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Katherine Outback Experience

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“dog training”(23 reviews)
“horse whisperer”(15 reviews)
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Ever wondered how a young horse is started or how working dogs are trained to muster cattle? Prepare to be captivated as 2x Golden Guitar winner and horseman extraordinaire, Tom Curtain provides real life horse-starting and dog training...more
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115 Collins Road, Katherine, Northern Territory 0850, Australia
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+61 428 301 580
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had work colleagues up from Melbourne and were doing some pretty heavy thinking and planning and we thought this would be a great way to unwind. We got a bottle of wine and some cool drinks and headed out to watch a great show....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Tom and Annabelle, thankyou for wonderful early evening show. This is a working property with several animals - horses, dogs, brahma steer, water buffalo, goats, pigs, mules, donkeys, ducks etc. The children can feed the smaller animals during the show. The demonstration of horse and...More

Thank julesrick
Reviewed 6 days ago

Tom and his team put on a great show, nothing scripted all as it happens. what a horse and dog whisperer.

Thank Liz K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful human experience, the thought that has gone into making guests at this show comfortable and participative is almost the stand out feature. But really its the relationship between man and animal that makes this show a not to be missed experience. The...More

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Annabel M, Owner at Katherine Outback Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words, we are so pleased you enjoyed the show and added comforts. We love sharing our knowledge and experience about training horses and dogs with our guests. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your Top End travels and hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was fantastic. Well worth the money. They certainly looked after their customers with cold towels, ice cold water and ice blocks which were all very welcome in the heat. Toms skills and sense of humour great to watch

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Annabel M, Owner at Katherine Outback Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind words. We are so pleaded you enjoyed the show and hope you visit again next time you are in the Region. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels. Thanks again, Tom and Annabel

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great excision off The Ghan. Amazing how Tom works the animals. Training the horses and dogs to muster the cattle. Great scones for afternoon tea.

Thank Michele R
Annabel M, Owner at Katherine Outback Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words, we are so pleased you enjoyed your off-train experience at Katherine Outback Experience as well as the afternoon tea. We hope you visit again next time you are in the region. Thanks again, Tom and Annabel

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a family of four (two kids age 7 and 4) and we all thoroughly enjoyed the show. Tom and his new wife are so personable, with relaxed manners and very engaging. The pricing was just right, the length of the show was great...More

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Annabel M, Owner at Katherine Outback Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind review, we are so pleased you and your family loved the show. Too funny about the discipline methods - you are not the first to trial this on your kids either! You will have to let us know if it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great activity for anyone... of all ages... A window into the real world of life in the outback. Tom and his family and animals provide an interesting, realistic and entertaining picture of bush life. Breaking in horses, training cattle dogs, singing a few...More

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Annabel M, Owner at Katherine Outback Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we are so pleased you enjoyed the show. We are very leased to read it was the highlight o your daughter's holiday. We hope you visit again next time you are in Katherine. Thanks again Tom and Annabel

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We selected a visit to this working cattle station as an off train excursion when the Ghan stopped in Katherine. Tom, a handsome dude with a couple of Golden guitars to his credit put on a wonderful show, ably supported by his new wife Annabel...More

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Annabel M, Owner at Katherine Outback Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind words, we are so pleased it was an unexpected delight for you and that you loved every minute of it. Nappy san has become as shopping trolley essential with the red dirt, we agree, it's best to avoid white clothes...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently had the pleasure to visit the Katherine Outback Experience off the Ghan train. It was by far my favorite day in the Northern Territory. This is a family friendly attraction that will put a smile on everybody's face. This down home "show" is...More

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Annabel M, Owner at Katherine Outback Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind words, we are so pleased you loved the show and that it was the highlight of your NT travels! It means the absolute world to us. We hope you visit again next time you are Katherine and trust you enjoyed...More

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Catherine A
9 December 2017|
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Response from Annabel M | Property representative |
Hi Catherine, Apologies we didn’t see this question while on tour in WA. We trust you found the answer. Our website is kept very up to date with our show times and special events. Guests are also welcome to email us or... More
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Kayyy1970
26 June 2015|
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Response from TomCurtain | Property representative |
We use the mop as an extension of our arm to keep the dogs from invading the personal space of the goats. So when the dogs come too close to the goats we dangle a wet mop in their face which makes it a little uncomfortable... More
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davmar70
28 January 2015|
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Response from Annabel M | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Generally we are open in Katherine from May to the end of October during the Dry Season. If all goes to plan, we are hoping to open in the southwest of WA from December to April.
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