Darwin to Katherine Flights

Darwin (DRW) to Katherine (KTR) Flight Information

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  • When can I book the cheapest flight from Darwin to Katherine?

    Airlines adjust prices for plane tickets based on the day and time that you book your flight. After analyzing data from all airlines, we have discovered that the best days to book flights from Darwin to Katherine are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

  • What are the airlines flying from Darwin to Katherine?

    Airlines flying from Darwin to Katherine include Airnorth.

  • What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Darwin to Katherine?

    Airnorth provides 13 of the non-stop flights between Darwin and Katherine.

  • How many airports are there in Katherine?

    There are 1 airports in Katherine - Tindal Airport.

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  • Flight route:

    DRW ✈ KTR

  • Price starting from:

    From AU$566

Darwin (DRW) to Katherine (KTR) Flight Schedule

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Flight from Darwin, Australia (DRW) to Katherine, Australia (KTR)

Katherine is a town situated at the banks of river Katherine, below the “Top End”, in the Northern Territory of Australia. It is some 320 km southeast of Darwin. It is known as the place where ‘The outback meets the tropics’. Katherine is the closest major town to RAAF Base Tindal, which provides education, health, local government services and employment opportunities for the families of Defence personnel stationed there. Visit Katherine to discover a region full of gorges and misty waterfalls, thermal springs and ancient cultures.

Tip: Best time to visit Katherine is during the winter months of April to August, which receives less rainfall, and the climate is a bit on the cooler side.

Getting to Katherine:

Katherine airport is also known as Katherine Tindal Airport. Various flights are running between Darwin to Katherine. But there is only one Direct flight from Darwin to Katherine. So better to book the tickets in advance to get into direct flight. Airnorth Airlines provides excellent service between Darwin to Katherine. The average duration of the flight is approximately 55 minutes, and it’s easy too to reach Katherine from Darwin.

Tip: Cheapest days to fly to Katherine are Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Sundays are expensive.

What to do in Katherine

Start with Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, a jewel of this area. Board a peaceful cruise or canoe up the gorge to view the hidden waterfalls, Aboriginal rock art and wildlife. Enjoy the bush walks at Jatbula trail camping alongside swimming holes. Join the cultural experience with local Aboriginal man Manuel Pamkal at Top Didj in Katherine to learn Rarrk painting technique and to light a fire from sticks. Explore Elsy National Park and Cutta-Cutta Caves Nature Park which are a shelter for the rare ghost bat and horseshoe bat. 

Enjoy bitter springs and hot springs on the banks of river Katherine.

Discover the old treasures at Katherine Museum. Go and enjoy fishing at Donkey Camp, the Old King River Crossing, Knott's Crossing and Edith River. Katherine has both adventure and calmness of the forests. Both saltwater crocodiles and freshwater crocodiles are seen in the Katherine River.

Tourist attractions also include Kintore Caves Nature Park with its populations of endangered Cycads.

Tip: At Jatbula trails, book in advance to hike the trail. The Flora River inhabits saltwater crocodiles and thus swimming is prohibited here. The walks through Katherine Gorge National Park will open after the wet season.

Shop and Dine in Katherine

Tourists enjoy the real Aussie dinner under the stars at the Marksie’s Stockman’s camp in the grounds of Katherine Art Gallery. Buy original Aboriginal art at Katherine's Mimi Aboriginal Arts and Crafts. There are varieties of locally designed didgeridoos, wooden plates, boomerangs, fabrics and postcards.

Tip: In Summers, the Katherine region is one of Australia’s major mango producing areas.

To experience the culture, dining, shopping, unique attractions, and fun experiences, you must visit Katherine with Trip.com.

Roundtrip vs One-Way Flights from Darwin (DRW) to Katherine (KTR)

There is usually no major price difference between buying a roundtrip flight versus a one-way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one-way flight from Darwin(DRW) to Katherine(KTR). However, booking a roundtrip flight is a simpler process. You can compare roundtrip and one-way flights by using our flight comparison tool.