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Nitmiluk National Park

Phone: 08 8973 8821

Park SitesAccessComments Forecast opening
Nitmiluk National Park Open   -
Swimming in Katherine River: gorge 1 Closed            Closed in accordance with the Saltwater Crocodile Risk Management Plan -
Swimming in Katherine River: gorges 2 and 3 Open  
Swimming in Katherine River: gorges 4 upwards  Open   
Private Canoeing (day) - gorges 2 and upriver Open                                 
Overnight Canoeing Open   
Jatbula Trail Open to on-line permit holders only You can book online from 1 November for the following year's walking season. Permits are required for out of season walks (during 1 October to 31 May). To apply for a permit, contact jatbula.trail@nt.gov.au.  
Northern Rockhole – Walk and swimming Open   
Southern Rockhole – Walk and swimming Open   -
Baruwei Loop Walk Open   -
Boat tours Open 1st, 2nd and 3rd Gorge. For more information contact Nitmiluk 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 in accordance with the Saltwater Crocodile Risk Management Plan. Anticipated re-opening June 2021, dependent on weather.
Lily Pond Waterfall – swimming Open  
Dunlop Swamp – camping Open  
Smitt Rock Walk (via Yambi Walk)  Open  
Jawoyn Valley Walk Closed Closed for seasonal weather conditions. Anticipated re-opening Mid May 2021, dependent on weather.
Eighth Gorge Walk Open  
Waleka Walk (Pats Lookout to Butterfly Gorge) Open   -
Waleka Walk ( Butterfly Gorge to 8th Gorge) Closed Closed between Smitt Rock and Eighth. Anticipated re-opening Mid May 2021, dependent on weather.
Mountain bike trails
Jalkwarak Trail Open with restricted access Two sections of the Jalkwarak Trail are closed due to seasonal weather conditions:
1. The section between the visitor centre and the picnic ground area is closed, and
2. The section behind the ranger station through to Gorge road.
All other sections of the trail remain open.
Riders should travel with care.
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Jatete Trail Open Recent rain has caused minor erosion in places along the trails. Riders should travel with care. -
Gurumal Trail Open Recent rain has caused minor erosion in places along the trails. Riders should travel with care. -
Windolf Trail Open Recent rain has caused minor erosion in places along the trails. Riders should travel with care. -
Yambi Trail Open Recent rain has caused minor erosion in places along the trails. Riders should travel with care. -
Waleka Trail Open Recent rain has caused minor erosion in places along the trails. Riders should travel with care. -
Bamjon Trail Open Recent rain has caused minor erosion in places along the trails. Riders should travel with care. -
Leliyn (Edith Falls)
Edith Falls Open   -
Leliyn Loop Walk Open -
Sweetwater and Longhole Walk Open   -
Sweetwater swimming Open   -
Swimming in plunge pool Open -
Swimming in upper pool Open  -
Campground Open Campground contact: 08 8972 2884 (phone bookings are not available). -

Last updated: 05 May 2021

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28 July 2021, 9:35 pm