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41 Mile Bore Camp
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Barkly Highway, Warumungu, 0852, Northern Territory, Australia

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Acacia Roadhouse
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Sturt Highway, Acacia Hills, 0822, Northern Territory, Australia

The Acacia Roadhouse has a petrol station so you ca stock up on supplies and top up the fuel tank while stopping here. There is also a public phone located on the side of the road at this rest stop.

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Attack Creek Rest Stop
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17949 Stuart Highway, Tablelands, 0862, Northern Territory, Australia

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Beatrice Hill Rest Area
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Arnhem Highway, Lambells Lagoon, 0822, Northern Territory, Australia

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Frewena Rest Stop
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Barkly Highway, Warumungu, 0862, Northern Territory, Australia

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Highway Rest Area
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Sturt Highway, Pamayu, 0862, Northern Territory, Australia

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King River Rest Area
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Stuart Highway, Manbulloo, 0852, Northern Territory, Australia

24 Hour overnight camping is permitted, with undercover picnic tables and fireplaces available, and for the more adventurous, you can take a short walk to Leech Lagoon.

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Manton Dam Recreation Area
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Sturt Highway, Darwin River Dam, 0822, Northern Territory, Australia

No Camping is Permitted at the Manton Dam Recreation Area. This is a nice spot to pop your Kayak into and paddle around for a bit, and maybe do some fishing.Gates are Open:Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. Weekends and public holidays from 8am to 7pm.

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Rest Stop - Northern Territory - Queensland Border (Barkly Highway)
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Barkly Highway, Ranken, 4825, Victoria, Australia

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Robin Falls, Robin Falls, 0822, Northern Territory, Australia

The Robin Falls Rest Area is a nice place for a swim on a hot day, or use your fishing rod to try and catch dinner. (The Robin Falls are approx 1 kilometre from the rest area) Note: This is a barebones overnight stopover, you will need to bring everything ...
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Can I Camp Overnight in a Rest Area?


The answer is generally, NO.
These rest areas have been set aside on main arterial roads, so you can take a short break from driving when your feeling tired.
They are a place to freshen up a bit, before safely continuing on with your journey.

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NT. Free Camping, Caravan Parks, Visitor Centres, and Sightseeing


Australia is blessed with many free camping locations across the nation.
And the Northern Territory is no acception we
 have over 20 Caravan Parks listed.
So finding a place to camp for a nigt or two won't be a problem.
It's also a good idea to pop into a Visitor Centre, to gain an insight into what places are worthy of spending some time.
We  have over 10 Rest Areas listed, but I'm sure there are others that we don't have in our database.
Also we havn't forgotten those of you who travell with pets.
We have over 20 places you can take your dog to legally.

Because of it imense size there are many free camp sites available, and we need to get some of them listed here for others toenjoy and plan ahead.
Remember to take plenty of water with you when travelling in remote areas, and always let someone know of your plans, so if your running late they can call the local authorites to start a search party if needed.
This is no joke, as some overseas tourists have lost their lives in Outback Australia.

If you know of a place that is not already listed.
You can add it yourself, or ask the admin to do it for you.
This way we an share Australia, with those willing to go and explore it.