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  1. Australia
  2. Northern Territory
  3. Darwin
  4. Nitmiluk National Park

Katherine Gorge & Edith Falls Full-Day Tour from Darwin

Product ID: 37262
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Explore the natural wilderness of the Katherine Gorge on a 14-hour scenic tour from Darwin. Enjoy a 2-hour cruise through the gorges of the Nitmiluk National Park to get close to native wildlife, learn about the ancient Aborigine culture, and more.
About this activity
Duration 14 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up included

Pick-up from hotels in Darwin are available on request. Pleaae provide hotel details on booking
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the dramatic gorges of the Nitmiluk National Park
  • Cruise through the Katherine Gorge looking for sunbathing crocodiles
  • See rock art of the ancient Aborigine culture
  • Refresh yourself in the waterhole of the Edith Falls
  • Discover the hub of the Northern Territory's cattle and farming industries
  • Go to the Adelaide River War Cemetery
  • Enjoy a lunch in the natural wilderness of Nitmiluk National Park
Full description
Discover a network of 13 gorges carved into billion-year-old sandstone rock by the Katherine River of Nitmiluk National Park on this scenic full-day sightseeing tour from Darwin.

During the tour you will learn about the Aboriginal culture abundant in the area and see rock art sites dotted throughout the park. With its rugged landscapes, dramatic waterfalls, and lush gorges, the Nitmiluk National Park is a haven for nature lovers, with plentiful flora and fauna.

Travel south through tropical country, passing former World War II airstrips en route to the Adelaide River. Make a short stop at the Adelaide River War Cemetery to pay your respects to those killed in the air raids of Darwin in the 1940s.

Continue to Edith Falls for a refreshing swim in the paperbark and pandana-lined waterhole (conditions permitting). After an inclusive lunch, enjoy a 2-hour scenic cruise through the Katherine Gorge, looking for freshwater crocodiles sunning themselves on the banks of the river. Keep your eyes open for the many interesting species of birdlife.

Enjoy a brief tour of Katherine, hub of the region’s cattle and farming industries. Then, travel via the historic mining town of Pine Creek to an evening stop along the Adelaide River. From May through September lunch can be taken on board your cruise, while dinner is available at your own expense at the evening stop, before your transfer back to Darwin.
Includes
  • Buffet lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach
What’s Not Included
  • Dinner

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
What to bring:
• Comfortable walking shoes
• Sunglasses
• Sunscreen
• Hat
• Water
• Camera
• Jacket in the cooler months
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.4 / 5
based on 32 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.5/5
Organization
4.1/5
Value for money
4.2/5
Safety
4.6/5

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AAT Kings

Product ID: 37262