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Katherine Gorge & Edith Falls Full-Day Tour from Darwin
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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.

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 to get close to native wildlife, learn about the ancient Aborigine culture, and more.

  • Explore the dramatic gorges of the Nitmiluk
  • Cruise through the Katherine Gorge looking for sunbathing
  • 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 in the natural wilderness of Nitmiluk

Discover a network of 13 gorges carved into billion-year-old sandstone rock by the Katherine River of Nitmiluk on this scenic full-day sightseeing tour from Darwin.

During the tour you will learn about the 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 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 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 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.

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