The fourth largest town in the Northern Territory, Katherine is known as the crossroads of the North and home to the magnificent Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, a sandstone plateau carved over thousands of years by the Katherine River. Here you can take a spectacular 5 day bush trek known as the Jatbula Trail, canoe the first two gorges, take a boat cruise or see all 13 gorges from a thrilling helicopter adventure.
Also in Katherine are the Cutta Cutta Caves, home to five species of bats, including the rare ghost and horseshoe bats.
The Art Galleries and Hot Springs are a must, along with a camp fire dinner with local larrikin Marksie at the Katherine Museum.
There are all types of accommodation, including campgrounds, backpackers, budget motels and more, perfect two spend a week visiting the amazing attractions of this region.
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