Katherine & Surrounds Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge 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 Katherine Outback Experience Tom Curtain's Katherine Outback Experience provides a unique window into life on the land in outback Australia. Read more Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge Make your way to the sandstone country of Nitmiluk National Park and explore the 13 stunning gorges on foot, by canoe, boat or helicopter. 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 Katherine Hot Springs Take a refreshing dip in Katherine Hot Springs. Read more Katherine Museum Visit Katherine Museum for a vivid and detailed account of local histories. 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 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 Elsey National Park Relax in the hot springs and visit heritage sites at the Elsey National Park, the setting for the Australian novel We of the Never Never. Read more Jatbula Trail The Jatbula Trail is a 62 km one way walk, departing from Nitmiluk Gorge, traversing through the western edge of the Arnhem Land escarpment over... 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 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 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 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 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 Inspiration for your Katherine trip Top free things to do in Katherine & surrounds Top 10 things to do around Katherine The ultimate Katherine & surrounds accommodation guide What's on around Katherine Circle F Easter Fishing Competition 19 – 21 April 2019 Daly Waters Campdraft Rodeo and Gymkhana 3 – 5 May 2019 Barunga Festival 7 – 9 June 2019 Borroloola Gulf Show Friday 28 June 2019 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 Articles Itineraries Tour companies Darwin & Surrounds Kakadu & Surrounds Arnhem Land Katherine & Surrounds Tennant Creek & Barkly Region Alice Springs & Surrounds Uluru & Surrounds SearchReset #NTaustralia Sunset at #Uluru... now, that's cause for celebration! 🥂😍 The giant monolith is best seen at #sunrise and #sunset, when the light changes and the ochre-coloured rock seems to glow. There are a number of tour options which take you to the best vantage points at the crucial moments. @Seitoutbackaustralia and @aatkings offer morning and afternoon experiences, while there are other designated viewing areas which provide epic scenes and can be accessed via your own transport. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @ooanschioo! #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT #SeeUluruView on Instagram #Litchfield National Park has more than its fair share of pristine waterfalls, including this beauty 👉 Florence Falls. Follow the stairway leading down through tropical rainforest to the massive pool where you can swim under this breathtaking double waterfall 💦 After a refreshing dip, wander up to the platform high above the falls for panoramic views of the open valley and the waterhole below. Only a short 1.5 hour drive from #Darwin, Litchfield is a nature lovers' paradise with lush walks, scenic campgrounds and 4WD tracks 🙌 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @leniferrer! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEndView on Instagram The @alicespringsdesertpark have welcomed five new baby Thorny Devil's this month 😍 Thorny Devils (also known as mountain devils or thorny lizards) are day-active, ant-eating reptiles that grow 20cm long and can live 20 years. When they locate a trail of ants they lick them up with their short, sticky tongue - scientists calculate that Thorny Devil's might eat a thousand or more ants in a single meal 😮 The Desert Park currently have two on display in the Nocturnal House and the hatchlings will be rotated for public display. Located just 10 minutes' drive from the centre of #AliceSprings, the wildlife park is the ultimate place to learn more about the Red Centre's native flora and fauna. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Desert Park team! #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNTView on Instagram Crystal clear thermal pools surrounded by paperbark and palm forest... in the middle of the outback?! The NT might have a reputation for being dry and sparse, but hidden amongst its landscapes are oases of emerald waterholes, warm springs and cascading falls. @ninetofiveevasion recently stopped by #Mataranka Thermal Pool where the springs bubble up at 32 degrees to fill a semi-man made pool of perfectly turquoise water under a shady canopy of tropical woodlands 🙌 Located within Elsey National Park, you can find this piece of paradise an hour south of #Katherine and four hours south of #Darwin. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Joel and Sarah! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEndView on Instagram Don't get us wrong, scenic flights over #Uluru are pretty epic, but check out this incredible view of #KataTjuta (#TheOlgas) from the air! 🚁 Roughly 35 kilometres west of #Uluru, the 36 domes that make up this other-worldly natural wonder sit shoulder to shoulder and form a spectacular and unique configuration of deep valleys and steep gorges spread over more than 20 kilometres (12.4 miles). Many parts of Kata Tjuta are either sacred or inaccessible, so a scenic flight is one of the best ways to see the whole formation and get a true understanding of its size 🙌 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @nomadiclio! #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT #SeeUluruView on Instagram It's found on postcards and in paintings, and if the light is right when you visit, it takes your breath away... yep, we're talking about Ormiston Gorge! Out of all the gaps and gorges in the West MacDonnell National Park just west of #AliceSprings, it has to be one of the most impressive 💛 Whilst the gorge is famous for its waterhole, one of the other very special things about this place is that it showcases the spectacular geology and landforms of the park. The best way to appreciate the scenery of Ormiston Gorge and Pound is to follow one of the many marked walking tracks. There are a number of trails with varying levels of difficulty, ranging from 5 minutes to 3-4 hours. When you're ready for a break, head to the kiosk where you can grab lunch and a coffee! Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @i2snap_pics. #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNTView on Instagram "Will you be my #Valentine?" Meet Marmalade... the owner of the world's CUTEST face! He lives at @thekangaroosanctuary where their main mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and release orphaned baby kangaroos back into the wild. Kangaroos who can’t be returned to their native habitat are released into the 188 acre property. If you'd like to meet Marmalade and his mates you can book a sunset tour of the Sanctuary, which is just a short drive from #AliceSprings in @visitcentralaus. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @kangaroosanctuary! #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT #ValentinesDayView on Instagram Located about 60 kilometres from #Katherine in Nitmiluk National Park, Edith Falls (Leliyn) rewards those up for a hike. The main pool at the base of the falls is beautiful, but it’s also well worth hiking to the upper pool via the 2.6 kilometre Leliyn loop walk. It ticks all the boxes for Top End swimming heaven: a plunge pool you could swim in for hours; mesmerising rock formations and a scenic walking trail 🙌 Edith Falls has a grassy campground along with a small kiosk if you're keen to stay and explore the area, including the longer Sweetwater Pool hike. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @koojo! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEndView on Instagram Camping goals 🙌 #EastArnhemLand is a nature lovers' paradise with wild and untamed landscapes that have remained the same for centuries. @talesofavanwife shared this awesome shot of her sweet set-up at Little Bondi - one of the many stunning beaches within a relatively short driving distance from #Nhulunbuy (#Gove), the region's main township. Not far from Little Bondi (Baringura), you'll also find Turtle Beach (Ngumuy) and Macassan Beach (Garanhan). If you're planning a visit to Arnhem Land, make sure you look into travel permits with the Northern Land Council or the Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation before your trip 👍 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Phoebe! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #ArnhemLandView on Instagram Keep in touchSign up to receive the latest news, deals and travel information about the Northern Territory. Data privacy statement Enter your full name:Enter your email address:SubmitThank youYour details have been submitted. Please check your email and click the link to confirm your subscription.