31 Mar 2020
The Territory Wildlife Park, Alice Springs Desert Park and parts of the George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens will be closed from 5pm Wednesday 1 April 2020.
The closure aims to restrict the spread of COVID-19 and follows the closure of all campgrounds and swimming spots in Northern Territory parks and reserves.
The Alice Springs Desert Park and Territory Wildlife Park will be closed to the public.
The Visitor and Event Centre, gift shop and playground at the George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens will be closed. In the interests of supporting the mental health and wellbeing of the community, visitors will still be able to go to the George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens to walk providing they adhere to social distancing measures.
To check if a Park or Reserve is open, go to https://nt.gov.au/leisure/parks-reserves/plan-your-visit
Media contact: Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture 0476 844 832