Camping around Katherine
Set up camp in big river country and spend your days near sparkling waterholes, majestic waterfalls and thick woodlands full of wildlife. It doesn’t get better than camping in Katherine.
Katherine is a region with an extensive range of camping experiences spanning from established campgrounds to remote national parks. Whether you prefer sleeping in cabins or caravans or dossing down in a swag, Katherine has options to suit every taste and level of comfort.
For those who enjoy a bit of a trek, there are plenty of opportunities to tie this into your camping trip. Reach your campsite by 4WD'ing or camping and walking across striking terrain, or canoeing and cruising along the regions Katherine Gorge.
If you're new to camping, you might like to consider a guided tour. Experienced tour guides know all the best spots and they're all pretty handy around a campfire too. Many guided tours include cultural experiences and knowledge for you to enjoy so you can truly appreciate the sacred ground you're staying on.
While you're out in the fresh air, get amidst the incredible natural habitat. Watch for turtles at Sweetwater Pool. The Flora River Nature Park is rich in wildlife as well as featuring magnificent tufa rock formations, waterfalls, large natural springs, and Casuarina trees. Dramatic Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge brims with wallabies, water monitors, eagles and cockatoos.