The Jawoyn people invite you to experience the history, beauty and culture of one of Australia’s most spectacular destinations.

Cicada Lodge, Australia’s newest Indigenous owned luxury lodge, provides the traveller a truly authentic cultural and natural Australian wilderness experience-of-a-lifetime.

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300km south of Darwin and 32km from Katherine town centre, Cicada Lodge is located inside Nitmiluk National Park, home to Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge. This deep gorge carved through ancient sandstone by the Katherine River draws thousands of visitors to the Jawoyn-owned Nitmiluk National Park each year.

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Cicada Lodge delivers the highest standards of non-intrusive, world-class service in in a contemporary, sophisticated style fusing international and Australian design elements, along with elements of traditional culture. As you enter Cicada Lodge, you will be drawn into The Dreaming world of the Jawoyn People whilst still experiencing the highest levels of service and comfort.

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A stay at Cicada Lodge is further enhanced with the opportunity to experience the ancient landscapes of the Nitmiluk National Park.

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Adventure Swim Tour

1.5 hrs | $499 pp

Jawoyn Cultural Tour

1.5 hrs | $150 pp

Jawoyn Rock Art Tour

1.5 hrs | $499 pp

Cicada Lodge offers many exclusive tours. View all tours »