Darwin Bushwalking Club

Downloadable Topographic Maps

Topographic Map downloads

Did you know you can download, free, from Geoscience Australia, 1:50,000 topographic maps that cover much of northern and central Australia? 



Browse all GA topographic maps: http://www.ga.gov.au/scientific-topics/national-location-information/topographic-maps-data/topographic-maps

Browse all GA 1:50,000 topographic maps: https://geoscience-au.maps.arcgis.com/apps/dashboards/b5deb336a04f456da5eb904f3e146f0d

Choose you map and download the .tif file (for example 5071-4 Tolmer Falls): https://ecat.ga.gov.au/geonetwork/srv/eng/catalog.search#/metadata/56698

Once you have your map/s some possibilities are: 

  • Browse a map at leisure on your computer, plan your next trip’s walking route.
  • Cut and print the required section  – A3 colour costs only a few retail dollars to print.
  • Load the .tif/s to your mobile device – to discuss or use anytime.
  • Carry all the maps you might need.
  • Georeference your map.


Questions? Members may contact Rick at 0421639702