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Nitmiluk Tours: Tours & Tickets

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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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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Gorge Road | Nitmiluk National Park, Katherine, Northern Territory 0850, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a wonderful trip. We had a knowledgeable indigenous guide who was informative and knew the history of the people who first lived in the gorge but also the geological history. The views were amazing in spite of the fact that we were in...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A must if you like crocodiles. There is an area with a friendly croc that people actually swim. The scenery is breathtaking from the river.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank miff r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What are great cruise we did the swim and cruise was fantastic commentary was great we were all given a cooler bag to keep with water,fruit and snacks which was great

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank KellyF960
526bm, Public Relations Manager at Nitmiluk Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear KellyF960, Thank you for your review, great you enjoyed the cruise and the refreshing swim, the Gorge is really an amazing destination!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was nice and fantastic. However, could've been longer walking tracks inside. Cave structure is amazing and good opportunity for some nice pictures.More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mah_Alibrahim
526bm, Public Relations Manager at Nitmiluk Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mah_Alibrahim, Thank you for your review, it is great to know you have enjoyed the Cutta Cutta caves. The walking tracks have been constructed with safety and preservation of the natural environment in mind, that being said we of course understand your desire to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cruise was beautiful and relaxing. The boat operator navigated us smoothly up the Gorge and gave a great commentary on the history and geology of the area with quiet time to enjoy the return journey. We had to walk between gorges which was reasonably...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Debra R
526bm, Public Relations Manager at Nitmiluk Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback Debra R, The second Gorge is definitely well worth experiencing! We are happy to read that you found the commentary informative. We aim to include information about the history, geology, Jawoyn culture, nature, particularly at the beginning of the tour,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t think of a more perfect way to finish a boat tour of 2 beautiful gorges ... with wine, great food and an amazing view! So well organised, combined with a very knowledgeable and well spoken guide Dan. Food and service were excellent. The...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank susiereynolds66
526bm, Public Relations Manager at Nitmiluk Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great feedback susiereynolds66. The Dinner Cruise is a fantastic experience, which allows you to enjoy the majesty of the Gorge and the carefully crafted food that our Chefs prepare for our beautiful Guests. Looking forward to welcoming you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic morning beginning with a boat cruise through the first gorge with our guide Harley who explained do's and Don'ts together with interesting facts. We then collected our life vests and paddles and boarded our double canoe. Time to explore the next two gorges, swim...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Julie S
526bm, Public Relations Manager at Nitmiluk Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive feedback Julie S, we agree that the Nitmiluk Gorge is a must do in the Territory. Canoeing surrounded by the majestic walls of the Gorge is such a special experience!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did this trip as our choice for an off The Ghan train trip. It was very good, the scenery was wonderful and the cruises on the top two gorges were really good. The only issue is the walk between the gorges which is uneven and...More

Thank easylacer
526bm, Public Relations Manager at Nitmiluk Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear easylacer, Thank you very much for your positive feedback and for choosing to join the cruise during your trip off The Ghan. The Gorge has some natural and man-made uneven paths and it is very important to wear the right footwear and always be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took a trip out to Cutta Cutta Caves as we had heard the one hour tour was well worth it. We weren’t disappointed. Paul, our tour guide, was very good and the information supplied and the tour of the caves themselves a great experience. Amazing...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank NealeP6
526bm, Public Relations Manager at Nitmiluk Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive feedback NealeP6, The Cutta Cutta caves are extremely unique and our Guides are well informed and passionate about its special environment! Good you decided to follow the 650m loop walk back to the car park, there are often rare and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding, better than expected. Wonderful commentary. The understanding of the creation is so interesting compared to that of The Grand Canyon.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Alan C
526bm, Public Relations Manager at Nitmiluk Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the positive feedback Alan C, we love your enthusiasm and we are happy to see that you definitely caught the real essence of our beautiful Nitmiluk Gorge!

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charcharcharcharchar
May 7, 2019|
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Response from 904trudyc | Reviewed this property |
Maybe ring one of the tour groups that go from Darwin down to Katherine for the tour. They might be able to pick you up on the way through. Otherwise ask where your staying how others have done it you might be able to grab a... More
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597barryq
March 16, 2018|
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Response from MikeH402 | 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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January 15, 2016|
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Response from MikeH402 | 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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