Nitmiluk National Park, Katherine

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A rocky, sparsely populated area of land expanding from a series of deep gorges around Edith Falls and Katherine River, Nitmiluk National Park has an untamed, wild atmosphere. The area, which holds a significant place within the culture of the Jawoyn people, boasts a rich wildlife, serving as home to crocodiles and a wide range of birds. You can explore the gorges of the park by canoe and flat-bottomed boat. Plan to visit Nitmiluk National Park during your Katherine vacation using our convenient Katherine trip planning site .
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  • Don’t just stop at the visitor centre, go for one of the walks - you won’t regret it. THe staff are so helpful. And afterwards have a meal in the visitor centre.  more »
  • Did the river cruise as a part of the Ghan journey from Darwin to Adelaide. Was surprised to find such a green place in the outbacks of Australia. The boat tour was in the late afternoon, so no animal...  more »
  • We very much enjoyed the display at the Visitors' Centre of this National Park. It was presented in a fresh, up-to-date style and explained very clearly the campaign by the indigenous population to re...  more »
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  • Went on the dawn river cruise after finding that all the other available cruises were booked out. This was a great decision in the end - my group comprised of less than a dozen adults - and we all had the advantage of our own seats and plenty of space on board. I saw one of the booked out boats later in the day - and the people were crammed on. Better the dawn cruise if you want room to breathe. The tour itself is spectacular, the guide / driver is knowledgeable and more than willing to answer questions. Highly recommended if your in the area on holiday.
  • Fantastic place. Great walking trails. Cool cruises. Highly recommended
  • This is a must visit location when you are in the Northern Territory. Do as much as you can while you are there. Cruise, kayak and you must hike to the lookouts for sunrise and sunset. If the southern rockhole is open this place is the best swimming hole in the NT
  • Went canoeing in Gorges 2 & 3 today. Unbelievably beautiful. Sure we could have gone on a cruise, but to be able to paddle up and touch 1.6million year old rock walls that tower above you, to be able to slide under the many overhangs, to be able to stop paddling and just drift in this amazing place is beyond words. Every person should have this experience. Absolutely amazing.
  • We did a chopper tour over the gorges with Heli Muster NT which is a small operation on Gorge Road. I recommend it.
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