Victoria River - Culture and History

Victoria River (including Gregory National Park, Wave Hill and Victoria River Downs Station)
Small settlement surrounded by a number of historically important destinations.
Known variously as Victoria River, Victoria River Crossing and Victoria River Inn, this tiny settlement (really nothing more than a roadhouse) is located on the Victoria Highway 194 km west of Katherine and 282 km east of the Northern Territory and Western Australia border.

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Victoria River - Sleep

Victoria River (including Gregory National Park, Wave Hill and Victoria River Downs Station)
Small settlement surrounded by a number of historically important destinations.
Known variously as Victoria River, Victoria River Crossing and Victoria River Inn, this tiny settlement (really nothing more than a roadhouse) is located on the Victoria Highway 194 km west of Katherine and 282 km east of the Northern Territory and Western Australia border.

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Timber Creek - Fast Facts

Timber Creek
Small town on the road from Katherine to the Kimberley.
Located on the Victoria Highway 285 km west of Katherine and 193 km east of the border between the Northern Territory and Western Australia, Timber Creek is a small centre which is rapidly growing in importance as a major stopping point on the journey from the Kimberleys to the Territory.

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Timber Creek - Culture and History

Timber Creek
Small town on the road from Katherine to the Kimberley.
Located on the Victoria Highway 285 km west of Katherine and 193 km east of the border between the Northern Territory and Western Australia, Timber Creek is a small centre which is rapidly growing in importance as a major stopping point on the journey from the Kimberleys to the Territory.

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Timber Creek - Sleep

Timber Creek
Small town on the road from Katherine to the Kimberley.
Located on the Victoria Highway 285 km west of Katherine and 193 km east of the border between the Northern Territory and Western Australia, Timber Creek is a small centre which is rapidly growing in importance as a major stopping point on the journey from the Kimberleys to the Territory.

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Timber Creek - Eat

Timber Creek
Small town on the road from Katherine to the Kimberley.
Located on the Victoria Highway 285 km west of Katherine and 193 km east of the border between the Northern Territory and Western Australia, Timber Creek is a small centre which is rapidly growing in importance as a major stopping point on the journey from the Kimberleys to the Territory.

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Melville Island - Fast Facts

Melville Island (including Fort Dundas)
Bathurst and Melville Islands are known as the Tiwi Islands. They are both popular destinations for one and two day trips from Darwin.
Separated from Bathurst Island by only two kilometres Melville Island has a similar history. It was the home of the Tiwi Aborigines (it is now an Aboriginal Reserve) for thousands of years. In 1644 Abel Tasman became the first European to officially sight the island although he incorrectly assumed that it was part of the northern coast of Australia.

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Melville Island - Places to See

Melville Island (including Fort Dundas)
Bathurst and Melville Islands are known as the Tiwi Islands. They are both popular destinations for one and two day trips from Darwin.
Separated from Bathurst Island by only two kilometres Melville Island has a similar history. It was the home of the Tiwi Aborigines (it is now an Aboriginal Reserve) for thousands of years. In 1644 Abel Tasman became the first European to officially sight the island although he incorrectly assumed that it was part of the northern coast of Australia.

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