Katherine in a day tour

From AUD AU$899.00
  • 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 of 10,12 or 15 minutes over the Gorge System. 

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 2 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.

11:00am – 13:00pm      

Land transfers to the NitNit Dreaming 2 Gorge Boat Tour and soak up the World Heritage wilderness on your leisurely 2-hour cruise.

13:00pm – 14:00pm      

Lunch will be served in the neighbouring Katherine.

14:00pm - 14:15pm      

Add on an optional Heliflight of 10,12 or 15 minutes over the Gorge System. 

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 60-minute 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.

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 is at Sugarbag Café in Katherine.

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


NOTE - The minimum number of guests to conduct this tour is two.  Single traveller bookings may be accepted on a "to be confirmed" basis - contact our friendly team at Kakadu Air directly on 1800 089 113 if you would like to make a single person booking. We will contact you closer to the date of your tour either to confirm the booking or to offer alternate options in the event of insufficient numbers for your desired date.