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Mataranka Homestead

Homestead Road, Mataranka, Northern Territory 0852, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane,
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great facilities and as close as you can get to the thermal pools, we enjoyed the free entertainment each night and the kids loved watching the Nathan Griggs whip cracking show. Has made us want to watch we of the never never again after a visit to this park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Were only going to stay one night and ended up staying for two as we enjoyed it so much. Very laid back and chilled. Choose you own site. Great entertainment at night. We were lucky enough to have Nathan the whip cracker as entertainment too. He was a great choice for entertainment. Fire each night and good pub food. Showers... More 

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Wantirna, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Been to the thermal pools a few times , they are amazing. This trip was done at the end of the peak season, it was like a day at the Melbourne cup . People everywhere and not enough room to enjoy yourself, I recommend you do this latter in the year . Mid September to early October, is the best... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

About 400ks South of Darwin and 100ks from Katherine seems a long way to go for a dip in hot springs, well we thought it worth the drive and weren't disappointed. The Homestead is rustic to say the least, the entertainment was good and the food was good pub food. The campgrounds are a bit rough but ok, the hot... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great spot to stop its very peaceful within walking distance to the hot springs. Choose your own powered sites. Everything was clean and worked well. Very big bar and meals area as well as live music at night. Defiantly recommend it and we will be back for sure (:

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Alice Springs, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Mataranka Homestead is situated 100km south of Katherine. It borders Elsey national Park and is famous for the classic Australian movie "We of the never never," being filmed in this location. You can find the replica of the original Homestead and a few other attractions related still onsite here. The other main attraction here is the Rainbow Springs, thermal... More 

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Numurkah, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

amenities, clean. had to find your own site but that was not a problem stayed 2 nights could have stayed more. Entertainment wonderful. Would stay again. Only a short drive to Pepper Spring, great swimming there as well.

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Sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Mataranka and discovered poorly managed, very disorganized and happy to take your money....."then you find you own spot for caravan up there for power"........drive around all site taken until stopped as these people were moving besides friends. Ended up on road 20 meters from power ......no water and wasn't told...... Toilets and showers poor condition needs updating Only... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We stayed at the mataranka homestead tourist resort. It was fantastic. The weather was hot and the thermal pool was magical espically at night. Food was good and staff were friendly. We stayed the first night in a motel which was good then went to a cabin which was even better!! The cabin felt like more of a outback experience.... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Me and my friends were on the way from Darwin to the East Coast. Others recommended us the Thermal Springs in Mataranka and we were more than happy to have a break in between. Actually we wanted to stay for 2 nights. As there was a 10% discount when we stay for three nights, we took the advantage and stayed.... More 

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