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Evergem, Belgium
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose this place almost at random to break the journey from Darwin to Alice Springs and were very pleasantly surprised. It is a family run business and the hosts are very welcoming. Facilities are basic and a bit old but clean and well maintained. Lots of animals around to entertain the kids and a good look out fro the...

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Top spot to stay. We were traveling in the end of the season so there were only 7 vans each night. Fire pit lit on request due to of season. Good managers. 2 donkeys and 2 camels. The water hole was warm on top and cool underneath, water was discoloured due to leaf matter and will be good again after...

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Thank Greg B
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Stayed for 1 night on our way between Alice and Mataranka and thoroughly enjoyed it. It's a simple station campground with grassy area for camping and decent shower facilities. You get to camp on grass which is a luxury for us camper trailers in the Outback. No power but plenty of natural spring water available. We would definitely come back!

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Rochester, Australia
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Arrived mid afternoon and met by a scruffy, tattooed bloke at the gate. Checked in ($20) and got a reasonable site. Power and water. Amenities pretty ordinary. Campground right beside the highway and road trains pretty noisy. Nothing special.

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Thank Frank S
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a very quite place to stay not much money,hot showers, happy hour around a bush fire it's great. You are able to see donkey ,camels, and hear lots of birds. Nice staff running the park very helpful , the cost per night is only $20.00 cheap way out bush.

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Thank Pat M
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely surprise in the middle of nowhere. Clean amenities. Grassy sites which is amazing this time of year. Extremely friendly reception from the owners (even an icy pole for the kids!). Kids also loved the resident donkeys and camels. Well done.

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Thank CarenSB
Darwin
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Most vans back into a lovely grassed area forming a circle by the end of day. The amenities are a little way back but are clean with good showers. One washing machine but plenty of line space. Happy hour did not work around the fire. Disappointed that only one little door to the historic building was open with a tiny...

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Thank Jenny Peter C
Melbourne
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Whilst there may not be powered sites, there is grass and good water, a campfire and clean facilities. Unlike many camping spots, it also has the opportunity to go for a walk which we found a pleasant change. Even if you climb Mt Barka.......which will take all of 5 mins, you can get a good view of the surrounding country.

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Mandurah, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This station stay was a good overnight stay for $20. It was unpowered but a nice level grassed area for caravanners. The amenities were good and it was a quiet night even though we were parked near the main road. An excellent stop after a long drive.

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Rockhampton, Australia
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

A good place to kick back and meet some fellow travelers. Only unpowered sites but for $20 they were fine. Good camp fire in the evening to have a chat with some fellow travelers. The amenities were basic - but good showers and clean. A good stop off point after three ways. In retrospect we might have gone to Longreach...

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Address: Stuart Highway via Tennant Creek, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 0861, Australia
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Tennant Creek
Number of rooms: 55
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“Not a hotel but caravan park with camping and permanent tents.”
 of 5 bubbles C2993UVgregb, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Caravan park,not sure on rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Y1595UKpatm, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“No rooms just a camp ground”
 of 5 bubbles 128lhaines, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Camping only”
 of 5 bubbles 41trudyh, 18 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Lots of shady areas to park an or pitch a tent. Amenities are good and clean”
 of 5 bubbles Kazaneal, 14 Apr 2015 | Read review
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