"Katherine and Nitmiluk" Top 5 Page for this destination Katherine by bluesmama
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I was here in 1999, only a year after the huge flood in 1998 (maybe there's been floods since, I don't know). The Katherine River rose so high that someplace you can see marks of the waterlevel up to 2m high on the buildings (They have a marker on Mataranka Homestead too). Some people say there were huge crocodiles cruising down the main street in Katherine!
Actually Katherine River is the first year-long flowing water you come to when you travel north from Alice Springs.
Usually the only crocodiles are freshwater crocs, so no fear there. But do ask at the entrance before jumping in the... more travel advice
This huge square rockside was the setting for the last scenes of the 1950s film Jedda about an aboriginal girl adopted... more travel advice
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