Is it necessary to call 24hrs prior to departure to confirm booking?

Yes, although it is not entirely necessary it is advisable to ensure that all your details are correct.

How long is the drive from Darwin to Katherine?

The drive is around 3.5 hours from Darwin to the Katherine Gorge.

Can you accommodate for families?

We have one interconnecting suite. All other rooms are located in pairs although not with interconnecting doors.

How far is the gorge from the Cicada Lodge?

The Lodge has partial views overlooking the Katherine River and is a 15 minute walk to the jetty from which all cruises of the Gorge depart.

What activities can we do there?

We offer several different touring options, cruises, canoe hire, walks and helicopter flights.

Where is there to eat?

We have our Cicada Restaurant which caters breakfast, lunch and dinner.

What time zone are we in?

Central standard time. This time zone does not vary throughout the year for daylight savings.

Are all your rooms air conditioned?

Yes all of our lodge rooms are reverse cycle systems.

Are we able to check in before Midday?

Yes, as long as it arranged prior to arrival date.

Do you cater for dietary requirements?

We cater for dietary requirements and like to be advised before arrival.

Can we swim in the gorge all year round?

Unfortunately you can only swim in the gorge during our dry season once Parks & Wildlife have declared it safe to swim.

What time of the year does the wet and dry season fall?

Late October – late March is the wet season. Dry season runs from Late March – early October. Cicada Lodge is open all year round.

What are your internet charges?

We have complimentary wi-fi and broadband within the Lodge.

What are the transfer options to get to Cicada Lodge?

There several options for transfers including private car, helicopter and coach transfer.

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