Katherine Gorge, Katherine

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Join a morning cruise to Katherine Gorge, Nitmiluk National Park's main attraction, to see a pristine natural world teeming with wildlife. This gorge system has great ceremonial significance to the local Jawoyn people, who are custodians of the national park. There are many ways for you to experience this lush environment and its world-renowned gorge system. You can walk, swim, canoe, boat, or fly. Walks over the sandstone plateau range from one to five hours and offer unobstructed views of the unspoiled landscape. You can rent or bring your own canoe to the park, and helicopter flights can show you the park's wildlife from above. Keep an eye out for saltwater crocodiles, which enter the Katherine River during the wet season. Add Katherine Gorge to your Katherine travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Katherine route planner .
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  • The Katherine Gorge was a great excursion. The boat rides were amazing and the hike was a nice break between each boat ride. It is a beautiful site with lots of stories. If you are lucky you will see ...  more »
  • The Katherine gorge is impressive because of its size and age. It is not classically beautiful but it is a trip worth doing. I would chose one of cheaper cruise options as it's not a place I'd want to...  more »
  • Point, but take a look at the back in the boat-shaped Gorge 解rimasu formation rises northward in the affected pushed Australia continent now ride plate to the North from the South, are moving to better observe in the Middle River is being blocked by rocks and landed again in about 5 minutes on foot to the upstream Transfers further cruise on another boat from there. Both sides can be observed as a Gorge. Crocodiles also said it had found us. Also seen approaching Martins nest in the back and get into the nest and could observe closely. This is where we want to go. However slow the 6:30 departure 21:30 incidence and time it takes.
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