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.
Mon, Wed & Sat
6.30am from Darwin
(meet at the front entrance of the Mantra on the Esplanade Hotel)
Darwin, 8.30pm approximately
Prices From Code: D11
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.
- • 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)
- • Low level of fitness required
- • 800m walk between Gorges to change boats
- • Lunch