Explore this amazing destination with Nitmiluk Tours.

Integral to the Cicada Lodge experience is the opportunity to explore the ancient landscapes of Nitmiluk National Park, home to Nitmiluk Gorge. Guests can tour by helicopter to tranquil waterfalls and swimming holes, or to remote rock art sites to interpret images painted thousands of years before. Visitors can cruise or canoe down the timeless Gorge system; or walk paths trod by past generations.

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Experience more during your stay with us with our packages.

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Touring experiences from Cicada Lodge with Nitmiluk Tours.

The following tours are just a few of the experiences and adventures available to Cicada Lodge guests from Nitmiluk Tours.

Nabilil Dreaming Sunset Dinner Tour

3.5 hours | $178.00 per adult | $128.00 per child

Enjoy a three course dinner by starlight as you cruise the river system of Nitmiluk Gorge

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Nit Nit Dreaming 2 Gorge Tour

2 hours | $92.00 per adult | $46.00 per child

The Nitmiluk Gorge is made up of 13 separate Gorges. This maze of waterways has been sculpted from the sandstone over countless millennia by the Katherine River. Nitmiluk Tours invites you to experience the beauty, history and culture of the Northern Territory’s Nitmiluk National Park.

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Ancient Garlarr River Safari

The Ancient Garlarr River Safari combines the exclusivity of small group touring with the authentic cultural interpretations of the Jawoyn people to create a new safari style cruise on Nitmiluk Gorge with a maximum of 8 guests in a covered flat-bottomed safari boat visiting exclusive and spectacularly scenic sites along the gorge system. This safari is not only educational but also interactive and can include basket weaving, Didj playing, spear throwing and storytelling.

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Jawoyn Rock Art Tour

2 hrs | $535.00 pp

Fly deep into the heart of the Dreamtime to an amazing Jawoyn art site. Your guide will assist you in interpreting the artwork and the secrets of this ancient land.

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Adventure Swim Tour

2 hrs | $535.00 pp

Fly over the 13 gorges of the Nitmiluk system and land at a remote waterhole. Just you and your guests and the serenity of your own pristine swimming hole – crystal clear waters and not a sole to disturb the peace.

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We also offer year round tours of the Katherine region through Nitmiluk Tours

Preferred Partners and Tour Operators

The Top End is one of the most stunning locations in the world and we encourage guests to Cicada Lodge to explore the region and other experiences on offer.

Marksies Stockmans Dinner

Dine under the stars in the tranquil surroundings of Katherine Museum in surroundings reminiscent of an outback stockman's camp. In this wonderful atmosphere enjoy a camp oven meal, be entertained by great Aussie humour; true and not so true yarns; the good, the bad & some a little bawdy.

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Gecko Canoeing and Trekking

Gecko Canoeing offers canoeing and kayaking experiences on the Katherine River and the Ord River in the famous East Kimberley, hiking on the Jatbula Trail and the Dreaming Place Trail in the Nitmiluk National Park, Kakadu Twin Falls Trail in the Kakadu National Park.

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Top Didj Cultural Experience

Top Didj Cultural Experience & Art Gallery offers a genuine Aboriginal Cultural Experience. - fantastic 2 ½ hour interpretive experience which provides many hands on cultural activities such as painting, fire lighting skills, spear throwing, and learning ancient stories of the regin

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Wildman Wilderness Lodge

Amidst the lush wilderness of Australia’s breathtaking Top End, Wildman Wilderness Lodge offers an extraordinary wetlands safari experience, in the Mary River Wetlands area. Wildman is a small-scale, safari lodge featuring a variety of environmentally sensitive touring options, with all the modern comforts of great accommodation, delicious meals and wine at the end of each day.

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More than a Room

More Than A Room is a group of luxury stay properties based in Darwin.  The unique properties are hand selected to showcase the best locations and accommodation options in Darwin.  From a quiet, chic city apartment to a family friendly tropical beach house, there is something for everyone with a taste for stylish accommodation

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