1 Day Katherine Gorge Tour


    Katherine Day Tour from Darwin including Katherine Gorge Cruise

    Comfortable Katherine Gorge and Edith Falls Full-Day Tour from Darwin. Discover Nitmiluk National Park on a Katherine Gorge boat cruise.

    The Katherine Gorge Day tour is a must-do day trip when visiting the Top End.

    Start your day by leaving Darwin to Katherine Gorge. Called Nitmiluk National Park by firat nations. Enjoy the stunning views of Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk) on a boat cruise surrounded by breathtaking high cliffs and explore the amazing Nitmiluk National Park and learn about the Jawoyn people’s region spanning more than 292,000 hectares.

    You can meander through the Nitmiluk Visitor Centre with cultural displays, souvenirs, and refreshments, and support locals by purchasing breakfast or lunch in Adelaide River, Pine Creek or at the Nitmiluk Visitor Centre.

    Encounter mother nature in full force on a thrilling journey through the Nitmiluk Gorge or have a swim at Edith Falls. Perfect spots for swimming where you can relax in the tiered plunge pools of Edith Falls.

    All aboard our Katherine Gorge Day Tour from Darwin!

     

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    Katherine Gorge Cruise & Edith Falls Escape

    Adult( 18 - 99 ) $295
    Child 8-12( 8 - 12 ) $230
    Child 16-17( 16 - 17 ) $230
    Child 13-15( 13 - 15 ) $230
    Child 6-7( 6 - 7 ) $230
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      Itinerary

      1 day Katherine Gorge Edith Falls

      Join us to discover one of the Top End’s most beautiful attractions, Nitmiluk National Park.

      Heading out of topical Darwin in the morning we travel south along the famous Stuart Highway through the townships of Adelaide River and Pine Creek towards Katherine. Take in unlimited flora and fauna, endemic to this wonderful region of the Northern Territory, and relax as your guide provides historical and cultural commentary throughout your journey.

      A must-see inclusion in your day is the NitNit Dreaming two-hour Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk) boat cruise where you will journey through the middle of cliff faces 70m high with the sun’s natural lighting providing ever-changing colours throughout the landscape and rock formations. Soak in the authentic culture and stories of the traditional owners of the land, the Jawoyn people of Katherine as you are guided through this wonderful area before you disembark and we make our way to the picturesque Edith Falls (Leliyn) region *subject to boat cruise timing, Edith Falls (Leliyn) will be visited either prior to or after the Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk) boat cruise.

      Subject to seasonality and conditions, feel free to take a refreshing dip in the huge natural plunge pool of Edith Falls (Leliyn) or simply relax and take in your surroundings, as it’s then time to meander our way back through the townships of Pine Creek and Adelaide River on the route and enjoy the remainder of your evening in Darwin.

      Meals: n/a. Driving Distance: 780 km. Walking Distance: 200m.

      Highlights
      What To Bring
      FAQs
      • Enjoy the stunning views of Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk) on a boat cruise surrounded by breathtaking high cliffs
      • Explore the amazing Nitmiluk National Park and of the Jawoyn people a region spanning more than 292,000 hectares
      • Meander through the Nitmiluk Visitor Centre with cultural displays and information, souvenirs and refreshments
      • Support local by purchasing breakfast and/or lunch refreshments in Adelaide River, Pine Creek or at the Nitmiluk Visitor Centre
      • Enjoy a refreshing dip in the tranquil tiered plunge pools at Edith Falls (Leliyn) *swimming is subject to seasonality
      • 2L refillable water bottle,
      • Wide-brimmed hat,
      • Sunglasses & sunscreen,
      • Swimwear & beach towel,
      • Comfortable walking shoes (tread closed-toe shoes),
      • All weather comfortable light clothing,
      • Tropical strength insect repellent,
      • Money for snack and lunch alternatively you can BYO as we will have an eski onboard to keep items chilled,
      • A small day bag,
      • Binoculars for wildlife spotting and a camera to capture the scenic views.
      What is a suitable age for this tour?

      Child policy for this tour is 6 years old and over, due to the nature of this tour, it’s not suitable for infants or children 5 years and under. Children must be supervised at all times and guests are to keep to the marked tracks and designated visitor areas.

      How much luggage can I bring on tour?

      We ask that guests travelling on day trips bring small day packs and hand luggage only as we have limited storage onboard our vehicles.

      Is lunch provided on this tour?

      Meals are not provided on this tour. We believe it is important for our trips to support the local economy, so guests are given the opportunity to purchase lunch on our way to Katherine Nitmiluk National Park.  Alternatively, guests can bring their own food as we will have an eski onboard to keep items fresh. A water refill station is provided, we recommend you bring a 1.5-2L refillable water bottle.

      How fit do I need to be for this tour?

      A moderate level of fitness is required to complete the walks, some areas of the Nitmiluk National Park consist of rocky terrain and steep walking tracks such as the walk down to Edith Falls.

      Can you swim on this day tour?

      Guests will have an opportunity to swim at Edith Falls (Leliyn) waterfalls and plunge pools, subject to seasonality.

      How many people are on this tour?

      We operate this tour with a maximum of 21 passengers, our vehicles are 24-seater Mitsubishi Rosa buses. This vehicle makes for a safe & comfortable journey (air-conditioned), with large passenger windows for unobstructed views.

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