Protected areas of the Northern Territory

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The Protected areas of the Northern Territory contains 95 separate protected areas with a total area of 53,505 km² (land area: 51,269 km² – 3.81% of the territory’s area). Ten of these are National parks, totalling 19,622 km² (1.46% of the territory’s area). Four are Aboriginal National Parks, totalling 5,315 km² (0.39% of the territory’s area). Another four are Commonwealth National Parks (managed by the Australian National Parks & Wildlife Service – Commonwealth Government), totalling 21,143 km² (1.57% of the territory’s area).

Northern Territory government[edit]

Coastal Reserves[edit]

Conservation Covenants[edit]

Conservation Reserves[edit]

Historical Reserves[edit]

Historical Shipwrecks[edit]

Hunting Reserves[edit]

Management Agreement Areas[edit]

Marine Parks[edit]

Marine Reserves[edit]

National Parks[edit]

Nature Parks[edit]

Holmes Jungle Nature Park

Protected Areas[edit]

Other Conservation Areas[edit]

Australian government[edit]

Indigenous Protected Areas[edit]

The following Indigenous Protected Areas have been established in the Northern Territory:[1]

National parks[edit]

The following national parks are managed by the Director of National Parks on the behalf of the Australian government and indigenous land owners:[2]

Private protected areas[edit]

Australian Wildlife Conservancy sanctuaries[edit]

Australian Wildlife Conservancy owns and operates the following private protected areas in the Northern Territory:[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Declared Indigenous Protected Areas in the Northern Territory". Department of the Environment. Retrieved 18 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "National Parks". Commonwealth of Australia. Retrieved 18 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Sanctuaries". Australian Wildlife Conservancy. Retrieved 18 September 2015. 

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