Barrow Creek is a very small town, with a current population of 11, in the southern Northern Territory of Australia. It is located on the Stuart Highway, about 280 km north of Alice Springs, about halfway from there to Tennant Creek. The main feature of the town is the roadhouse/hotel. A number of mining companies are currently exploring in the area, although none of the current residents are involved in the mining industry.

Images around Barrow Creek NT 872

Around Barrow Creek NT 872

Our Picks on what to Do in Barrow Creek NT

Barrow Creek Telegraph Station Historical Reserve

Iytwelepenty / Davenport Ranges National Park

Our Picks on where to Stay in Barrow Creek NT

Barrow Creek Hotel

Our Picks on what to Eat in Barrow Creek NT

Barrow Creek Hotel

Shopping in Barrow Creek NT

Community Services  

Tennant Creek Visitor Information Centre NT
160 Peko Road,

Barkly Regional Council NT
41 Peko Road,

Location Information 

  • Population: 4
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Tennant Creek NT 860 (206 km, 2 hrs 2 mins)
Ti Tree NT 872 (109 km, 1 hr 4 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Barrow Creek 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.