School in Katherine

School of the Air

At the School of the Air, 1.5km from the town centre, you can listen into a class and see how kids in the remote outback are educated in the virtual world. Bookings to visit preferred.
in Katherine

Jurassic Cycad Gardens

Jurassic Cycad Gardens is home to over 200 species of prehistoric cycads, collected and seeded from around Australia and overseas. A self-guided tour through the remarkable maze of rare plants also takes you past ba…
Cave in Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park

Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park

Turn your back on the searing sun and dip down 15m below terra firma into this mazelike limestone cave system. The 1499-hectare Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park has a unique ecology and you’ll be sharing the space with…
Museum in Mataranka

Never Never Museum

Back in town, the Never Never Museum has displays on the northern railway, WWII and local history. Access via the Rural Transaction Centre next door.
in Borroloola

Borroloola Museum

About three-quarters of the population of Borroloola is Indigenous, and the town’s colourful history is displayed at the Borroloola Museum, within the 1887 police station.
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),…
Mine in Tennant Creek

Battery Hill Mining Centre

Experience life in Tennant Creek's 1930s gold rush at this mining centre, which doubles as the Visitor Information Centre, 2km east of town. There are underground mine tours and audio tours of the 10-head battery. I…
Gallery in Beswick

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…
Museum in Katherine

Katherine Museum

The museum is in the old airport terminal, about 3km from town on the road to the gorge. The original Gypsy Moth biplane flown by Dr Clyde Fenton, the first Flying Doctor, is housed here, along with plenty of intere…
Historic Building in Mataranka

Elsey Station Homestead

Outside the Mataranka Homestead Resort entrance is a replica of the Elsey Station Homestead, constructed for the filming of We of the Never Never, which is screened daily at noon in the resort bar.