Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge
No visit to the Northern Territory is complete without visiting the spectacular Nitmiluk National Park, a region of rugged beauty, history and culture with the breathtaking 'Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge' as the centerpiece.
Cruise, canoe, walk, fly, swim or embrace the indigenous culture, Nitmiluk has it all. Nitmiluk is 100 per cent indigenous owned and is the specialist agent offering a great variety of tours to explore the region.
If you are looking for an experience rather than just a place to stay, Nitmiluk has a range of accommodation options in idyllic and relaxing settings.
- Quality Tourism Accreditation
- China Ready and Accredited Program
- ECO Certified (Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia
- Respecting Our Culture (ROC) Certified by Ecotourism Australia
The colours of the early morning create a visual feast for the senses as the first two gorges awaken. See the mist rising above the smooth waters surface, hear the wildlife stirring from the night, smell the crisp clean air and enjoy the serenity of the early morning.
A truly memorable start to the day and a photographer's dream.
This cruise will allow you to discover the cultural significance of two gorges to the traditional land owners the Jawoyn people. You will be enlightened by the history and traditions of the Indigenous inhabitants.
Drinking water and toilet facilities are available on board the vessel. Please note that there is a walk of approximately 400 metres each way. Special wheelchair access is available to the head of the first gorge only.
Prepare for a truly memorable experience as you travel through time and the first three gorges. Marvel at the altering fractures and sheer rock face walls as the scenery becomes more striking as you head further into the gorge. Before you return, freshen up with a swim and some morning or afternoon refreshments.
Drinking water and toilet facilities are available on board the vessel. Please note there are walks totalling approximately 1200 metres each way, so please wear appropriate footwear.
Sit back and relax as the tranquil surroundings transport you into a spiritual world of the Jawoyn culture and history. Discover the stories and ways of the Jawoyn people against the magnificent backdrop of the Nitmiluk Gorge, changing colour with the setting sun. Tour includes a three course candle light dinner, featuring fresh, local Australian produce cooked on board, and a complimentary glass of sparkling wine. Cash bar available.
PLEASE NOTE: There are steps and a walk of approx 400m each way. Please wear appropriate footwear.
Those with mobility issues are welcome to stay at the crossover; otherwise we do not recommend participating on this tour.