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Nitmiluk National Park

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Address: Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
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+61 8 8972 1886

A cruise on the Katherine River will give you a great overview of this...

A cruise on the Katherine River will give you a great overview of this national park, made up of 13 sandstone gorges

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Katherine Gorge Cruise in Nitmiluk National Park
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Nice National Park!

Drove to the park to see Katherine Gorge and stayed a bit. It is typical of the parks in NT - well laid out and really natural. As we walked around we saw trees fiull of fruit... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Derby, United Kingdom
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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Drove to the park to see Katherine Gorge and stayed a bit. It is typical of the parks in NT - well laid out and really natural. As we walked around we saw trees fiull of fruit bats. There are salt water crocs here just now as the water was high enough in the "wet" for them to get in.... More 

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Katherine, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'll be drawn to the majestic beauty and sheer size of the spectacular Katherine Gorge. Located on the lands of the Jawoyn people, rock art sites dot the park and dreaming stories bring the silent gorge walls to life. You can learn about the Jawoyn people's association with the land at the Nitmiluk Centre or by taking a boat cruise of the... More 

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Delta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful spot. Must see for Kathrine area. Lots to see and do. Great welcome/info center with food service overlooking get the Katherine river. Boat tours ND hikes start here. Good picnic facilities. We travelled during low season. I could see parking availability would be a problem. If hiking for prepared with proper footwork, clothing and lots of water and suntan... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a 2 hour trip in 2 Gorges, im blown away just how amazing the gorge is, the guide taking us was very informative and even gave us a good laugh. I would recommend going on a cruise as it is really worth it. I will be back in the dry season for sure

Thank Penny R
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Went on a boat trip up the 2 gorges and went for a swim. It is absolutely stunning. It is no wonder this is a special place

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Kiama, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Guidebooks say NITMILUK NATIONAL PARK is one of the 3 TOP END National Parks. I see no reason to argue. It doesn’t have the wide range of attractions KAKADU and LITCHFIELD offer, but its best venue, the FABULOUS KATHERINE (NITMILUK) GORGE tops anything they have. Which is just as well – lack of time and vehicle meant I couldn’t trek... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

we had the most amazing 3 nights camping here in the national Park and also enjoyed the two gorge cruise while we were here...a truely breathtaking experience that was a highlight of our adventure. The staff that run the National park were extremely helpful and accomodating to our additional needs and went out of their way to help us enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Travelled out in the heat and humidity of the day to be rewarded with spectacular views and an outstanding natural experience. PS the sign says watch out for crocs and so we did. lol

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The Katherine Gorge boat trip is one of the NT highlights and should not be missed. If walking is not your strengths, select the two gorge trip (a short walk between gorge one and two). The scenery is spectacular and presents many opportunities for photographers.(watch out for the dark/light contrasts !). The boat trips are well organised and the comentry... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Loved the cruise between the two gorges, but safety was an issue on the second gorge, as there was no handrails to pull yourself up from the boat to the land, this late in the dry season. There was no one to help people up from the boat either. It was a huge step up, probably better to have been... More 

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