Day Tours

Katherine Gorge Cruise & Edith Falls

1 day | Darwin Return

Travel Period

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

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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Concession i A holder of a valid concession card.
Prices above are in USD, for departures between 1 April 2021 - 31 March 2022
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Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.

Prices above may vary according to your departure date.


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.

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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