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Mataranka Homestead

Homestead Road, Mataranka, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped in at Mataranka Homestead to view the Replica of Elsey Homestead from the movie 'We of the Never Never'. It was very interesting. You can view the movie at certain times or buy a copy while there. We didnt' swim at the thermal pools there, they were crowded. We also went back for the evening show with country... More 

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Morayfield, Australia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Perfect for the family. This slightly rundown homestead is hidden away from the world. You feel comfortable and completely hidden away from the hustle and bustle and stressors of life. If you want 5 star accommodation then this isn't the place for you, but if you want to get back to basics and just enjoy each other's company then book... More 

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Katherine, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We spent a night in the cabins for $115.00 a night we expected a little more than what we got.. the rooms where old and in need of repairs.. the food at the restaurant area was lovely and the fact it was only a short walk to the springs was an amazing advantage..

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We stayed in the Caravan Park with a powered site. You picked your own site amongst the trees, it was like a bush setting. The amenities block could have an update but were always kept clean. Early afternoon peacocks and wallabies would wander through the park. The staff were very friendly. The hot springs were a short wall through the... More 

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Assisi, Italy
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Just one night stay. Wonderfull and very kind girl at the front desk. The nature sorround you all round. There's a night accessible thermal pool in the middle of the jungle. Just about 1 min walk from the rooms. Average price are low and you can enjoy the company of a lot of animals all year round. And... what a... More 

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Darwin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

We stayed here for a night over the weekend with our baby and found the Homestead charming. The motel room was just what we were after - something cozy with air con, a clean bathroom and a nice vibe. This stay is what remote travel in the NT is all about: warm hospitality & the unexpected. In this case, the... More 

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Kingston SE, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Camped here overnight. Good flat site. ( some people needed extra power cords as points often a distance from site) Small kangas rooming. Spread out enough to have privacy and good nights sleep. Thermal pools great and should be enjoyed more than once. Meal good in all respects. (size, quality and time to arrive) Good after meal entertainment. Good stay.

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Tuross Head, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We visited the homestead for the second time and once again had a wonderful stay. Its all the outback should be, a different experience every day, great water holes for cooling off and a visit to the local pub is a must. The staff will do anything for you, all you need to do is ask! Great food is washed... More 

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Rochester, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for a night on our way up to Darwin, and were keen to get back. Stayed another three nights on the way home. Powered sites have plenty of room and shade, amenities are very dated and in need of an upgrade. We are travelling with our three kids (6, 5 & 5 months), and there was plenty of... More 

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Sunshine Coast
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

My husband visited this place in the 1970s and it has not had a cent spent on it since then. We stopped here for a mid afternoon break but the springs pool was crowded and the grounds had a family of feral pigs in it! The "We of the Never Never" house (used in the filming of the movie) could... More 

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