“We travelled in a luxury coach driven by John, a very experienced driver with a great sense of humour whose knowledge of the area he was taking us was excellent. Our refreshment breaks at Emerald Springs Roadhouse for both breakfast and evening dinner was a good choice; breakfast egg and bacon sandwich was superb and their Scotch fillet with chips was delicious. ...Anonymous, – See more reviews
What To Expect
Katherine Gorge set deep within the stone country of Nitmiluk National Park is a dramatic setting. The towering rock wall ramparts above the Katherine River, ancient Aboriginal Dreamtime stories, prolific bird life and a boat journey into the never never land highlight the grandeur of this spectacular gorge.
Edith Falls cascading down the sheer rock wall face into a paper bark encompassed plunge pool, Pine Creek historic town and the Adelaide River War Cemetery offer amazing contrasts in a powerful outback land.
Head south out of Darwin on the Stuart Highway
Endless outback scrub and WWII air strips
Take a break at Adelaide River - perhaps a light or cooked country breakfast (own expense)
Visit Adelaide River War Cemetery - a memorial of the Darwin air raids in the 1940's
Wallabies can usually be seen in this area
Nitmiluk National Park - take a two hour guided tour and scenic cruise through Katherine Gorge
Look for freshwater crocodiles on the banks
After the first gorge there is a short walk along the side to the second gorge
Marvel at the stark, sheer, richly coloured escarpments of the Katherine Gorge canyon
Tour the outback township of Katherine - the third largest in the Territory
Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at the Katherine Gorge Visitors Centre in Nitmiluk National Park
Travel the western side of Nitmiluk National Park to superb Edith Falls
Time for a swim in the waterhole below the falls (conditions permitting) or relax on the grassy banks
Katherine Gorge Cruise
Tips and gratuities
A reasonable level of mobility is required.
Itinerary is subject to seasonal conditions.
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