Outback Towns


Adventure in the Territory

About Katherine

Discover Katherine -  the "Jewel of the Territory"

Katherine is one of two major towns you will drive through when travelling from Darwin to  Alice Springs.  Often called the 'Crossroads of the North' because of its location, Katherine is the fourth largest town in the Northern Territory and is located 312 kilometres south-east of Darwin on the Katherine River.

Explore"Adventure Territory"

The Katherine Region is abundant with adventures and activites.  You can explore the amazing Borroloola Gulf Region, Nitmiluk Katherine Gorge,Victoria River Region, the wetlands of Kakadu and the abundant barramundi filled fishing rivers of the Daly, the Roper & the Victoria Rivers.

Enjoy everything the "Top End" has to offer

From camping in swags to accommodation in air-conditioned motels, Katherine has an extensive range of accommodation, caravan parks, tours, and restaurants to cater for all tastes.  Indulge in a range of exciting experiences such as catching barramundi or spotting "salties" (saltwater crocodiles). Relax and unwind in the many natural hot springs located throughout the Katherine region.


  • ATM
  • Fuel
  • Airport
  • Hospital
  • Medical Centre
  • Chemist
  • Dump Point
  • Groceries
  • Mechanical Repairs