Day Tours

Katherine Gorge Cruise & Edith Falls

1 day | Darwin Return

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.


Departs

Mon, Wed & Sat
6.30am from Darwin 
(meet at the front entrance of the Mantra on the Esplanade Hotel)


Returns

Darwin, 8.30pm approximately

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Prices From Code: D11

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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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Itinerary



Stuart Highway - Travel along Australia’s longest highway en route to your destination.

Adelaide River War Cemetery - Dedicated to the casualties of the Bombing of Darwin

Nitmiluk National Park - See varied landscapes, waterfalls, and diverse flora and fauna.

Leliyn (Edith Falls) - Visit here (and take a refreshing swim in the dry season).

Aboriginal rock art - Throughout Nitmiluk view ancient art that expresses in images the deep spiritual culture of the Park’s custodians.

Jawoyn people - Learn about the traditional owners of Nitmiluk.

Lunch - Relax in a shaded outdoor setting.

Nitmiluk Visitor Centre - You’re free to spend time here to see photographs, memorabilia and traditional Aboriginal artefacts.

Katherine Gorge - Enjoy a two-hour cruise through the stunning gorge with its 70-metre-high walls.

Freshwater Crocodiles - Keep your eyes peeled for these, as well as wonderful birdlife and amazing scenery.

  Included Meals: Lunch

Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.

Prices above may vary according to your departure date.


Trip Details

What's included

  • • Lunch
  • • Experienced Driver Guide
  • • Comprehensive commentary
  • • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

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

Dining

  • • Lunch

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