Natural Beauty

The region is predominately dry tropical savanna woodlands and consists of plains, hills, rock outcrops. To the east lies koombolgie sandstone escarpments and spectacular gorges through Nitmiluk National Park. The township itself is set among relatively flat plains along the Katherine River within the Tindall / Oolloo Aquifers, dotted with rugged Karst limestone formations, subterranean caves and jagged outcrops. Numerous mesas (flat-topped hills or “ Jump-ups) emerge south and south-west of Katherine throughout Scott Creek, Aroona and Manbulloo cattle Stations.