Welcome to the Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory

Upgrades to Casuarina Coastal Reserve and Litchfield National Park

Over $20 million spent on upgrades to Casuarina Coastal Reserve and Litchfield National Park

Find a Park

Access - what's open?

Map of 
          the Northern Territory outlining the parks regions

Central Australia Region
Barkly Region
Katherine Region
Darwin Region

Latest News

  • Territory Tidy Towns meets Be Crocwise for Kids Award

    Territory Tidy Towns meets Be Crocwise for Kids Award

    8 February 2016  | Ministerial Release

    A new award sponsored by the Parks and Wildlife Commission of the NT (PWCNT) and presented by Keep Australia Beautiful and  Territory Tidy Towns, is helping to bring croc awareness to children in schools.

    The Territory Tidy Towns Awards have been celebrating the achievements of Territory communities for many years and in 2016 these awards will include a Be Crocwise in School award.

    - Read More

  • Casuarina Coastal Reserve tenders open for works at Dripstone Cliffs and Rapid Creek

    Casuarina Coastal Reserve tenders open for works at Dripstone Cliffs and Rapid Creek

    4 February 2016  | Ministerial Release

    The second round of tenders for the $10.68m investment into the Casuarina Coastal Reserve  has been released today to deliver revitalisation works at Dripstone Cliffs and Rapid Creek.

    The Reserve near Darwin’s northern suburbs is the Territory’s most popular park or reserve with approximately 900,000 visits each year.

    - Read More

  • Track and Trek your way around with the Junior Rangers – registration now open

    Track and Trek your way around with the Junior Rangers – registration now open

    2 February 2016  | Ministerial Release

    Registrations for the Darwin and Katherine Junior Ranger programs are NOW OPEN

    The Northern Territory Junior Ranger program gets Territory kids out and about exploring their fantastic backyard; tracking, hiking and spotlighting their way on many adventures.

    - Read More

  • George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens – new amenities tender open

    George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens – new amenities tender open

    29 January 2016  | Ministerial Release

    Tenders are now open for the installation of a new toilet block at the George Brown Darwin Botanic Garden to accommodate demand from functions and general visitors.

    The Country Liberals proactive approach to enabling new events such as; Territory Made Markets, Segway Tours and Healthy Holiday Program, has meant a larger number of people are enjoying the Gardens. It is also now the host of magical garden weddings, coffee meetings at Eva’s Café and Eco Gallery.

    - Read More

  • Get active in Territory parks

    Get active in Territory parks

    29 January 2016  | Departmental Release

    The Northern Territory Government is working with the Alice Springs Town Council and the Heart Foundation to encourage healthy activities in Alice Springs and throughout the Territory’s parks.

    The Alice Springs Town Council’s Heart Foundation Walking Group will be walking around the Telegraph Station tomorrow morning as part of their weekly treks around town.

    Every week the group sets out from the Town Council Chamber and once a month they start in a different location – this month will be at the Telegraph Station.

    - Read More

  • Watarrka National Park Upgrades – Visitor Centre Tenders Open

    Watarrka National Park Upgrades – Visitor Centre Tenders Open

    27 January 2016  | Ministerial Release

    The Giles Government is excited to be delivering the most significant infrastructure spend our parks and reserves have ever seen.

    Tenders are now open for the construction of a new, iconic shelter to house safety information and redesign signage relating to walking and heat safety at Watarrka National Park.

    - Read More

View more news