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  • Location: Darwin, Australia
  • Duration:  14 hours (approx.)
A spectacular Katherine Gorge day tour is one of the many unforgettable experiences available to you in the Top End in Australia's Northern Territory. Traveling from Darwin to Katherine Gorge, you will journey to Nitmiluk National Park where you will view ancient Aboriginal rock art on the canyon walls, the abundant flora and fauna of the region and maybe even see a few crocodiles! Enjoy a cruise -- a highlight of Katherine Gorge tours -- and take a refreshing swim at the crocodile-free Edith Falls, before returning to Darwin.

Highlights

  • Katherine Gorge day tour from Darwin
  • Visit Adelaide River War Cemetery
  • Take a swim at Edith Falls
  • Delicious picnic lunch
  • Enjoy a 2-hour cruise through Katherine Gorge
  • See crocodiles sunning on the banks of the river
  • Tour the township of Katherine the hub of the cattle and farming industries

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

This comprehensive coach tour visits Katherine’s top sights and includes a cruise on Katherine Gorge, the highlight of the tour. Enjoy a full day of touring on board a comfortable coach, with knowledgeable guides and plenty of photo opportunities.

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What You Can Expect

Katherine Day Tour from Darwin including Katherine Gorge Cruise

Eidth Falls, Katherine Gorge

Your full-day Top End tour from Darwin to Katherine Gorge will see you first stop at the Adelaide River War Cemetery, the resting place for many World War II soldiers.

Continue to Edith Falls where there's time for a refreshing swim in the waterhole (conditions permitting).

After lunch, you will have a two-hour guided cruise between the sheer sandstone cliffs of Katherine Gorge, situated in the Nitmiluk National Park. As you glide along the tranquil waters on your Katherine Gorge cruise, enjoy commentary from your guide detailing the area's plant and wildlife and explaining the Aboriginal rock art, which adorns the walls of the gorge. Keep an eye out for crocodiles, turtles and the splendid array of birdlife.

Enjoy a quick tour of Katherine, the hub of the region's cattle and farming industries before traveling via Pine Creek, a historic gold mining town. Stop at Adelaide Creek for dinner (own expense) before returning to Darwin where your Katherine day tour concludes.

Please note: Edith Falls is subject to weather conditions

Itinerary

Hotel Pickup List:
06:00 - Adina Waterfront
06:00 - Air Raid Lodge
06:00 - Alatai Apartments
06:00 - Argus Apartments
08:15 - Bark Hut Inn
06:00 -Barramundi Lodge
07:00 - Boomerang Caravan Park
06:15 - Botanic Gardens Apartments
10:00 - Bowali Visitor Centre
07:00 - Coolalinga Caravan Park
06:15 - City Garden Apartments
06:45 - Discovery Holiday Park
06:15 - DoubleTree Hilton Darwin
06:00 - Elkes Backpackers
07:00 - Free Spirit Resort
06:00 - Frogs Hollow Backpackers
06:15 - H Hotel
06:45 - Hidden Valley Caravan Park
06:15 - Hilton Darwin
07:00 - Howard Springs Caravan Park (Hwy)
06:45 - Leprechaun Resort
06:00 - Mantra Pandanas
06:15 - Marrakai Apartments
06:00 - Mediterranean
06:15 - Novotel Atrium
07:00 - Oasis Caravan Park
06:15 - Palms City Resort
06:00 - Palms Motel
06:00 - SkyCity
06:20 - Transit Centre
06:00 - Travelodge Mirambeena Resort
06:00 - Comfort Inn Vitina
06:00 - Vibe Waterfront
06:00 - YHA Globetrotters

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

The trip down Katherine Gorge was a highlight of my visit to the Top End!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

Excellent tour

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