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

Cicada Lodge, your sanctuary from which to embrace the ancient landscapes and indigenous culture within the iconic Nitmiluk National Park..

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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. The Gorge comprises a system of 13 immense gorges carved over the millenia by the Katherine River through the ancient stone country of the region. More than a location of beautiful landscapes, the gorges hold great cultural value for the Jawoyn people. For these traditional owners, Nitmiluk refers to a cicada dreaming place – the place where the spirits of creation abide.

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Cicada Lodge is designed for the sophisticated traveller looking for an authentic Indigenous and natural Australian “experience-of-a-lifetime,” in the heart of Northern Australia’s Timeless North. A sanctuary of elegant comfort, the Lodge provides a level of excellence in accommodation, service and dining.

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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 Rock Art Tour

1.5 hrs | $499 pp

Nabilil Dreaming Sunset Dinner Cruise

3.5 hours | $154 per adult | $112 per child

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Cicada Adventure Escape

$990 twinshare

  • 2 night's accommodation in a King Lodge room
  • Complimentary 8 Gorge Helicopter Experience
  • Sunset canapés and drinks
  • Gourmet breakfast daily
  • Complimentary WiFi and in-house movies
  • Valid for travel 1 March 2015 - 31 May 2015
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