Batchelor is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. The town is the current seat and largest town of the Coomalie Shire local government area. It is located 98 kilometres (61 min) south of the territory capital, Darwin. A number of residents commute to Darwin and its suburbs for work. In the 2016 census, Batchelor recorded a population of 507 people, with 36% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander origin.

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Around Batchelor NT 845

Our Picks on what to Do in Batchelor NT

Skydive Territory

Coomalie Arts Centre

Rum Jungle Lake

Batchelor Museum

Darwin River Dam

Manton Dam Recreation Area

Our Picks on where to Stay in Batchelor NT

Litchfield Motel

Batchelor Holiday Park

Batchelor Butterflyfarm

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Batchelor NT

Rum Jungle Tavern

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Community Services  

Coomalie Community Government Council
141 Cameron Road,

Batchelor Police Station NT
Pinaroo Crescent,

Batchelor Community Health Centre
27 Pinaroo Cres,

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 104
  • Population: 507
  • State electorate(s): Daly
  • Federal Division(s): Lingiari
  • Established (yr): 1911
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Adelaide River NT 846 (31.7 km, 23 mins)

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Acknowledgement of Country

Batchelor 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.