"Mataranka - somewhere between here and there" Top 5 Page for this destination Mataranka by iandsmith

Mataranka Travel Guide: 56 reviews and 295 photos

The Matanka experience

For me, Mataranka was just a place on the map, the next available fuel after Katherine. As it turned out, I spent two days there.
It's a bit of a worry when the highlight of the town is a termite's nest.
Interesting as they are, you'd hope your own home town had something more to flog.
Mataranka has. It has some of the best thermal pools anywhere. It also has a lovely atmosphere at the caravan park situated near the old homestead.

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  • Pros:Bathing springs, pies
  • Last visit to Mataranka: Jul 2008
  • Intro Written Aug 22, 2008
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  • aussirose's Profile Photo
    Jan 4, 2009 at 11:51 PM

    Definately going to have one of those pies when we arrive here. I'm looking forward to it! Thanks for the tips mate!! Cheers, Ann :o)

  • nickandchris's Profile Photo
    Nov 28, 2008 at 1:02 AM

    Wonderful, once again. I guess the crocodile just has SUCH a reputation.....

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Aug 31, 2008 at 7:08 AM

    Cleverly written with brilliant photographs. I find these kinds of discoveries some of the most interesting to read and ponder. You never disappoint.

  • tiabunna's Profile Photo
    Aug 29, 2008 at 3:45 AM

    This is one of those legendary places that I'd like to visit - I grew up reading "We of the Never Never". I'll take a guess the crocs are freshies! :))

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Aug 26, 2008 at 10:25 AM

    Nice new page about the termite town!

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