Katherine

  • Katherine is the third-largest town in the Northern Territory, with a population of around 8,000 and is located 300 kilometres south of Darwin. The town was named by the explorer John McDouall Stuart, after Catherine, the daughter of his benefactor. The region is home to the Jawoyn Aboriginal people. Katherine is often described as a place where ‘the outback meets the tropics’ and is well equipped with a range of accommodation and facilities. Travellers visiting Katherine may like to browse the Katherine Railway Museum, view the fine collection of Aboriginal art at Katherine Art Gallery, relax in the Katherine Hot

  • Festival of the Dry
    Festival of the Dry

    Join in the vibrant celebration of art and culture at the Katherine Festival. The Katherine

  • Katherine Community Market
    Katherine Community Market

    Held on every Saturday monring, the Katherine Community Market is modelled on a ‘Farmers’ Market’,

  • The Amphitheatre
    The Amphitheatre

    Take a break at the Amphitheatre - a pocket of monsoon rainforest located along the

  • Northern Rockhole
    Northern Rockhole

    Northern Rockhole, in Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge), is an enjoyable half day walk from

  • 17 Mile Falls
    17 Mile Falls

    These waterfalls astound all who are lucky enough to see them. A hidden gem, the

  • Nitmiluk National Park Visitor Centre
    Nitmiluk National Park Visitor Centre

    Nitmiluk National Park Visitor Centre is a great place to start your journey. It has

  • Leliyn/Edith Falls
    Leliyn/Edith Falls

    Leliyn/Edith Falls is located on the western side of Nitmiluk National Park (Katherine Gorge), 42

  • O'Keeffe Residence
    O'Keeffe Residence

    The O'Keeffe Residence is a small residence built in 1943. Originally intended as a recreation

  • Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night
    Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night

    Marksie's Stockman's Camp Tucker Night is a very unique dining and entertainment experience for all

  • Jatbula Trail
    Jatbula Trail

    The 58 kilometre Jatbula Trail features stunning scenery, waterfalls and Jawoyn Aboriginal rock art. The

  • NT Rare Rocks
    NT Rare Rocks

    Visit NT Rare Rocks in Katherine to see semi-precious stones polished, set and transformed into

  • Sweetwater Pool
    Sweetwater Pool

    Sweetwater Pool is a secluded swimming hole on the Edith River. It is a great

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