Katherine Gorge, Katherine

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Geologic Formation Wildlife Area
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. Make Katherine Gorge a centerpiece of your Katherine vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Katherine trip builder.
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  • Did the tree gorge tour, takes 4 hours, spectacular. We had only been out for 10 minutes when we spotted our first croc sunbaking on a sandy beach, we guessed it to be about 21/2 metres?? To view the ...  more »
  • Have visited the Gorge before but in the dry season and this trip was at the end of the wet season and therefore greener and ,naturally, more water. Not long to wait before boarding our boat, although...  more »
  • Great day with clean safe boats / good safety standards. Easy walk between two gorges Excellent talks on flora & fauna by aboriginal guides, which was very important when looking at rock paintings. Th...  more »
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  • Beautiful unique part of the world. Am definitely coming back. Just remember where your allowed to swim! 🐊
  • Wonderful you won't regret visiting. Do the river cruise and the helicopter tour.
  • Beautiful place, amazing walks and breath taking waterfall! Great spot to swim and relax in the middle of the walk.
  • Great place to spend a relaxing afternoon cruising up and down the Gorge
  • We did it as a part of Th Ghan trip but it is great little adventure.