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A must-do day trip from Darwin to Katherine Gorge when visiting the Top End!
1 Day Katherine Gorge Tour
- Trip Styles: Comfort
Katherine Day Tour from Darwin including Katherine Gorge Cruise
If you’re planning a visit to the Top End, a Katherine Gorge Day Tour from Darwin is a must-do day trip. This full-day tour takes you on a journey through Nitmiluk National Park, where you can explore the stunning Katherine Gorge (also known as Nitmiluk) on a boat cruise surrounded by breathtaking high cliffs.
Nitmiluk National Park is a region spanning over 292,000 hectares and is of great cultural significance to the Jawoyn people. The Nitmiluk Visitor Centre offers cultural displays, souvenirs, and refreshments, providing a unique opportunity to learn more about the history and culture of the region.
During the Katherine Gorge Day Tour, you can encounter mother nature in full force on a thrilling journey through the Nitmiluk Gorge, or you can relax and take a refreshing swim in the tiered plunge pools of Edith Falls. These beautiful waterfalls are the perfect spot for swimming and relaxation.
If you’re feeling peckish, there are plenty of options for breakfast or lunch in Adelaide River, Pine Creek, or at the Nitmiluk Visitor Centre. By supporting local businesses, you can make a positive impact on the local community and have a more authentic experience.
Overall, a Katherine Gorge Day Tour from Darwin is an unforgettable experience that allows you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty and cultural significance of the Top End. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to explore Nitmiluk National Park and discover the wonders of Katherine Gorge. Book your tour today and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime
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Katherine Gorge Cruise & Edith Falls Escape
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What To Bring
- 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.