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Barrow Creek pub and Telegragph Station historic site

: Access driving via the sealed Stuart Highway south from Darwin or north from Alice Springs.

Barrow Creek Telegraph Station Free entry A beautifully restored Barrow Creek Telegraph Station is located in Barrow Creek, set against the backdrop of the picturesque Forster ranges. This historical reserve is one of 15 telegraph stations that formed the network from Port Augusta to Port Darwin and has considerable historical value.

The stone buildings were originally constructed in 1872. An information sheet on the self guided walk is available from the Parks and Wildlife website or the Barrow Creek Pub. Facilities Car park

Also situated there is the Teamtser-memorial

Barrow Creek Hotel
Address Stuart Highway Barrow Creek Northern Territory 0872
Telephone +61 (8) 8956 9753
Fax +61 (8) 8956 9845

The Barrow Creek Hotel is on the road between Alice Springs and Tennant Creek and is a popular stop for travellers along the highway. The old pub was built in 1926 and it still has the original old bar, underground cellar and tin ceilings, and contains a tremendous collection of memorabilia and items of interest which have been gathered over the years.

It is worth stopping at the Barrow Creek Hotel to enjoy the publican's hospitality and to hear how Barrow Creek came to be an important outpost on the Overland Telegraph line. There's demountable accommodation outside, rooms inside and a caravan park.

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Room Facilities:
• Shared bathroom

Property facilities:
• Bar BBQ Facilities • Car park • Cots Available • Fuel • Ice • Iron • Kiosk • Medical Facilities• Foreign Currency Exchange

  Barrow Creek Telegraph Station a historical visitors site

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