Welcome to Fogg Dam Conservation Area – a 45 minute drive from Darwin Fogg Dam is a great place for amazing wetlands and wildlife It is a great location if you are a keen bird watcher A haven for water pythons, freshwater turtles and other wildlife. Nearly 200 different bird species have been found in the Fogg Dam area. The dam was created in 1956 to collect water to irrigate rice bays during the dry season for the Humpty Doo Rice Project. Saltwater Crocodiles and Freshwater Crocodiles can be seen at Fogg Dam all year around. Fogg Dam lies within the Adelaide and Mary River Floodplains, which is an Important Bird Area. Fogg Dam covers 1,569 hectares There are several walks through monsoon and floodplain habitats. If your time is limited, don’t miss the spectacular sunrise and sunsets. If you made it this far, write ‘I made it’ in the comments Fogg Dam is located on the traditional lands of the Limilngan-Wulna people, who are active in the reserve’s management.