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A trip to the Northern Territory is not complete without visiting the spectacular “Nitmiluk Gorge”. Open all year round, it features some of the most stunning gorge scenery in the Northern Territory, with raging waterfalls, a myriad of wildlife and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Gorge Road | Nitmiluk National Park, Katherine, Northern Territory 0850, Australia
+61 8 8971 0877
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the sunrise cruise today of 2 gorges, the three gorge cruise is not open due to lack of water. The first 2 gorges sound like they are the best ones to see. The gorges get narrower as make your way up. It was...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were so glad this was recommended to us. We spent the day exploring and the the sunset & evening wining and dining while floating back to base on Katherine Gorge

Thank AuntyMia
Reviewed 6 days ago

My friend and I stopped in to the Cutta Cutta Caves whilst spending a few days in Katherine. The cave walk is not a long one but we appreciated the beautiful formulations and the information our guide Magnus had to offer. He kept things casual...More

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the two gorge cruise (2 hours) and it was fabulous and really interesting. Our guide was informative and funny but more importantly, very knowledgeable about the Gorge and the aboriginal culture. Initially, we wanted to do the four hour trip, but due to...More

1  Thank JodieS1381
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time at this cruise, our guide was funny, educational, but not over the top. These tours are more scenic then adventurous but still 5 stars from me

1  Thank Danielle F
Trish W, Sales Manager at Nitmiluk Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Danielle, Thank you for your review. Our guides put a lot of time into learning of their surroundings, its lovely to that this appreciated :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take a cruise with Nitmaluk tours. Their tour guides are great. The gorge was so amazing. An absolute high light of our trip

Thank millwalll22
Trish W, Sales at Nitmiluk Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you millwalll22! Such kind words.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Katherine Gorges are spectacular and the commentary by our driver was outstanding! Watching the sunset while eating the delicious meal was absolutely beautiful. Overall, a wonderful night.

Thank Philip P
Trish W, Sales at Nitmiluk Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Philip P. The Nabilil Sunset Dinner Cruise is our signature tour. You chose well :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did 4 hour cruise our UK travel agent had not explained options. We really enjoyed it but as we did not want to swim could have seen just as much on 2 hr cruise.

Thank Jan B
Trish W, Sales at Nitmiluk Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jan B, How exciting to come all the way from the UK! We hope you enjoyed your time to soak in your surroundings while others swam. Thank you for your review :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At first I was very disappointed that the only way to see the gorge was either walking in excess of 12 kms. Or taking some type of your that cost a lot of dollars. We are a family of 6 and trip advisor saved us...More

2  Thank Brett L
Trish W, Sales at Nitmiluk Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Brett L, Thank you for your review. How amazing to travel with a family of 6. we hope everyone learnt something from Darcy and his knowledge of the Gorge. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did both the half day canoe adventure through the gorge as well as the two gorge dinner cruise. For the canoe adventure best time is the morning before it gets too hot. We took our breakfast with us and had it as we were...More

Thank Leo C
Trish W, Manager at Nitmiluk Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Such a great tip to eat your breakfast in the gorge. Takes breakfast with a view to a new level :) thank you for your review.

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Barry Q
16 March 2018|
Response from Mike H | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure that the gorge is closed for such activities in the wet season into May because the crocs move in during the wet. It’s not until sometime after May when they have cleared the crocs out that it reopens for... More
15 January 2016|
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Response from Mike H | Reviewed this property |
Yep and we loved it. It starts with a bus ride from the train station to the Gorge - maybe about 20 minutes. Then you queue up as they load the boats and the tour of the gorge commences. It is simply spectacular. High red... More
28 January 2015|
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Response from DwyerMandy | Property representative |
Many thanks for your query - Nitmiluk cruises operate all year round so you will certainly be able to do one in March They do run on a more limited schedule than during our peak season so I suggest you check in advance for... More