Road rest stops in NT

If you are driving long distances in the Northern Territory (NT), you should plan to take a break every two hours so that you don't become affected by fatigue.

Stuart Highway rest stops

Rest stops on the Stuart Highway are includes in four different route maps.

Darwin to Katherine

Katherine to Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek to Alice Springs

Alice Springs to the NT/SA border

Darwin to Katherine

Rest stopDistanceFacilities
Manton Dam Nearest town south: Katherine (249km)
Nearest stop south: Coomalie Creek (21km)
Darwin (66km)
  • barbeque
  • picnic table
  • camping not permitted
Coomalie Creek Nearest stop north: Manton Dam (21km)
Nearest town south: Katherine (228km)
Nearest stop south: Bridge Creek (59km)
Darwin (87km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • shelter
  • information bay
  • camping not permitted
Bridge CreekNearest stop north: Coomalie Creek (59km)
Nearest town south: Katherine (169km)
Nearest stop south: King (215km)
Darwin (146km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelter
  • toilet
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed

Katherine to Tennant Creek

Rest stopDistanceFacilities
King Nearest town north: Katherine (46km)
Nearest stop north: Bridge Creek (25km)
Nearest town south: Tennant Creek (624km)
Nearest stop south: Warloch (96km)
Darwin (361km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelter
  • toilet
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
Warloch Nearest town north: Katherine (142km)
Nearest stop north: King (96km)
Nearest town south: Tennant Creek (528km)
Nearest stop south: Alexander Forrest Memorial (77km)
Darwin (457km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelter
  • toilet
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
Alexander Forrest Memorial Nearest town north: Katherine (219km)
Nearest stop north: Warloch (77km)
Nearest town south: Tennant Creek (451km)
Nearest stop south: Sir Charles Todd Memorial (125km)
Darwin (534km)
 
Sir Charles Todd Memorial Nearest town north: Katherine (344km)
Nearest stop north: Alexander Forrest Memorial (125km)
Nearest town south: Tennant Creek (326km)
Nearest stop south: Newcastle Waters (52km)
Darwin (659km)
 
Newcastle Waters Nearest town north: Katherine (396km)
Nearest stop north: Sir Charles Todd Memorial (52km)
Nearest town south: Tennant Creek (274km)
Nearest stop south: Attack Creek (202km)
Darwin (711km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelters
  • toilet
  • information bay
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
Attack Creek Nearest town north: Katherine (598km)
Nearest stop north: Newcastle Waters (202km)
Nearest town south: Tennant Creek (72km)
Nearest stop south: Reverend John Flynn Memorial (47km)
Darwin (913km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelters
  • toilet
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
Rev John Flynn MemorialNearest town north: Katherine (645km)
Nearest stop north: Attack Creek (47km)
Nearest town south: Tennant Creek (25km)
Nearest stop south: Bonney Well (114km)
Darwin (960km)
 

Tennant Creek to Alice Springs

Rest stopDistanceFacilities
Bonney WellNearest town north: Tennant Creek (89km)
Nearest stop north: Reverend John Flynn Memorial (114km)
Nearest town south: Alice Springs (416km)
Nearest stop south: Devils Marbles (14km)
Darwin (1074km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • helter
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
Devils Marbles Nearest town north: Tennant Creek (103km)
Nearest stop north: Bonney Well (14km)
Nearest town south: Alice Springs (402km)
Nearest stop south: Taylor Creek (81km)
Darwin (1088km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • shelters
  • toilet
  • information bay
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed (camping fees apply)
Taylor Creek Nearest town north: Tennant Creek (184km)
Nearest stop north: Devils Marbles (81km)
Nearest town south: Alice Springs (321km)
Nearest stop south: Teamster Memorial (97km)
Darwin (1169km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelters
  • toilet
  • information bay
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
Teamster Memorial Nearest town north: Tennant Creek (281km)
Nearest stop north: Taylor Creek (97km)
Nearest town south: Alice Springs (224km)
Nearest stop south: Central Mount Stuart (12km)
Darwin (1266km)
 
Central Mount Stuart Historical Reserve Nearest town north: Tennant Creek (293km)
Nearest stop north: Teamster Memorial (12km)
Nearest town south: Alice Springs (157km)
Nearest stop south: Prowse Gap (67km)
Darwin (1278km)
  • barbeque
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • information bay
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
Prowse Gap Nearest town north: Tennant Creek (360km)
Nearest stop north: Central Mount Stuart Historical Reserve (67km)
Nearest town south: Alice Springs (145km)
Nearest stop south: Ryans Well (22km)
Darwin (1345km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelter
  • toilet
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
Ryans Well Nearest town north: Tennant Creek (382km)
Nearest stop north: Prowse Gap (22km)
Nearest town south: Alice Springs (123km)
Nearest stop south: Connors Well (31km)
Darwin (1367km)
 
Connors Well Nearest town north: Tennant Creek (413km)
Nearest stop north: Ryans Well (31km)
Nearest town south: Alice Springs (92km)
Nearest stop south: Warburton Memorial (32km)
Darwin (1398km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelter
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
Warburton Memorial Nearest town north: Tennant Creek (445km)
Nearest stop north: Connors Well (32km)
Nearest town south: Alice Springs (60km)
Nearest stop south: Tropic of Capricorn (31km)
Darwin (1430km)
 
Tropic of CapricornNearest town north: Tennant Creek (476km)
Nearest stop north: Warburton Memorial (31km)
Nearest town south: Alice Springs (29km)
Nearest stop south: Highest Point Marker (9km)
Darwin (1461km)
  • barbeque
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelter
  • toilet
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed

Alice Springs to the South Australian Border

Rest stopDistanceFacilities
Mt. Polhill Nearest town north: Alice Springs (61km)
Nearest stop north: Highest Point Marker (81km)
Nearest stop south: Cannonball Memorial (37km)
Darwin (1551km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelter
  • toilet
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
Cannonball Memorial Nearest town north: Alice Springs (98km)
Nearest stop north: Mt Polhill (37km)
Nearest stop south: Finke River (28km)
Darwin (1588km)
 
Finke River Nearest town north: Alice Springs (126km)
Nearest stop north: Cannonball Memorial (28km)
Nearest stop south: Desert Oaks (42km)
Darwin (1616km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelter
  • toilet
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
Desert Oaks Nearest town north: Alice Springs (167km)
Nearest stop north: Finke River (42km)
Nearest stop south: South Australia Border (128km)
Darwin (1658km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelter
  • toilet
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
NT / SA BorderNearest town north: Alice Springs (295km)
Nearest stop north: Desert Oaks (128km)
Darwin (1786km)
  • barbeque
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelter
  • toilet
  • information bay
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed

Barkly Highway rest stops

Rest stopDistanceFacilities
41 Mile Bore Threeways (70km)
Camooweal (377km)
Nearest stop east: Frewena (62km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • helter
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
Frewena Threeways (132km)
Camooweal (315km)
Nearest stop west: 41 Mile Bore (62km)
Nearest stop east: Wonarah Bore (95km)
  • Barbeques
  • Picnic tables
  • Water supply
  • Shelter
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
Wonarah Bore Threeways (227km)
Camooweal (220km)
Nearest stop west: Frewena (95km)
Nearest stop east: Soudan Bore (85km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelter
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
Soudan Bore Threeways (312km)
Camooweal (135km)
Nearest stop west: Wonarah Bore (85km)
Nearest stop east: Avon Downs (65km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelter
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
Avon Downs Threeways (377km)
Camooweal (70km)
Nearest stop west: Soudan Bore (65km)
Nearest stop east: Queensland Border (57km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelter
  • toilets
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
NT / QLD BorderThreeways (434km)
Camooweal (13km)
Nearest stop west: Avon Downs 57km)
 

Victoria Highway rest stops

Rest stopDistanceFacilities
King WestKatherine (34km)
Kununurra (475km)
Nearest stop west: Limestone (23km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
LimestoneKatherine (57km)
Kununurra (452km)
Nearest stop east: King West (23km)
Nearest stop west: Mathison (45km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelter
  • toilet
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
MathisonKatherine (102km)
Kununurra (407km)
Nearest stop east: Limestone (45km)
Nearest stop west: Noel Buntine Memorial (25km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelter
  • toilet
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
Noel Buntine MemorialKatherine (127km)
Kununurra (382km)
Nearest stop east: Mathison (25km)
Nearest stop west: Sullivan Campground (50km)
 
Sullivan CampgroundKatherine (177km)
Kununurra (332km)
Nearest stop east: Noel Buntine Memorial (50km)
Nearest stop west: Kuwang Lookout (73km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • toilet
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed (camping fees apply)
Kuwang LookoutKatherine (250km)
Kununurra (259km)
Nearest stop east: Sullivan Campground (73km)
Nearest stop west: Durack Monument (25km)
 
Durack MonumentKatherine (275km)
Kununurra (232km)
Nearest stop east: Kuwang Lookout (25km)
Nearest stop west: Bradshaw Bridge (19km)
 
Bradshaw BridgeKatherine (294km)
Kununurra (215km)
Nearest stop east: Durack Monument (19km)
Nearest stop west: Gregorys Cairn (12km)
 
Gregorys CairnKatherine (306km)
Kununurra (203km)
Nearest stop east: Bradshaw Bridge (12km)
Nearest stop west: East Baines (37km)
 
East Baines RiverKatherine (343km)
Kununurra (166km)
Nearest stop east: Gregorys Cairn (37km)
Nearest stop west: Saddle (58km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelter
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
SaddleKatherine (401km)
Kununurra (108km)
Nearest stop east: East Baines (58km)
Nearest stop west: Beef Road Monument (59km)
  • barbeques
  • picnic tables
  • water supply
  • shelters
  • toilet
  • 24 hour overnight camping allowed
Beef Road MonumentKatherine (460km)
Kununurra (49km)
Nearest stop east: Saddle (58km)
Nearest stop west: Western Australia border (9km)
 
NT / WA borderKatherine (469km)
Kununurra (40km)
Nearest stop east: Beef Road Monument (9km)
  • toilet available on the Western Australia side of the border

Last updated: 19 April 2016