The Keep River National Park doesn't get much of a write up anywhere. We knew it was there because the campgrounds are marked in our Camps4 book. There was one small paragraph on the area in one of the NT brochures and it made reference to the park being a popular spot for photographers, so David decided, as the budding photographer, that we would venture in. The correct decision was made. After setting up camp we went for a 2km walk that came off the campgro...
David & Kylie's Drought Breaking Tour
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This stop at Big Horse Creek campground, near Timber Creek, was also pretty much just an overnighter. We did go for a walk over the river to the entrance of a very secure Department of Defence area. David got the fire going in the evening. It's always nice just to sit and look at the flames. Kylie
This was pretty much an overnight stop. We did get up and go for a walk along the escarpment over Victoria River in the Gregory National Park. There were some lovely views. Kylie
We stopped in Katherine for the night to re-supply before heading to the WA border and also to watch some of the Tour de France. Unfortunately, our tv tuner is digital and a lot of towns we go to, including Katherine, are still analog. So we didn't get to watch any of the tour. We went for a swim in the Katherine Hot Springs this morning before leaving town. It was lovely and warm and a relaxing way to start the day. One of the locals was even doing his morni...
After leaving Jim Jim we headed to Maguk where we walked to the plunge pools at the top of a waterfall. It was a lovely spot. Pretty rocky walk to get to the top and then down into the water but it was well worth it. We continued onto Gunlom or Waterfall Creek at the south end of Kakadu. This spot had come highly recommended by my brother, Sean. And he wasn't wrong. Initially we swum in a pool at the bottom of the falls. This morning we walked to the to...