Sit a while in the shady tea garden and sip a mango fruit smoothie before browsing the paintings, sculptures, and Aboriginal artefacts of the gallery.

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Take a break at the Stockyard Gallery - a café and gallery in the small town of Mataranka, south of Katherine.

Find a table in the shady garden and sip a mango fruit smoothie, order a light snack or a delicious Devonshire tea before wandering around the gallery.

The gallery specialises in local art and artefacts. On show you will see paintings, sculptures, and Aboriginal artefacts as well as books about the Northern Territory.

Gifts and souvenirs are on sale and there is information on the history of this interesting area, which was made famous by Jeannie Gunn's novel We of the Never Never. Make sure you are photographed standing beside the four-metre statue of the postman Henry Peckham, one of the characters from the book, who guards the premises.

Opening times:
Daily from 9am to 4pm. Opening times vary through the tropical season.
Entry cost:
Free entry
Facilities:
  • Cafe
  • Car park
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Australian Tourism Accreditation Program