Howard Springs is a rural area on the outskirts of Darwin that features mango farms and picturesque rustic surrounds. Howard Springs Nature Park is a great place to enjoy natural springs, view long necked turtles and feed the huge barramundi that live there. There is a 1.8 kilometre walking track with signs explaining some of the different vegetation and animals along the way. Another short track meanders through dense rainforest to the springs which feed the main pool.
Howard Springs is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Litchfield in Northern Territory, it is located approximately 23kms from the capital Darwin and extends over an area of 76.84 square kilometres. Howard Springs has a recorded population of 5132 residents and is within the Australian Central Standard Time zone Australia/Darwin.
If you are planning a visit to Howard Springs we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Howard Springs and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.