Territory Wildlife Park Travel Guide

Located in Berry Springs, the Territory Wildlife Park offers a unique insight into the flora and fauna of the Northern Territory, just 60km south of Darwin. Opened in 1989, the Territory Wildlife Park covers 400 hectares of natural bushland and is the ideal introduction to the native plants and animals of the region. With a focus on three main habitats, Wetland, Woodland and Monsoon Forest, the park plays an important role in research programs, conservation and public education.

A member of the Zoo and Aquarium Association, the Territory Wildlife Park is home to more than 6km of walking trails as well as a complimentary shuttle train that links the parks major exhibits. A multi-award winner, the park also houses aviaries, an aquarium as well as nocturnal house showcasing Australia's unique animals that only come out at night. The Territory Wildlife Park also offers an impressive display on Birds of Prey where trained eagles and hawks fly free. The skilled handlers and stunning birds are a sight not to be missed while throughout the rest of the park you can get up close and personal with hundreds of free roaming birds and kangaroos. The park is also home to a Monsoon forest walk and a natural lagoon with is hugely popular with the water birds that reside in the park.

Just under an hour's drive from Darwin, the Territory Wildlife Park is located on Cox Peninsula Road just off the Stuart Highway. Open daily from 9.00 am - 5.00 pm, entry closes at 4 pm however two hours just isn't enough to appreciate all the beauty and attractions that the park has to offer.