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
Phone: (08) 8962 4599 or (08) 8951 8250
There are no facilities at Attack Creek, but you can camp here.
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.
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: 27 June 2017