Katherine Gorge set deep within the stone country of Nitmiluk National Park is a dramatic setting. The towering rock wall ramparts above the Katherine River, ancient Aboriginal Dreamtime stories, prolific birdlife and a boat journey into the 'never never' land highlight the grandeur of this spectacular gorge.
Edith Falls cascading down the sheer rock wall face into a paperbark encompassed plunge pool, Pine Creek historic town and the Adelaide River War Cemetery offer amazing contrasts in a powerful outback land.
• Head south out of Darwin on the Stuart Highway
• Endless outback scrub and WWII air strips
• Adelaide River - perhaps a light or cooked country breakfast (own expense)
• Visit Adelaide River War Cemetery - memorial of the Darwin air raids
• Wallabies can usually be seen in this area
• Look for kytes soaring overhead, cockatoos, brolgas and jabirus
• Look for massive roadtrains
• Historic Pine Creek Railway Station and town
• Visit superb Edith Falls there's time for a swim in the waterhole
• Tour the outback township of Katherine - the third largest in the Territory
• Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at the Katherine Gorge Visitors Centre
• Take a guided 2 hour scenic cruise through Katherine Gorge
• Look for freshwater crocodiles on the banks
• After the first gorge theres a short walk along the side to the second gorge
• Marvel at the stark, sheer, coloured escarpments of the Katherine Gorge canyon
• Look for birdlife and plants along the gorge escarpment
• Stop at Adelaide River for dinner (own expense)
• Perhaps try the local delicacy ' Barra and chips'.
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