Katherine Gorge Cruise & Edith Falls

Full Day Tour | Darwin Return

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Adult i A person 16 years and over (note a person 16–17 years must be accompanied by a person 18 years and over).

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Child i A child must be accompanied by a person 18 years+. Some tours have min. age requirement

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Concession i A holder of a valid concession card.

Prices above are for departures between 1 April 2018 - 31 March 2019

Duration Full Day Tour

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Katherine Gorge Cruise & Edith Falls

Full Day Tour | Darwin Return

Travel past former WWII airstrips en route to Adelaide River. Stop briefly at the War Cemetery, and continue to Edith Falls for a swim in the waterhole beneath (conditions permitting). After lunch join a two hour scenic cruise through Katherine Gorge. Explore the Nitmiluk Visitor Centre before returning to Darwin.

Departs

Mon, Wed & Sat
6.30am from Darwin
(or earlier from selected hotel)

Returns

Darwin, 8.30pm approximately

  • Buffet Lunch (1)
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

Katherine Gorge is located within amazing Nitmiluk National Park, which spans more than 292,000 hectares. With rugged landscapes, thundering waterfalls and unlimited flora and fauna, Nitmiluk is a haven for adventurers and nature lovers alike. The name Nitmiluk meaning ‘Cicada Place’, came from the Jawoyn people who are the traditional custodians of the Park.

  • Travel along Australia’s longest highway, the Stuart, on your way into Nitmiluk National Park and Katherine Gorge
  • Stop at the Adelaide River War Cemetery, dedicated to those who lost their lives in the north of Australia during WWII
  • Enter Nitmiluk National Park, with its rugged landscapes, thundering waterfalls and diverse flora and fauna
  • Visit Leliyn (Edith Falls), where during the dry season you can take a refreshing swim in the waterhole beneath the falls
  • Throughout Nitmiluk you’ll see Aboriginal rock art that expresses in images the deep spiritual culture of the Jawoyn people, traditional owners of this land
  • Enjoy a buffet lunch in a shaded outdoor setting
  • Browse through the Visitor Centre and see photographs, memorabilia and traditional Aboriginal artefacts
  • On your two-hour cruise through the 70-metre-high sandstone walls of Katherine Gorge, keep your eyes peeled for freshwater crocodiles, wonderful birdlife and amazing scenery

Prices above may vary according to your departure date.

What to Bring

  • Enclosed walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Water bottle to hold 1 litre
  • Warm layers in cooler months
  • Swimmers & towel (if swimming)

Fitness Requirements

  • Low level of fitness required
  • 800m walk between Gorges to change boats

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