This tour allows plenty of freedom in activities including swimming, photography, bush walking and exploring. Feel a spiritual connection as you venture away from the crowds in the tranquil and secluded 5th, 6th and 7th Gorge. The first designated overnight campsite is the 5th gorge, which is approximately 9kms from the Visitors Centre. A very high level of fitness is required for this tour.
TRAVEL NOTES: This option requires canoeists to acquire a permit from Parks & Wildlife. Permits are limited and pre-booking is recommended. Camping is not permitted outside the designated camp sites at the 5th, 6th, 8th and 9th Gorge. Wood fires are also not permitted, however gas and spirit burners may be used. The canoeists are required to supply and carry their own camping equipment and all litter must be brought back.
PLEASE NOTE: A camping permit from Parks and Wildlife is essential please phone 08 8972 1886 to secure your campsite. A $60.00 cash deposit, per canoe is required and is payable at the canoe shed on the day of departure. This tour is subject to river levels and conditions. Bookings essential, spaces are limited.
DEPARTS: *June – November 08:00 departure, 16:00 return the following day. Please note, canoeing on Nitmiluk Gorge is currently not available due to river levels.
Double canoe: $87.00 per person
Single canoe: $140.00 per person
Rates valid 1 April 2017 - 31 March 2018
PLEASE NOTE: Please ensure that you are sun smart and wear a shirt, hat and sunscreen, and wear mosquito repellent to protect yourself. Take along plenty of water and keep personal belongings to a minimum. A small splash proof container for your canoe is available, however it is not waterproof.
SEASONAL*: During the months of approximately December – May, canoe hire does not operate for safety reasons, due to poor weather and perilous river conditions. The canoeing season will recommence once Parks and Wildlife have completed their annual safety and crocodile survey. For further information please speak to our reservations team.
CASH DEPOSIT: A $50.00 refundable cash deposit per canoe on the day is required at the canoe shed or a $60.00 cash deposit for overnight hire.
AGE RESTRICTIONS: Children under the age of 5 years are not permitted to canoe due to safety regulations. Children aged between the ages of 6 – 12 years must be accompanied by an adult in a double canoe.
To make a booking please contact us at:
P: (08) 8971 0877