Katherine in a day tour

From AUD AU$879.00
  • Duration: 9 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Eaton, NT
  • Product code: DWNC2

Scenic Flight + Cruise + Lunch + Arts / Cultural Centre + Return flights


A visit to the Top End isn't complete until you visit Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge. Consisting of 13 seperate gorges, Nitmiluk Gorge winds along 12km of sheer rock extending more than 70m high. Choose Kakadu Air to connect you with Katherine for a well planned day filled with must do experiences and spectacular sights. 

Katherine in a day tour includes return flights from Darwin to Katherine, 1.5 hours of stunning scenic flying, Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge Cruise, a visit to either Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre or Mimi Aboriginal Art
& Craft, lunch. 

Add on an optional Heliflight over 3 gorges to really complete your experience. 

The Northern Territory celebrates 2 seasons; Wet and Dry. We fly all year around and our Katherine tour itinerary will slightly differ between the seasons.


DRY SEASON ITINERARY (April- September)

07:15am                       Check in at Kakadu Air Terminal Darwin 

08:00am – 09:30am     Start your day with a 1.5 hour scenic flight over Mary River, Kakadu and Katherine National Parks. Immerse yourself in the history, rugged beauty and culture of this majestic region with live commentary from the pilot. The highlights of this scenic flight 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 – 13:00pm      NitNit Dreaming 2 Gorge Boat Tour (2hrs)

13:00pm – 14:00pm      Lunch at Sugarbag Café (included in the price)

14:00pm - 14:15pm      Optional 10 minute Helicopter flight over 3 gorges. (Dry Season only APRIL - SEP) The Helicopter flight will be an additional $108.00 per person

14:15pm – 14:30pm      Transfers to arts and cultural centre

14:30pm – 15:00pm      Visit to either Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre or Mimi Aboriginal Art & Craft depending on the day of booking

15:30pm                        Depart Katherine on a 1 hour ferry flight back to Darwin


WET SEASON ITINERARY  (October - March)

07:15am                           Check in at Kakadu Air Terminal Darwin

08:00am – 09:30am         Start the day tour with a 1.5 hour scenic flight over Kakadu and Katherine National Parks.Departing Darwin, passengers will be treated to spectacular aerial views of the Adelaide and Mary Rivers en-route to our homeland; Kakadu. Take in the sights of the Arnhem land escarpment and plateau before viewing the impressive and prominent waterfalls, Jim Jim and Twin. We finish the scenic flight with views over the Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge.

10:00am – 10:45am         Transfer to Cruise

11:00am – 13:30pm        NitNit Dreaming 2 Gorge Boat Tour (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!

13:30pm   - 14:15pm        Lunch at Sugarbag Café (included in the price)

14:15pm   - 14:45pm        Transfers to arts and cultural centre                     

14:45pm – 15:15pm         Visit to either Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre OR Mimi Aboriginal Art & Craft depending on the day of booking

15:30pm                            Depart Katherine on a 1hour ferry flight back to Darwin