Situated 200 miles (322 km) southeast of Darwin, Katherine is found in the Northern Territory of Australia. Known for its spectacular gorges and national parks, this city offers visitors an amazing outdoor adventure. The rich culture of the aboriginal people can be found in this beautiful holiday setting perched at the “Top End” of Australia.
- Nitmiluk Gorge
- Katherine River
- Katherine Hot Springs
- Canoe Katherine Gorge
- Enjoy the Jurassic Cycad Gardens
- Explore the Kintore Caves Nature Park
Katherine showcases a climate that has tropical characteristics and seasons that are distinctly wet and dry. With annual rainfall at 44 inches (1,118 mm), the months of December through March can get quite wet and experience flooding. The drier months, especially May through August, have comfortably warm temperatures up to 90°F (32°C), offering tourists a good time to visit.
Getting There & Around
The city is connected to Darwin by way of the North Australia Railway. For those flying in, flights arrive at the Darwin International Airport, from which visitors can either take the rail or drive to the city.
Since Katherine is at a major intersection of the motorways Savannah Way and Explorer’s Way, travellers can easily travel about by vehicle to reach the city as well as surrounding areas. In town, walking or cycling will reach most attractions and districts.
2 hotels in Katherine
Offering unsurpassed services and quality accommodation, the Knotts Crossing Resort is the perfect retreat and an ideal base for exploring Katherine and surrounding areas. GeneralKnotts Crossing... More