The Amphitheatre

National Parks and Reserves

Take a break at the Amphitheatre – a pocket of monsoon rainforest located along the Jatbula Trail. The Amphitheatre is located 26 kilometres from the Gorge precinct (Nitmiluk) and is a favourite resting place of many who walk the trail. Walkers arrive on the third day of the iconic 4 – 5 night bushwalk. A short, steep set of steps descends into the Amphitheatre, which is a U-shaped gorge filled with monsoon rainforest – a welcome change from the rugged country already traversed.

You will feel as if you have entered an enchanted world of moss-covered boulders and clear rock pools. Look for the Aboriginal rock art on The Amphitheatre’s walls, which was left there by the Jawoyn people. The Jatbula Trail is a 62 kilometre one-way trek that starts at the Nitmiluk Centre and finishes at Leliyn (Edith Falls).

This highly popular walk must be booked online well in advance of your visit, to avoid disappointment.


Caravan / Camper Trailer / Campervan Sites / Campsites


Hiking Walks


From AU$10.00

Park entry fees – Parks Pass applies.
(NT residents exempt).
Camping and extended walk fees apply to all visitors.

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17 Mile Falls Jatbula

17 Mile Falls


Getting instructions from Manuel

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Top Didj Art Gallery


Railway Bridge now used as a bike & pedestrian path.

Katherine Railway Trestle Bridge


Jatbula Trail

Jatbula Trail


Sandy Camp Pool from the air.

Sandy Camp


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