Mataranka

  • The Mataranka township, 100 kilometres south of Katherine on the Stuart Highway, was the setting of the famous Australian novel, We of the Never Never, by Jeannie Gunn. Jeannie Gunn, ‘The Little Missus’, lived at nearby Elsey Station and her affection for the area has been immortalised in her book. Within Elsey National Park, you will find the grave of her husband and a memorial to the author at the Elsey Cemetery and Reserve. Elsey Station is now administered by the local Aboriginal people. The ancient dreamtime stories of the Mangarayi and Yungman tribes describe a wind sweeping in from

  • Barra Feeding
    Barra Feeding

    Come and see barramundi being hand fed at Territoy Manor's 'Feed the Barra Show' in

  • Elsey Memorial Cemetery
    Elsey Memorial Cemetery

    Visit the final resting place of the people made famous by Jeannie Gunn's book We

  • Bitter Springs
    Bitter Springs

    Discovered by surveyors for the Overland Telegraph Line in the latter part of the nineteenth

  • Elsey Homestead Replica
    Elsey Homestead Replica

    Step back in time as you explore the Elsey Homestead Replica, Mataranka. The Homestead is

  • The Stockyard Gallery
    The Stockyard Gallery

    Take a break at the Stockyard Gallery - a café and gallery in the small

  • Elsey National Park
    Elsey National Park

    Elsey National Park is a haven for those wanting to relax in warm, crystal clear

  • Mataranka Thermal Pool
    Mataranka Thermal Pool

    Mataranka Thermal Pool is a great place to unwind. The warm, crystalline waters of the

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