Cicada Lodge, a new luxury lodge perfectly positioned as your base from which to explore Nitmiluk Gorge and its ancient landscape.

300km south of Darwin along the Stuart Highway and 32km from Katherine town centre, the Lodge is nestled in natural bush, high above the ancient waterways of the Katherine River system.

Cicada Lodge is a joint venture between the Jawoyn people and Indigenous Business Australia (IBA), bringing a new element of quality, service and authenticity to Katherine and Australia’s Top End.

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Enhance your stay at Cicada Lodge with an exclusive regional tour.

All our regional tours have a strong cultural aspect, allowing travellers to learn, understand and appreciate the ancient landscape and cultural heritage of the area's traditional owners, the Jawoyn people.

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Destination France

It is with great pleasure that Cicada Lodge and Nitmiluk invite you to the next unforgettable Fine Dining event on 12 May 2018

Join us on a journey to France, one of the world’s most famous culinary escapes.

We will transport you to the heart of France with a three course classical, yet modern French gastronomical delight.

Matched with regional French wines, your palate will experience the authenticity of France itself. The following morning you will be treated to a traditional French breakfast with pastries, croissants and sublime cheeses.

Reserve your spot by contacting 1300 146 743 or send an email to