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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  • I really wanted to see Nitmiluk and the Gorge. Unfortunately it cost me my favourite camera. We were waiting for the small barge to bring us along the water when the skies opened up. My camera got soa...  more »
  • Stayed in Darwin for a long weekend and decided to have a day trip to see Nitmiluk Gorge (also known as Katherine gorge). It was well worth the 8 hour round trip - it was simply stunning!! Myself and ...  more »
  • Absolutely beautiful, the serenity of cruising up the Gorge and getting out for a short walk to the 2nd gorge was amazing, so close to nature. Our cruise director Jason was very informative and obviou...  more »
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  • 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.
  • A must see in the northern territory. Imposing sheer walled gorges that seem to go on forever. Did a cruise of the gorge, which was full of great views as well as some rock art and the walk to butterfly gorge. Fantastic to swim in the gorge. Would love to have had the time to do more of the walks.
  • It's the heat to do the cruise in the morning because it's too hot during the day but it's very beautiful.
  • Great swimming at Edith Falls. Family friendly and great picnic area. 2nd visit and would go back. 20 kms in off the highway, caravan friendly road with parking bay. Worth the drive in.
  • Fantastic scenery. Affordable boat trip. 2 hours or beauty and the occasional croc. A must see

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