Katherine: The Crossroads of the North

When you’re in Katherine, you’ll find that all roads lead to adventure.

Why not base yourself here and spin the compass?

Whichever way your heading you’ll find fishing, four-wheel driving, bushwalking, bird-watching and canoeing all on offer in and around the waterways of the Region.

Katherine township itself lies on the Stuart Highway some 300kms south of Darwin and Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory of Australia.

The Knotts Crossing Resort is at the corner of Giles Street and Cameron Street, Katherine.

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Where the Tropics meet the Desert

Katherine region stretches the width of the Northern Territory, from the Gulf of Carpentaria to its border with Western Australia.

Follow the Stuart Highway north to Pine Creek and join Nature’s Way. Circuit through the tropical beauty of Kakadu National Park and Litchfield National Park.
Katherine is an early stop on the Explorers Way, from Darwin to Adelaide. Experience the tropics, grasslands and desert in one epic journey.

North West
Take the Stuart Highway through to Darwin and you’re at the Top End.

South West
Take the Victoria Highway and you’re on the Savannah Way, heading for the Kimberley, and onto Broome.

Head east from Katherine and join the Barkly Highway and the Savannah Way leads you through the Gulf Country and onto Cairns.

South East
Head out to Timber Creek on the Victoria Highway and experience Binns Track, the NT’s latest four-wheel drive track through some 2000 kilometres of the Territory’s lesser known National Parks and reserves.