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Family Stay and Ride with Katherine Outback Experience

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  • 1 night Village Motel Room (2Adults & 2Children)
  • Full buffet breakfast for each guest
  • Dinner including garlic bread and main course for each guest
  • ½ Hour Family Horse Ride
  • Family Picnic Hamper and refreshments for the family


  • ½ Hour Family Horse Ride
  • Family Picnic Hamper and refreshments for the family

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Family Stay and Ride with Katherine Outback Experience

Enjoy the freedom of being on horseback in the bush where you experience the connection between rider and horse. Here's a great chance for you and your family to enjoy a horse ride together. On your return from the ride, relax in the shade with an outback grazing hamper to which the Katherine Outback Experience team add cool drinks and a bonus Tom Curtain CD. Knotts Crossing Resort where you'll spend the night have included for each of you a main course and the following morning, buffet breakfast as part of their offering. An all-inclusive enjoyable family experience. 




Knotts Crossing Resort

Corner Giles and Cameron Streets, Katherine


Knotts Crossing Resort is a vibrant, award winning tropical resort that provides quality accommodation and dining, allowing guests a relaxed and enjoyable stay. Rates to suit all budgets.
Knotts Crossing Resort, is situated in the picturesque Katherine Region of Australia's Northern Territory.
Approximately 320 kms from Darwin in the Top End of Australia, the resort is set amongst acres of stunning tropical gardens and is just a two minute walk from the Katherine River.
Make the resort your base while you explore the wonders of Katherine Gorge, Edith Falls, Cutta Cutta Caves, Elsey National Park and the many other fascinating destinations in and around Katherine.
Relax with a book and a cold drink by one of the 2 pools and enjoy the Top Ends fabulous weather.
Facilities available include HERTZ rent a car, AUSTAR, stocked Kiosk, Guest Laundries, Complimentary BBQ facilities, Garden Bar, Conference Centre and more. Enjoy our Outback Hospitality!

Village Motel Room

1 x Double Bed & 1 x Set Bunks Full Buffet Breakfast for 2 Adults & 2 Children from 5-12 years Garlic Bread & Main Course for 2 Adults & 2 x Childrens Meals

Your Outback Experience


Katherine Outback Experience

115 Collins Road Uralla NT


Owned by multiple Golden Guitar winner Tom Curtain, Katherine Outback Experience provides a taste of the Australian outback right on the doorstep of town with real life horse-starting and working dog demonstrations, live music, and humorous bush tales.

There is dust and chaos, and things don't always go to plan, but that's part of the beauty and charm of the outback as we know it.
There is something for everyone during the show. The kids love feeding the animals, whilst the adults are mesmerised by the team's horse and dog training knowledge, skill, and patience. The show wouldn't be complete without some hilarious bush yarns and catchy Australian music from Tom's award-winning albums.
Some free refreshments including cold water provided. Standard Show 1.5 hour: Mon, and selected Fri and Sat
Extended Show 2.5 hour (includes morning/ afternoon tea): Tues & Wed (April to October) plus Fri & Sat (June to August) | Adults: $65 | Senior
Multiple Golden Guitar winner Tom Curtain's Katherine Outback Experience show offers a unique insight into life on Australian outback cattle stations, highlighting the important role of working dogs and horses in the pastoral industry. Working on outback cattle stations away from the modern comforts of TV and internet, inspired Tom to pen his first songs. In November 2017, Tom released his third album 'Territory Time' that debuted at No.1 on the Australian iTunes Country Music Chart. The first song released, 'Never Never Land' went on to win two Golden Guitar awards (highest accolade in Australian Country Music) at the 2018 Tamworth Country Music Awards for Toyota Heritage Song of the Year and CMC Video Clip of the Year. Tom’s passion for training animals, combined with his love of music inspired him to launch Katherine Outback Experience in 2013, providing guests with a sense of what goes on in the outback, often behind closed doors.
Come and watch the team start a young untrained horse, work the cattle dogs and sing a few Aussie anthems, often from the saddle. Children are invited to interact with the station animals - some of which are unique to the outback. The show is in a constant state of evolution, with new animals and acts being introduced on a weekly basis. No two shows are the same.

An experience not to be missed that will leave you with a greater understanding and appreciation of the everyday men and women who live and work in the outback.

Katherine Outback Experience is now offering Horse Riding Experiences.
We tailor our Experiences to match the goals of our guests. Guests can choose whether they want a Horse Riding Experience, Lesson or both! If you are a tourist (as opposed to a Katherine Local), we recommend a Group Experience. The Private Experiences are designed for recurring lessons where the participant is seeking ongoing tuition to improve their riding skills.
Lessons are designed to identify goals, strengths, and weaknesses, and to build confidence in each individual. Additional lessons will be tailored according to the Rider's ability and goals.

Minimum age for Horse Riding is 3 years old and maximum weight is 120kg.

We currently limit our Groups to FOUR Riders per time-slot unless agreed otherwise with the Katherine Outback Experience Team. If your Group has more than four Riders, you will likely need to book back-to-back sessions. Please address this in the Booking Questions and Comments.

Due to high demand, you are not guaranteed a specific time-slot for the Horse Riding Experience when booking through the Visitor Centre. Once your booking is complete, the Katherine Outback Experience Team we will contact you directly to lock in the best available time slot for the experience. We are happy to hold timeslots while your booking is processed. We recommend adding additional notes to your booking such as other bookings and where you are travelling from to assist us with easily identifying options for you. Please understand we are doing our best to manage bookings using two booking systems and to allow instant confirmation.


DIGITAL FORM TO COMPLETE PRIOR TO THE FIRST LESSON Prior to the first lesson, Participants and/ or Legal Guardians are required to complete the following the Risk Waiver and Medical History Form here:

This can also be found on our website under the Horse Riding Tab.

CORONAVIRUS In light of the current Coronavirus pandemic, we are taking all measures to minimise risk to our guests and staff. Things we are doing include (but are not limited to): - Daily cleaning of seating, restrooms, and equipment - Maintaining social distancing - Cashless transactions - Cleaning of helmets, saddles and bridles following every lesson - Implementing a maximum number of people allowed onsite at any one time.

Our request is: - Please do not enter our site if you are feeling unwell or have experienced flu-like symptoms within the last 14 days - Please do not enter our site if you have knowingly been in contact with someone who has or may have Coronavirus or anyone who has travelled from overseas within 14 days.

WHAT TO WEAR/ BRING Closed-in shoes are mandatory. We encourage the following however they are not essential: - Long pants - Helmet if available. We do have helmets on hand that meet Australian standards and are cleaned following every lesson. Bike helmets do not meet minimum standards - Long sleeve shirt with a collar for sun smart purposes. Despite having an undercover arena, we often ride in the open paddock and along local tracks - Avoid jewellery like rings, long necklaces, and dangly earrings that could get caught

FOOD/ DRINKS - We have a selection of drinks available to purchase. - Guests are welcome to BYO drinks and food

WHAT HAPPENS IF I AM RUNNING LATE FOR MY LESSON? As you can appreciate, our time is valuable. We will do what we can to fit you in however this will not always be possible as we will have back-to-back bookings. Should you be running late, we request you please phone ahead to let us know on 1300 818 612. Unless in extenuating circumstances, you will not be eligible for a refund.

LOCATION - 115 Collins Road, Uralla, Katherine Northern Territory










Katherine Outback Experience

115 Collins Road Uralla NT

Order one of our famous Outback Grazing Hampers to enjoy during your visit to Katherine Outback Experience. The Hamper will include a selection of snacks, complimentary cold drinks, and a Tom Curtain CD.

Terms & conditions

Package valid for Family 2 adults 2 children (3-17 yrs)

Forfeit 1-night accommodation charge if the booking is canceled within 48 hours of arrival.

We require payment at the time of booking unless agreed otherwise with Management.
We understand that plans change. We are happy to rebook your Horse Ride at an alternative time and/ or date, issue a voucher to be used at a later date or provide a full refund for cancellations made at least 24 hour prior to 9am on the day of the lesson.
For cancellations made within 24 hours prior to 9am on the day of the lesson, refunds will not be issued unless in extenuating circumstances.
Experiences are booked back-to-back. If you are running late, please contact us on 1300818612. Although it cannot be guaranteed, we will do our best to fit you in subject to existing bookings.

Amendments: an amendment fee of $25.00 will be charged per itinerary change.
Cancellations: Cancellation of bookings made using the Territory Voucher will incur a 10% administration fee calculated on the total booking cost.

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