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尼特米鲁克国家公园 (凯瑟琳峡谷)(Nitmiluk National Park [Katherine Gorge])

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前往砂岩之乡尼特米卢克国家公园(Nitmiluk National Park),以徒步、划独木舟、坐船或乘直升机的方式探索13个令人惊叹的峡谷。



乘坐直升机从游客中心附近出发,鸟瞰峡谷的全貌和广袤的阿纳姆地高原(Arnhem Land Plateau)。

步行五天穿越全长58公里的纪特布拉路径(Jatbula Trail),沿途领略瀑布、季风雨林、岩石之乡和原住民岩石艺术。路径始于游客中心,止于艾地斯瀑布区 (Edith Falls),后者是一个田园般的露营地,靠近水潭,在水潭中游泳可以让你精神焕发。

沿着凯瑟琳河(Katherine River)河畔蜿蜒的温多夫步道(Windolf Walk)前往帕特观景台(Pat's Lookout)欣赏峡谷的全景。沿着小径继续前往南岩洞水潭(Southern Rockhole),欣赏雨后瀑布飞泻的美景。

在位于公园西部边界的艾地斯瀑布区游泳,这是一个露兜树环绕的瀑布下的水潭。然后沿着风景优美的小径前往隐蔽宁静的泳潭-甘泉池(Sweetwater Pool)。

划船穿过蝴蝶峡谷(Butterfly Gorge)的狭窄裂缝,这是一个安静荫蔽的峡谷,两面的岩壁是数千只蝴蝶的栖息地。



  • 常见问题解答

    Can Nitmiluk Gorge be done as a day trip?

    It's possible to take a day trip from Darwin to Nitmiluk Gorge, however a longer stay is recommended. The Gorge is just over 30 minutes drive from Katherine, meaning a day trip from Katherine is certainly possible. If you have more time, stay a few nights to make sure you don't miss out on anything.


    Do I need any passes or permits to visit Nitmiluk Gorge?

    No passes or permits are required to visit Nitmiluk Gorge, except if you wish to use your own canoe. As always, check with local tourism providers – especially if you plan on camping or fishing.


    How do I get around Nitmiluk National Park?

    Nitmiluk National Park has a number of attractions, so driving or taking an organised tour are the best ways to see everything. All attractions are accessible with a regular vehicle, a 4WD is not necessary. There are well marked walking tracks in the park, ranging from one hour walks to the five-day Jatbula Trail. When exploring Nitmiluk Gorge you can jump on cruise boat or hire a canoe.


    How do I get to Nitmiluk Gorge?

    A number of tour operators include Nitmiluk Gorge in their itineraries, it's an easy drive from Darwin or Kakadu National Park. By road, Nitmiluk Gorge is a 4 hour drive south from Darwin on the Stuart Highway. You can take the weekly Ghan train from Adelaide or Alice Springs, or fly into Katherine with Air North. Nitmiluk Gorge is a 30 minute drive on a sealed, all-weather road from Katherine.


    How far is Nitmiluk Gorge from Katherine?

    Katherine is just 30 minutes' drive from Nitmiluk Gorge. Katherine has an array of excellent accommodation options that suit every budget.


    What are the major attractions at Nitmiluk Gorge?

    Whether you visit for a day or a week, there's plenty to see and do at Nitmiluk Gorge. Highlights include boat cruises down the gorge, unique tours with local Aboriginal guides, canoeing at the break of day, stunning Aboriginal rock art, and the luxurious accommodation at Cicada Lodge.


    What should I bring with me to Nitmiluk Gorge?

    Aside from bringing your imagination and ambition to see as much as you can, you should also bring sunscreen, a hat, insect repellent, a first aid kit, plenty of water and comfortable walking shoes.


    When is the best time to visit Nitmiluk Gorge?

    You can visit Nitmiluk Gorge all year-round. The weather between May to October is warm and dry, making it the perfect time for long hikes, canoeing or exploring the region. November to April sees the arrival of the tropical rain, and when the water level rises, jet boats operate cruises on the gorge.


    Where should I go next from Nitmiluk Gorge?