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The Katherine River in the north of the Northern Territory starts at an elevation of 451m and ends at an elevation of 67.6m merging with the Daly River.
The Katherine River drops around 384m over its 328km length.
The Katherine River flows through Ngartiuk Billabongs (207m) on its way to joining the Daly River.
15 creeks and rivers flow into the Katherine River. The five longest tributaries are: King River, Seventeen Mile Creek, Limestone Creek, Snowdrop Creek and Gimbat Creek - click here for a full list of all 15 tributaries of the Katherine River.
The Katherine River is highlighted in yellow on the map below.
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen barramundi at Katherine River (Note: some species of fish may not be available at all times of the year. Always check State/Territory fishing regulations for size, bag/possession limits and licensing/permit requirements. Some native fish are protected and may not be taken). Is this list accurate? Have you caught or seen other species of fish at Katherine River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Are you a keen bird watcher? Have you been bird watching at Katherine River? What birds have you seen at Katherine River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here. As a Bonzle sub-project, we're trying to build Australia's most comprehensive bird location atlas. A big thankyou to all that have contributed and continue to contribute sightings.
Do you know what facilities are available at Katherine River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Bonzle users have reported that Katherine River is a good place for canoeing. Do you know of other recreational activities at Katherine River? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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