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A trip to the Northern Territory is not complete without visiting the spectacular “Nitmiluk Gorge”. Open all year round, it features some of the most stunning gorge scenery in the Northern Territory, with raging waterfalls, a myriad of wildlife and...more
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Gorge Road | Nitmiluk National Park, Katherine, Northern Territory 0850, Australia
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+61 8 8971 0877
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had the afternoon session. The skipper taking us to the 2nd Gorge (where canoeing starts) has good knowledge of the National Park. Once we got to the 2nd Gorge, we walked through 400m to the canoes. Two things that could have done better is...More

Thank Gigi S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Although had to get up early for a 7am start it was well worth it, going through Gorges 1 & 2. Seeing the sun rise on the Gorge with all the vibrant colours was great, made better by the informative and sometimes witty commentary of...More

Thank 959phil
Reviewed 3 days ago

Read loads on canoe trip . Am fit and yet being short had disadvantage when hauling canoe over boulders. Managed to get to fourth gorge and had enuf. Spent time in the water, relaxing on the sand till our day tour people began their trip...More

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We caught the 3 gorge cruise along Katherine Gorge on Sunday. We loved seeing the gorge from the water level and Sam was a very informative and helpful guide. The whole trip was very relaxing and interesting, especially seeing a couple of fresh water crocs...More

Thank merinowool
526bm, Manager at Nitmiluk Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi, thanks for leaving a review, we're glad that you found Sam a helpful and informative guide!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this cruise. Our guide was funny and informative. He showed us scenery, crocodiles and aboriginal paintings. He was a wealth of information. The scenery is jaw droppingly fabulous. The dinner was delicious - we were amazed at the quality considering we were floating down...More

Thank Turaga_11
526bm, Manager at Nitmiluk Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Wow, thankyou for the great review, we're glad you enjoyed every aspect of your trip!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the half-day canoeing and the scenery is amazing and the number of people are not enough to destroy the Nature experience although you are not alone, but rather together with 25-30 other canoeists and occassionally the tour boats. However, we find that the...More

Thank erik_melbye
526bm, Manager at Nitmiluk Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the honest review Erik, we'll touch base with the team and reevaluate the process you went through in view of making some changes.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had already been on this Cruise 5 Years ago and am pleased to say that time has not diminished the experience. We consider this the best value of the Cruises on offer for Nitmiluk Gorge and it is amazing that in 5 Years this...More

Thank gra11182
526bm, Chief Operating Officer at Nitmiluk Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear gra11182, Thank you very much for your positive feedback and for visiting again after 5 years. It pleases us to learn that you consider our Sunset Dinner Cruise great value and better than 5 years ago. We are looking forward to sharing this beautiful...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a well run cruise. Katherine gorge is beautiful and the commentary is informative, as well as providing opportunities for swimming.

Thank sarah g
526bm, Chief Operating Officer at Nitmiluk Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review sarah g, yes Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge is definitely stunning! Kind regards Sveva Falletto Chief Operating Officer Nitmiluk Tours and Cicada Lodge

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty average cave system - no real Wow element! The guide was kind and good. If you have never been to other caves, this is probably recommended, otherwise, probably not...

Thank Sandeep Cruz I
526bm, Manager at Nitmiluk Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sandeep, glad you found the tour guide helpful. Thanks for the review

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cruise was great value. Cassidy was a friendly, informative and helpful guide, with a touch of humour. The scenery was majestic. The walk from one gorge to the second was easy going, seeing ancient aboriginal art work on the rock face along the way....More

Thank Shirley N
526bm, Manager at Nitmiluk Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review Shirley, we're glad you loved every aspect of the tour. Thankyou for your recommendations :)

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Barry Q
16 March 2018|
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Response from Mike H | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure that the gorge is closed for such activities in the wet season into May because the crocs move in during the wet. It’s not until sometime after May when they have cleared the crocs out that it reopens for... More
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GraysP
15 January 2016|
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Response from Mike H | Reviewed this property |
Yep and we loved it. It starts with a bus ride from the train station to the Gorge - maybe about 20 minutes. Then you queue up as they load the boats and the tour of the gorge commences. It is simply spectacular. High red... More
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davmar70
28 January 2015|
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Response from DwyerMandy | Property representative |
Many thanks for your query - Nitmiluk cruises operate all year round so you will certainly be able to do one in March They do run on a more limited schedule than during our peak season so I suggest you check in advance for... More
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