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“Indigenous cultural experience”

Nitmiluk National Park
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Katherine Day Tour from Darwin including Katherine Gorge Cruise
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Katherine Gorge Cruise in Nitmiluk National Park
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Nabilil Dreaming: Katherine Gorge Sunset Dinner Cruise
Ranked #4 of 26 things to do in Katherine
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Owner description: A cruise on the Katherine River will give you a great overview of this national park, made up of 13 sandstone gorges
Adelaide, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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“Indigenous cultural experience”
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Took a t rip to the Katherine gorge to spend time with people explaining basket weaving, rock art, bark painting, weapons including manufacture and use, walked around garden to identify trees used to make woomeras, spears etc. run by an indigenous family who brought it to life. Recommended

Visited August 2014
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Palmerston, Australia
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“Camping Grounds”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

What you see and what you get are two different things......to book online and by just viewing the advertised material can lead to a big disappointment.....the caravan sites are the worst I have ever seen,dusty roads in the camp area,when you go out for a day trip,your camp site is taken by someone else.....especially if you are camping in a Motorhome and this is your only transport.

Ablution blocks are well maintained as well as the swimmingpool area. The Visitor Centre and restaurant on the premises are outstanding.The cruises on the river is interesting but the visit to the Cutta-Cutta Caves was a disappointment....

Visited August 2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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“excellent park”
Reviewed 3 August 2014

We liked the park and the staff they were very helpful when we asked a question. If you like hiking its a great place to do it also the cruise up the river was stunning very beautiful,

Visited July 2014
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Perth, Australia
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“Wonderful nature....bats take to wing”
Reviewed 26 July 2014

At sunset watch the thousands of bats leave their tree homes. Diving and drinking from river before circling in a crazy natural vortex before flying off to feed. Experience this on the pontoon just 50 metres up from where the boat cruises depart. Arrive just before sunset for a good half hour of natures wonder.

Visited July 2014
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Cooktown, Australia
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“Awesome and inspiring”
Reviewed 23 July 2014

We spent one night and two days at Nitmiluk - Katherine Gorge, home of the Jayown people. The Nitmiluk Dreaming river cruise to gorges 1 and 2 was great , with interesting commentary from our guide. The next morning we walked the 3.7 klm Baruwei Trail to lookout, views of the gorge and lands in the distance were well worth the effort.
I acknowledge the Traditional Owners past and present and thank them for sharing their country and stories

Visited July 2014
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