A trip to the Northern Territory is not complete without visiting the spectacular “Nitmiluk Gorge”. It features some of the most stunning gorge scenery in the Northern Territory, with raging waterfalls (in season), a myriad of wildlife and breathtaking views of the Jawoyn country.
Nitmiluk Gorge winds along 12km of sheer rock most more than 70m high. Made up of 13 separate gorges, Nitmiluk Gorge is a maze of waterways sculpted from the landscape over countless millennia. The Jawoyn people are the traditional owners of the area known as Nitmiluk National Park. For thousands of years they have maintained their culture and traditions through the stories passed from one generation to another – the Dreamtime. The Jawoyn tradition says that the gorge was formed by Bolung (the rainbow serpent), who still inhabits the deep pools of the second Gorge at Nitmiluk and care must be taken not to disturb him!
Nitmiluk Tours operates a range of tours and accommodation in the National Park – something for every budget! Within easy walking distance of the Gorge and all departure points for touring is the Nitmiluk Park Campground. Grassed camping sites, powered and unpowered sites, self-contained chalets and our permanent tent village provide options for visitors to the Park. And the Park features without a doubt one of the best pools in the Top End – perfect to relax in after a day touring!!
Touring options change throughout the year depending on the season but cruises on the magnificent Nitmiluk Gorge continue all year round.
Travellers to the area can cruise the waters of the Nitmiluk Gorge and travel back to Australia’s dreamtime with a range of boat cruises throughout the day to suit everyone, depending on the time they have and the experience they are after. Rising above the sprawling Nitmiluk National Park on a helicopter flight gives an amazing bird’s eye view or the vast Top End area, unsurpassed and unforgettable.
Travel to one of Australia’s most impressive outback regions and experience the magnificence of Nitmiluk National Park. Whether you want to holiday with your family, go camping, explore walking trails, see wildlife, take part in adventure activities, have a cultural experience or simply get back to nature – Nitmiluk Tours will be the highlight of your outback venture.