Attractions

Top Choice National Park in Katherine & Around

Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park

Spectacular Katherine Gorge forms the backbone of the 2920-sq-km Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park, about 30km from Katherine. A series of 13 deep sandstone gorges have been carved out by the Katherine River …
Top Choice Religious Site in Devil's Marbles & Around

Devil's Marbles

The gigantic granite boulders piled in precarious piles beside the Stuart Hwy, 105km south of Tennant Creek, are known as the Devil’s Marbles (or Karlu Karlu in the local Warumungu language) and they’re one of the m…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Barkly Tableland & Gulf Country

Caranbirini Conservation Reserve

Just off the Carpentaria Hwy, 46km south of Borroloola, this fine nature reserve is good for wildlife – including euros (wallaroos), agile wallabies and water goannas – and birdwatching (prize species include the Go…
Top Choice National Park in Roper Highway

Limmen National Park

A vast and rugged landscape, this 9608-sq-km national park is in the heart of tropical savannah country and appeals particularly to fisherfolk and 4WD enthusiasts. This is home to some of the most striking sandstone…
Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in Barkly Tableland & Gulf Country

Pungalina-Seven Emu Wildlife Sanctuary

Pungalina – Seven Emu represents a groundbreaking collaboration between the Australian Wildlife Conservancy and local traditional owners, merging wildlife conservation with a working cattle station in an area rich i…
Top Choice Arts Centre in Borroloola

Waralungku Arts Centre

This relaxed art centre on the main road through town showcases work by artists from the four different Indigenous-language groups in the area; the Yanyuwa, Garrwa, Marra and Gudanji people. Unlike the dot-painting …
Top Choice Gallery in Tennant Creek

Nyinkka Nyunyu

This innovative museum and gallery highlights the dynamic art and culture of the local Warumungu people. The absorbing displays focus on contemporary art, traditional objects (many returned from interstate museums),…
Top Choice Cemetery in Mataranka

Elsey Cemetery

This lonely cemetery under the eucalypts is a poignant footnote to We of the Never Never, with so many of the larger-than-life characters from the book buried here, among them Aeneas Gunn (alongside a memorial to hi…
Top Choice Gallery in Beswick (Wugularr)

Ghunmarn Culture Centre

The Ghunmarn Culture Centre, opened in 2007, displays local artworks, prints, carvings, weavings and didgeridoos from western Arnhem Land. The centre also features the Blanasi Collection, a permanent exhibition of w…
Top Choice Gallery in Katherine

Top Didj Cultural Experience & Art Gallery

Run by the owners of the now-onsite Katherine Art Gallery, Top Didj is a good place to see Aboriginal artists at work. The cultural experience is hands on with fire sticks, spear throwing, painting and basket weavin…