Katherine in a Day Tour with Flights and Boat Tour - For 2

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  • Katherine in a Day Tour with Flights and Boat Tour - For 2

A visit to the Top End of Australia's Northern Territory isn't complete until you take a visit to the impressive Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, which boasts of 13 separate gorges - stretching 12km and extending more than 70m high. On this full day tour, you'll explore this marvel of nature by air, water and land, which ensures that you don't miss a thing. Departing from Darwin, you'll discover the magic of the Katherine as you embark on a scenic flight over the spectacular region, followed by a boat tour where you'll get right in the thick of it and savour the sights up close. You'll top off an already unforgettable day with a visit to an arts and cultural centre where you'll dive into Aboriginal culture and art. Head back to Darwin on an hour long ferry flight with lots of fun adventures.

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  • Description
    • Take an adventure around Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge by air, water and land
    • Embark on a two hour scenic flight and boat tour with live commentary
    • Includes lunch, transfers and visit to arts and cultural centre

    Get ready for an incredible day exploring all that Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge has to offer. You'll start your day with a two hour scenic flight from Darwin where you'll witness the magnificence of the Katherine from above. From the skies, you'll get a glimpse of the 13 impressive gorges that make up this marvel of nature, which extends more than 70 high and stretches as far as the eye can see.

    Descend back to ground ready for your next adventure aboard a stunning boat tour that will take you through the limestone rock formations of the first two gorges. Hold your breath as you marvel at their imposing beauty and let your guide bring it all to life as they tell you stories about history and culture.

    You'll then take a breather with a delicious lunch provided, before you make your last stop at either Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre or Mimi Aboriginal Art & Craft. Here you'll admire Aboriginal art and learn more about the stories behind them to top off your tour. After a jam-packed day full of memorable adventures, head back to Darwin on an hour long ferry flight with countless of memories and fun stories to hold onto forever.

    Please note: The Northern Territory celebrates two seasons - Wet and Dry. The itinerary will slightly differ between the seasons.

    DRY SEASON ITINERARY (April to September)

    • 07:15am: Check in at Kakadu Air Terminal Darwin
    • 08:00am - 09:30am: Two hour scenic flight over Mary River, Kakadu and Katherine National Parks. Highlights include iconic river systems including the Adelaide, South and East Alligator, Mikinj Valley, Arnhem Land Plateau and Lightning dreaming
    • 10:00am - 10:45am: Land transfers to the cruise
    • 11:00am - 1:00pm: NitNit Dreaming 2 Gorge Boat Tour (2 hours)
    • 1:00pm - 2:00pm: Lunch (included)
    • 2:00pm - 2:15pm: Add on an optional Heliflight of 10, 12 or 15 minutes over the Gorge System
    • 2:15pm - 2:30pm: Transfers to arts and cultural centre
    • 2:30pm - 3:00pm: Visit to either Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre or Mimi Aboriginal Art & Craft depending on the day of booking
    • 3:30pm - Depart Katherine on a 1 hour ferry flight back to Darwin

    WET SEASON ITINERARY (October to March)

    • 07:15am: Check in at Kakadu Air Terminal Darwin
    • 08:00am - 09:30am: 1.5 hour scenic flight over Kakadu and Katherine National Parks. Highlights include Adelaide and Mary Rivers en-route to Kakadu, Arnhem land escarpment and plateau, Jim Jim and Twin waterfalls and views over Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge
    • 10:00am - 10:45am: Transfer to Cruise
    • 11:00am - 1:30pm: NitNit Dreaming 2 Gorge Boat Tour for 2-2.5 hours. Bring your swimwear and a towel as there may be an optional swim * This option is weather and water levels dependant
    • 1:30pm - 2:15pm: Lunch at Sugarbag CafĂ© (included)
    • 2:15pm - 2:45pm: Transfers to arts and cultural centre
    • 2:45pm - 3:15pm: Visit to either Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre OR Mimi Aboriginal Art & Craft depending on the day of booking
    • 3:30pm: Depart Katherine on a 1 hour ferry flight back to Darwin
    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • Maximum weight limit of 130kg per person (please advise if you are this weight)
    • Children (4-14years old) must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infants are free of charge if they are seated on someone's lap (please advise at the time of booking)
    • All flight times are approximate and routes and flight paths may vary due to weather and traffic control or at the pilot's discretion
    • Add on an optional Heliflight of 10, 12 or 15 minutes over the Gorge System during the Dry Season

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Dress in suitable clothes and enclosed footwear

    What is Supplied

    • Return flights from Darwin to Katherine
    • Two hour scenic flight with live commentary
    • Two hour NitNit Dreaming boat tour
    • Visit to Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre or Mimi Aboriginal Art & Craft
    • Lunch and all transfers

    More Information

    • Please allow a full day for this experience
    • Starts at 8:30am and finishes at 4pm
    • Departure time may vary depending on cruise availability
    • All flights are confirmed with a minimum of two passengers unless otherwise stated. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring you will be offered an alternative
    • Flights are subject to favourable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, passengers will be given the option of an alternative time and/or date
    • Add on an optional Heliflight of 10, 12 or 15 minutes over the Gorge System during the Dry Season

    Cancellation Policy

    • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
    • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
    • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

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Location

Eaton (Departs Darwin)

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