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Events in and around Katherine
Welcome to Katherine, a beautiful town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. This town is close to natural attractions and historical sites, and offers seasonal fun and exciting events throughout the year.
Here are some of the seasonal events in Katherine that you don't want to miss:
During the summer months, the Katherine Water Play Park located at Low Level is open to the public. It's the perfect place to cool off with your family and friends on a hot summer day. For those who love water sports, there are kayaking and paddleboarding tours available on the Katherine River.
In autumn, the annual Katherine Show takes place. This traditional country fair includes a rodeo, carnival rides, livestock exhibits, live music, and food stalls. It's a great way to experience the local culture and have fun with your family.
Winter is the perfect time to explore the Katherine Gorge and Nitmiluk National Park. The cooler weather makes hiking more comfortable, and you can enjoy stunning views of the rock formations and ancient Aboriginal rock art. There are also guided tours available that will take you on a cultural journey through the park.
Spring is a great time to see the local wildlife in their natural habitat. The Jatbula Trail is a famous trek that takes you through the Nitmiluk National Park. On this 6-day hike, you can spot kangaroos, wallabies, and birds amidst the stunning landscape.
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If you're a foodie, then you won't want to miss the Katherine Community Market. This market is held on the third Saturday of every month at the Katherine Showgrounds. Here you can sample local produce, artisanal goods, and handmade crafts.
Another event to keep an eye out for is the Barunga Festival. This three-day festival takes place in June and celebrates the Indigenous music, culture, and art of the region. It's a great opportunity to immerse yourself in the local community and learn about the rich history of the area.
For more information on these events, contact the Katherine Visitor Information Centre at 08 8972 2650.
Katherine offers plenty of seasonal fun and exciting events for visitors and locals alike. Whether you're into outdoor adventure, cultural festivals, or food markets, there's something for everyone in this wonderful town. So, come and experience Katherine for yourself and create unforgettable memories!