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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 …
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Marksies Camp Tucker

Now here's something special. Head to this re-created stockman's camp 7km from town for a night of fabulous food and fun storytelling by Geoff Mark (Marksie), a warm and wily raconteur and one of Katherine's great c…
Top Choice International in Katherine

Black Russian Caravan Bar

Street food has arrived in Katherine! This cutesy little caravan sits just across the car park from the visitor centre (although it may have moved by the time you get there; check it out on Facebook) and it serves K…
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 Arts & Crafts in Katherine

Mimi Aboriginal Art & Craft

Aboriginal owned and not-for-profit, Mimi is arguably Katherine's best Indigenous art centre. It's a small but carefully chosen collection of works from the Katherine region, as well as the Tanami Desert and all the…
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…
Nature Reserve in Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) National Park

Leliyn (Edith Falls)

Reached off the Stuart Hwy 40km north of Katherine and a further 20km along a sealed road, Leliyn is an idyllic, safe haven for swimming and hiking. The moderate Leliyn Trail (2.6km loop, 1½ hours; medium) climbs in…
National Park in Katherine to Western Australia

Keep River National Park

Noted for its stunning sandstone formations, beautiful desolation and rock art. Pamphlets detailing walks are available at the start of the excellent trails. Don't miss the rock art walk (5.5km return, two hours) ne…
Gallery in Katherine

Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre

This stunning arts and culture centre in Katherine is housed in a beautiful, contemporary building that is a real landmark for the town. The centre is designed to be a meeting place for Indigenous and non-Indigenous…
Cultural in Beswick (Wugularr)

Walking With Spirits

A two-day Indigenous cultural festival in July at Beswick Falls, 130km from Katherine. In a magical setting, traditional dance and music is combined with theatre, films and a light show. Camping is allowed at the si…