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 Top free things to do in Katherine & surrounds The ultimate Katherine & surrounds accommodation guide Top End Local's Tips: Darwin to Katherine What’s on around Katherine Malandarri Festival 12 – 13 June 2020 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 When it comes to extraordinary sunsets, #Darwin definitely delivers, particularly in the dry season! @nath_lew captured this winning shot at Nightcliff, a popular locals hangout spot with food vans, bike paths and lush lawns. Enjoy the free evening show from a picnic rug with your favourite local takeaway 👌🌅 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Nathan! #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd View on Instagram Escaping from #winter like... 😜 While much of @Australia greets the first day of winter with woolly scarves, here in @TourismTopEnd we're still in our swimmers and shorts 👙 This spectacular throwback was captured by @_tribeofsix_ at one of #Kakadu National Park's lesser known gems, Maguk Gorge. Don't worry, the warm weather and beautiful swimming spots will still be waiting for you once its safe to travel again, but in the meantime, we'll try and send some balmy temperatures your way... here's looking at you, @visitmelbourne! Brrr! Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @_tribeofsix_. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd View on Instagram Welcome to nature's very own adventure playground 🙌 The upper pool at Edith Falls (Leliyn) is the epitome of wild swimming with cool cascades and pretty bush land surrounds. In the #Katherine region, lucky locals can now enjoy a number of spots in Nitmiluk National Park, with swimming open again at Edith Falls (Leliyn) and Southern Rockhole. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @pierorsin. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd View on Instagram Get ready, we're bringing the #Uluru Camel Cup to you! 🐪 We'll be live streaming this iconic annual event on our YouTube channel tomorrow at 12.30pm AEST. With only a small number of local residents in attendance, the event will be a little different this year, however it promises to be just as entertaining! Tune in for live races, fashions OFF the field and much more! Sign up for a reminder via the link in our bio or check out our IG story. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @jordhammond. #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT #UluruCamelCup View on Instagram Care to join us for a virtual dip in paradise? The NT is home to an abundance of spectacular swimming spots, from heavenly hot springs in @TourismTopEnd to outback waterholes in @VisitCentralAus. Rest assured, they'll all be waiting for you when travel permits, including #Mataranka Thermal Pool, located only an hour south of #Katherine. This magical sandy-bottomed pool is filled with fresh spring water bubbling up at 34 degrees celsius 🙌 Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @powershala. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd #VisitKatherine View on Instagram We’ll give you a second while you pick your jaw off the floor! The changing colours of #Uluru are without a doubt one of the monolith’s biggest drawcards, particularly at sunset when it can light up and turn bright orange!💥 @melissafindley captured this beauty of a shot on a scenic helicopter flight with @professional_helicopters, one of the many must-do experiences in @visitcentralaus. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Melissa! #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT View on Instagram A tranquil moment in time captured by @danxparsons at the Garden of Eden, roughly halfway along the Rim Walk at #KingsCanyon in @VisitCentralAus. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, Daniel! #SeeAustralia #RedCentreNT View on Instagram Exploring #EastArnhemLand is definitely high on our list, when it's possible to travel again! Home to ancient Aboriginal culture, rugged coastlines and white sandy beaches, this wild and untamed landscape is the ultimate destination for an epic road-trip. Cheers for tagging #NTaustralia, @iamsavi. #SeeAustralia #TourismTopEnd View on Instagram You're looking as dazzling as ever, Wangi Falls! @anyabananyaa captured this beauty of a shot in #Litchfield National Park, @TourismTopEnd's very own water wonderland 💚 While it's currently closed for swimming; the campground, loop walk, picnic area and cafe are all open for lucky NT locals to enjoy. 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