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Top Choice Australian in Katherine

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 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…
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…
Gallery in Katherine

Djilpin Arts

This Katherine gallery is Aboriginal owned and represents art from the Ghunmarn Culture Centre in the remote community of Beswick (Wugularr). Exhibits include paintings, weavings and termite-bored didgeridoos.
Cultural Centre in Katherine

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 170 kids from preschool to Year 9 are educated in areas where there is no physical school – it is sometimes called the wo…
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 wafting through the tropical vegetation. The menu includes steak, barramundi, croc croque…
Live Performance in Katherine

Katherine Outback Experience

You get a little bit of everything for your money out here – the 90-minute show is about horse training and working station dogs, but don't be surprised if presenter Tom Curtain bursts into song at some stage during…
Cafe in Katherine

Coffee Club

This is the best place in town for breakfast, as well as a good bet at lunchtime. Dining is in a light-filled contemporary space. On offer is decent coffee, healthy all-day breakfast options including fruit and mues…