Canoes, boats, bike trails and fishing in Nitmiluk National Park
There are rules if you want to canoe, bring your boat or fish in Nitmiluk Gorge
There are a variety of activities you can do at Nitmiluk National Park.
Canoeing in Nitmiluk Gorge
Canoes can be hired from the visitor centre by the hour, half day, full day or overnight.
No canoeing in the first gorge.
Private canoes can be used. You must get a permit from the visitor centre.
You will have to transport your own canoe to the second gorge. Find out more on the Nitmiluk Tours website.
Learn more about canoeing the gorges in the Nitmiluk National Park canoeing guide .
Mountain bike riding
The Nitmiluk mountain bike (MTB) trails provide options for riders of all ages and abilities.
MTB trails in the park are part of the walking trail network and are shared-use for walkers and riders.
Respect other users by alerting them with a friendly greeting as you approach.
Generally cyclists give way to walkers.
Choose trails that match your fitness and ability. Be prepared, be safe and have fun.
Your boat must be less than 4 metres long with a maximum of 15 horse power.
You can't go faster than 7 nautical miles per hour.
Lure fishing is allowed in the Katherine River. You don't need a permit.
Using bait, traps, nets and spears is prohibited.
Read more about fishing and boating in Northern Territory Parks .
Last updated: 23 February 2022
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