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Address: Gorge Rd | Nitmiluk National Park, Katherine, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
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+61 8 8972 1886
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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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Great boat trip

Fantastic most beautiful gorges never seen anything like it,so peaceful other than the wildlife,went to three levels of the gorge,the boats are great we had an awesome guide name... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic most beautiful gorges never seen anything like it,so peaceful other than the wildlife,went to three levels of the gorge,the boats are great we had an awesome guide name was Dan I think,he was exceptional so much information nothing was a problem he stopped when ever there was things of interest to show or we asked,would recommend,great job to all

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are in the NT you have to go to Katherine Gorge. Take a Nitmiluk tour and find out all about this beautiful and untouched place. Swim in the pristine waters while surrounded by millions of years of peace.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

2 .5 hour boat ride, through wonderful gorges and culminating in a swim in a waterhole with waterfall. IF going in the wet season when crocodiles restrict access to waterholes, then this is a must do activity as swimming in a natural water hole is a serene wonderful experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Boat crew knew their stuff? Wonderful experience. Kept the kids quiet for an hour or so. The guides were very knowledgeable and able to give both European and indigenous backgrounds as well as a laugh or two.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You must do the cruise. My partner and I were just in awe of the sheer size! Take a water bottle and a camera. Make sure you take some faraway portrait shot so you can get a feel of the size. Photographs just do not capture its scale.

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular gorge. Make sure the cruise is running and it's a must do thing to cruise and walk along the river. get to see bird nest and rock formation. great view

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the 2 Gorge 9am river cruise, which stopped to inspect such rock art and then swam in the water hole and it was absolutely incredible. The cruise is a bit pricey but worth it for the experience.

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Thank Jane W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a 2 gorge boat trip along the Katherine River. The rock formations are amazing and this part of the gorge is quite deep. It was an informative trip and the shallow boat ensured that it could get up close to the base of the rocks to see the swallows nests for example. As it was the wet season,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Still worth a visit in the Wet season, just check before leaving to ensure the cruise is running that day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must visit destination if visiting the Northern Territory. Cruising along Gorge 1 and Gorge 2 (a shot walk in between the gorges) is a wonderful opportunity to view wonderful Australian outback vista. The guides give an excellent explanation of the area, history and geography of the gorges and the area. There are plenty of wonderful photographic opportunities... More 

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