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Katherine Gorge Cruise in Nitmiluk National Park

From US$70.70
  • Visit parts of the gorge inaccessible by foot and vehicle on a boat tour
  • Choose between several tours to suit every schedule 
  • Listen to a guide detail the history, wildlife, and geology of the gorge
Katherine Gorge Cruise in Nitmiluk National Park
From US$70.70
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Two Gorge Cruise 1pm
2-hour Katherine River 2 Gorge cruise departing at 1pm
From US$66.82
Two Gorge Cruise 3pm
2-hour Katherine River 2 Gorge cruise departing at 3pm
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Two Gorge Cruise 9am
2-hour Katherine River 2 Gorge cruise departing at 9am
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See the Katherine Gorge in the best way―on a cruise―during a tour of Nitmiluk National Park. Traveling by boat takes you to spots not accessible on foot or by tour vehicle. Listen to commentary on the geology and history of the area, and wind through the network of waterways that make up Katherine Gorge. Choose from a 2-hour, 3-hour, or early morning cruise depending on your schedule and budget. 

What to Expect

When booking, choose from the 2-gorge cruise, the 3-gorge cruise, or the dawn cruise. Each has a different departure time and these three options mean you can select one that fits your schedule. Make your way to the Nitmiluk boat jetty, where you will meet your river guide.

Step aboard the boat and learn about the flora, fauna, and geology of the area while snapping photos and taking in the epic views. Between each connected gorge, you will disembark and walk to the next (about 1,640 feet or 500 meters), where you can reboard the boat. If you choose not to complete the walk, there is a shaded area for resting.

The 2-gorge cruise focuses on the area's heritage and the history of the aboriginal people who originally occupied the area. The 3-gorge cruise continues on further, where you can cool down with a swim and some light refreshments. Book the early morning dawn cruise to see the day's most spectacular colors.

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1 - 5 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Nitmiluk 2 Hour Cruise - Well Worth It

We did the 2 Hour cruise on the boat. About 30 people. There's a short walk changing from 1 boat to another to do the 2nd gorge. Look out for aboriginal rock art on way. 4 hour cruise is same with extra gorge & swim....More

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
They need to make sure they treat every one the same

The tour it’s self was fantastic saw 3 crocs which was 3 more than I thought and the tour guides were great. But as for how they handled people getting on the boat was very poor. We turned up early like you were meant to...More

3  Thank petie241
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Indulgence for a night

Location, accommodation and food all first class. A treat after roughing it the days before. Excellent spot to start the first girge cruise and watch the sunset from top of the gorge the night before.

Thank FamiliesThree
Reviewed 16 April 2018
Nice scenery but lacking wildlife

We were on a 2 gorges tour as part of an AAT Kings group. The boat crew was very nice and the scenery up the gorges is beautiful but we had limited wildlife viewing. The guide said she saw a freshwater croc but then when...More

Thank gl0baltraveler
Reviewed 11 April 2018
Great experience and worth the drive.

We did the 2 gorge tour but maybe we should have done the 3 gorge as you get to take a dip on that one. It was very well organised and fantastic scenery and a great experience.

Thank MickClarke66
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