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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I needed a drive through site with power and a clean pool to cool off in. It was stinking hot that day so the friendly, welcoming staff n pooch made it all so easy for an overnight stay at $27. Loved it n would definitely stay again 👍

Thank Susanne A
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's the first time I review a location only with one point but it was the worst camp site I ever was. Surprisingly the owner was so unfriendly and harsh, I couldn't believe. The bush kitchen is outworn, there is no cooker, even not a BBQ and the micro wave doesn't work. But the worst thing is, one step outside... More 

Thank Bernhard H
Janice w, General Manager at OutBack Caravan Park, responded to this review

Dear Bernhard, I am writing in response to your review. We are very sorry that your experience with us was not what you expected. I apologize for the rude person that you said was on Reception, who was not the Owner and was a Reception staff member who is no longer with us. Not once to my knowledge did you... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On first look the park is okay. Easy drive through parking pleanty of room and quiet. Go for a nice relaxing shower and wgat do you get is a cold shower. I understand that in the wuiet tone parks shut some amenities but why cut off the hot water. Tutn it fow to 50% heat but not off and still... More 

Thank June F
Management response:

Hi June, It is a shame to hear you had an unpleasant shower within one of our amenity blocks, our apologies. The unfortunate reason due to the lack of hot water was not because we "cut off" our hot water system, as we never do that regardless of what time of year it is. But the fact we were not... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here on our way north then car trouble on way back to Adelaide,we arrived after 10pm and they let us in :)as a single mum with 3 kids the service exceptional amenities emaculate,most other visitors friendly,town bus lovely driver took us where we needed to go while car repaired,shame no taxi when stuck.I would highly recommend this park to... More 

Thank Ppeepper
Grenoble, France
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We have been travelling in our motorhome since July !8th. Stayed at Outback Cavan Park 26th september 2016 and with all the rumours we have heard of Tennant creek we were pleasantly surprised to find the rumours had no substance the town was very clean and tidy good restaurant's and Outback was of highest standards great sites with shade, amenities... More 

Thank Anthony H
Management response:

Thank you so much for the 5 Stars!! Great to hear you enjoyed your time here and didn't let those "rumours" deter you. Enjoy the rest of your travels! Many Thanks, The Team at OCP More 

Legian, Indonesia
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

The position of Tennant Creek gives travellers little choice about where to stay. Last time we came through the town we stayed at the park to the north of town which is cheaper but were not impressed, so this tim,e we opted for Outback Caravan Park. As is typical with these old parks, the periphery of the grounds are littered... More 

Thank John G
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Clean park with good facilities. We stayed in a 2 bedroom cabin which was clean and had all that was necessary for an overnight stay. The staff were pleasant and helpful and there is a small shop that has a good range of essentials, .

1 Thank Marjorie N
Sydney, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Drive through site, ideal for one night stay. Spotless amenities. Cabins looked new and well set up. Jimmy Hooker show an interesting insight into bush tucker and bush ways by an engaging fellow. Washers and driers $4 tokens. Good park.

Thank Fran K
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stayed here one night on our journey back to Adelaide. The caravan park is very quiet - located well away from the highway/main road through Tennant Creek. Check in was thorough, and we were provided with a comprehensive map of the park and its facilities. They keep an eye on who comes and goes so anyone who shouldn't be... More 

Thank ilovepythagoras
Management response:

Thank you for your positive feedback, we are very glad you enjoyed your stay and used the parks facilities to your full advantage! We look forward to your return, next time Jimmy may have have witchetty grub or kangaroo tail for your tasting experience ;-) Many Thanks, The team at OCP More 

England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here although not out of choice as our car had broken down, but the staff were helpful throughout our stay and were more than happy to be able to point us in the right direction of the different things which we needed. The only fault which I can come up with is one of the reception staff were... More 

Thank LizzieLivo

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This beautifully presented park was established in 1981, and now boasts glorious shady trees with spacious drive-through sites, a choice of grassed camping areas and extensive amenities. A Pool provides welcome relief in the middle of the Territory's Golden Heart. Our cheerful team and commitment to improvements, service and the environment now offers a range of 4 Green Star facilities. Choose from our broad range of accommodation options and spend a few days enjoying the local attractions, relax in our licensed garden cafe and enjoy the camp fire entertainment with Jimmy Hooker's humorous bush poetry and local bush tucker tasting during the High Season only. All needs are provided for, from powered and unpowered shaded and grassy camping and long drive through caravan sites to air-conditioned En-suite cabins with full kitchen facilities, wireless internet, Laundromat, camp kitchen, dump point, fuel, Mini-mart and gas. Free 30min wifi when you check in! ... more   less 

Additional Information about OutBack Caravan Park

Address: 71 Peko Rd, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory 0860, Australia
Region: Australia > Northern Territory > Red Centre > Tennant Creek
Number of rooms: 37
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“turn right immediately after Office and head to grassed campsites next to Amenities block”
 of 5 bubbles samesdifd, 2 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Cabin as this is a Tourist Park, well appointed not 5 star but clean and comfortable, we enjoyed our stay.”
 of 5 bubbles SheilaPannell, 9 May 2015 | Read review
“As we were Travelling with Campers, Grab the drive through sites near the camp Kitchen if available.”
 of 5 bubbles Turbo1234, 28 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The newer cabins in the middle are great and a bit quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles deant312, 25 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Good stopover for the Grey Nomads.”
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 of 5 bubbles Maikzone, 1 Mar 2015 | Read review
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