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Escarpment Restaurant

The exceedingly nice outdoor area, apart from its view of the carpark, makes outdoor dining here very tempting. Happily the food backs the aesthetics. Lunches consist of burgers, wraps, salads and seafood dishes, wi…
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.
Modern Australian in Katherine

Savannah Bar & Restaurant

Undoubtedly one of the best dining choices in Katherine. It's predominantly an outdoors garden restaurant, with a cool breeze often wafting through the tropical vegetation. The menu includes steak, barramundi and Ve…
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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.
Cafe in Mataranka

Stockyard Gallery

This casual cafe is a little gem, and the lovely shaded garden area is a great respite from the heat and dust. There's a delicious range of homemade snacks (sandwiches and kebabs) plus fresh espresso coffee and div…
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.
in Borroloola

Borroloola Hotel

Borroloola Hotel serves the usual pub fare of burgers, chops and mixed grills within a lounge bar that’s heavily reinforced with steel mesh.
Cafe in Larrimah

Fran's Devonshire Teahouse

Fran’s Devonshire Teahouse is in Fran’s house, where she cooks up legendary pies and pastries. This is the place to stop for a filling camel or buffalo pie, roast lamb with damper, or just a Devonshire tea or fresh …