Outback Show

 April to October | Katherine | Northern Territory

Are you looking for things to do in Katherine? We welcome you to enjoy Tom Curtain's Katherine Outback Experience, an outback 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 works with a young 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-time 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

Extended 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!

We are rated No. 1 Thing to do in Katherine and No.3 in the Northern Territory on TripAdvisor!

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. 

Special Events

  • Katherine Outback Experience Show | Katherine, NT - April-Oct 2018

    Katherine Outback Experience Shows in Katherine, NT will kick off again in early April 2018. Shows are already booking out so be sure to get in quick! Book Tickets Here!

  • Harry Hookey, Innocent Eve and Martin Oakes | Saturday 7 July

    An evening under the stars with Harry Hookey, Innocent Eve and Martin Oakes on Saturday 7 July from 7pm. BYO drinks, nibbles, chairs and picnic blankets. Tickets and information available here! 

  • Brad Cox | Friday 21 September

    2018 Toyota Star Maker winner, Brad Cox, has announced a tour, giving this singer-songwriter an opportunity to showcase songs from his brand new self-titled album. Tickets and information available here! 

Sign up for our Newsletter

Keep up to date with exciting news, tours and events and receive exclusive offers
Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.