Katherine Gorge/ Nitmiluk

Katherine Gorge, Australia is a national park of 180,353 hectares in the Northern Territory, the Jawoyn people, manage the Nitmiluk National Park in conjunction with the Parks and Wildlife.

Katherine Gorge, a deep gorge carved through ancient sandstone by the Katherine River, Katherine Gorge is made up of thirteen gorges, with rapids and falls, and follow the Katherine River, which begins in Kakadu.

It has natural beauty, flora and fauna, Aboriginal history, culture and rock art. You will find a landscape of rugged sandstone cliffs, dramatic waterfalls and lush rainforest. The Edith Falls waterfalls flow all year round and are a great spot for swimming, picnics and camping.

April to October are the best time to visit Katherine Gorge. most spots and ideal for swimming and canoeing. There may be freshwater crocodiles in most parts of the river, as they nest along the banks, but they are harmless to humans.

Saltwater crocodiles regularly enter the river during the wet season, when the water levels are very high, and are removed and returned to the lower levels at the start of the dry season before the park is opened to the public. Swimming in the wet season is prohibited.