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Kings Creek Station

2.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   Pmb 164, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Timaru
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187 reviews 187 reviews
61 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I came here for my morning breakfast. Outback hospitality here was truly great. There were two hardy Japanese helpers that cooked up a magnificent Aussie lads' breakfast with eggs, bacons with grit, beans. This is a well-managed station with camels being exported to the Middle East. There's a great documentary made called Unfinished Business, which told the story of the... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We stopped here for one night during our Emu Run tour of Uluru and the red centre. Emu Run have a private permanent camp site here with static wooden floored tents, a mess hall and a fire pit. All of this was just perfect and meant that my wife was happy that she did not have to sleep out under... More

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Linz
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

we stayed at the kings creek station during our trip from melbourne to alice springs. We slept in swags on one of the camp grounds - which was great. toilet and bathroom facilities were also clean. I especially enjoyed the quad biking tour we did at the station which lastet 1 hour - when you are there you should really... More

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Brussels
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18 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Located 35km before Kings Canyon, this is a working cattle station. It has cosy small safari-style canvas tents on solid floors with shared amenities and a kitchen-BBQ area. The couple who runs the resort are friendly and very helpful. Nice walks from the resort. A very nice place to experience the vastness and isolation of the outback. We stayed only... More

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Ocala, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Don't know what it was about this place but we simply could not connect with it. There was something about it which gave off a negative vibe. Maybe it was the not quite cleanness of the place. Maybe the uninteresting sunset at Three Tank Hill. Maybe the disinterested service at the bar. Cannot put my finger on it...

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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

I stayed here on the night of 23rd November with the tour company and was very surprised by how comprehensive the facilities are for tourists in this far-from-anything outback spot. Drinking water is clear and plentiful, not awful bore water. The showers and toilets are clean and functional. The tour companies have a rather large visible and kind of noisy... More

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Adelaide, South Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We stayed here with my parents and children in July in the on site tents (I can't remember the official name for them - Safari Tents perhaps). Anyway, they were all tiled floor, had a heater and fan and spacious enough! The real highlight for us was the communal areas, the camp kitchen was well equipped and spacious, while the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We camped here one night in a tent. The site was lovely and large but slanted as were many of the available sites. What made the site good was the size, a shady tree and proximity to a camp wash basin which was only used by us. Another bonus is the camp fire sites that are set up - beware... More

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Stansbury, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Stayed here for a night on our recent journey through outback, arrived on a very warm afternoon, temp was nudging low 40's. The site we were given was absolutely huge! Came with its own covered kitchen type area, fire pit and a nice big desert oak to set the camper up in the shade. Amenities blocks were clean. There is... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

Stayed the 29th and 21 st if September. While we thought it was pretty basic the sites are bug and the staff are super helpful. Whilst Kings canyon resort is more established it is very expansive and crowded... Yep in the middle of australia. Kings creek is easy and basic with a cold pool. It is clean however the food... More

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Also Known As:
Kings Creek Station Hotel
Kings Creek Station Hotel Alice Springs
Address: Pmb 164, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
Location: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Alice Springs
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 27 Specialty lodging in Alice Springs
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Kings Creek Station 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ian and Lyn Conway established Kings Creek Station in 1981. The station lies 36 kilometres from the magnificent Kings Canyon (Watarrka) and is set amongst majestic desert oaks.Kings Creek Station is a working cattle/camel station with facilities for camping, accommodation and an opportunity to experience the outback either by quad (4 wheel motorbike), helicopter or camel. Basic supplies, meals and drinks can be bought at the station shop. You could even try one of our famous Kings Creek camel burgers!!!!The station is the largest exporter of wild camels in Australia and sells camels for live export, live domestic sales and meat.37 documentaries have been filmed at Kings Creek and the station hosted Australian Geographics' fourth expedition. In 2001 the world famous Australian Safari travelled through and stayed at the station. Kings Creek Station has also been featured on 7 Sunrise Weather hosted by Grant Denyer in 2012. ... more   less 
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