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. 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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  • August 15, 2017
    I would do that day so we could tour far from Perth is close to Darwin. It is a wonderful gorge. It is a beautiful gorge carved by red walls. Encouraged by the great outdoors!
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  • August 14, 2017
    Don't miss the three gorges tour. It was amazing. The young man, Jason (pretty sure) was fantastic. He clearly loves his job (and who wouldn't want this as their office) is passionate and informative ...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    This is a fantastic tour, from the minute you board the boat you get full commentary on the local indginous people and how the gorge was formed over all those millions of years. We did the two gorge t...  more »

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