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“Anyone for marbles!”

Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve
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2-Day Tour from Darwin to Alice Springs Including Mataranka Hot Springs Devils...
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5-Day Camping Tour from Alice Spring to Darwin via Uluru (Ayers Rock)
Ranked #1 of 1 things to do in Wauchope
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Owner description: Karlu Karlu, otherwise known as the Devils Marbles, are a collection of gigantic round boulders many of which are precariously balanced on top of one another. they are found easily on the Stuart highway near Wauchoupe which is approximately 100 kilometres from Tennant Creek. There are some walking tracks through the reserve and camping is available.
Reviewed September 25, 2012

What a fascinating place, and FREE! It was wonderful to just roam around at leisure and feel the texture and breath in the history of this fabulous place

Thank Jan M
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Reviewed September 14, 2012

On the long desert drive from Tenant Creek to Alice Springs this is the only real place of interest. A remarkable collection of huge natural boulders beside the Stuart Highway, some seemingly balancing only on a small stone, and creating fantastic photo opportunities, this is a religious Aborigine site. Worth stopping on your long drive but no need to spend more than half a hour here to get a feel for the majesty of the place

1  Thank golouis99
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Reviewed August 11, 2012

Spent a night here in July. Not long enough!! Could easily have spent another night/day here exploring and just soaking up the atmosphere.The whole conservation area is magical, and well worth a visit. The different colours as the sun rises and sets have to be seen to be believed. The camping area fills up pretty quickly in the cooler months, so best to get there before 3pm. We camped on the eastern side of the ground, lit our fire and watched the moon come up. Saw a dingo or two but they are quite timid and nothing to be concerned about. Make sure you have enough firewood on you as it is illegal to collect wood there. Payment for camping is an honesty system, and cost us $7.70 for our family of four. If you don't have time to camp though, the area is free to enter and explore. No showers, just toilets.

12  Thank camchan
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Reviewed July 30, 2012

As there isn't much more between Alice Springs and Tennant Creek than these giant boulders, it is easily the highlight in the region. That said, half a hour is enough to appreciate them and take a few shots. I would be a shame to miss it.

1  Thank MichaelBurm
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Reviewed July 4, 2012

As you pass right by on the highway out of Tennant Creek, you'd be silly to not stop and have a look at these great rock formations. Camping is available.

Thank JB072
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