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Those interested in Katherine Gorge as their main destination would generally come from Darwin, where there are plane flights, and buses via the Stuart Highway, to Katherine. You could also fly from the Alice to Katherine.
Visitors in motor vehicles could literally come from anywhere to the highway crossroads at Katherine.
The northern entrance to Katherine Gorge is 45 kilometres north of Katherine. From there it's 20 kilometres to Edith Falls.
The southern entrance, the more popular access point to the park, is 30 kilometres from Katherine along the Gorge Rd, which ends at the national park's visitor centre.