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The Bark Hut, Mary River ( Arnhem Highway)

The Bark Hut Tourism Centre, a must see historic icon of the Northern Territory, built in the wild era of buffalo and crocodile hunting, is now the central hub of discovery for the Mary River Wetlands and Kakadu National Park. The centre is situated on the Arnhem Highway approximately half way between Darwin and Kakadu.

The property features a range of accommodation, a large swimming pool, a restaurant and take away, an art gallery, a shop, a bar, a wildlife sanctuary, visitor information and a tour desk. The Bark Hut Tourism Centre also provides tours, and is a perfect base for exploring the wonders of Kakadu National Park and the Mary River Wetlands.

Accommodation Options

Family Budget

The family budget room is set up with a bunk bed and a double bed, and is ideal accommodation for a group or family.

Single Budget

The single budget units are accompanied by a large, clean amenities block, and are ideal for guests such as backpackers or fishermen.

Twin Budget

Twin budget rooms are set up with either bunk beds or a double bed, and are situated close to the amenities block.

Delta Unit

The delta unit is a modern, spacious room close to the dining room, pool and bar. The unit is suitable for a couple, family or group, and is an ideal base for exploring the surrounding region.

Unpowered Sites

The property features unpowered sites, many located on shaded, grassed areas.

Powered Sites

Many of the sites are grassed and shaded, with powered sites available for added comfort.


  • Caravan and Camping

Popular Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Swimming
  • National Park
  • Outback
  • Wilderness

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