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.
Travel 74km north of Tennant Creek along the Stuart Highway.
You can camp at Attack Creek Historical Reserve.
The facilities include:
- 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 need a permit to use a drone - you must get it before you arrive.
- 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: 21 February 2020
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