Attack Creek Historical Reserve

If you're travelling along the Stuart Highway and want to stretch your legs then Attack Creek is a good place to stop. 

The site is a wayside stop that pays homage to explorer John McDouall Stuart. 

Attack Creek commemorates where Stuart turned back from his 1860 expedition to cross Australia after a hostile encounter with Warumungu Aboriginal people.

How to get there

Travel 74km north of Tennant Creek along the Stuart Highway.

Check if this park is open

Find out if the Attack Creek Historical Reserve is open.

Contact

Phone: (08) 8962 4599 or (08) 8951 8250

Facilities

There are no facilities at Attack Creek, but you can camp here.

Please remember

When visiting the park, remember all of the following:

  • stay on designated roads and tracks
  • historic, cultural items and wildlife are protected
  • fires are not allowed in the reserve
  • bins are not provided, so take your rubbish with you.

Safety

You can have a safe and comfortable trip to Attack Creek Historical Reserve by doing all of the following:

  • observe park safety signs
  • carry and drink plenty of water
  • wear a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, suitable clothing and footwear
  • avoid strenuous activity in the heat of the day.

Last updated: 13 October 2017