Nitmiluk National Park

Phone: (08) 8973 8821

Park Sites Access Comments Forecast opening
Nitmiluk National Park Open   
Swimming in Katherine River: gorge 1 Closed            Closed in accordance with the Saltwater Crocodile Risk Management Plan.NA
Swimming in Katherine River: gorges 2 and 3Closed Closed for the duration of the wet season, due to wet weather conditionsAnticipated opening June 2019, 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 2019, dependent on weather conditions
Canoeing gorges 2 and 3 (half day and full day)  Closed      Closed for the duration of the wet season, due to wet weather conditionsAnticipated opening June 2019, dependent on weather conditions
Overnight canoeing gorges 4 and upwards Closed            Closed for the duration of the wet season, due to wet weather conditionsAnticipated opening June 2019, dependent on weather conditions
Jatbula Trail ClosedBookings 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 2019, dependent on weather conditions
Northern Rockhole – Walk and swimming ClosedClosed for the duration of the wet season, due to wet weather conditionsAnticipated opening May 2019, dependent on weather conditions
Southern Rockhole – Walk and swimming Open  
Baruwei Loop Walk Open  
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/. 
Southern walks
Windolf Walk Open  
Butterfly Gorge Walk Open              
Lily Ponds Walk Open  
Lily Ponds – swimming at river ClosedClosed for the duration of the wet season, due to wet weather conditionsAnticipated opening June 2019, dependent on weather conditions
Lily Pond Waterfall – swimming Open       
Dunlop Swamp – camping ClosedClosed for the duration of the wet season, due to wet weather conditionsAnticipated opening April 2019, dependent on weather conditions
Smitt Rock Walk ClosedClosed for the duration of the wet season, due to wet weather conditionsAnticipated opening April 2019, dependent on weather condition
Jawoyn Valley Walk ClosedClosed for the duration of the wet season, due to wet weather conditionsAnticipated opening April 2019, dependent on weather condition
Eighth Gorge ClosedClosed for the duration of the wet season, due to wet weather conditionsAnticipated opening April 2019, dependent on weather condition
Waleka Walk (Pats Lookout to Butterfly Gorge) Open   
Waleka Walk ( Butterfly Gorge to 8th Gorge)ClosedClosed for the duration of the wet season, due to wet weather conditionsAnticipated opening April 2019, dependent on weather condition
Leliyn (Edith Falls)
Edith Falls Open  
Leliyn Loop Walk Open  
Sweetwater Walk Open  
Sweetwater swimming Open  
Swimming in plunge pool Open  
Swimming in upper pool Open  
Campground Open Campground now has phone contact: (08) 8972 2884  (phone bookings are not available). Kiosk also open.

Last updated: 14 November 2018

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