Description

Located 500 kilometres north of Alice Springs and 1000 kilometres south of Darwin, with Tennant Creek at its golden heart, is the Barkly. Its large cattle stations, fascinating wayside inns, historic stock routes, gold mining history, Aboriginal culture, interesting flora and fauna and the iconic Karlu Karlu/Devils Marbles make up this beautiful outback region of the Red Centre.replacenewlinereplacenewlineSpend a day or two in Tennant Creek exploring its rich history and culture and enjoying the vast array of outdoor activities. The Barkly region is the outback Australian landscape you've always imagined: endless blue skies, vast desert horizons, and that electrifying sense that an adventure could be just around the corner.

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Around Tennant Creek NT 860


Our Picks on what to Do in Tennant Creek NT

Nyinkka Nyunyu Art and Culture Centre

Eldorado Park

Battery Hill Mining Centre

Bill Allen Lookout Tennant Creek NT

Tennant Creek Swimming Pool NT

Our Picks on where to Stay in Tennant Creek NT

The Goldfields Motel

Safari Lodge Motel

Eldorado Motor Inn

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Tennant Creek NT

Memories Restaurant

Sporties Club

Rocky's Pizza

Shopping in Tennant Creek NT

Community Services  


Tennant Creek Visitor Information Centre NT
160 Peko Road,
TENNANT CREEK NT 860

Barkly Regional Council NT
41 Peko Road,
TENNANT CREEK NT 860

Tennant Creek Police Station NT
Paterson Street,
TENNANT CREEK NT 860

Tennant Creek Hospital
45 Schmidt Street,
TENNANT CREEK NT 860

Tennant Creek Swimming Pool NT
10 Peko Road,
TENNANT CREEK NT 860

Location Information 

  • Population: 2991
  • State electorate(s): Barkly
  • Federal Division(s): Lingiari
  • Established (yr): 1954
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Elliott NT 862 (255 km, 2 hrs 40 mins)
Ti Tree NT 872 (314 km, 3 hrs 9 mins)
Wauchope NT 872 (135 km, 1 hr 24 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Tennant Creek NT is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

Waramanga

poidb.com 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.