Nitmiluk Tours Gorge Cruises

Posted: 12 November 2019

Explore Nitmiluk with a range of gorge cruises

Join the experts at Nitmiluk Tours on one of 6 great Gorge Cruises. "Nitmiluk Gorge winds along 12km of sheer rock extending more than 70m high. Consisting of 13 seperate gorges, Nitmiluk Gorge is a maze of waterways sculpted from the sandstone over countless millennia by the Katherine River.“

Gorge Cruises + Ferries

NIT NIT DREAMING 2 GORGE TOUR

Discover the cultural significance of the first 2 gorges to the traditional landowners - the Jawoyn people. Enjoy a journey of discovery through the magnificent Nitmiluk Gorge. This tour takes approximately 2 hours.

Good to know: 

*Prices $95 per adult \ $48 per child (valid until 31st March 2020) *Infants 0-5 years go free. child 6-15 years *01 April 2018 – 31 October 2018 Daily 09:00, 11:00 and 14:00 with additional departures added if required. Wet season 01 November 2018– 31 March 2019 Daily 09:00 and 14:00  *There’s 400m return walk that includes steps and uneven surfaces * This tour is subject to weather and river conditions.

NABILIL DREAMING SUNSET DINNER TOUR

Enjoy a three course meal and a complimentary glass of sparkling wine as you take in the stunning backdrop of Nitmiluk Gorge, with it’s colours changing with the setting sun. During the cruise you’ll learn about the Jawoyn culture and history as well as interesting stories and ways of the Jawoyn people. This tour takes approximately 3.5 hours.

Good to know: 

*Prices $178 per adult \ $128 per child (valid until 31st March 2020) *Child 6-15 years. Not suitable for children under 5 year of age *Operates 1 May  - 31 October: 1 May - 31 May: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday. 1 June - 31 August: Daily. 1 September - 31 October: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

  *There’s 400m return walk that includes steps and uneven surfaces * This tour is subject to weather and river conditions.

DAWN TOUR

Start your day with a treasured journey into the beauty of Nitmiluk. 

Good to know: 

*Prices $99 per adult \ $51 per child (valid until 31st March 2020) *Infants 0-5 years go free. child 6-15 years *DEPARTS: Daily at 0700 (generally 01 May – 31 October)  *There’s a 400m return walk that includes steps and uneven surfaces * This tour is subject to weather and river conditions.

TIMELESS LAND 3 GORGE TOUR

This unforgettable experience will take you through 3 of the gorges of Nitmiluk Gorge. You’ll be in awe at the scenery with sheer rock face walls and a stunning hue of colours. Heading further into the Gorge you’ll stop for a light refreshment and the opportunity to have a swim before returning to the jetty.  This tour takes approximately 4 hours.

Good to know: 

*Prices $140 per adult \ $70 per child (valid until 31st March 2020) *Infants 0-5 years go free. child 6-15 years *DEPARTS: April – September- Daily 09:00. (Additional departures available in Peak Season)  *There’s a 1200m return walk that includes steps and uneven surfaces * This tour is subject to weather and river conditions.

NORTHERN ROCKHOLE FERRY & SOUTHERN ROCKHOLE FERRY

These ferry transfers to the Northern Rockhole and Southern Rockhole waterfalls are seasonal. Please check with the tour operator.


Note: while some of these tours operate year round, others only operate within the dry season - which may be extended to the dates listed above. Check with the tour operator for current schedule.

For more information and bookings visit Nitmiluk Tours or enquire with our friendly reception during your stay.

While you’re in the area be sure to stop by Nitmiluk Visitor Centre to learn about the cultural and spiritual significance of the gorge for its traditional owners, the Jawoyn and Dagomen people. Keep an eye out for the many Aboriginal rock art paintings on sandstone walls throughout the gorge system, some of these are thousands of years old.

Katherine Northern Territory Accommodation

At Beagle Motor Inn we like to provide our guests with a personal experience so if you are looking for things to do or see in the area feel free to visit our reception and we will be happy to help with recommendations and tour bookings.

Book your accommodation staying at The Beagle Motor Inn and enjoy a central location in the township of Katherine, with a choice of accommodation including double, twin and family rooms.   At Beagle Motor Inn you can also enjoy access to our outdoor pool and spa, complimentary WiFi* and onsite tour booking service.

BOOK KATHERINE NORTHERN TERRITORY ACCOMMODATION.