and make a day of it.

Thank Anvilmanzoo
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We took the trip out to Fogg Dam in June 2018 to view some birdlife but unfortunately the road through to the dam wall is in disrepair due to either the wet season or Cyclone Marcus or both. There is a sign advising the road...More

Thank DM S
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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