After sharing photos of a family camping trip to Limmen National Park on social media, I knew I had to share our story with others.  “Stunning, where is Limmen?”, “I want to go here but had to look on a map to see where it was!”, “can I come with you next time?” were some of the comments received. And it was no wonder, our photos depicted sparkling rivers and estuaries perfect for hunting that elusive barra, ancient sandstone pillars known as the "lost city", bright orange honey grevilleas dripping with nectar and stunning sunsets on the escarpment backdrop – once part of the Arnhem Land escarpment which runs through Kakadu National Park.

Limmen isn’t a quick trip or even a weekender.  At approximately 10,000 square kilometres (that's the size of the Bahamas!) and only unsealed roads, it is important to take your time.  Travelling from the township of Katherine in the Northern Territory's Top End, the park boundary is 275 km away.  A stop at the Roper Bar s...

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