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Travel guide Tennant Creek

Two Cup Race day
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8962 1281, 1800 500 879 or info@tennantcreeknt.com.au
Venue: Battery Hill Mining Centre, Peko Road Tennant Creek Northern Territory
Experience the excitement and buzz of thoroughbred racing with a race program featuring the running of the St Patrick's Cup and Tennant Creek Cup. Find full catering facilities, Sky channel, on-course bookmaker, TAB, courtesy bus & entertainment for the kids.Join in the fun of traditional outback horse racing.The Tennant Creek Cup is a traditional bush race meeting with a five card program. There is a TAB and on course bookmakers, a fully catered licensed bar, 'Fashion of the Field' event and live entertainment. This is a great family outing with lots of activities and fun for the kids..Saint Patrick's Day Races is a fun-filled day, with a five-card race program, TAB and bookie facilities. There is the running of the traditional Chief Minister's Gift Race, with live entertainment continuin... Read more

Kelly's Ranch
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8962 2045 or admin@kellysranch.com.au
Kelly's Ranch offers you the ultimate outback experience with a trail ride. Catering for beginners of all ages, and with horses available for different levels of competency, their skilled and knowledgeable staff will ensure you have both an enjoyable and memorable experience that you’ll never forget.

Owner, Jerry Kelly, prides himself in providing visitors with an experience and understanding of his traditional culture, sharing legendary tales of the stockman’s life and of life in the Aus... Read more

Devils Marbles Tours
By ATDW Database

Contact: marble666@bigpond.com
Devils Marbles Tours offer full day tours to the ancient and mysterious cluster of orange-tinted rock spheres known as Karlu Karlu / Devils Marbles. Located near the outback town of Tennant Creek, these bizarre boulders were formed by millions of years of erosion. Learn about the ancient Aboriginal mythology surrounding this captivating geological marvel, as you explore this desert landscape that will leave a lasting impression. Read more

Top End Surprises: Katherine, Tennant Creek and Mataranka
By Kylie Jane Degeling

Too often, discussions about the Northern Territory centre around Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata-Tjuta (the Olgas) and Kakadu National Park. The reason for this is clear to anyone who has ever laid eyes on these places – they’re truly amazing. But sometimes, it’s the lesser known places that make a holiday really special - the little surprises you see along the way. Like the luxurious hot springs of Mataranka. To the south of Katherine, with a population around 250, this little town boasts a truly magical spot to rejuvenate and ponder why nature decided to put a hot tub in the middle of nowhere. The lagoon is surrounded by palm trees, and the sandy bottom is lovely to run your feet through as you luxuriate in the warm water. Of course, you wouldn’t fly across the world f... Read more

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