"Pine Creek - Last Remaining Gold Town of the North" Pine Creek by skatzcatz
Pine Creek Travel Guide: 30 reviews and 147 photos
The only remaining original mining town remaining from the 1870's Gold Boom, Pine Creek is a nice spot to spend a day before heading north or further south.
When in 1871 Gold was discovered in the area, Pine Creek was established and with the construction of the Overland Telegraph Line and Palmerston to Pine Creek Railway was well and truely established on the map.
Situated at the junction of the Stuart and Kakadu Highways and less than 3 hours drive from Darwin, Jabiru and Katherine. An ideal base for local gold exploration, sightseeing, bushwalking etc
- Cons:time has no clock
- In a nutshell:nice spot for a day or two
On the main stret entering town, the Water Gardens are a nice place to take some pictures and sit and read a book. Ample... more travel advice
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