Katherine Gorge, Katherine

4.6
#1 of 20 in Nature in Top End
Geologic Formation Hiking Trail
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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  • We did the 2 hour 2 Gorge morning cruise. The Gorge is a magnificent natural wonder and the scenery was spectacular. The actual cruise was not up to expectations with limited commentary and minimal in...  more »
  • We did the 3 gorge cruise which was wonderful. Had a great girl Sam as our guide ,she was very knowledgable and entertaining. Some short walks in between and a climb to the Lilypond where we could swi...  more »
  • Choice of 2 or 3 gorge cruise or canoe trip. My thought...I should do all 3 while I am here. No seniors discount on the 3 gorge but is available on 2 gorge trip. Wear your bathers if you want to swim ...  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.

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