Howard Springs Hunting Reserve - NT

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  National Parks,Reserves


DEG: -12.42699459 131.06874482
DMS: 12º 25' 37.18" S 131º 04' 7.47" E
UTM: 52 L 8625355mN 724886mE
Altitude: 10.35m


Place Type

Reserves - National Parks,Reserves


25.45kms East of Darwin - Driving 40.3 km (56 mins)

Address & Contact

Howard Springs NT 0822
Phone: +618 8983 1001
Email: N/A


The Howard Springs Hunting Reserve protects a large part of the Howard River and has virgin areas of rainforest, stringybark, woollybutt and ironwood trees.

A variety of birdlife can be seen all year round, including whistling duck, brolga, rainbow pita and orange-footed scrubfowl.

During waterfowl hunting season approved species of duck, including magpie geese may be hunted with a permit.

Fishing can be very successful at the river.

There are saltwater crocodiles in all waterways in Howard Springs Hunting Reserve. Do not swim and Be Crocwise at all times.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Darwin Airport
Distance from Howard Springs Hunting Reserve 19.13km W
Mean Max. °C31.831.431.932.732.030.630.531.432.633.233.332.6
Mean Min. °C24.824.724.524.022.119.919.320.423.024.925.325.3
Mean Rain mm423.8374.6322.1101.

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