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Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park Guided Tours

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Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park Guided Tours
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Overview

Discover the magnificent Cutta Cutta Caves system on a 1-hour guided underground tour. See the stalactites and stalagmites up close, and hear about the wildlife and human history of the caves — a popular attraction in the Top End area of Australia's Northern Territory.
  • 1-hour guided tour of Cutta Cutta Caves
  • View the cave system up close during a tour that goes up to 50 feet (15 meters) underground
  • Learn about the animal life and geology of Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park
  • Check out one of Australia's only tropical cave systems
  • Take an optional self-guided nature walk through a tropical woodland
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Departure Point

Cutta Cutta Caves, Venn NT 0852, Australia

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Make your own way to Cutta Cutta Caves, which is easily accessible from the Stuart Highway just 16.5-miles (27-kilometers) south of Katherine.

Meet your guide and receive a brief orientation, then descend 50 feet (15 meters) into the limestone cave system. Thus tropical cave system formed millions of years ago, and is one of only a few in Australia, which makes it a focus of scientific research. It has also has played significance for Aboriginal culture and modern European history

Hear details about the area’s geology and Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park, which is home to more than 170 bird species, such as the endangered Gouldian finch and hooded parrot. Some rare bats live here also, including the ghost bat and horseshoe bat.

When you have finished your cave tour, you might want to explore further on your own. The nature park offers a self-guided Tropical Woodland walk with information about local flora and fauna.
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Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park
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 
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  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • From December - April, the caves can sometimes be affected by flooding. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Enclosed Footwear must be worn
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Nitmiluk Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park Guided Tours?
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The policy on sanitization is:

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park Guided Tours?
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The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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What is the maximum group size during Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park Guided Tours?
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This activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers.

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Cutta Cutta caves a must
Sally_D
, Jul 2021
Great guide- very knowledgeable. Awesome experience! Definitely a must see if you go Through Katherine.
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Cutta Cutta caves
Diane_E
, Jul 2021
A short, really interesting little tour with a fantastic informative guide and just a short drive from Katherine.
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Pleasurable caving experience
Veronica_E
, Jul 2021
Although not a huge cave it is packed with an array of natural wonders and a tour guide who certainly has an abundance of knowledge about environmental science, eco systems, and history… It is well worth the effort for a pleasurable experience in the bush… Thank you for sharing the experience…
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Must see
harry_S
, Jul 2021
A great tour guide explaining the formations & history of the caves . Excellent lighting & will recommend all who visit the area & Catherine in Darwin
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Easy Cave viewing
Malcolm_G
, Jul 2021
Just good to see different types of caves. Easy access and not a difficult exercise. Guide was very knowledgeable and looked after the safety of people well.
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Amazing tour
Shirley_D
, Jul 2021
The amazing caves & our very informative guide. Our safety was well looked after too. Very well managed tour by guides & checkin person.
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Interesting and educational
Ken_A
, Jul 2021
Friendly, helpful and knowledgeable guide (James) and reception staff. Cave was well laid out and great explanation of the formations
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Cutta Cutta cuts it
Danae_J
, Jun 2021
Great guides and wonderful formations. Easy walks outside and good information provided. Friendly reception and covid compliant.
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Great tour
Amanda_M
, Jun 2021
The guide was easy going and friendly. The caves were beautiful and the commentary was interesting .
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Cave was awesome.
Robin_P
, Jun 2021
Loved everything about the trip. Only was worried about the snakes, but all good. The guide was great. Baw Baw
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