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Edith Falls - Nitmiluk National Park



From Katherine Gorge: 90 km | 1 h 20 m
From Darwin: 293 km | 3 h 20 m
From Katherine: 63 km | 1 hr
From Litchfield National Park: 279 km | 3 hr 5 m

Edith Falls (known to local Aboriginal people as Leiliyn), has a pandanus-fringed plunge pool at its base which is perfect for swimming, but it may be closed in the wet season (Nov – Apr). There are other swimming holes which require a walk that we’ve listed bellow.

Edith Falls
Edith Falls at dusk. Photo: mefletch via Instagram
Edith Falls
Edith Falls. Photo: powershala via Instagram
Edith Falls
Edith Falls. Photo: isabellahood via Instagram

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Edith Falls Swimming and Walks

  • Sweetwater Pool is a secluded and peaceful swimming hole on a 9 km return walking track.
  • The Upper Pool of Edith Falls is part of a challenging 2.6 km loop trail which can be steep and rocky in places.
Sweetwater Pool Edith Falls
Sweetwater Pool at Edith Falls. Photo: stapleface33 via Instagram

Edith Falls Camping

  • Leiliyn Campground is right by Edith Falls in the Nitmiluk National Park. It is lush in a natural bush setting with 51 unpowered sites. Facilities include a kiosk, Gas barbecues, picnic tables, toilet facilities, showers.
    RATES: $8.80 adults. $4 children. Pay at the kiosk.
  • Free Camping can be found by returning to the highway and traveling north. The Robin Falls Rest Area is right by Robin Falls and very close to Litchfield National Park. You'll need a campervan with a toilet as there are no facilities here.
Edith Falls Camping
Leiliyn Campground at Edith Falls. Photo: hello_sophie_pen via IG

robin falls
Robin Falls. Photo: Mitch.Toft via Instagram

Edith Falls Map

This is part of the Savannah Way (Cairns to Darwin) road trip and the Darwin to Adelaide road trip. The map below has highlights of the Savannah Way highlights. Zoom in to locate the highlights and camping of Edith Falls. 

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