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 in accordance with the Saltwater Crocodile Risk Management Plan.Anticipated 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 April 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 Open NA
Baruwei Loop Walk Open  NA
Boat tours Open 1st and 2nd 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              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 Open      NA
Dunlop Swamp – camping ClosedClosed for the duration of the wet season due to wet weather conditionsAnticipated opening April 2018, dependent on weather conditions
Smitt Rock Walk ClosedClosed due to weather conditionsAnticipated opening April 2018, dependent on weather conditions
Jawoyn Valley Walk ClosedClosed due to weather conditionsAnticipated opening April 2018, dependent on weather conditions
Eighth Gorge ClosedClosed due to weather conditionsAnticipated opening April 2018, dependent on weather conditions
Waleka Walk (Pats Lookout to Butterfly Gorge) Open  NA
Waleka Walk ( Butterfly Gorge to 8th Gorge)ClosedClosed due to weather conditionsAnticipated opening April 2018, dependent on weather conditions
Leliyn (Edith Falls)
Edith Falls Open NA
Leliyn Loop Walk Open NA
Sweetwater Walk Open NA
Sweetwater swimming OpenSwim with cautionNA
Swimming in plunge pool ClosedClosed in accordance with Saltwater Crocodile Risk Management Plan.Anticipated opening mid-May 2018, dependent on weather conditions
Swimming in upper pool Open NA
Campground Open Campground now has phone contact: (08) 8972 2884  (phone bookings are not available). Kiosk also open. NA

Last updated: 18 April 2018