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Katherine, Northern Territory 0850, Australia
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Joining a three day tour with our tour guide Cam we spent a wonderful time paddeling on the Katherine River. We were very impressed of the nature and the wonderful scenery while being on the river with a small group not seeing anyone else. -...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

. I have a few spare moments so I had better write down about our splendid trip on the Katherine River. This three day trip is a paddle along some forty kilometres of the Katherine river. We booked through World Expeditions but we actually went...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

This trip exceeded all our expectations. It was so well organised. If you love bushwalking and kayaking then this trip covers it all. The bushwalking was at a relaxed pace, with plenty of stops while Mick, our guide, shared his extensive knowledge of the flora,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank TriumphTwins
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is our second walk with Gecko Canoeing & Trekking and similarly as for the first walk (Kakadu Trek) we absolutely loved walking through this old and very beautiful country. Mick, our guide was the perfect host, his knowledge of the land and it's countrymen,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Jen M
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I went with my husband and 10 year old son on this trip and it was fantastic! I won't say it was easy and there were some sore muscles after paddling for three days, but the scenery and sense of achievement made it all worthwhile....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

Gecko really went above and beyond! Meeting our rigid and out of season travel arrangements to customise our experience. Mick had incredible knowledge of our surroundings and did everything possible to make it a once in a lifetime experience for us (well kept Englishmen). Quality...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

A lot of time and effort goes into the preparation and conduct of the suite of remote adventures that are offerred. From Canoeing/Kayaking trips to walking extended treks in Nitmiluk and Kakadu and also combinations of both are unique and well woth participating in....Family Friendly...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

My 16 year old son and I did the 3 day Katherine river trip with Cam and a lovely couple celebrating their 20th anniversary. This was the second time I've done the trip, taking my older son four years ago. Now I'm scheming who I...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This tour was the main reason we chose to come to the Northern Territory to celebrate our anniversary. After seeing the repeat of a Getaway episode we were totally committed. We had never camped out in the bush and we had certainly never canoed in...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Steve G
Reviewed 14 June 2016

As previous reviewers have said, the guides on our 3 day trip were very safety conscious, very knowledgeable about the birds and plants seen along the river and excellent cooks ! The paddling was much less strenuous that I had been fearing and the camping...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Response from TexEddy |
Hi Molly, the area we operate in not under any indigenous land tenure, except on our extended tours in which we border some Wardaman land. In the past I have had extensive contact with local Wardaman elders in a number of... More