17 Mile Falls
17 Mile Falls amaze all who are lucky enough to see them.
A hidden gem, the waterfalls can only be accessed by trekkers on the Jatbula Trail. The trail is located in Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge) and is a one-way 62 kilometre walk from Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk) to Leliyn / Edith Falls that takes between 4 to 5 days to complete.
17 Mile Falls campground is the third campground reached walking the trail, popular with walkers for its serene and striking scenery. The falls run throughout the year, fed by a permanent water source with the sandstone plateau acting as a huge sponge that slowly seeps water into rivers and creeks. Toilets and an Emergency Call Device (ECD) are located close by to campsites.
Travel deals & offers
Sign up to receive the latest news, deals and travel information about the Northern Territory. Data privacy
Your details have been submitted. Please check your email and click the link to confirm your subscription.