The Show

 April to October | Katherine | Northern Territory

Welcome to Tom Curtain's Katherine Outback Experience, a 90 minute show that provides a unique window into the inner workings of life on a cattle station through real horse-training and working dog demonstrations, Australian Country Music and story telling.

A breaker getting used to a saddle - Credit Edwina Robertson

Be captivated as Tom breaks-in a wild horse and sometimes attempts to ride it for the first time (not always successfully)

Tom with the Riverboyne Working dogs

Watch and learn how the working dogs are trained to muster cattle and sheep for life on cattle stations

Legend picking up a hat - Credit Edwina Robertson

Meet the team of trick horses and see just how clever they are

Buffalo Bill having a bath during a Katherine Outback Experience Show

Get hands-on with some station characters commonly found in the Top End

Please cuddle me

Feed, pat and cuddle our two and four legged fury friends

Tom Curtain standing a top of a different kind of stage - our stallion Acres of Ra

Enjoy live Australian Country Music often performed from a different kind of stage by 2018 two-times Golden Guitar winner Tom Curtain

Buttercup and Daisy

Learn about the pastoral industry and its significance in the Top End

Annabel and Tom

Have a chat with Tom Curtain, Annabel McLarty and the Katherine Outback Experience Team


Standard 90 Minute Show
(Monday, Thursday and Friday)
Adults: $50 | Seniors: $45 | Students 6-17 years: $25 | Children 5 years & U: Free

Special 2.5 Hour Show including Morning or Afternoon Tea
(every Tuesday and Wednesday)

Adults: $55 | Seniors: $50 | Students: $30 | Children 5 years & U: Free
Please contact us for group bookings and packages.

Opening Hours

April to end of October

Monday | Thursday | Friday | 4:30-6:00pm | Gates open 4:15pm

Tuesdays | 9:30am - 12:00pm | Gates open 9:15am

Wednesdays | 2:30 - 5:00pm | Gates open 2:15pm

Please see the 'Buy Tickets' Page for available dates and times.
Please contact us on 0428 301 580 or by email about alternative times - you never know your luck!

Please note Katherine Outback Experience reserves the right to cancel / change shows if minimum booking numbers are not achieved. Guests will be offered an alternative date or full refund should this occur. To avoid the disappointment of shows being cancelled, we recommend booking in advance. 

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