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Address: Gorge Rd | Nitmiluk National Park, Katherine, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8972 1886
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Description: A deep gorge carved through ancient sandstone by the Katherine River draws...
A deep gorge carved through ancient sandstone by the Katherine River draws thousands of visitors to the Jawoyn-owned Nitmiluk National Park each year. Distinctive dissected sandstone country features above the gorge, lush rainforest gullies inhabit giant cracks in the gorge walls, and broad valleys meander through both the high and the low country. Enjoy a boat tour, helicopter flight, various walks, camping and canoeing. Leliyn (Edith Falls) is also a great attraction within the Park.
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Katherine Day Tour from Darwin including Katherine Gorge Cruise

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Day of Wonders

Joined the AAT tour to Katherine Gorge, visiting the War Cemetary and Edith Springs on the way. A wonderful, though long, day full of spectacular scenery. Our driver and guide... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Lithgow, NSW
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Lithgow, NSW
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Joined the AAT tour to Katherine Gorge, visiting the War Cemetary and Edith Springs on the way. A wonderful, though long, day full of spectacular scenery. Our driver and guide, Rob, was extremely knowledgeable about all sites visited and added to the experience. Cruising the Gorge was a highlight. A must-do when visiting Darwin.

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whitsundays
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Had a great day on the three gorge tour. Very knowledgeable guide. Not too rigorous ( I am 65 and managed ) You change boats at the end of each gorge and must walk to the next. Lovely swimming hole and amazing rock art.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

My partner and I did the sunset dinner cruise, and it completed a perfect day for us. The gorge is simply amazing, and our guide was informative, engaging and entertaining. We saw freshwater crocs, scenery beyond anything previously experienced, and with very little effort, traversed between gorges to explore ancient sandstone rock faces with different hues and surfaces wherever we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We enjoyed a fantastic but long day trip to this beautiful part of the NT. Had two boat trips, some walking and a very relaxing bus trip too. Well worth it.

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Paeroa, NZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Nice changes of light and shadow in the dawn cruise. Not well signposted where to go for early morning cruise.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We did the 1 1/2 - 2 hour cruise. Worth doing and a great way to see the first 2 gorges. I'm sure it would be amazing on the power boat in the wet season also! Informative guide.

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We've seen nicer gorges en route but the whole area is a pleasure to be for a day. You can take a boat tour or do a hike of a couple of kilometers. Attention; some of the Climbing is steep and when you do the loop, be sure to put on decent boots and take plenty of water with you.... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Did both the sunset dinner cruise and the three gorge cruise ...at first though it was repetitive but was okay ......dinner was excellent while in such a picturesque landscape ...highly recommend it

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Elliott
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Very beautiful, There are lots of ways to view the gorge. There are boats, guided tours. Some are rather expensive. But you can walk up the gorge and it's free! Take your camera

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Peaceful boat ride and the gorge itself is ruggedly beautiful. Our overseas visitor just loved it. This is our second visit and would go again when in the area. We were up from Melbourne.

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