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The township of Katherine is home to approximately 11,000 people. Katherine is located 315km south of Darwin and is easily accessible by air and road all year round. The township is the gateway to the world-famous Nitmiluk National Park where you can explore gorges, waterfalls, thermal springs and ancient culture. The Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park, Elsey National Park and Mataranka Hot Springs are all within easy reach of Katherine.

The annual Barunga Festival celebrates remote community life through music, sport and culture.

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