Nitmiluk National Park

Phone: (08) 8972 1886

Park Sites Access Comments Forecast opening
Nitmiluk National Park Open   
Swimming in Katherine River – gorges one Closed            Closed for the duration of the wet season due to wet weather conditionsAnticipated opening June 2018, dependent on weather conditions
Swimming in Katherine River – gorges two and threeClosed            Closed for the duration of the wet season due to wet weather conditionsAnticipated opening June 2018, dependent on weather conditions
Swimming in Katherine River: Gorges 4 upwardsClosedClosed for the duration of the wet season due to wet weather conditionsAnticipated opening June 2018, dependent on weather conditions
Canoeing gorges two and three (half day and full day)  Closed      Closed for the duration of the wet season due to wet weather conditionsAnticipated opening June 2018, dependent on weather conditions           
Overnight canoeing gorges four and upwards Closed            Closed for the duration of the wet season due to wet weather conditionsAnticipated opening June 2018, dependent on weather conditions            
Jatbula Trail Closed Closed for the duration of the wet season due to wet weather conditions.

Bookings required. Bookings taken from November for the following year. PWC Permits office on (08) 89994486 Please book online. Permit required for out of season walks from October 1 to May 31.
Anticipated opening June 2018, dependent on weather conditions
Northern Rockhole Walk and Swimming ClosedClosed for the duration of the wet season due to wet weather conditionsAnticipated opening May 2018, dependent on weather conditions
Southern Rockhole – swimming Closed

Closed until further notice in accordance with Nitmiluk National Park Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) Risk Management Plan.

When water levels recede
Baruwei Loop Walk Open  NA
Boat tours Open 1st, 2nd and 3rd gorge tours. Please contact Nitmiluk Tours for boat tours on 1300 146 743 or visit http://www.nitmiluktours.com.au/. NA
Southern walks
Windolf Walk Open  
Butterfly Gorge Walk Open           

Butterfly Gorge walk via the Yambi and Waleka Trails is open.

NA
Lily Ponds Walk Open   NA
Lily Ponds – swimming at river ClosedClosed for the duration of the wet season due to wet weather conditionsAnticipated opening June 2018, dependent on weather conditions
Lily Pond Waterfall – swimming Closed     Closed for the duration of the wet season due to wet weather conditionsNA
Dunlop Swamp – camping ClosedClosed for the duration of the wet season due to wet weather conditionsApril 2018
Smitt Rock Walk Closed April 2018
Jawoyn Valley Walk Closed April 2018
Eighth Gorge Closed April 2018
Waleka Walk (Pats Lookout to Butterfly Gorge) Open  NA
Waleka Walk ( Butterfly Gorge to 8th Gorge)Closed April 2018
Leliyn (Edith Falls)
Edith Falls Open  
Leliyn Loop Walk ClosedClosed due to bridge floodingWhen water level recedes
Sweetwater Walk Open  
Sweetwater swimming OpenSwim with caution 
Swimming in plunge pool ClosedSwimming closed due to river riseApril / May 2018
Swimming in upper pool ClosedClosed due to strong currentsWhen water level recedes
Campground Open Campground now has phone contact: (08) 8972 2884  (phone bookings are not available). Kiosk also open. NA

Last updated: 17 February 2018