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Once known as Hergott Springs, Marree has a rich history. A staging post for the large camel trains carrying wool and supplies in the early days, it became an important railhead from 1940 to 1980.

Today, Marree is the starting point for outback adventures, including trips up the Birdsville and Oodnadatta Tracks. The Arabunna Aboriginal people still have strong ties to the area and celebrate their heritage and culture at the Arabunna Aboriginal Community Centre. Also worth a visit is Marree’s replica mosque, all that remains of ‘Ghantown’ whcih was once home to more than 60 cameleers, their families and 1500 camels.

Museum Park features the old mail truck used by outback mailman Tom Kruse on his run from Marree to Birdsville.

Activites and Experiences at Marree

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Horseriding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Flight
  • Sightseeing
  • Spotlighting
  • Walking
  • Accommodation The Marree Caravan and Campers Park on the edge of town has a range of accommodation, powered and unpowered sites, outdoor kitchen, laundromat and sells fuel, LPG and ice. Telephone: 08 8675 8371.Marree Hotel, Railway Terrace, Marree.Telephone: 08 8675 8344.Oasis Caravan Park, Railway Terrace South, Marree.Telephone: 08 8675 8331.
  • Ambulance
  • Automatic Teller Machine
  • Banking Facilities
  • Bottled Gas
  • Fuel
  • Hospital
  • Public Bar
  • Medical Facilities
  • Police
  • Post Office
  • Public Telephone
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Takeaway Food
  • Tennis Court
  • Visitor Centres
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Adventure
  • Aussie Lifestyle
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Rural/Country
  • Cultural
  • Eco Tourism
  • Educational
  • Environmental
  • Farm/Station
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Food and Wine
  • Historic/Heritage
  • National Park
  • Nature based
  • Off road
  • Outback
  • Pub Stay
  • Remote
  • Wildlife
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Senior

Accommodation In Marree

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