Nitmiluk National Park Boundary - NT

  National Parks,Reserves

Position

DEG: -14.34739 132.433395
DMS: 14º 20' 50.6" S 132º 26' 0.22" E
UTM: 53 L 8412316mN 223170mE
Altitude: 136m

Description

Address & Contact

1051 Gorge Rd
Lansdowne NT 0850
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

This 292,008 hectare National Park is owned by the Jawoyn Aboriginal people and jointly managed with the Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory. Some of the park’s features include spectacular dissected sandstone country, broad valleys and numerous, significant cultural sites. The deep Nitmiluk Gorge carved through ancient sandstone by the Katherine River is the central attraction of the area, and creates a wonderful ‘natural playground’ for many activities.

ACCESS

The park’s main entrance is located 30 kilometres northeast of Katherine via a sealed road. Keep a watch out for the many Wallabies – a small Kangaroo – that are inquisitive of visitors and haven’t yet learned the road rules. Katherine is approximately 320 kilometres southeast of the Northern Territory’s capital, Darwin.

WHEN TO VISIT

The most comfortable time to visit Nitmiluk National Park is from May to September. During the wet season flooding of the Katherine River may restrict the range of activities available and in some cases prevent access to the park.

ABOUT NITMILUK NATIONAL PARK
For thousands of years Nitmiluk has been the foundation of the Jawoyn Aboriginal people, providing an abundance of water and food, a gallery of art and artefacts and the today it’s a living testament of ancient Aboriginal culture.

Many visitors to the Northern Territory choose to immerse themselves in the natural beauty and culture of Nitmiluk Gorge and National Park with an extended stay in the region or at the Nitmiluk Caravan and Camping grounds, while other with pressing travel schedules have only the time to touch the surface of this ancient landscape.
Day visitors are welcome to open the first pages of this remarkable record of Aboriginal culture, geological wonder and European history. From the Nitmiluk Visitors Centre you can explore the closer points of interest at the display centre and museum, take an easy walk, hire a canoe or enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of the gorges on a Nitmiluk cruise. We recommend the full day cruise that includes morning and afternoon tea and a great Aussie Barbecue.

Don’t miss seeing the range of locally produced art and artefacts, souvenirs and clothing. Enjoy a meal from the Restaurant where the menu reflects the best of local produce and flavours.
PlaceID113715
iMapPlot Reference Image

Map

Working on it...

Get Traveller App Get the ExplorOz Traveller App to download all ExplorOz Places for navigational use on your tablet, phone, iPad or laptop.
Download Place
Use this download for GPX, Hema Navigator and OziExplorer. Geo data only no map included.

TrekNotes Near This Place (2)

Wildflowers

Weather

Closest Weather Station

Tindal at 01/07:30am CST
Distance from Nitmiluk National Park Boundary 20.25km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
28.3°C29.5°C63%20.6°C1011.6hPa0.0mmN15km/hr
8knots
20km/hr
11knots

Closest Climatic Station

Katherine Aviation Museum
Distance from Nitmiluk National Park Boundary 20.25km SW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C34.633.934.234.032.130.130.432.335.837.737.435.9
Mean Min. °C24.223.923.120.816.813.813.014.620.123.724.624.5
Mean Rain mm261.9243.7207.345.95.00.41.11.76.833.288.1223.9

Comments & Reviews

Post a Comment
You must be registered and logged in to post here.



Registration is free and takes only seconds to complete!
Loading...
Add Photos & Files
Alert Admin Open in Traveller App

Sponsored Links

Popular Products (14)