Port Essington is a 50.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located in the state of Northern Territory, Australia and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until September.

Length50.3 miElevation gain2,319 ftRoute typeLoop
HikingMountain bikingNature tripsWalkingBird watchingBeachOff trailHistoric siteNo dogs
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On 17 December 1845 Ludwig Leichhardt & his fellow explorers arrived at Victoria Settlement,  Port Essington after their marathon 4800 km. overland expedition from Southern Queensland.  They arrived unannounced & to the great surprise of the soldiers & settlers of this remote outpost. 170 years later this route will show the way to honour the achievement of Leichhardt & his party by arriving at this outpost - overland & unannounced.

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