Katherine & Surrounds Nitmiluk National Park Map showing the Katherine and Surrounds region in the NT Replay | View larger map Katherine & Surrounds Destinations See & do Events Tours Accommodation Region guide Come to where the Outback meets the tropics and discover a region full of gorges and misty waterfalls, thermal springs and ancient cultures. Things to see & do around Katherine Elsey National Park Relax in the hot springs and visit heritage sites at Elsey National Park, the setting for the Australian novel We of the Never Never. Read more Judbarra/Gregory National Park Grab your best hiking boots and head to the spectacular gorge country of Judburra Gregory National Park, the second largest park in the NT. Read more Mataranka Visit the small pastoral town of Mataranka, made famous by the novel We of the Never Never and renowned for its sandy-bottomed thermal pool. Read more Aboriginal culture Explore the ancient rock art, crafts and culture of Katherine – an important meeting place for indigenous people for many thousands of years. Read more Nitmiluk National Park Be drawn to the spectacular sandstone country of Nitmiluk National Park and the majestic Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge with spectacular cliffs that... Read more Katherine Hot Springs Take a refreshing dip in Katherine Hot Springs. Read more Katherine Outback Experience The multi-award winning Katherine Outback Experience (KOE) provides a unique window into life on the land. Read more Gulf Region Journey east from Katherine towards the Gulf of Carpentaria across an unspoilt wilderness and one of the Territory's best remote fishing destinations. Read more Bitter Springs Discovered by surveyors for the Overland Telegraph Line in the latter part of the nineteenth century, the Bitter Springs are located approximately... Read more Katherine Kick off your Katherine adventure in the NT's third-largest town. Try a spot of caving, join a river cruise, or fly over the stunning Katherine Gorge. Read more Jatbula Trail The Jatbula Trail is a 62 kilometre one way walk, departing from Nitmiluk Gorge, traversing the western edge of the Arnhem Land escarpment and... Read more Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park is located 30 kilometres south of Katherine and covers 1,499 hectares of karst limestone landscape, found in only a... Read more Katherine Museum Visit Katherine Museum for a vivid and detailed account of local histories. Read more Top 10 things to do around Katherine The outback meets the tropics in Katherine, a big country town three hours drive south of Darwin on the mighty Katherine River. The jewel of this... Read more Inspiration for your Katherine trip What’s on around Katherine Freedom Day Festival 21 – 23 August 2020 2020 Katherine Bird Festival 10 – 13 September 2020 Barunga Festival 11 – 13 September 2020 Your search returned no results. Please try again. Show more Video : Katherine & Surrounds Search & book Find accommodation, tours, activities and events in the NT Show me everything Accommodation Tours Hire & services See & do Festivals & events Articles Destinations Food & drink Itineraries Tour companies Darwin & Surrounds Alice Springs & Surrounds Uluru & Surrounds Kakadu & Surrounds Katherine & Surrounds Arnhem Land Tennant Creek & Barkly Region Search Reset #NTaustralia Welcome to winter in @TourismTopEnd! 🌴Located only 45 minutes from #Darwin, Berry Springs is not only ridiculously beautiful, but it's also well set up with picnic areas, BBQ's and a kiosk. There are several shady pools along Berry Creek, perfect for a refreshing dip, and steps which allow easy access 👌 The top pool even has a small waterfall to sit under for a relaxing massage! Post-swim, check out the nearby loop walk that'll take you through two of the Top End’s natural wildlife habitats - don't forget your binoculars if you're keen on bird watching! Yep, this is heaven on earth 😍 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @away_we_coe. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #HolidayHereThisYear View on Instagram Look no further than #KingsCanyon for one of the most diverse hikes in @Australia! The six-kilometre Rim Walk will take you down into the Garden of Eden, a beautiful rockhole surrounded by ancient plants, before ascending to 360 degree panoramic views over the surrounding landscape. Have you been dreaming about an epic outback road trip? Discover the highlights and uncover the hidden gems along the Red Centre Way. This incredible drive route will take you to Alice Springs, Uluru, Kings Canyon and the West MacDonnell National Park 👌 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @tessmareemusing. #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT #HolidayHereThisYear View on Instagram We’re coming to you from Nitmiluk (#Katherine) Gorge on one of our favourite days of the year - #TerritoryDay! Territory Day marks the NT achieving self-government on 1 July, 1978. It’s also a chance to celebrate the Territory’s amazing backyard, larrikin locals and laidback lifestyle 🌴☀️ Talk about perfect timing – guess what landed on Netflix today? @topendweddingmovie! 💍 Starring our very own @misstap! If you’re thinking about a trip to the Top End, this 2019 movie will well and truly have you packing your bags. Open year round, the Katherine region is home to some of the most stunning gorge scenery in the NT. Consisting of 13 separate gorges, this maze of waterways stretches for 12 kilometres and extends more than 70 metres high. Our tip: Check out Pat's Lookout for spectacular views of the first gorge! Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @shall.be.better. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd View on Instagram #Uluru sure knows how to roll out the red carpet... 😉 @jaydidphoto captured this mesmerising shot on a sunrise scenic flight with @ayersrockhelicopters over Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, which recently reopened to visitors. Winter in @visitcentralaus is nothing short of wonderful, with lower temperatures and endless blue-sky days. Time your trip and stay at @exploreuluru's Ayers Rock Resort, which is welcoming guests from August. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @jaydidphoto. #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT View on Instagram #Darwin's @Deckchair_Cinema is a definite must-do when visiting @TourismTopEnd 🌴 Conveniently accessible with a pathway from the Esplanade in the city, the Deckchair Cinema has views of Darwin Harbour during the day, and a sky full of stars at night. This majestic open air cinema is open throughout the dry season and has permanent deck chairs available for film viewers to relax on 👌 Watch the sunset over the sea and enjoy the tropical garden setting with a meal and a drink before the your movie starts! Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @beyond925. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #HolidayHereThisYear View on Instagram Strewn across the outback, it appears the devil himself left a giant game of marbles unfinished 😜 There are lots of fascinating stories around the creation of the #DevilsMarbles/Karlu Karlu - you can read about them along the many walking trails in the surrounding area. Karlu Karlu, translates to 'round boulders' - the name is shared by the Kayete, Warumungu, Warlpiri and Alyawarra traditional owners of the area. If you’re driving from Alice Springs to Darwin, be sure to add this unique stop to your road trip itinerary 👌 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @mitch.toft. #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT #HolidayHereThisYear View on Instagram Always wanted to visit the NT? @AustTraveller has released 100 ways to #HolidayHereThisYear and unsurprisingly, the heavenly #BitterSprings in @TourismTopEnd is the star on the front cover 🙌 Check out our IG story for more NT experiences that made the list! Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @pepelm. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #australiantraveller View on Instagram Just what the doctor ordered... a healthy dose of vitamin-NT 👌 Welcome to Moline Rockhole, one of #Kakadu National Park's best kept secrets. This little piece of swimming paradise is best visited during the dry season (May-September) and is a choice spot if you don't like sharing. Luck out and you may find yourself wading into the vibrant green pool and swimming under the falls with nothing but bird calls for company. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @katrina_ashleighh. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #SeeKakadu View on Instagram Welcome to @VisitKatherine's very own piece of emerald paradise 💚 After hiking 4 kilometres along the Windolf bush-walking track, from Nitmiluk Gorge car park, you’ll be rewarded with the stunning waterfall of Southern Rockhole. This seasonal wonder-fall is located near the top of the first gorge and can also be reached by ferry with @NitmilukTours. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @elfidw. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #NitmilukNT #VisitKatherine View on Instagram Subscribe Sign up to receive the latest news, deals and travel information about the Northern Territory. Data privacy Enter your full name: Enter your email address: Sign up Thank you Your details have been submitted. Please check your email and click the link to confirm your subscription.