Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park Guided Tours

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Description

**NOTE: Enclosed shoes must be worn for this tour or you will be turned away** Delve 15 metres below the surface to discover amazing limestone caves in the heart of Australia’s Top End. Formed millions of years ago, the Cutta Cutta Caves system is home to a variety of native wildlife and is rich in Indigenous culture and modern European history. You will need to travel 27km south of the Katherine Township, heading south on the Stuart Hwy. Tropical cave systems like those in Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park are limited in Australia and are therefore of scientific and conservation interest and are the primary season the area has been declared an official Nature Park.

Itinerary

Duration: 1 hour

  • Formed millions of years ago the Cutta Cutta Caves system is home to a variety of native wildlife and is rich in Indigenous culture and modern European history. Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park is located 27km south of Katherine and is easily accessible from the Stuart Highway. The park covers 1499 hectares of limestone landscape, and is home to five species of bats, including the rare Ghost and Horseshoe bats. About 170 species of birds have been recorded within the park, including the Hooded Parrot and the endangered Gouldian Finch. Tropical cave systems like those in Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park are limited in Australia and are therefore of scientific and conservation interest and are the primary season the area has been declared an official Nature Park. In addition to the Caves system, a Visitor Centre and kiosk, the park offers a Tropical Woodland walk, with information for visitors about the local flora and fauna. The Tropical Woodland walk begins near the carpark and enables visitors to experience the open tropical woodland. Allow 10 to 20 minutes to complete the walk. The Cutta Cutta Caves tour is typically open from April until the end of October, depending on weather conditions.

    Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

  • 1hr Guided tour

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Description

**NOTE: Enclosed shoes must be worn for this tour or you will be turned away** Delve 15 metres below the surface to discover amazing limestone caves in the heart of Australia’s Top End. Formed millions of years ago, the Cutta Cutta Caves system is home to a variety of native wildlife and is rich in Indigenous culture and modern European history. You will need to travel 27km south of the Katherine Township, heading south on the Stuart Hwy. Tropical cave systems like those in Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park are limited in Australia and are therefore of scientific and conservation interest and are the primary season the area has been declared an official Nature Park.

Duration

1 hour

Additional Info

  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Enclosed Footwear must be worn
  • Caves open from April to October

Operated by Nitmiluk Tours

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