Katherine & Surrounds

You mightn’t have heard of a town called Katherine? It is the point where the traditional lands of the Jawoyn, Dagoman and Wardaman peoples converge, making it an important meeting place for Aboriginal people for many thousands of years, and it remains so today. 

There are a number of must-do attractions you can easily reach from Katherine, including Nitmiluk National Park, home to the beautiful Katherine Gorge, Katherine Hot Springs and the Cutta Cutta Caves. There are many Aboriginal-led cultural and bush experiences to explore too. 

You can see Katherine’s incredible ancient Aboriginal rock art at the Judbarra / Gregory National Park. Plan to take the Escarpment and Nawulbinbin Walks, which have signs explaining the Aboriginal stories of the landscape’s creation. The Nganalam Art Site at Keep River National Park has wonderful examples of rock art characteristic of the Miriwoong and Gadgerong people, while the beautiful gorge at Umbrawarra Gorge Nature Park is adorned with ancient Wagiman art.


Explore Katherine & Surrounds

    Malapparr Traveller Half Day Canoe
    Malapparr Traveller Half Day Canoe
    Malapparr Traveller Half Day Canoe
    Malapparr Traveller Half Day Canoe

    Malapparr Traveller Half Day Canoe

    Half Day Nitmiluk Gorge, Northern Territory Canoe Adventure May to October
    Take a scenic boat journey through Nitmiluk's first gorge before enjoying a self-guided canoe adventure in the Nitmiluk Gorge in the Katherine region of the Northern Territory. Explore the second gorge at your own pace, discovering the lush hanging gardens more
    from $80 per adult
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    Aboriginal Cultural Experience
    Aboriginal Cultural Experience
    Aboriginal Cultural Experience
    Aboriginal Cultural Experience

    Aboriginal Cultural Experience

    2.5 Hours Katherine, Northern Territory Art & Culture May to October
    Visitors can interact with Top End Aboriginal artist Manuel Pamkal and ask questions about Aboriginal culture whilst learning about the significance of his painting style, weapons used and how he lived off the land. The highlight of the Cultural Experience and more
    from $85 per adult
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    NitNit Dreaming Two Gorge Tour
    NitNit Dreaming Two Gorge Tour
    NitNit Dreaming Two Gorge Tour
    NitNit Dreaming Two Gorge Tour

    NitNit Dreaming Two Gorge Tour

    2 Hours Nitmiluk Gorge, Northern Territory Nature Cruise Year Round
    Experience the stunning beauty of Nitmiluk Gorge in the Katherine region of the Northern Territory on this two hour cruise. You’ll visit the first two gorges and cultural guides will share their knowledge about plants, animals, dreamtime stories and culture. more
    from $100 per adult
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    Watjan On Country Tag Along Tour
    Watjan On Country Tag Along Tour
    Watjan On Country Tag Along Tour
    Watjan On Country Tag Along Tour

    Watjan On Country Tag Along Tour

    3 Days & 2 Nights Katherine region, Northern Territory Cultural Immersion April to October
    Joe (Dingo) Parry, Lucy Carlingung and family invite you to join them for an adventure on their Traditional Lands, west of Daly River in the Northern Territory. Watjan Tours offers customised tag-along tours on their beautiful country, including the Wadeye more
    from $349 per adult
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    Timeless Land Three Gorge Tour
    Timeless Land Three Gorge Tour
    Timeless Land Three Gorge Tour
    Timeless Land Three Gorge Tour

    Timeless Land Three Gorge Tour

    4 Hours Nitmiluk Gorge, Northern Territory Nature Cruise May to October
    Prepare for a truly memorable experience as you travel through time and the three gorges of stunning Nitmiluk Gorge in the Katherine region of the Northern Territory. This four hour experience allows guests to experience the first 3 gorges at more
    from $148 per adult
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    Nabilil Dreaming Sunset Dinner Tour
    Nabilil Dreaming Sunset Dinner Tour
    Nabilil Dreaming Sunset Dinner Tour
    Nabilil Dreaming Sunset Dinner Tour

    Nabilil Dreaming Sunset Dinner Tour

    3.5 Hours Nitmiluk Gorge, Northern Territory Dinner Cruise May to October
    Combine the experience of sightseeing with the unexpected luxury in the remote setting of Nitmiluk Gorge in the Katherine region of the Northern Territory. Travel through the first 2 gorges, including a 400m walk where you will have the opportunity more
    from $187 per adult
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    Nitmiluk Gorge Dawn Tour
    Nitmiluk Gorge Dawn Tour
    Nitmiluk Gorge Dawn Tour
    Nitmiluk Gorge Dawn Tour

    Nitmiluk Gorge Dawn Tour

    2 Hours Nitmiluk Gorge, Northern Territory Nature Cruise May to October
    Experience the stunning beauty of Nitmiluk Gorge in the Katherine region of the Northern Territory on this two hour dawn cruise. Embrace the peaceful morning air, and nestle yourself in the glorious morning glow of the escarpment walls – a more
    from $108.50 per adult
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    Ancient Garlarr River Safari
    Ancient Garlarr River Safari
    Ancient Garlarr River Safari
    Ancient Garlarr River Safari

    Ancient Garlarr River Safari

    2.5 Hours Nitmiluk Gorge, Northern Territory Cultural Cruise May to October
    During this incredible cultural experience, at Nitmiluk Gorge in the Katherine region of the Northern Territory, Jawoyn tour guides share stories of their lives and carry on the legacy of their ancestors and their forefathers. Discover first-hand knowledge of the more
    from $153 per adult
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    Barrak Barrak - 2 Day Adventure
    Barrak Barrak - 2 Day Adventure
    Barrak Barrak - 2 Day Adventure
    Barrak Barrak - 2 Day Adventure

    Barrak Barrak - 2 Day Adventure

    2 Days & 1 Nights Nitmiluk Gorge, Northern Territory Canoe & Camping June to October
    Escaping the crowds and venture deeper into the Nitmiluk Gorge than any boat tours on this 2 day overnight canoeing adventure. Explore stunning Nitmiluk Gorge in the Katherine region of the Northern Territory at your own pace. A boat transfer more
    from $178.50 per adult
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    Kuluyampi Explorer - Journey Beyond
    Kuluyampi Explorer - Journey Beyond
    Kuluyampi Explorer - Journey Beyond
    Kuluyampi Explorer - Journey Beyond

    Kuluyampi Explorer - Journey Beyond

    Full Day Nitmiluk Gorge, Northern Territory Canoe Adventure May to October
    This epic nine hour canoeing adventure is a great way to explore Nitmiluk Gorge in the Katherine region of the Northern Territory at your own pace. Take in the diversity of the landscapes and habitats as you paddle your way more
    from $110.50 per adult
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    Djilpin Arts - Accommodation
    Djilpin Arts - Accommodation
    Djilpin Arts - Accommodation
    Djilpin Arts - Accommodation

    Djilpin Arts - Accommodation

    1 Night Arnhem Land, Northern Territory Accommodation Year Round
    Book a night’s accommodation at our award-winning Djakanimba Pavilions. During your stay, visit the Djilpin Art Centre where you will have the opportunity to explore the Blanasi Collection, a permanent showcase of culturally significant art works in the West Arnhem more
    from $165 per adult
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    Beswick Falls Cultural Tour
    Beswick Falls Cultural Tour
    Beswick Falls Cultural Tour
    Beswick Falls Cultural Tour

    Beswick Falls Cultural Tour

    Full Day Beswick Falls, Northern Territory Culture & Nature Year Round
    Join an exclusive full day tour at Djilpin Arts and the spectacular Beswick Falls, Malkgulumbu, in the Katherine Region of the Northern Territory - Home to the world famous Walking with Spirits festival. Beswick Falls is only accessible with one more
    from $225 per adult
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    13 Gorge Scenic Flight
    13 Gorge Scenic Flight
    13 Gorge Scenic Flight
    13 Gorge Scenic Flight

    13 Gorge Scenic Flight

    20 Minutes Nitmiluk Gorge, Northern Territory Scenic Flight Year Round
    Take an exhilarating 20 minute scenic flight over Nitmiluk National Park and see all 13 gorges which make up Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge from the air. A truly unique way to experience Nitmiluk. **Please ENQUIRE NOW to check availability on your more
    from $254 per adult
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