Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, Humpty Doo

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The Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve is a wetland area approximately 70km east of Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia. It lies within the Adelaide and Mary River Floodplains, which is an Important Bird Area.It attracts a wide range of local and migratory water birds and other wildlife including one of the largest populations of snakes within Australia (including the Water Python and Death Adder), and includes a several raised observation platforms.Saltwater Crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) and Freshwater Crocodiles (Crocodylus johnstoni) can be seen at Fogg Dam all year around. Fogg Dam is open 24/7/365.
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  • You will love Fogg Dam especially if you enjoy being surrounded by nature. So many birds and insects and the odd croc to be spotted. Beautiful views from the viewing platform. You will also see some b...  more »
  • Fogg Dam is a perfect spot to see many species of tropical birds in their habitat. Although the dam itself is man made, the wildlife has voted and is here in droves. Every visit is a delight and the l...  more »
  • Visited here over Christmas and it was deserted of people..very nice! We had hoped to see more bird life, but the area was still relatively dry...so that was somewhat limited. From what we saw it is c...  more »
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  • Amazing wetlands, with great views, and good for a 20min+ walk along the dam wall. Keep an eye out for crocs though, if you're going to disregard the warning signs! Plenty of natural wildlife making it an absolute pleasure to stop and watch activity on the floodplain... It'd make for a great visit for any birdwatcher or photographer. If you're visiting in the dry/tourist season, there might be a few people there at the same time as you - The viewing area on the north side of the dam has enough space for coaches and a drop off zone, so I can only assume that they get used...
  • Great stop off for bird watching, road closed half way down to the platform.
  • Nature at its best amazing birds, water Lillie’s, no fishing allowed it is a nature reserve, every day is different
  • His is a great little stop off in your way to or from Kakadu from Darwin. The birdlife can be amazing
  • Best place to see all types of birds (Jabiru, finch, egrets, Jacana, magpies and others) in there habitats. Just be croc wise, I saw a crocodile while visiting the conservation.

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