Nitmiluk Gorge – Part 1

By mid-afternoon, we arrived in Katherine, 317km south-east of Darwin. It was time to get off the train and explore.

Cruising Nitmiluk Gorge

We chose to go to Nitmiluk (formerly Katherine) Gorge, which was a good 30 minutes coach ride away from the train station.

Cruising Nitmiluk Gorge

It was a very hot 37C in Katherine (with humidity!) and we were glad to get on to the boat and under cover.

Cruising Nitmiluk Gorge

Boats are practically the only means of seeing the Gorge in March as the water levels were still high, and so was the chance of seeing a salt-water crocodile!

Cruising Nitmiluk Gorge

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