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Devils Marbles

Travel Guide Oceania Australia Northern Territory Devils Marbles

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Introduction

The Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve is located south of Tennant Creek area of Northern Territory in Australia. The Devils Marbles are clusters of mysterious rock spheres located in the scenic Australian desert. One of the best times to explore or photograph these unique formations is at sunrise and at sunset

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Opening Hours

Access is available all year round.

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Cost

Free.

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Sights and Activities

An easy short (15 minutes return) self guided walk commences from the carpark on the western side of the road (the day use area) with signs explaining the formation of the 'marbles'. Visitors can wander around the site along a network of informal walking tracks.

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Getting There

This reserve extends along both sides of the Stuart Highway approximately 393 kilometres north of Alice Springs. The nearest settlement is Wauchope, 9 kilometres to the south, where fuel and limited stores can be obtained.

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Sleep

A simple, unpowered bush camping area with fire places and pit toilets is located at the southern end of the Reserve (fees apply - cash only). No water or firewood is provided, and campers should come well equipped. Bookings are not required.

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