1 Day Katherine Gorge Cruise & Edith Falls Tour from Darwin

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Highlights & inclusions

Visit the Nitmiluk National Park in a day
Swim in Edith falls
2 hour Katherine Gorge boat cruise
Lunch and refreshments available for purchase on the day
Comfort onboard mini-coach
Selected Darwin inner-city pick-up/drop-off points

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Sun, May 26, 2024

What you can expect

Discover one of the Top End’s most beautiful attractions near Katherine, Nitmiluk National Park on this day tour from Darwin. Spanning over 292,000 hectares, the amazing Nitmiluk National Park features the Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk) and Edith Falls (Leliyn).

Heading out of Darwin you’ll be collected from your hotel and travel along the famous Stuart Highway through the townships of Adelaide River and Pine Creek towards Katherine. Take in the unlimited flora and fauna as your guide provides you with historical and cultural commentary throughout your journey.

Arriving in Nitmiluk, you’ll embark on a two hour NitNit dreaming Katherine Gorge boat tour cruising past rugged, towering cliffs. Learn about the authentic culture and stories of the traditional owners of the land, the Jawoyn people of Katherine as you are guided through this wonderful area. Following the Katherine Gorge Cruise, disembark and head to Edith Falls for a refreshing dip in the huge, natural plunge pools.


What you need to know

  • Katherine Gorge 2 hour NitNit Dreaming boat cruise
  • Guided bush walks (1-2km, subject to fitness level)
  • Australian wildlife sightings, in the wild
  • Hosted by an accredited outback driver-guide, with tour commentary
  • Travel in air-conditioned comfort onboard mini-coach, designed for long-haul touring
  • Selected Darwin inner-city pick-up/drop-off points
  • Enjoy the stunning views of Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk) onboard
  • A 2 hour boat cruise surrounded by breathtaking high cliffs
  • Enjoy a refreshing dip in the tranquil tiered plunge pools at Edith Falls (Leliyn)
  • swimming is subject to seasonality
  • Explore the amazing Nitmiluk National Park and of the Jawoyn people a region spanning more than 292,000 hectares
  • Travel in air-conditioned comfort onboard mini-coach, designed for long-haul touring
  • Selected Darwin inner-city pick-up/drop-off points
  • This experience is approximately 13 hours in duration
  • Available Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Departs from Darwin at around 6:30am
  • Returns to Darwin around 8:00pm
Departure Location
  • Please notify the provider of your accommodation location at the time of booking and they will advise the closest pickup point. You must call Autopia Tours to reconfirm pick-up location and time at least 48 hours prior to departure.
What To Bring
  • Please dress for the weather conditions on the day. Comfortable walking shoes (tread closed-toe shoes), 2L Refillable water bottle, a wide-brimmed hat, sunglasses & sunscreen, Swimwear & beach towel, all-weather comfortable light clothing and a small day bag is recommended.
Additional Information
  • An unlimited number of travel date changes apply outside of 7 days prior to departure. Transfer or cancellations within 48 hours prior to travel incur a 100% cancellation fee.
  • This tour runs with a minimum of six and maximum of 28 people.
  • The weather in the Northern Territory can fluctuate and be extreme. It is not unheard of for temperatures to reach over 40+ degrees Celsius in the dry season and in the evening the temperature drops dramatically. Please ensure you have checked the average temperatures for the time of year you are travelling and have packed adequate clothing.
  • Only hand luggage is allowed. Wheelchairs, pushers and prams are not able to be catered for.
Terms And Conditions
  • A minimum moderate level of fitness is required to complete the walks.
  • This itinerary may vary to adapt to seasonal changes and occasionally spots in the parks close or do not allow swimming. As safety is our top priority we plan accordingly to ensure our guests have the most fun and best experience possible while on tour.
  • This terrain is not suitable for mobility-impaired travellers, wheelchairs, walkers, prams or strollers.
  • Limited storage space on our vehicle, baggage kept to 1 x 5-7kg day bag per person.
  • Participants are advised to make their own insurance provisions in case of unforeseen circumstances
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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