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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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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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Excellent boat trip

We did a 2 gorge boat trip. It was excellent. Note that it's tricky to walk from one boat to the next if you have difficulties walking. It's also very hot so drink loads of water... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We did a 2 gorge boat trip. It was excellent. Note that it's tricky to walk from one boat to the next if you have difficulties walking. It's also very hot so drink loads of water. Different times of year would be interesting with the water levels. Staff friendly and informative. Recommend you do the trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful place, peaceful water, "Canyons" a place in Australia, warm heartwarming place, creative watery area.

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Greater Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a flight over the Gorges with Matt....he was very friendly, polite and informative. Once we landed he happily took photos for us. We would recommend his services.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the 2.5 hour tour at 11 am. Our guide was an indigenous man who knew the area well. He was informative and helpful. The scenery is well worth the visit. A 30 minute swim in the gorge was great. The only negative was that the rock art which was impressive was only explained by the sign in front... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were travelling Darwin to Adelaide on The Ghan and this half day trip to Katherine Gorge was part of the off train excursions. It is a lovely trip on the waters between two gorges - in terms of level of fitness required I would say low level, its a very easy short walk from coach to boat etc.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Visitors centre....not much to see from there, could barely see the river from their outside dining balcony. Unless you're planning a boat, canoe, plane or heli trip, or fit enough to do the walks (incl. day long walks)....not really much to see. If you're on a budget or elderly its not a good choice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic way to see the gorge and far superior than the cruises if you are up for the challenge!?! Boat takes you up to the second gorge where you pick up the kayaks and are free to swim and jump off the rocks and ledges. Just beware of how deep it is as the depth varies dramatically. Recommend getting the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We cruised two gorges which was included in our train ride from Alice springs to Darwin on the Ghan.Fresh water ,juices and fruit provided before we got on the boat.Very. Informative guides who told us about their country and the aboriginal drawings still showing on the rocks.Walk between gorges is about 500 metres and quite slippy in places but the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

We toured the gorge two ways - firstly we did the 4 hour 3 gorge tour because it included a swim at the Lilly Ponds - very low risk, safe, but they can never say 100% crocodile free, so don't be the first in the water!!! (Just joking). Viewing the gorge from water level and the short walks between the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

It was a magnificent experience to travel along the Katherine Gorge. We very much enjoyed the fact that we had local aboriginal guides who provided us with good information and told us much about the significance of their country. It was very educational as well as fun and we saw lots of wildlife, including a very photo friendly freshwater croc.... More 

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