Cutta Cutta Caves

30 km south of Katherine, Katherine NT

About Cutta Cutta Caves

Cutta Cutta Caves are the Northern Territory’s only publicly accessible tropical limestone caves. Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park is located 30 km south of Katherine and covers 1499 hectares. Formed millions of years ago, these caves are found about 15 metres below the surface. Cutta Cutta Caves are home to a variety of native wildlife, including the brown tree snake and the rare orange horseshoe bat. The park is open year-round, but the caves are occasionally closed due to seasonal conditions.

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Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park covers 1,499 hectares of karst limestone landscape and caves, which are limited to only a few locations in northern Australia. Long established as the Northern Territory's only publicly accessible tropical limestone caves, Cutta Cutta Caves are located 30 kilometres south of Katherine. Formed millions of years ago and still growing today, these unique formations are found about 15 metres below the surface. Cutta Cutta Caves are home to a variety of native wildlife, including the brown tree snake and the rare orange horseshoe bat. Guided tours of the cave system are conducted throughout the day. The Park is open year-round, but the caves are occasionally closed due to seasonal conditions. The Jawoyn Aboriginal people have a long association with this area, and evidence of their culture can be found throughout the Park.

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30 km south of Katherine, Katherine 0850 NT - See Map

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