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Katherine Gorge Cruise & Edith Falls Tour

Take an unforgettable trip to Nitmiluk National Park, home of the breathtaking Katherine Gorge, Leliyn (Edith Falls), and rich Aboriginal culture.

map Darwin, Australia
Duration
Duration
14 hrs
Start & End Time
Start & End Time
6:30 am to 8:30 pm
Max Group Size
Max Group Size
58
Fitness Level
Fitness Level
Low
Meals
Meals
Included
Start & End Location
Start & End Location
Darwin
From AUD $286
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Child: AUD $143
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What's Included

  • Get up to $20 cash back per person when you book with us
  • 2 hr Katherine Gorge cruise
  • Visit Leliyn (Edith Falls)
  • Lunch
  • Experience Drive Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

WHAT TO EXPECT

Katherine Gorge is located within amazing Nitmiluk National Park, which spans more than 292,000 hectares. With rugged landscapes, thundering waterfalls and unlimited flora and fauna, Nitmiluk is a haven for adventurers and nature lovers alike. The name Nitmiluk, meaning ‘Cicada Place’, came from the Jawoyn people who are the traditional custodians of the Park.

 

The day starts with a journey along the Stuart Highway, Australia's longest highway. It's around a 3-hour trip from Darwin to Nitmiluk National Park, however, the trip is broken up with a stop at the Adelaide River War Cemetery. This site is dedicated to the victims of the 1942 Bombing of Darwin and is a sobering reminder of Australia's role in World War II. 

 

Upon arrival at Nitmiluk National Park, you'll be rewarded with varied landscapes, waterfalls, and dives flora and fauna. Visit Edith Falls, a series of stunning cascading falls and pools along the Edith River. During the dry season, you can even take a refreshing dip in its waters, as the pools are thoroughly checked for crocodiles, making it safe for swimming. 

 

Throughout the day you'll get opportunities to learn about the Jawoyn people, the traditional owners of the land at Nitmiluk. You'll view Aboriginal rock ark scattered throughout the park, which expresses in images the deep, spiritual culture of the Jawoyn people.

 

Take a break for lunch, sitting in a cool, shaded outdoor setting. Then head to the Nitmiluk Visitor Centre where you’re free to spend time seeing photographs, memorabilia and traditional Aboriginal artefacts.

 

The final adventure of the day is a 2 hr cruise through the stunning Katherine Gorge with its 70-metre-high walls. Keep your eyes peeled for freshwater crocodiles, as well as wonderful birdlife and amazing scenery. 

 

Where we visit:

  • Adelaide River War Cemetery 
  • Nitmiluk National Park
  • Leliyn (Edith Falls)
  • Nitmiluk Visitor Centre 
  • Katherine Gorge
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We suggest you bring enclosed walking shoes, sunglasses, a hat, sunscreen, a water bottle with a 1-litre capacity, and warm layers in cooler months. Bring swimmers and a towel if you want to go swimming (dry season only). You'll also want to bring money for souvenirs. 

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We are more than happy to accommodate children; however, some restrictions may apply. There is no minimum age on the day tours, however, we do recommend that people travelling with children consider whether the itinerary is suitable, in particular the activities involved and the duration of the tour, to ensure the comfort of small children. For all tour types children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

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On the day tours, the fleet can vary, and mini-coaches are sometimes used to accommodate smaller groups. These mini coaches do not have a restroom or reclining seats. However, regular stops are made so you can access facilities. 

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We pride ourselves on having the finest fleet of fuel-efficient, fully air-conditioned coaches, with onboard Wi-Fi for our guests’ convenience.

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  • The operator reserves the right to cancel tours and amend prices, itineraries and days of operation as required. At times it may be necessary to provide alternative transport
  • Any personal expenses incurred by a client as a result of any delay, alteration or curtailment of any tour, whether caused by flooding or any other causes are the responsibility of the client
  • Refunds are not available for wet weather or changing weather conditions
  • Clients are strongly advised to take out travel insurance
  • The operator reserves the right to refuse to carry anyone if it is felt the individual cannot cope with the requirements of coach tour travel and who may require services and facilities that the operator\s cannot guarantee will be available
  • Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult

Cancellation Policy:

Should you wish to cancel your tour, the following cancellation fees will apply. 

  • Within 48 hours of the departure date – 50% of the tour price
  • Within 24 hours of the departure date or no show – 100% of the tour price

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From AUD $ 286
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