Mataranka is a town and locality in the Northern Territory of Australia located about 420 km southeast of the territory capital of Darwin, and 107 km south of Katherine. At the 2016 census, Mataranka recorded a population of 350. 29.5% of residents are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

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Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs

Elsey National Park

The Never Never Museum

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Mataranka Roadhouse and Cabins

Bitter Springs Cabins and Camping

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BP Mataranka Roadhouse and Cabins

Stockyard Gallery - Cafe

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Location Information 

  • Population: 350
  • State electorate(s): Barkly
  • Federal Division(s): Lingiari
  • Established (yr): 1928
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Katherine NT 850 (108 km, 1 hr 7 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Mataranka NT is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s. acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.