Holmes Jungle Nature Park is a small, relatively isolated area of monsoon forest at the edge of Darwin's northern suburbs. It provided a habitat for a large variety of native birds, mammals and reptiles which are able to breed and find refuge in the thick vegetation. The area of the park is approximately 250 hectares and Pine Creek winds its way through the park to its centre. The creek connects up other waterways of the Shoal Bay area and saltwater crocodiles can always be present. The park provides an interesting field trip for locals, young families and visitors.